The gigs you need to get to: KwaZulu-Natal
» Celebrate Senior Citizens
Where: Docklands Hotel, Point Waterfront, Durban
When: Today, 2pm
Cost: R350-R450 at
When was the last time you showed your grandparents appreciation and pampered them?
This event allows young people to bring their elderly parents, grandparents or other special senior citizens in their lives for a pampering session where they will get treated to
a three-course meal, massages, manicures and pedicures.
They will also receive a goodie bag.
» Gospel Extravaganza Concert
Where: The Playhouse Company, Durban
Cost: R150 at Computicket
If you’re a fan of pastor Solly Mahlangu, Hlengiwe Mhlaba, Judith Sephuma, Siphokazi Maraqana, Ernie Smith, Tim Moloi or Lauren Dasappa, then the Gospel Extravaganza Concert is sure to get your spirit and body moving with their festive music.
You’ll also get to listen to the sounds of the KZN Philharmonic Orchestra and The Playhouse Chorale, and watch contemporary dancers bring the stage to life.
The show starts at 2.30pm.
» Fifth Annual Umtshakadulo
Where: Ekhaya Lounge, Newcastle
When: December 24
Cost: R100-R200 at Computicket
Umtshakadulo is a social gathering taking place every year during the festive season to bring together all the migrants from Joburg and Cape Town to remind them that home is where the heart is.
What better way to do this than with good music?
The show starts at 8pm.
» Durban Jazz Festival
When: December 26
Where: Hazelmere Dam, Durban
Cost: R200-R350 per person at Computicket
Experience one of Mzansi’s rising bands, The Soil, as they a capella their way into Durbanites’ hearts.
The group will be in collaboration with special guest artists Zakwe, Asanda Mqiki and Bucie.
The show starts at 11am.