Your weekend Gig Guide…

Here is your list of cool things to do this weekend….

Rob van Vuuren live at Legends 

CATCH multi-talented comedian Rob van Vuuren live at Legends Showcase in Berea, East London, tomorrow from 7pm. Tickets are R130 per person, including a bowl of curry and rice. Tickets are available from Lee Gold Music.

BLVCK Friday at OH!Brigado

HEAD down to the annual Yoba Unlimited Birthday Shandis with urban muso Sjava and other local artists tomorrow evening at Oh! Brigado in Beacon Bay, East London. Entrance is R100 per person. For details contact:

Morgan Bay Footprints Fest

CRAFT markets, traditional dancing, live music is in store at the Morgan Bay Footprints Festival starting tomorrow until Sunday this weekend.

Port Fest to hit East London trail

The East London Port Festival is back this weekend. Family fun with markets, kids entertainment, live music, hard-bottom boats, Anything that Floats, aerobatics and ships that will be open to the public. Sat: 9am – 9pm, Sun 9am – 5pm. Head down to the habour for a weekend of fun. Entrance is R20 per person.

Tastes of Gin at The C Club

ENJOY a variety of infused-gin tastes at the Gin Fest happening at The C Club in Chintsa East, along the East Coast Resorts road this Saturday, with some live music to complement the taste session starting at 2pm.

Gear up for Phoenix Rising

Dynamic duo Phoenix Rising will be performing songs from the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s till present at Table 58 Brewery at the Floradale Nursery, Beacon Bay, East London, on Saturday from 4-8pm. Enjoy some live music, entertainment and locally brewed craft beers.

Fun day at St John’s Primary

ST JOHN’S Road Primary School in North End, East London, will have its annual funwalk and fundraising day on Saturday morning. Festivities kick-off at 8am. All members of the public are invited.

Listen in on Music derby

BANDS, choirs and soloists from Stirling and Selborne will perform in the Stirling Auditorium in East London tomorrow starting at 7pm. Entrance is free, cash bar available. Contact: (043)735-1444 for details.

Aston Wylie at the Bay

FORMER East Londoner and recent The Voice SA competitor Aston Wylie will perform at the Footprints Festival at Morgan Bay Hotel tomorrow at 6pm, free entry; at the Gin Fest at the C Club on Saturday at 2pm, free entry; at Tea in the Trees on Sunday at 9.30am (free entry); and at the Port Festival also on Sunday at 1pm (R20 entry).

Nite Series race

THE first run in the Out the Green Box Nite Series is at Café du Jardin from 6.30pm tomorrow. Family fun welcome at this night run. Single track consisting of river crossing, single track and bamboo forests. Enter online at Entrants collect goodie bags today. Call 072-087-5012 for more info.

Join the Rhino run

THE Ashmel SuperSPAR Rhino Run 5km & 10km from 8am starting at Ashmel SPAR on Saturday. 100% of the proceeds will go to Paws, which is then donated to the Save the Rhino Foundation! Dress up and you could stand a chance to win a mystery prize! Entry fees: 5km – R50; 10km – R70; temp licence (10km only) – R20. Enter at Ashmel SuperSPAR.


  • Plays, live performances, arts and so much more will be happening at the National Arts Festival which kicks off in Grahamstown next week Thursday. Head south for a fun-filled week. For more information visit
  • Catch the A-Z Bridal Extravaganza happening at Nutting Hall in Stirling on July 1 from 9-5pm for an entire day of fresh ideas, vendors, fashion shows and so much more.
  • “Durban July” is coming to East London soon! Catch a fundraiser-themed around this horserace on July 1 at the Hamlet in the Hams Club, East London. Entrance is R50 a person.

ANY COOL EVENT YOU WANT TO TELL US ABOUT? Fax (043)043 748-1723 or e-mail before 12pm on a Tuesday. The Dispatch reserves the right to publish or discard any information.


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