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Blah Blah Bar’s August Line-up

Have a look at the exciting gigs on offer at Kloof Street's premier venue.

1 Aug 2016 / Press Release / written by TATC Staff

Last month saw some incredible gigs being hosted at Blah Blah Bar – from the triumphant Folk, Rock & Frocks to the successful Vivaldi Sessions, there’s something for everyone at the CBD venue. Have a look at the full line-up for August below and be sure to mark these dates off on your calender to be sure not to miss out!

TUE 2 August – LAUNCHPAD Open Mic

It’s time for another Launchpad #OpenMic!
½ Price Pizza!! AND a free craft beer for all participants! Can I get a hell yeah?
Come and share your awesomeness with us on Tuesday the 5th of July.
-To reserve a slot, contact Marius De Beer md.audioking@gmail.com
-Bring your friends and come support your fellow performers.
-Let’s create a great platform for musicians and performing artists to grow, connect and be heard.
REMEMBER: Comedians, poets, a capella singers, beatboxers… you are all welcome!
Let’s do this!
Line-Up: Various
Time: 20:30
Entrance: Free
Address: 84 Kloof Street, Oranjezicht, Cape Town, South Africa
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1771350439747551/
// Happy Hour 18h00 – 19h00 (Cocktails Only) + 23h00 – 00h00 // Half price pizza! till 10:00pm!
*Supported by Leopold7 Belgian Kraft Beer

WED 3 August – Dave Knowles #NeverMindTheCold
After years of organic growth and exploration, 2016 is proving to be a watershed for Knowles’ career and with new productions, collaborations, videos and recordings on the way, there is much to watch from this emerging artist.
Line-up: Dave Knowles // Simon van Gend
Time: 20h00
Entrance: R50
Tickets: @the Door
Address: 84 Kloof Street, Oranjezicht, Cape Town, South Africa
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/302741816782440/
// Happy Hour 18h00 – 19h00 (Cocktails Only) + 23h00 – 00h00 //

THU 4 August – Mae Sithole LIVE
Mae Sithole is a singer/songwriter who savors the opportunity to create music with fellow artists. Mentored by the renowned Andrew Baird (Gorilla Music), she recorded with artists including Henry Olonga, Rebekah Matheny (Kenya), Audrey Mbuyazi (South Africa) and performed with Bonnie Deuschle, her brother Jonah Sithole (Jnr), and shared the stage with Oliver Mtukudzi and other artists. Mae Sithole works with a team of talented musicians. They are Rashid Adams (songwriting, lead guitar, bass guitar, acoustic guitar, lead vocals), Mahali Zabangwa (keys, bass guitar, acoustic guitar), Wayde Hardy (percussion, drums, acoustic guitar), Samantha (Madison) Sithole (vocalist), and Keith Kavayi (sound engineer).
Time: 20h00
Entrance: R60 @ the door
Venue: Blah Blah Bar
Address: 84 Kloof Street, Oranjezicht, Cape Town, South Africa
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1707785526155024/#
// Happy Hour 18h00 – 19h00 (Cocktails Only) + 23h00 – 00h00 //

FRI 5 August – A Tropical Evening in August
To kick out the cold Black South Easter and Dr Mojo will be hosting a Tropical evening in August. BSE has just returned to Cape Town after a month long tour of SA and Mozambique and will share new warm sounds from the road. Dr Mojo has been travelling all over Africa including a recent session in Kenya and she will be DJ’ing the freshest sounds from the continent. Bring your dancing shoes.
Line-Up: Black South Easter // Dr Mojo
Time: 20h00
Venue: Blah Blah Bar
Address: 84 Kloof Street, Oranjezicht, Cape Town, South Africa
Entrance: R50
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/671049086393545/
// Happy Hour 18h00 – 19h00 (Cocktails Only) + 23h00 – 00h00 //

SAT 6 August – Urban Noize
Time: 20h00
Venue: Blah Blah Bar
Address: 84 Kloof Street, Oranjezicht, Cape Town, South Africa
Entrance: Free
// Happy Hour 18h00 – 19h00 (Cocktails Only) + 23h00 – 00h00 //

TUE 9 August – Launch Pad Projections
The Photographers Gallery ZA in Cape Town is proud to present the 5th installation of Launch Pad Projections: a platform for developing photographers to show and share images of their work. Join us on Tuesday 9 August with StJohn Fuller, Barry Martin and Nathan Stasin.
Time: 20h00
Venue: Blah Blah Bar
Address: 84 Kloof Street, Oranjezicht, Cape Town, South Africa
Entrance: Free
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1191410930903544/
// Happy Hour 18h00 – 19h00 (Cocktails Only) + 23h00 – 00h00 // Half Price pizzas till 10:00pm! //

WED 10 August – Jack Stone LIVE
Time: 20h00
Venue: Blah Blah Bar
Address: 84 Kloof Street, Oranjezicht, Cape Town, South Africa
Entrance: R60
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1904288733131376/
// Happy Hour 18h00 – 19h00 (Cocktails Only) + 23h00 – 00h00 //

THU 11 August – Brittany Dilken (tbc)
Line-Up: various
Time: 20h00
Venue: Blah Blah Bar
Address: 84 Kloof Street, Oranjezicht, Cape Town, South Africa
Entrance: TBC
// Happy Hour 18h00 – 19h00 (Cocktails Only) + 23h00 – 00h00 //

