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Aces&Spades
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Aces ‘N’ Spades: Cape Town’s Rock ‘n Roll Haunt

“Rock and roll keeps you in a constant state of juvenile delinquency,” Eddie Spaghetti, 2000.

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Goldfish
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Cape Town Band Takes the World By Storm

Goldfish, Cape Towns' electronica phenomenon hailed as the Re-invention of the DJ

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Villains Bar and Nightclub in Cape Town

From live music and DJs to beer pong and battle shots... It all kicks off at the Villains house of burger, beer and nightlife rockstars!

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18 Gangster Museum
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An Explorer's Guide to Khayelitsha

A trendy township that’s well worth a visit… or two

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Freshlyground NYE at Nederburg
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Greatest Songs to Come out of Cape Town in the Last Four Decades

Listen to top tunes from the Mother City’s finest musicians from the past 40 years and watch the awesome music videos that go with them

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Craft Burger Bar
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Craft Burger Bar in Heritage Square

Craft beer and craft burgers go hand-in-hand at this new burger joint in Cape Town’s CBD

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Melissa's The Food Shop
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Melissa's The Food Shop Presents Mantra Cafe

Be prepared to be treated to sea views and scrumptious food at this new restaurant

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Mojo Market
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Mojo Market in Sea Point

Mojo Market, the trendy new addition to Regent Street in Sea Point

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Suntravolta
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Suntravolta Bohemian Surf Travel Bar on Long Street

Long Street’s newest bar with a beach vibe

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Annual music festivals in Cape Town

Whatever your taste in music, the Mother City's got it covered

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Santana Concerts South AFrica
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12 Unforgettable Music Moments at Concerts and Events in Cape Town

Our round-up of epic on-stage instances that have made indelible marks on memories

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African live music in Cape Town

African bites with African beats

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Music van de Caab Museum in Franschhoek

Solms-Delta wine farm welcomes the world’s first institution dedicated to Cape music

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Woodstock Academy of Music School
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Woodstock Academy of Music in Cape Town

An inspiring new school for aspiring melody makers 

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An interview with Floyd Lavine
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Talking techno with DJ and producer Floyd Lavine

Breaking down the South African electronic music scene

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Die Heuwels Fantasties
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An interview with the South African band Die Heuwels Fantasties

On the Afrikaans music scene, Cape Town and more

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An interview with Sylvestre Kabassidi
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An interview with Sylvestre “samba” Kabassidi: the singing storyteller

From his musical journal to his connection with Cape Town and Zula Bar

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An interview with Moreira Chonguica, a musician in Cape Town
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'I’m a citizen of the world', says Moreira Chonguica

Cape Town Magazine sat down with the multi-award winning jazz saxophonist to talk about music, inspiration and, of course, Cape Town

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An interview with Cape Town’s upcoming band ‘TheCITY’

Electronic music with an Africa flavour

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Liz Ogumbo, a Kenyan songbird

Not just a pretty face

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Liquideep tell us a Fairytale

“Love is universal, love is positive and our stories stem from it,” says lead singer, Ziyon.

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Happy, happy, happy

Hanjin chats about cheetahs, his personal style and rhythmic Capetonian jazz

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radio1
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Tune into Cape Town’s radio stations

Capetonian radio presenter Grant Jansen adds his two cents about the province‘s stations

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newrock3
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Cape Town's new rock

Rock bands tickling our fancy

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The Cape Philharmonic Orchestra and the choirs of Cape Town

Bringing symphony to the townships and showcasing Cape Town's diverse culture

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mzfits4
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The little misfit

Zolani Mahola of Freshlyground talks about new side project, Mzfitz

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Die antwoord
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Cape Town musicians who've made it big across the pond

Our breakthrough musicians are ambassadors for South Africa

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Talking brandy, girls, cars and dangerous braais with Jack Parow

'F*k Jack Sparrow, the pirate of the Caribbean! I'm Jack Parow, the pirate of the caravan park'

