Gig Guide – What to Do in And Around Jozi This Weekend
Published 9 months ago by

The last Friday of the month is always a jump. Check these events out this weekend. 

This Friday catch legendary South African lyricist/MC Stogie T as he performs material from his latest studio project, THE EMPIRE of SHEEP, at Untitled Basement in Braamfontein. 

Tickets are R180 at Quicket and R240 at the door. 

View this post on Instagram

Stogie T ‘The Empire of Sheep’ live!! Link in bio

A post shared by UntitledBasement (@untitledbasement) on

Come Saturday the 29th of February at Victoria Yards in Johannesburg, Feel Good Series presents UMI: Our Music Festival, the mother of all Feel Good’s. 

Event organizer Nandi Dlepu AKA Mamakashaka said: “With UMI we take the ethos of our Feel-Good Series events and we up the ante!” 

Victoria Yards will be transformed into a creative fun house of music, film & art. 

Tickets are R250 on Quicket. 


If you are in the south of Johannesburg, the Nasrec precinct is hosting two major events on Saturday.  

One is Ultra South Africa, Africa’s largest electronic music festival, with headliners including Afrojack, Black Coffee, Dash Berlin, DJ Snake as well as Jamie Jones who will be making his South Africa debut and Steve Aoki who will be making his Ultra South Africa debut. 

Tickets are still available at https://ultrasouthafrica.com/tickets/johannesburg/ 


The other big event is the Soweto Derby between Orlando Pirates and rivals, Kaizer Chiefs. 

The two teams will meet for the 169th time when top of the table Chiefs visit third placed Pirates at the FNB Stadium on Saturday afternoon.  

Like many other encounters in the last half a century, the game will be played in front of what will be a capacity crowd at the iconic stadium in a game that could help shape the destiny of the league title. 

Tickets are sold out so if you are a soccer fan just watch on the telly at home or your favorite sports bar. 


Sunday sees the return of First SunDaze which will be a picnic at 4 Fourie Street in Observatory. Langa Mavuso, Spha Mdlalose, Aus Tebza and more will be performing and tickets are available at Quicket. 


In the heart of Soweto Moja Café in Orlando East hosts one final Deep in The City event before he starts touring on 1 March. 

The line-up includes: China, Vinny Da Vinci, Themba, Glen Lewis and more. 

Stay in touch with all things culture @zkhiphani

We will never share your email with anyone else.