What's on in Gauteng: 13 to 19 April 2018

Spend the weekend listening to a legendary artist sure to take you back in time or witness the legacy of Gibson Kente in song. Laugh at two people who are married ... but not to each other; experience the joy of a timeless genre; and take the entire family to a great market in the province.

Unisa Jazz Festival

13 and 14 April

Don't miss the Unisa Jazz Festival at the ZK Matthews Great Hall (Unisa) in Pretoria, Tshwane, on 13 and 14 April 2018.

The festival will take place on 14 April 2018 but it will start with a lunch-hour concert on 13 April 2018. The line-up will include trumpeter Feya Faku, musicians Zoe Modiga, Sibusiso Mash Mashiloane and Nduduzo Makhathini, and music group Chapter 3.

Tickets cost R130 for adults, and R100 for students and pensioners at the door.


13 and 14 April

Carlos Santana is coming back to South Africa. Don't miss him at the Ticketpro Dome in North Riding, Johannesburg, on 13 and 14 April 2018.

The show will also feature local group Mango Groove and promises to be a trip down memory lane with songs from both acts. The shows will start at 8pm.

Ticket prices range from R490 to R2 995.

Santana Main
(Image: Big Concerts)

Gibson Kente Music Tribute

13 to 29 April

Don't miss the Gibson Kente Music Tribute at the Market Theatre in Newtown, Johannesburg, from 13 to 29 April 2018.

The tribute will celebrate the late playwright, director, composer, producer and choreographer with a musical production that includes music from plays he produced.

Ticket prices range from R90 to R150.

Married ... But Not To Each Other

14 April

Catch comedy trailblazers Tumi Morake and Ndumiso Lindi when they bring a one-of-a-kind show to Gold Reef City’s Lyric Theatre in Johannesburg. Married … But Not To Each Other will show on 14 April 2018.

The two acts join forces to present a hilarious take on the rules and regulations of marriage.

It's going to be a night that will bring together a modern traditionalist and South Africa’s "first lady of comedy" for a rib-cracking stand-up special. The show, which has a PG16 age restriction, will start at 8.30pm and end at 10.30pm. Ticket prices range from R160 to R260.

Ndumiso And Tumi
(Image: Gold Reef City)

Cowhouse Market

14 and 15 April

Take a much-needed break away from the busy city by visiting the weekly Cowhouse Market on 14 and 15 of April 2018. It is hosted at corner of Ridge Road and Oukraal Boulevard, Hazeldean, in Pretoria, Tshwane.

The market is a great place for you to grab a snack, munch on some lunch or simply have salad at this fun-for-everyone event. There are also live bands, a kiddies' play area and a bike park.

Gates open at 10am to 4pm and entrance is free.