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Talking Hip Hop Kop with Deon Maas

'Afrikaans hip hop artists really have a way with the words they use to describe their experiences'

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Feels like music sounds better with love

The African Music Store is a unique, exciting and vibrant shopping portal

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When Cape Town captured the heart of Stef Bos

Stef Bos tells us about his relationship with Mother City and the Afrikaans language

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Touring the heart and soul of Cape jazz

Discover Cape Town style jazz up close with Mac McKenzie and Coffeebeans Routes

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Surfin’ SA with Mike Love and the Beach Boys

The Beach Boys are all set to perform in Cape Town, says current lead singer Mike Love

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When Farryl Purkiss grew up

A South African musician who took a gamble and worked tirelessly to achieve

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Zip Zap6
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Kahn Morbee at the Zip Zap Circus Charity Event

How on earth did the Parlotones go from their parent's garage to intergalactic rock success?

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jou ma se goema
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Hello Cape Town, tell me how you're grooving

Goema, Goema, Goema. It's the soundtrack of the Mother City, and it's growing with the groove

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Rob Nel 2
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If you Find Something you Love, you Never Work a Day in Your Life

We meet Rob Nel: bass guitarist of Macstanley and Capetonian musician by heart

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Merseystate: Unity In The Service Of All

They have done it again. Merseystate's 2010 album is "Unity In The Service Of All". Insiders’ insight below.

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Merseystate on their album, 'The Lucky Ones'

We got Merseystate to tell us all about the making of their album, 'The Lucky Ones'

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Wrestlerish on their debut album, 'The Rude Mechanical'

South Africa’s popular sing-along band is not just catchy and cool, it's also clever and quirky

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Mango Groove
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Mango Groove on their latest album, 'Bang The Drum'

After nearly 21 years, Mango Groove is back with a bang. They took time out to answer a quick Q&A about their new album

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Freshlyground talks about Shakira, soccer and success

Some insight into the World Cup anthem ‘Waka Waka’, an international tour and Radio Africa

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Jack Parow on his debut album, 'Jack Parow'

Jack Parow's eponymously titled debut album is crude, cute and honest. Here’s a quick Q&A

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Isochronous on their new Acoustic album, 'IMAGO'

We asked Richard Brokensha to tell us about Isochronous’s latest offering, the acoustic “IMAGO”

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Melanie Scholtz
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Melanie Scholtz on her new Album, 'Living Standards'

Sizzling, sultry, and multitalented, Melanie Scholtz is duly proud of her latest musical offering

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tkzee
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A Charismatic Kwaito Chat with TKZee

We caught up with one of the masters of Kwaito, Kabelo Mabalane, for some authentic insight into the uniquely South African music genre, its origins, and its future

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Joe Petersen Drums to the Rhythms of Cape Town

No visit to Greenmarket Square is complete without meeting the legendary African drummer, Joe Petersen

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Cape Town Band Captain Stu Unveils Upbeat Second Album

Captain Stu have released a new 11-track Afro-pop album, The Adventures of Captain Stu

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Capetown Magazine
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Moreira Chonguica with his second album: Citizen of the World

SAMA winning producer Moreira Chonguica launches an astonishing new album featuring Manu Dibango, Najee and Jaco Maria

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Nasty Womxn - 1Dara Beth Presents Nasty Womxn, a ...

A contemporary commentary on the issues womxn face everyday

My Karoo Buurman Festival -AkkedisMy Karoo Buurman Oktoberfees, where ...

Never before tasted craft beers and a local lineup with something for everyone, ...

Rands platter_tshisanyamaThese Tshisanyamas Have More Than Meat ...

Today’s tshisanyamas offer more than meat, pap and chakalaka

Radisson-Blu-Waterfront-Nov-2014-95.jpgToast to Local Breweries at Beer on the ...

Two local breweries, eight beers and four courses to pair them with

Sunday Edition - 2 - 3Sunday Edition Series at the ...

