See some of our recent acts from the Bay Harbour Sound Stage or click on the links on the left for past weekend performances.
Bay Harbour Market
Friday Nite LIVE! 06 December - Natalie Chapman
The weekend kicks off with a performance by country blues singer and guitarist Natalie Chapman and rock-blues band Raoul & Black Friday for Friday Nite LIVE!
Natalie Chapman’s music is reminiscent of Melissa Etheridge, combined with Sheryl Crow and Adele’s musical attributes, as well Nina Simone and Joni Mitchell, making her voice a truly unique one.
Natalie is a true performer and a driven entrepreneur.
She has found success as an actress, producer, voice-over artist and radio DJ and has racked up a performance CV longer than most artists could hope for. Her album “Truth Sessions” features some of South Africa’s finest, including Karen Zoid, Dan Patlansky, Albert Frost and many more.
Teaming up with Natalie on the Bay Harbour Sound Stage is Raoul and Black Friday. This band of instrumental virtuosos present their rocking blues music in a style that is anything but laid back. The technically brilliant band brings true blues passion to their music.
Saturday 07 December - Nakhane Toure
Singer/songwriter Nakahne Toure takes to the Bay Harbour Sound Stage on Saturday. Hailing from Johannesburg, Nakhane has had a passion for 60s and 70s soul music but was also fascinated by 70’s avant-garde fusion jazz. Nakhane draws his influence from artists such as Radiohead, Joni Mitchell, Nina Simone, Miles Davis and Velvet Underground to name a few.
He also holds a deep appreciation for brilliant African musicians such as Simphiwe Dana, Ali Farka Toure, Miriam Makeba, Baaba Maal, Fela Kuti and Thandiswa Mazwai.
While Nakhane learnt to play the steel drums and trombone in school, the guitar was the instrument he truly fell in love with. On Saturday, listeners can enjoy Nakhane’s soul music and virtuosity on the guitar.
Sunday 08 December - Lee Gold
Lee Gold performs on the Bay Harbour Sound Stage on Sunday for the perfect weekend wind down. Lee primarily plays Jazz music, but also incorporates pop, latin and funk into her music.
She began playing piano at the age of eight, and has throughout the years expanded her musical ability. She is now a professional and talented musician. Lee performs with a trio or quartet of musicians. She is a talented pianist, vocalist and keyboardist. Lee’s soulful performance is the perfect way to gently end off a great weekend.
Friday Nite LIVE! 13 December - Brothers Streep
Market goers can get their weekend started with a good laugh as the Brothers Streep take to the Bay Harbour Sound Stage for Friday Nite Live!The Brothers Streep are an acoustic comedy act from Cape Town performing as both a duo and full band.
The band has played at major South African events, but are perhaps best known for their performance on the first and last episode of SA Idols Season IV (2011) and their quirky songs written for adverts. This is a comedy band which doesn’t allow melody and music to take the back seat to their laughs.
Their songs span a variety of topics, from flavoured milk products to Disney princesses, as well as pirates, the economy, movie twists and other day-to-day observations - there's certainly something to tickle everyone’s funny bone.
Saturday 14 December - Dave Meulen
The musical creations of David Meulen come alive on the Bay Harbour Sound Stage on Saturday. Dave combines the timeless melodies of The Beatles with the soul-stirring lyrics of The Lumineers.
David’s passion for music can be traced back to when he discovered The Beatles at the age of six. His musical influences also include Pink Floyd, Radiohead, Ben Howard, Angus & Julia Stone, Muse, The Black Keys, The Kooks and The Arctic Monkeys.Best described as an Acoustic Rock/ Indie musician, David Meulen has been using his amazing voice and guitar skills to create music that lasts and inspires.
Dave will be accompanied by bassist Kyle Dijkstra, and percussionist Jay Latter will join for a few sets.
Sunday 15 December - Marimba band
Bringing their vibrant music to the Bay Harbour Sound Stage later in the afternoon is Marimba band Collabo. Band members include Nyanga-born marimba teacher Thando and former bridging year student at the South African Education and Environment Project (SAEP) Songezo. Together, they love to play all kinds of music and dream to break free from stereotypes. This Sunday, Collabo will be performing a variety of music including Christmas carols which they've creatively transposed for marimba.
Sunday 15 December - Carla Conradie band
Singer/songwriter/guitarist Carla Conradie takes to the Bay Harbour Sound Stage on Saturday. Carla is a passionate musician who expresses her life experiences through music.
Carla’s influences include Florence and the Machine, Ellie Goulding, Coldplay, Tailor, Alicia Keys, Grimes, Lana Del Rey and Hayley Williams.
Carla pairs her beautiful voice with her guitar playing skills to give market goers the perfect way to wind off the weekend.
Sunday 16 December - Unity Music Festival
This Reconciliation Day, the Bay Harbour Market presents its first ever Unity Music Festival. The festival will see the performances of Jessie Clegg, Trenton and Free Radical, Hotel Iris, Shadow Club, Abavuki and Chris Bakalanga.
