The Jagger Lounge is Cape Town’s premium live music venue and restaurant, situated at 74 Shortmarket Street in the City. Catch your favourite SA artists up-close & personal in this intimate 105-seater venue. Dinner menu from 6:30pm, shows starts 8:30pm.
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Jak Tomas is an authentic, passionate and uncompromising artist. An artist that wants to tell you a story. Known for his explosive and emotionally-drenched live performances, Jak Tomas, the artist FKA Joshua Grierson, is a 35 year old multi-genre singer-songwriter, producer and musician born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa. Since forming his first band at the age of 13, Tomas has embarked on making music which primarily satisfies him first. Mischa is a Cape Town based singer-songwriter, who draws on dream pop`s obsession with atmosphere and the folk tradition of storytelling. She weaves stories about growth, joy and sorrow while carving out a golden thread of undeniable hope.
Jenny & The Jameses, a trio consisting of Jennifer Eaves (guitar, vocals), James Hall (fiddle and vocals), and James Harvey (harp, accordion, upright bass, vocals), play a variety of folk songs (most of which are written by Jenny herself) and traditional tunes. Covers of pop songs are also performed, adapted for a three-person acoustic lineup. A highly mobile and flexible band; their laid-back and fun playing style, combined with a repertoire of a mixture of pensive folk songs and high-octane reels and jigs, makes every performance an engaging, intimate rollercoaster.
The name Hatchetman stems from the band`s ability to cut straight to the heart with songs on life, love, and most things i
Arno Carstens, platinum selling singer songwriter, has released multiple albums with a string of successful singles & awards including Best Rock Album, Best Alternative Album & Song of the Year. He’s toured with INXS, U2 & Rolling Stones & performed internationally at Glastonbury, Hard Rock Calling & VFestival. He’s been called “The godfather of South African Rock” by Mail & Guardian & Sunday Times have hailed him as “One of the most prolific songwriters & performers of our time”
Arno’s performance includes hits from his career as front man of cult rock band Springbok Nude Girls, many of the beloved & most celebrated songs from his career as an English solo artist & some popular cover tra
MONARK are a proudly South African duo that set out to create and perform internationally aligned songs and productions. The duo is a 5 TIMES SAMA nominated act: Song of the Year, Best Pop Album, Best Producer, Album of the Year and Best Music Video. Building on their strength of radio success, they boast a total so far of 10 top 10 songs (such as BUILD IT UP, SMILING, SOMETHING, SHOW ME THE LOVE, YOU LIE etc.), 8 of which were number ones on the most prominent South African radio stations.
Gavin Edwards is an accomplished, professional singer/ songwriter from South Africa. Gavin is the Runner up of the Voice Season 1 SA . With over 1.8 million views on his audition song, Say Something where Bobby van Jaarsveld turned his chair and became his coach. Since the Finale of The Voice SA Gavin signed a lucrative deal with Universal Music SA and released his Debut album Silver Skies with the first single Sparks going straight to number 1 on iTunes on the Day of the Release. Gavin was also invited twice by SA Rugby to sing the South African Anthem as well as the Irelands Call before the Rugby Matches. His Debut Album has produced 5 singles since release . Sparks, One Day, Only Lovers L
This show is a stripped-down look at songs from PJ Powers` long and colourful career as one of SA’s best loved singers.
All of the hits are there - unplugged versions of “Feel So Strong,” through “The World in Union” and her ode to the Stadium she got to know so well while fronting Hotline in the 80s – “Jabulani.”
She also includes renditions of her latest hits, “Destiny” and “Stay” that are enjoying airplay at the moment as well as her newly released singles: “Walk in my Shoes.” The latter being a hauntingly earnest plea for all of us to consider one another in a more compassionate way. Also included in the set is “Born to an Audience” an ode to Leilani Cloete – a truly remarkable young S
The Kiffness makes jazzy, groovy & uplifting house music and is fast becoming one of South Africa’s favourite live electronic acts.
From the beginning of 2013, founder & brainchild David Scott has had great success in the South African music industry, racking up a total of 3 SAMA nominations and 10 singles playlisted across national radio stations – all of which have reached top 10 status in the top 40 charts.
Born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa, Jimmy Nevis is a young (23 years old) alternative pop singer/songwriter and producer. Signed to Cape Town record Label, Rude World Records, with a publishing, licensing and distribution deal with David Gresham Records for his debut (Subliminal) and sophomore (The Masses) albums.