Vinyl merchants. Local designers. Zine-makers. Street chefs. Disc jockeys. ...

Scotch Fillet - Raise the Steaks - 3Raise the Steaks at HQ Restaurant

Sink your teeth into the meatiest event in Cape Town

kiff kombi toursUrban Safari Tour with Kiff Kombi Tours

Your one way ticket to good vibes!

SliceMeals for R30 and under in Cape Town

Affordable dishes in the City Centre

Wine on the River 2017 - 6Robertson Wine on the River

Robertson is where it’s at this October!

Aces 'n' SpadesFriday Night Live at Aces ‘n’ Spades

They will rock you

Llamaland Festival 2017 Pop-UP TheatreLlamaLand: A Playground for Misfits and Madness

Experience magic in real life at this two-day festival of fun and creativity

Shnit ShortfilmfestivalShnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival Returning to its Cape Town Playground

Catch the best bite-sized masterpieces of 2016 and 2017, from all around the globe, at this mini-movie marathon

ct film festBook Your Front Row Seat to The Cape Town International Film Market and Festival

South Africa's film industry is on the rise and we have front row seats.

aking at die boeraKING Brings The Treble at Die Boer

Let’s rock ‘n roll

The Visit at Alexander Bar - 1Watch Some Locally Made Theatrical Hilarity with The Visit at Alexander Bar and Theatre

No theatre buff in Cape Town would miss this!

Gin o' Clock at Burger and Lobster with WildererMouthwatering Pairings at Burger & Lobster’s Gin O’ Clock Series

Keep calm, it’s Gin O’ Clock

Junior MTB Workshop - 2BreakAway Rides Will Teach Your Kids to Mountain Bike With Confidence

The Junior MTB Skills Workshop Series at BreakAway Rides will turn your kids into champion mountain bikers

Pilsner Urquell on tap at Cafe ExtrablattMonday Madness at Café Extrablatt

The international franchise is here to blow you away with this pizza deal every Monday

The Number exhibition at the Southern Guild GalleryThe Number: An Exhibition of Tattoo Artwork by Manuela Gray

See a project that explores the symbolism and aesthetics of gang tattoos through art

Apple Blossom Festival - 1The Elgin Valley Comes Alive with the Annual Apple Blossom Festival

Six events that make Elgin the blooming best place for an Apple Blossom Festival

Fry's Cooking Experience - 6Fry’s Know Flavour, so Let Them Teach You!

Learn how to make some delicious vegan dishes!

World Champagne Day - 4Global Champagne Day at The Twelve Apostles

Celebrate this global occasion with some award-winning champers

Shakespeare in Love - 5Shakespeare in Love at The Fugard Theatre

Don’t miss this opportunity to see an internationally acclaimed stage show, right here in the Mother City!

Jam Every Other Day 3Jam Every Other Day: One Woman Show Premiers in Cape Town

A heartwarming memoir of motherhood comes to life onstage

Jersey Boy - 2Jersey Boy by Schalk Bezuidenhout

Get your weekly dose of funny with everyone’s favourite Jersey Boy

Oktoberfest - Windhoek - 4Windhoek Oktoberfest in Cape Town

Get ready for the biggest Bavarian fest to hit the Mother City!

La Motte ConcertsClassical Concerts at La Motte Wine Estate

La Motte's culture of excellence reaches far beyond wine-making, by embracing the wonder of classical music

Pierneef food and wine pairing 3Food and Wine Pairing at La Motte

Discover a match made in the divine tasting room of this Franschhoek estate

Bay Harbour MarketSoothe Your Soul with Live Music at Bay Harbour Market Every Saturday

Celebrate our unique South African spirit with live music at one of Cape Town’s most vibrant markets every Saturday

African Soul Surfer BackpackersYoga and Surf Specials with African Soul Surfer

Ride the wave of surf and yoga camps with African Soul Surfer!

