Wednesday: Peppa Pig's Big Day Out 

What Is It?

Children love Peppa Pig and they would love nothing more than to see her come alive and tell amazing theatrical stories at Peppa Pig's Big Day Out!

This year's production promises to bring an unforgettable show to the stage. The show will have kids in a joyful mood, so come along on this exciting journey of finding Polly Parrot and Mr Dinosaur, who have gone missing. Get your tickets now.

When Is It?

Friday to Sunday, 20 - 29 September 2019 (times differ with day booked).

Where Is It?

Theatre of Marcellus, Emperors Palace, 64 Jones Road, Kempton Park, Johannesburg.

How Much Is It?

Tickets cost R99 - R399, and are available here.

For More Information

For more information about this show, visit the Peppa Pig website.

Thursday: The Standard Bank Joy Of Jazz

The Soothing Sounds Of The 22nd Standard Bank Joy Of Jazz

What Is It?

The Standard Bank Joy Of Jazz is back and it's going to be spectacular event filled with great music from some of the best musicians in the country and abroad.

There will be a special performance to honour the late Hugh Masikela - this will be one day only, so you don't want to miss it.

Get your tickets now!

Check the ticketing centre for any changes that may occur regarding tickets for the 27th and the 28th.

When Is It?

Thursday - Saturday, 26 - 28 September 2019 at 19:00.

Where Is It?

Sandton Convention Centre, 161 Maude Street, Sandton, Johannesburg.

How Much Is It?

Tickets are R595 - R600 per person, get your tickets at Computicket.

For More Information

Visit this Facebook page or check out Joy of Jazz.

Friday: The Combo Comedy Show

Combo Comedy Show

What Is It?

The Combo Comedy Show is bringing the best of Mzansi's comedians to get you rolling with laughter. The event promises to be an unforgettable one, with tons of talented comedians all under one roof.

If a good laugh is all you need, get your tickets before the show is sold out.

You don't want to miss it!

When Is It?

Friday, 27 September 2019 at 20:00.

Where Is It?

The Lyric @ Gold Reef City Casino, 11 Kotze Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, Gauteng.

How Much Is It?

Tickets are R200 - R385 per person, get your ticket here.

For More Information

For more information, click here.

Saturday: The Linden Market 

Nat Geo Linden

What Is It?

If you love the environment and want to collect some amazing sustainable goods, spend a day at the dam and The Linden Market.

Spend a day cleaning up the Emmarentia Dam and receive a free Consol Curvy Glass and entry into The Linden Market from 9am - 4pm.

Come on! Let's protect our environment.

Where Is It?

Johannesburg Botanical Gardens, Emmarentia, Johannesburg, Gauteng.

When Is It?

Saturday, 28 September 2019 at 08:00 - 15:00

How Much Is It?

Entrance is free.

For More Information

For more information, click here.

Sunday: The Crucifixion Of Amagqwirha

The Crucifixion Of Amagqwirha POPArt

What Is It?

The MovementRSA is cooking up something spectacular for you to enjoy. Witness The Crucifixion Of Amagqwirha, inspired by Arther Miller's The Crucible.

This piece will take you on a journey of how the mind can be consumed by imagination. It also speaks about the power of superstition and gossip.

See the talented piece performed by Campbell Meas, Sanelisiwe Jobodwana and Nyakallo Motloung on the POPArt stage.

A must see!

When Is It?

Thursday, 26 September 2019 - Sunday, 29 September 2019 (Thurs to Sat: 20:00 & Sun: 15:30).

Where Is It?

POPArt, 286 Fox Street, Johannesburg, Gauteng.

How Much Is It?

Tickets are R120 per person online | R140 per person at the door | Booking is advised. To get your tickets, click here.

For More Information

For more information about this event, click here.

What Is It?

The Standard Bank Joy Of Jazz is bringing on the jazz again and its going to be spectacular event filled with good, quality music from some of the best musicians in the country and abroad.

This year is going to be even better so you can imagine the diversity and the level of artistry that they are bringing on stage. There will be a special performance to honour the late Hugh Masikela - this will be one day only so you don't want to miss it.

Get Your Tickets now!

NB: Check ticketing centre for any changes that may occur regarding tickets for the 27th and the 28th.

When Is It?

Thursday - Saturday, 26 - 28 September 2019 at 19:00

Where Is It?

Sandton Convention Centre, 161 Maude Street, Sandton, Johannesburg.

How Much Is It?

Tickets are  R595 - R600 per person, get your tickets at Computicket.

For More Information

Visit this Facebook page or check out Joy of Jazz.

