What's on in Gauteng: 2 to 8 September

Lumiere - Enlightened

J'Something Lumiere

6 and 22 September

Who says you can’t experience the Golden Age of Paris – the Belle Epoque period – right here in Jozi? Mi Casa’s J'Something who, in addition to being an acclaimed musician has mad skills in the kitchen, will bring you a luxury dinner-theatre experience, Lumiere – Enlightened.

J'Something, together with renowned executive chefs Siya Kobo and Bryce Grantham, will put together six-course tasting menus, which will be accompanied by musical arrangements and signature Courvoisier tasting cocktails and pairings.

The first dinner on 6 September will take place at the Signature Restaurant in Morningside and on 22 September it will be Midrand’s turn at Nineteen Restaurant in Steyn City. All-inclusive tickets cost R1 400 per person.

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Moretele Park Tribute Concert

3 September

Top South African musicians such as Hugh Masekela, Tsepo Tshola, Don Laka, Zonke and Mafikizolo are some of the artists who will set the stage alight at Moretele Park in Mamelodi this Saturday. 

The Moretele Park Tribute Concert celebrates South Africa’s musical icons and those who have made a major contribution to the arts. Tickets costs R250 per person. 

All that jazz

4 September

With Jazz in the Cradle at the Cradle of Humankind and Jazz at the Lake at Zoo Lake, Gauteng jazz lovers will have a hard time decided which gig they’ll go to this Sunday. 

The line-up at the Cradle consistss of Thandi Ntuli, Siya Makuzeni, Wanda Baloyi, Visions of Jazz and Rebirth of Cool. Tickets cost R150 for children under 12 and R300 for adults.

Entrance is free at the Zoo Lake event. Seun Kuti, the son of the late Afrobeat world icon Fela Kuti, the 14-piece band Egypt 80, Nathi, Mafikizolo and jazz trumpeter Lesedi Ntsane are some of the artists who will be performing. 

Make your pick and enjoy live music in the sun over a delicious picnic.

Red Bull Music Academy Weekender Johannesburg

1 to 4 September 

Jozi is joining cities such as Stockholm, Tokyo and Vienna to host the Red Bull Music Academy Weekender.

In four days, 60 local and international artists will perform across seven venues in the Jo'burg CBD, BraamfonteinNewtown and Soweto. On the cards are live music sessions, exhibitions, lectures and workshops for a cultural music experience second to none.

Tickets cost from R120 to R400.

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The Linden Market

3 September

Gourmet food, live music, hand-made home décor and fashion accessories are just some of the things you can indulge in at the Linden Market this Saturday.

Entrance to the market, taking place at Hoërskool Linden, is R10.