EclecticaEclectica Design and Art Presents ‘Dream Rift’

Brush away all the facts, and journey to a world connected by dreams and realities

best winter dishes ricks cafe americainRick’s Café Américain’s Weekly Lunch Specials

Pop over to the charming Casablanca-themed restaurant for a hearty meal that won’t break the bank

African Soul Surfer BackpackersSurf Lessons with African Soul Surfer

Learn to surf with the kiffest surf school in Cape Town!

Battlefield Live SA Laser Tag Children's Events Cape TownKids’ Party Special with Battlefield Live SA Laser Tag

Treat your little one to the ultimate military-style birthday bash and save R500

Primal Eatery The Primal Hour at Primal Eatery

Get the best wine, pairings, and cocktails at the Primal Hour

HQ-web-ready-259.jpgFriday Night DJ and Dancing at HQ Restaurant

#AfterDark with DJ Rene: start the weekend with a steak dinner, stylish cocktails and suave tunes by The Frenchman

Villains Ale House Logo 2DJ nights at Villain’s Ale House

Kick start your weekend with DJ nights every Thursday, Friday and Saturday

The Queen and PeasantThe Queen and Peasant Weekend Meet and Greets

Treat yourself to a tasting of fine wines, beers and spirits this weekend

Jack BlackBeers and Bands at Jack Black Brewery and Taproom

Every Friday night the Jack Black stage is lit up with local talent

Om Revolution sunsetOutdoor Yoga Classes with The Om Revolution in Cape Town

Bend, stretch and meditate with this affordable mobile yoga studio in and around our pretty city

Rush glow in the dark dodge ballCosmic Rush at Rush Indoor Trampoline Park

Teens get your blood pumping inside with a glow-in-the-dark indoor trampoline park

Cloud 9 Boutique Hotel & Spa ReceptionSpa and Sparkling Wine Special at Luxe Laser & Spa in Tamboerskloof

Bay Harbour Market in Hout Bay Cape TownFriday Night at The Bay Harbour Market

Ring in the weekend with live music, craft beer, hearty fare and happy shopping in Hout Bay

marianne wine estate 6Dinner and Jazz Special at Marianne Wine Estate

Wind down with some great food and free live music every Friday evening

Wine on the River 2017 - 6Robertson Wine on the River

Robertson is where it’s at this October!

Aces 'n' SpadesFriday Night Live at Aces ‘n’ Spades

They will rock you

Llamaland Festival 2017 Pop-UP TheatreLlamaLand: A Playground for Misfits and Madness

Experience magic in real life at this two-day festival of fun and creativity

Shnit ShortfilmfestivalShnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival Returning to its Cape Town Playground

Catch the best bite-sized masterpieces of 2016 and 2017, from all around the globe, at this mini-movie marathon

ct film festBook Your Front Row Seat to The Cape Town International Film Market and Festival

South Africa's film industry is on the rise and we have front row seats.

aking at die boeraKING Brings The Treble at Die Boer

Let’s rock ‘n roll

The Visit at Alexander Bar - 1Watch Some Locally Made Theatrical Hilarity with The Visit at Alexander Bar and Theatre

No theatre buff in Cape Town would miss this!

Gin o' Clock at Burger and Lobster with WildererMouthwatering Pairings at Burger & Lobster’s Gin O’ Clock Series

Keep calm, it’s Gin O’ Clock

Junior MTB Workshop - 2BreakAway Rides Will Teach Your Kids to Mountain Bike With Confidence

The Junior MTB Skills Workshop Series at BreakAway Rides will turn your kids into champion mountain bikers

Pilsner Urquell on tap at Cafe ExtrablattMonday Madness at Café Extrablatt

The international franchise is here to blow you away with this pizza deal every Monday

The Number exhibition at the Southern Guild GalleryThe Number: An Exhibition of Tattoo Artwork by Manuela Gray

See a project that explores the symbolism and aesthetics of gang tattoos through art

Apple Blossom Festival - 1The Elgin Valley Comes Alive with the Annual Apple Blossom Festival

Six events that make Elgin the blooming best place for an Apple Blossom Festival

Fry's Cooking Experience - 6Fry’s Know Flavour, so Let Them Teach You!