Tickets cost R150. Booking can be done online at www.quickticket.co.za. Doors open at 11 am and the Festival takes place from 12 pm to 6 pm. Therewill be a full bar and full stalls.
Friday Nite LIVE! 20 December - The Sinatra Tribute
For Friday Nite LIVE! step back in time to an age when the guys were smooth and the gals were sassy, as crooning master Dale McCann pays homage to the greats of the swing era.
Known for his unique vocal ability, Dale displays the charm and humility of a young ‘crooner’ to every performance. He evokes the style of many famous ‘crooners’ from the 1950s with his ‘Swinger Swagger’ and dashing persona, singing and dancing up a storm with some of the world’s most loved songs made famous by the likes of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jnr, Nat King Cole, Tony Bennet, Elvis Presley, Andy Williams, Bobby Darin and many others.
Don’t miss this unique Friday night performance!
Saturday 21 December - Christmas with the Revs
The joy of Christmas comes to the Bay Harbour Market when The Revs bring their beautiful music and their jolly spirits to the Bay Harbour Sound stage. Sing along to the wonderful Christmas Carols with friends and family and enjoy the warmth of the Christmas season.
Saturday 21 December - Jackson Vibe
Local Hangberg jazz band Jackson Vibe takes to the Bay Harbour Sound Stage on Saturday. The band offers a vibrant blend of Cape jazz and swing. Whilst very dedicated to producing fine music, Jackson Vibe are also closely linked to community activities and relish performance opportunities that come their way.
Sunday 22 December - The Goslett Project
Ending the weekend off on Sunday is jazz/fusion ensemble The Goslett Project. Headed up by accomplished guitarist Elton Goslett, this potent jazz fusion outfit also features COPA graduate Michael Steyn on drums and experienced bassist Valentino Europa. The trio of musos promise a powerful performance on the Bay Harbour Sound Stage.
Friday Nite LIVE! 27 December - Los Tacos
Latina style music kicks off the weekend on the Bay Harbour Sound Stage for Friday Nite LIVE! with Los Tacos, whose vibrant music gets visitors in the mood to shop.
With Jeronimo De Los Rios on vocals; Jesse Gillis on guitar; Shaun Cloete on keys and guitar; Wade Potts Brown on drums; and Glenn Stein on bass; Los Tacos gives you a mix of Latina sounds with a Capetonian vibe.
Saturday 28 December - Isokomba Acrobats
On Saturday, market goers can enjoy the cultural sounds from South African band Isokomba Acrobats and DJ Prophet 777. South African Gospel House Music DJ and Producer/ Composer, DJ Prophet 777is a full-time Gospel DJ who has dedicated his skills and talents to spreading the message of hope and salvation through the art of turntables.
Having endured hardships in his youth on the streets of Retreat in Cape Town, DJ Prophet 777 has gone on to achieve recognition and acclaim amongst his contemporaries.
Sunday 29 December - Paige Mac
Audiences are in for a treat on Sunday 29 December when world-class outfit Paige Mac Band takes to the Bay Harbour Sound Stage.
Fronted by phenomenal singer Paige MacMahon with Garry Van Vuuren on bass, djembe and cowbell, and Giorgio Laporta on drums, Paige Mac Band are quickly taking the SA music scene by storm with their authentic acoustic soul music with a folk edge.
Inspired by the likes of Adele, Amy Winehouse and Nina Simone, Paige also writes all of her songs herself.
Friday Nite LIVE! 28 February – David Meulen
The musical creations of David Meulen come alive on the Bay Harbour Sound on Saturday. Meulen combines the timeless melodies of The Beatles with the soul-stirring lyrics of The Lumineers.
David’s passion for music can be traced back to when he discovered The Beatles at the age of six. His musical influences also include Pink Floyd, Radiohead, Ben Howard, Angus & Julia Stone, Muse, The Black Keys, The Kooks and The Arctic Monkeys.
Best described as an Acoustic Rock/ Indie musician, David Meulen has been using his amazing voice and guitar skills to create music that lasts and inspires.
Saturday 1 March – Steve Van
On Saturday, SA music legend Steve Van performs on the Bay Harbour Sound Stage. Steve Van has enjoyed success on the local music scene with various bands including Junglebook Vultures, Rust and the Vans.
Steve recently released his 12 track album is entitled "Words for Walls" which is a collection of acoustic/rock/alt rock songs from past to present.
Sunday 2 March – Dave Allison
Coming all the way from Scotland is the talented and innovative sound of David Allison. His strong and self penned melodies are backed up by a creative use of real-time sampling and looping, resulting in rich textures of sounds live on stage.
Audiences from Hollywood in California to Rostov-on-Don in Russia and from Andalucia to Berlin have warmed to his unique approach to making music. Don’t miss his debut performance on the Bay Harbour sound stage as he extends his worldly travels to include the market with the most.