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A Makandi Band in Cape Town, A Free Concert at the Waterfront And A Noiseless Beach Party in Clifton
Plus an all-African art festival and a Game of Thrones star in a romantic comedy.
It’s the month of love and we’re starting the weekend on Valentine’s day with a Thursday Silent Disco. Our weekend is filled with options, like beers and music on Friday night, an international art festival on Saturday afternoon and a free concert at the waterfront on Saturday evening. There’s still more, find out the rest below.
#Pickoftheweek: It’s Not All Folk
Sunday late afternoon with a picnic blanket, a serene setting and Arno Carstens, Makandi band Qadasi And Maqhinga and eight other acts waiting in line to play for you. This is the life at the Cape Town Folk and Acoustic Music Festival.
2. Making The World African
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
African art is rich in culture, expression and history. This is why some of the world’s biggest art galleries are coming to Cape Town to exhibit their African side. Come along and experience the best contemporary African art at the Cape Town International Art Fair.
3. Valentine’s Day Silent Treatment
Cape Town’s best young house djs take over Clifton 3rd beach for a beach party that can go on all night ... because no one else can hear the music at the Valentines Day Silent Disco.
4. The Beer And Band Combination
It’s Friday afternoon and you want to ease into the weekend. So catch the moody eclectic sounds of Dan Fernandes while having a craft beer when the Jack Black Taproom hosts Beer and Bands.
5. Under The Stars With A Star
Friday to Sunday
Pop star Jimmy Nevis is inviting you to come and enjoy the great outdoors as much as he does. Join him for hikes, campfire stories and impromptu acoustic performances in the Cederberg for the Jimmy Nevis Campout.
6. Free Concert Anyone?
You’ve done your shopping, finished your lunch date and the rugby and soccer is over, but you still have some Saturday to burn. Head to the V&A Waterfront for a free concert with blues man Gerald Clarke at the Summer Sessions.
7. Amelia Clarke Under The Stars
She’ll always be known as Khaleesi, but you can also catch Game Of Thrones star Amelia Clarke without her dragons in the heartwarming romcom Me Before You. Make your way to Warwick Wine Estate to see her in a different light at the Galileo Open Air Cinema.
Remember it’s a special day on Thursday, so plan something amazing for your partner this Valentine’s Day.
SA’s Craziest Guitarist Live
Catch classical guitar genius Derek Gripper doing his most revered and complex songs at Maynardville Open Air Theatre.
Explore Cape Town’s museums after hours, for free during Museum Night.