So much to do in Durban!
Whether it’s markets or live music here’s a list of awesome things to do in Durban on a Sunday:
1. Sunflower Fund Walk
Venue: Suncoast Casino
Lungani Nkonyeni, Bongiwe Ndaba, Melody Ngcamu and Nonhlanhla Mdlalose from SUNCOAST, the Blood Buddy and SANBS’ Jay Naidoo are getting ready for the Hyper 5km Fun Run/ Walk for Charity on Sunday, 14th September starting at 9.30am. The South African National Blood Services will be holding a mobile blood clinic so please support as your blood could save a life.
The run/walk starts at the Amphitheatre in front of SUNCOAST and goes along the boardwalk to the Durban Spa Vacation Resort and back. Pre-registration is recommended.
Registration takes place at Pick n Pay Hyper in Durban North on Saturday, 6th and 13th September between 10am to 5pm and at SUNCOAST, outside Mugg& Bean on the Boardwalk on Saturday, 13th September from 1pm to 3pm and at the SUNCOAST SunZone on the morning of the race, Sunday, 14th September, from 7.30am to 9.00am.
Prize-giving will take place directly after the race and five substantial lucky draw prizes will be awarded. People of all ages and fitness levels are encouraged to participate as all money raised will be used to help children and young adults diagnosed with leukaemia. Come join in the fun and help The Sunflower Fund reach their target of 3000 participants.
For more information contact The Sunflower Fund Durban Office on 031 266 1148 or email Allison Naidoo at firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Bonito Blues Band
Venue: uShaka Marine World
Live Music – Jazz & Blues
The Bonito Blues Band will be performing soothing blues covers as well and a few of their originals live every Sunday for the entire month of September! Dig into a scrumptious meal at Wahooz and a chilled drink while you enjoy the band’s dreamlike sound that complements the sound of the crashing waves in the distance.
3. Gold Fish
Venue: Makaranga Gardens
Relax in the tranquility of natural surroundings and be wooed by the electronic, jazzy symphonies of Goldfish. They’re an unmissable live act, up there with the very best from South Africa, and now they’re bringing their sound to Makaranga for you to dance and smile all happy all day long.
We can’t think of a better way to spend a day out so make sure you get down there and see them live.
Tickets are available online from Computicket for R150.
5. The Morning Trade Market
Venue: 8 Morrison Street, Durban
Time: 8am – 2 pm
6. Amphimarket Flea Market
Venue: Pavilion Site, North Beach Durban
Time: 08h00 – 16h00
7. Play Market
Venue: Giba Gorge Mountain Bike Park, Westmead
8. Nibs Van Der Spuy, Phillip Henry And Hannah Martin Live
Venue: Rainbow Restaurant & Jazz Club
Live Folk and Country Music
South Africa’s guitar maestro Nibs van der Spuy and the powerful folk duo Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin are teaming up for a live performance.
Our national gem Nibs is now lighting up the international stage. He has also been nominated for seven awards and he has managed to round-up an international following. He’s shared the stage with a few other cool kids like; Ben Harper, Bonnie Rait and Taj Mahal, Kelly Joe Phelps and Crosby, Stills and Nash.
Phillip and Henry won Best Duo 2014 at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards. They have been showered with praises saying that they bring something special to the music scene with an unusual mix of English, Irish, Indian and Celtic textures.
This mash up is surely going to be one for the books. Be sure not to miss out, it’s going to be ridiculous, the perfect treat to help you digest your lunch comfortably.
Lunch will be served from 11:30.
Tickets are available online from Webtickets will cost you R120.
For more information contact:
033 234 4524
9. BAT Centre, Afriportico Jazz Lounge, Margaret Mncadi Ave (Victoria Embankment) present jazz sundowners.
Time: 2pm to 5pm. Call 083 477 3171.
10. Yossi’s Café, 127 Helen Joseph (Davenport), Glenwood, presents live jazz.
4pm to 8pm. Free. Call 031 201 0090.
11. Rockin’ Back: one-man band with Jeff. Classic rock music at Gordon’s, uMhlanga.
Time: 4pm to 8pm. Call 083 660 8012.
12. Club 101, Monty Naicker Rd (Pine St), presents jazz with Maskandi guitarist Bongani Nkwanyana. R40 plus one free drink.
Time: From 2pm. Call 082 488 4009.
13. Zack’s, North Beach, OR Tambo (Lower Marine) Parade, presents Sensations FM house music from
Time: 2pm. Free. Call 031 368 6800.
14. Zack’s, Lillian Ngoyi (Windermere) Rd, presents jazz and R&B, hosted by Too Close.
Time: 4pm to 8pm. Free. Call 031 312 0755.
15. Stables Market
Venue: Jacko Jackson Drive
Time: 10am – 5pm