Driven by how the music feels as opposed to its sound, together with a dreamy, tribal and urban edge to its production, The Masses portrays signature Jimmy Nevis qualities such as gospel undertones, quirky lyrics, soulful vocals and catchy melodies.
Jimmy has been working on a string of collaborations with top SA producer Sketchy Bongo, with their track ‘All About It’ sit
Orah & The Kites are a melancholic indie/folk band from Cape Town, South Africa. Founded by Ntokozo Mzimela (keys, guitar and vocals) in 2016 alongside best friends Teagyn Gracey (saxophone, vocals) and Jaimie De Klerk (synth, vocals), the group prides itself for its focus on harmony and dissecting the complexities of romance and existence. Since 2018 the band has expanded to include Kieron Brown (bass, vocals) and Tristan De Beer (lead guitar, vocals) and on occasion Giovanni Serci joins the team on drums. O&TK has played at live venues such as The Waiting Room, The Raptor Room and Cafe Roux as well as festivals such as Design Ndaba, Garden State and will play Endless Daze in November 2019.
For the past two decades the energetic performances of SAMA award-winning
blues/rock guitarist/singer Albert Frost has captivated audiences attention
worldwide. Dubbed the “South African Hendrix”, Frost deftly alternates between rhythm and lead,
showcasing his extraordinary skills on acoustic and electric guitars. His first love is the Blues,
stemming from the influence of his long relationship with the Blues Broers, a well-known
and respected group from Cape Town with whom he performed from 1994 at the age of 17.
Like all truly world-beating bands, Flat Stanley is greater than the sum of its parts. It started with the simple beginnings of big dreams, two chance meetings and a humble song-writing competition in Cape Town, and has grown to encompass sold-out shows across South Africa and Europe, pioneering work with a full orchestra, radio hits and a growing global fan-base.
Throughout it all, Andy Mac, Clinton Gahwiler and Neil Benjamin have upheld an unflagging commitment to giving their audiences songs that make music live beyond the live show, the CD album or the download.
Catch Multi-Award winning artist YOAV for one night only. With a string of top charting hits, including "We All Are Dancing" and "Beautiful Lie"YOAV has spent the past 10 years playing the most respected stages, clubs, theatres, arenas and festivals around the world. Whether its Oppikoppi, Coachella or Glastonbury, he has won over fans and blown away audiences across the Globe. From opening for Tori Amos at Maddison Square Gardens to The Jagger Lounge Cape Town, this show will sell out!
High End Blues is a group of super talented musicians from Cape Town, South Africa. The thing that sets them apart is that the band is a group of great friend, not only passionate about ‘The Blues’ but about invoking emotion in the hearts of their audience and playing with soul, giving 100% to every performance and making sure to deliver high quality, soulful music that creates a beautiful ambiance and fun experience for every person watching.
Shaped by the two oceans on the shores of South Africa, JPson has ridden
the wave of life to Europe and defined a musical style that can best be
described as "Fresh Folk". Music that let’s you open up to the groove of the
moment, whilst forgetting the troubles of daily life.
Dreamy, synth-driven melodies, cinematic progressions, powerful pop vocals, and punchy
beats – this is the sonic palate of alt-pop duo EMERGER, formed by Emma De Goede
(lead vocalist / pianist), and Gerrit Matthee (multi-instrumentalist / producer), while
studying music at UCT.Since the release of their debut mini-album `Bloom` in 2018, Emerger has been making waves both nationally and overseas. Their debut single, ‘Break & Fall’ was a winner of the Avid and Abbey Road Studios International Song Contest, picked from nearly 5000 international entries.
Since their debut album release mid-2017, Cape Town cult-pop duo Lo-ghost has been steadily building a reputation as one of the freshest up-and-coming sounds on the scene. With their dark, lush production, innovative writing and powerhouse vocal performances, Lo-ghost are carving out a unique and memorable space for themselves in the South African sonic landscape. Lo-ghost (Shannon Devy and Evan Strauss) started their journey mid-2016 with a stunning debut video release for `Ghost in a Blood Machine`, the lead single off their first EP “Mother”.