FRI 12 August – Nasty Nuns Disco
Line-Up: Runaway Nuns // The Nasty Narcotics
Time: 21h30
Venue: Blah Blah Bar
Address: 84 Kloof Street, Oranjezicht, Cape Town, South Africa
Entrance: R40 before 22h00 R50 after
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/173343526417995/
// Happy Hour 18h00 – 19h00 (Cocktails Only) + 23h00 – 00h00 //

SAT 13 August – Daena weeks (upstairs)
Fireball launch party (Superhero Saturday)
Time: 19h00
Venue: Blah Blah Bar
Address: 84 Kloof Street, Oranjezicht, Cape Town, South Africa
Entrance: TBC
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/317935375205734/
// Happy Hour 18h00 – 19h00 (Cocktails Only) + 23h00 – 00h00 //

TUE 16 August – LAUNCHPAD Open mic
It’s time for another Launchpad #OpenMic!
½ Price Pizza!! AND a free craft beer for all participants! Can I get a hell yeah?
Come and share your awesomeness with us on Tuesday the 5th of July.
-To reserve a slot, contact Marius De Beer md.audioking@gmail.com
-Bring your friends and come support your fellow performers.
-Let’s create a great platform for musicians and performing artists to grow, connect and be heard.
REMEMBER: Comedians, poets, a capella singers, beatboxers… you are all welcome!
Let’s do this!
Line-Up: Various New Artists
Time: 20h00
Venue: Blah Blah Bar
Address: 84 Kloof Street, Oranjezicht, Cape Town, South Africa
Entrance: Free
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1134131323276248/
// Happy Hour 18h00 – 19h00 (Cocktails Only) + 23h00 – 00h00 // Half Price pizzas till 10:00pm!
Supported by Leopold7 Belgian Kraft Beer //

WED 17 August – Oh So Serious LIVE
The Oh So Serious in the city bowl for one night only. Come and howl with cats like us and catch the band on their eleventh stop of their 2016 Tour. The group look forward to hosting an evening of rhythm and soul proudly for the Cape Town massive. The Group bring with them the solid rhythms of Thinus Scheepers on drums, the melody of Peter van Der Pool on trumpet and the heart of Murray Theron on sax. The lyric of Vana together with the backbone of Franco Jamneck complete the touring party. The band promotes their third album the ‘LO FI HOAX’ and will have merchandise on sale on the night! Tell your friends and come along for some music, wine and surprises…
Time: 21h00
Venue: Blah Blah Bar
Address: 84 Kloof Street, Oranjezicht, Cape Town, South Africa
Entrance: R100
Tickets: Book online – https://tickets.tixsa.co.za/event/the-oh-so-serious-2016-tour-cats-like-us89198633845491121
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1720783694831581/
// Happy Hour 18h00 – 19h00 (Cocktails Only) + 23h00 – 00h00 //

THU 18 August – And the Riddle
Venue: Blah Blah Bar
Address: 84 Kloof Street, Oranjezicht, Cape Town, South Africa
Entrance: TBC
// Happy Hour 18h00 – 19h00 (Cocktails Only) + 23h00 – 00h00 //

FRI 19 August – Manouche & The Swing Collective
Calling all Capetonians who are itching for a swing around the dancefloor…
The Swing Collective and Manouche are proud to announce their epic night of swing and gypsy jazz that will hit Blah Blah Bar on 19 August.
Line-Up: Manouche // The Swing Collective
Time: 21h00
Venue: Blah Blah Bar
Address: 84 Kloof Street, Oranjezicht, Cape Town, South Africa
Entrance: R80
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/136420430120728/
// Happy Hour 18h00 – 19h00 (Cocktails Only) + 23h00 – 00h00 //

TUE 23 August – Best of Launchpad
Line-Up: Best performers from this month’s Launchpad #OpenMic
Time: 20h00
Venue: Blah Blah Bar
Address: 84 Kloof Street, Oranjezicht, Cape Town, South Africa
Entrance: R20
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/278924275832801/
// Happy Hour 18h00 – 19h00 (Cocktails Only) + 23h00 – 00h00 // Half Price pizzas till 10:00pm!
Supported by Leopold7 Belgian Kraft Beer //

WED 24 August – OPEN MOUTH! POETRY
Line-Up: Various
Time: 20h00
Venue: Blah Blah Bar
Address: 84 Kloof Street, Oranjezicht, Cape Town, South Africa
Entrance: FREE
// Happy Hour 18h00 – 19h00 (Cocktails Only) + 23h00 – 00h00 //

SAT 27 August – Mali Zulu LIVE
Line-Up: Mali Zulu // Native Young
Time: 20h00
Venue: Blah Blah Bar
Address: 84 Kloof Street, Oranjezicht, Cape Town, South Africa
Entrance: R80 @ the door
Facebook Event:
// Happy Hour 18h00 – 19h00 (Cocktails Only) + 23h00 – 00h00 //

TUE 30 August – HushHush
Line-Up: Secret guests
Time: 20h00
Venue: Blah Blah Bar
Address: 84 Kloof Street, Oranjezicht, Cape Town, South Africa
Entrance: Free
// Happy Hour 18h00 – 19h00 (Cocktails Only) + 23h00 – 00h00 // Half Price pizzas till 10:00pm! Supported by Leopold7 Belgian Kraft Beer //