Learn how to make some delicious vegan dishes!

World Champagne Day - 4Global Champagne Day at The Twelve Apostles

Celebrate this global occasion with some award-winning champers

Shakespeare in Love - 5Shakespeare in Love at The Fugard Theatre

Don’t miss this opportunity to see an internationally acclaimed stage show, right here in the Mother City!

Jam Every Other Day 3Jam Every Other Day: One Woman Show Premiers in Cape Town

A heartwarming memoir of motherhood comes to life onstage

Jersey Boy - 2Jersey Boy by Schalk Bezuidenhout

Get your weekly dose of funny with everyone’s favourite Jersey Boy

Oktoberfest - Windhoek - 4Windhoek Oktoberfest in Cape Town

Get ready for the biggest Bavarian fest to hit the Mother City!

La Motte ConcertsClassical Concerts at La Motte Wine Estate

La Motte's culture of excellence reaches far beyond wine-making, by embracing the wonder of classical music

Pierneef food and wine pairing 3Food and Wine Pairing at La Motte

Discover a match made in the divine tasting room of this Franschhoek estate

Bay Harbour MarketSoothe Your Soul with Live Music at Bay Harbour Market Every Saturday

Celebrate our unique South African spirit with live music at one of Cape Town’s most vibrant markets every Saturday

African Soul Surfer BackpackersYoga and Surf Specials with African Soul Surfer

Ride the wave of surf and yoga camps with African Soul Surfer!

EclecticaEclectica Design and Art Presents ‘Dream Rift’

Brush away all the facts, and journey to a world connected by dreams and realities

best winter dishes ricks cafe americainRick’s Café Américain’s Weekly Lunch Specials

Pop over to the charming Casablanca-themed restaurant for a hearty meal that won’t break the bank

African Soul Surfer BackpackersSurf Lessons with African Soul Surfer

Learn to surf with the kiffest surf school in Cape Town!

Battlefield Live SA Laser Tag Children's Events Cape TownKids’ Party Special with Battlefield Live SA Laser Tag

Treat your little one to the ultimate military-style birthday bash and save R500

Primal Eatery The Primal Hour at Primal Eatery

Get the best wine, pairings, and cocktails at the Primal Hour

HQ-web-ready-259.jpgFriday Night DJ and Dancing at HQ Restaurant

#AfterDark with DJ Rene: start the weekend with a steak dinner, stylish cocktails and suave tunes by The Frenchman

Villains Ale House Logo 2DJ nights at Villain’s Ale House

Kick start your weekend with DJ nights every Thursday, Friday and Saturday

The Queen and PeasantThe Queen and Peasant Weekend Meet and Greets

Treat yourself to a tasting of fine wines, beers and spirits this weekend

Jack BlackBeers and Bands at Jack Black Brewery and Taproom

Every Friday night the Jack Black stage is lit up with local talent

Om Revolution sunsetOutdoor Yoga Classes with The Om Revolution in Cape Town

Bend, stretch and meditate with this affordable mobile yoga studio in and around our pretty city

Rush glow in the dark dodge ballCosmic Rush at Rush Indoor Trampoline Park

Teens get your blood pumping inside with a glow-in-the-dark indoor trampoline park

Cloud 9 Boutique Hotel & Spa ReceptionSpa and Sparkling Wine Special at Luxe Laser & Spa in Tamboerskloof

Bay Harbour Market in Hout Bay Cape TownFriday Night at The Bay Harbour Market

Ring in the weekend with live music, craft beer, hearty fare and happy shopping in Hout Bay

marianne wine estate 6Dinner and Jazz Special at Marianne Wine Estate

Wind down with some great food and free live music every Friday evening

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