Acoustic rock artist ARD Matthews, needs very little introduction within the South African landscape. The double platinum selling and much-loved frontman is acknowledged for his multiple hit singles, What He Means, Shallow Waters, I like You Madly, Father & Farther, Too Late, Impossible Machines to name a few; and for delivering a world-class performance every time. Live, him and his band assure the listeners a sonic passage to a landscape of hope, inspiration and fortitude. The songs are rhythmic, melodic anthems, plumbing the depths of life, love, opportunity and release.
Come experience a night of beautiful Afro-Jazz Soul by one of South Africa’s most exciting artists around. Mandisi Dyantyis released his debut album at the end of October, this body of work has already garnered significant and positive attention on all spheres of media and radio. SOMANDLA is a work premised on the sacred act of prayer, peppered with issues of current societal interest and most noteworthy, the “old school” romantic sentiment delivered in the persuasive elegance of his mother tongue, isiXhosa. This debut offering is a befitting exhibition of Dyantyis’ versatility as a prolific songwriter/composer, trumpeter, and outstanding vocal artist.
Anna Wolf creates alternative music with lyrics that are layered with a poignancy that she uses to hypnotize audiences on a journey of self-discovery that may leave you with the feeling of being heard. She performed solo shows at various iconic London venues, including The Bedford, The Troubadour and The Half Moon and performed in high profile festivals including Austin Texas SXSW, South African’s OppiKoppi and The Real Concert Series in The United Kingdom and South Africa. In 2017 she was asked to open for Johnny Clegg on his final tour played to sold-out audiences in South Africa and London’s exemplary Apollo Theatre in Hammersmith.
Young vibrant multi genre band, who has the knack for making a cover version their own however don’t be fooled as they have quite an arsenal of originals, definitely a key ingredient to the success any event.
The Black Cat Bones is one of South Africa’s favourite and most well-supported rock bands to date. Formed in Silverton, Pretoria in 2007, the group consists of members Kobus de Kock Jnr. (vocals) and André Kriel (guitar) with Casey Rothman (bass) and Gareth Bunge (drums). Almost 12 years later, they are still considered to be one of the current top performing acts in the country.
Their latest album Here is a Knife was released in November 2018 and has recently been nominated for yet another SAMA (South African Music Awards) for ‘Best Rock Album’. The single ‘The Well’ is also doing extremely well on local radio stations with the band enjoying high rotation and some well-deserved mainstream
Connell Cruise continues to take his proudly South African sound to the world stage.
Discovered in 2012 by the David Gresham Record Company, his 2013 South African debut album received 3 South African Music Award (SAMA) nominations along with nine South African #1
hit radio singles.
Charlie Finch is a singer-songwriter from South Africa, his sound is a refreshing blend of percussive guitars, folk-pop vocals, and electronica undertones.
The Jack Mantis Band formed in Cape Town in 2007. Their music speaks of adventure, travel, humanity, struggles and triumph. Having focused most of their attention on the United States and Europe, it is a rare and special moment when they gather to step onto a South African stage (like that time they opened for American singer-songwriter Ben Harper at Grand West Arena earlier this year). Currently wrapping up a largely sold out 100+ date tour across Germany in support of the Sailing Conductors film release for “Blown Away” (officially selected for the Ocean Film Festival 2019), Jack is returning home for a run of shows in the African sun this December.
After 18 months of fired-up anticipation since his last single, Platinum-selling artist, Jesse Clegg is bursting back on the music scene with his hot new track, ‘Let It Burn’. Jesse Clegg is a South African Singer-Songwriter whose three studio albums, When I Wake Up, his 2011 follow up Life On Mars, and his latest album, Things Unseen, have made the 27-year-old a platinum-selling success in his home country. After the widespread acclaim of his first album, Jesse`s music caught the attention of 3-time Grammy-winning Canadian producer David Bottrill (Muse, Tool, Placebo).
Join Mark Haze as he pays tribute to one of the music world`s greatest hit-makers and one of his childhood heroes. BonJovi has been topping music charts worldwide since the wild days of the 80s hair-rock-stadium scene. With massive songs like `Living on a Prayer`, `It`s my life`, `You give love a bad name` and `Blaze of Glory`, to name but a few, Mark will have audiences of all ages taking a trip down nostalgia lane all the while making you get on your feet to dance and sing along to these classic tunes. In the second act, Mark and his band pay tribute to the classic rock era and the songs that shaped the world of Rock n` Roll for decades to come.