The festival will kick off with a megastar one night only set of performances by iconic American smooth jazz innovator and multi-grammy award winning saxophonist and composer, David Sandborn.  The festivities will then swing on the sounds of the inimitable and song-stylist, Cassandra Wilson (USA). The Horn Summit, with Feya Faku, Khaya Mahlangu, Mthunzi Mvumbu, Barney Rachabane, Sydney Mavundla, Siphamandla Bhembe and Mandla Mlangeni will come together to honor the memory of Bra Hugh Masekela (SA) on the Dinaledi Stage.

As South Africa’s most authentic annual international jazz festival, SBJOJ21 will present an exciting programme that packs powerful performances by over 30 musicians representing jazz living heritages of five continents: Africa, the Middle East and Japan, along with Europe and the United States.

As musical celebrations unfold across five stages over three nights: 27, 28 and 29 September 2018 at the Sandton Convention Centre, jazz lovers will be treated to groundbreaking collaborations and tributes by new masters to older jazz giants of music.

Notable among these will be two odes to legendary trumpeters. The first is The Horn Summit in honour of Hugh Masekela. It will feature the great hornsmen’s Sydney Mavundla, and Feya Faku and rising trumpet stars Siphamandla Bhembe and Mandla Mlangeni along with reedmen Khaya Mahlangu, Mthunzi Mvubu and Barney Rachabane, (SA).

The second is for Louis Armstrong, the American giant who gifted Bra Hugh his first trumpet by The Wonderful World of Louis Armstrong All-star Band the great trombonist, Wycliffe Gordon, tenorman, Roderick Pauli, trumpeter Nicholas Payton, bassist Reginald Veal, Courtney Bryan on piano, Herlin Riley on drums.

The phenomenal pianist, Amina Figarova, whose based in Holland and New York, the Azerbajan will lead two not to be missed collaborative projects. First with Thaba Jabula School Choir then she’ll team up with award winning local pianists, Kyle Shepherd and Bokani Dyer in an imaginative musical exploration that straddles multiple jazz piano traditions on the Dinaledi Stage. Pianist, Diane Schuur (USA) will share the stage with the reigning Standard Bank Young Artist of the Year for Jazz, Thandi Ntuli and the Standard Bank National Youth Jazz Band on the Diphala Stage.

Grammy nominated singer-songwriter, Buika is set to dazzle Jozi jazz junkies with her unique brand of flamenco fusion. The Spanish songstress will take to the Conga stage. The American singer-songwriter, Bilal will lay his retro rooted brand of futuristic soul music on the Mbira Stage.

Continental Africa will get a nod at the Conga and Mbira Stage with acts like the afro-beat sensation, Femi Koya (Nigeria); Kenya’s Nairobi Horns ,The leading voices of Mozambican marrabenta music, Wazimbo and Banda Kakana, The incredible singer songwriter Mbuso Khoza, The musical conscience of Zimbabwe, Oliver Mutukuzi will hold the fort along with Gugu Shezi.

“As we make a step into the 21 years since we began our journey as a jazz festival with world class ambitions, we are refreshed as it is challenged by what this milestone means for us. We have the security and confidence of two decades of living to the promises we make annually to jazz lovers. We also have a clear sense of the growth we still wish to achieve as a festival. We are looking forward to providing unparalleled access to the best jazz music in the world through our expertly curated programme and line-up as much as we are excited to be able to contribute to the development of our cultural economy. The jobs created annually by the festival, the education and training opportunities for young people on and off the stage are all part of one vision that underpins what we mean by Joy, in Standard Bank Joy of Jazz,” says Peter Tladi CEO, T-Musicman.

“This year we mark 20 years as the naming sponsor of the festival. We have witnessed the social and economic impact of the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz deepen and seen the lives of many young people improve through the access to training and other opportunities that the festival makes possible. We are proud to continue to partner with T-Musicman on a brand that is so proudly African and showcases a wide range of our talent from across the continent and at the same time welcomes international talent to our shores. We say, ART_Is our future, ART_Is our heritage, ART_Is our journey,” says Thulani Sibeko, Standard Bank Chief Marketing Officer.

Living up to the festival’s stature as a South African and international festival the organisers will host launch events in KwaZulu-Natal,  the Free State and Limpopo Province.

What Is It?

Now in its 21st year, the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz is well-known for bringing us the best in local and international blues and jazz artists year on year. This year brings vistas of diversity with an all-star line-up that explores various musical traditions from across the world. The festival will kick off with a one night only set of performances by iconic headliners, and performers will come together to honour the memory of Bra Hugh Masekela on the Dinaledi Stage.

The stage will be set alight by these amazing artists:

When Is It?

Thursday 27 - Saturday 29 September 2018 from 20:00 - 22:30.

Where Is It?

Sandton Convention Centre, 161 Maude Street, Sandton, Johannesburg.

How Much Is It?

Tickets are  R700 - R1 350 per person at Computicket.

For More Information

Visit this Facebook page or check out www.joyofjazz.co.za.

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