Night Life

DJ Rene at HQ, Heritage Square this Friday.


  Be sure not to miss DJ Rene at HQ this Friday. Be gorgeous, sexy, funky and most of all, be ready to party... Book early for dinner as the restaurant get's full every Friday. Then best time to party is to arrive between 21h00 till 01h00 am. See you on the dance floor. Cnr Bree and Shortmarket street For further info, click here                  

Out of Town

A weekend away, Darling?

This weekend, the charming Darling of the Western Cape, snatches up the last fleeting moments of ripening weather, to bring us the Darling Music Experience. The donkey-drawn-carriage streets, in amongst swells of Darling vineyards, will be awash with merriment and music from Thursday 'til Sunday. Thursday 11th features concert pianists, while Friday 12th promises wine estate choir performances and rising stars of the Artscape National Youth Music Competition. Saturday the 13th brings a street-side screening of the documentary "El Systema" - documenting the efforts of Evita se Perron. This is followed up with a wicked wine and food paired luncheon, wine-tasting, a musical rally for kids and a duel between dynamic                  


Day Glo at Assembly!


In the spirit of all things bright, tight and keen to come right, Assembly (Harrington Street) presents Sunny in the Shade: Day Glo! This will 2010's first Discotheque party at Assembly, and a massive disco dance it shall be. Sponsored by Malibu, DC shoes, Nixon ,Von Zipper and Vida E Caffe`, it promises to be a banger. The venue is going to be echoing luminous glows and black lights, so the dressed appropriately neon pay R50, while the fail-faces and cop-outs pay R70. (I'm not a huge fan of those who don't dress up - can you tell?). Neon tights, neon lights, neon love - that's what we're anticipating. The line-up includes Nick Supply, with his fresh, addictive, bouncy-fidget house; our electro love                  


Assembly’s Birthday Bash


This Friday Night, Cape Town's premiere liv gig venue turns TWO!  Piggy-backing the birthday bustle is the controversy-cultivating, underground culture publication, Vice Magazine who will be swinging it up in the Annex.  Doors open at 9pM and in celebration of this prime, live-act location, The Assembly has once again made a point of hustling an amazing line-up. Acts include Grave Danger, Richard the Third, Popskarr, Them Tornados, Lapse and the audible chocolate that is Kidofdoom, at midnight.  The first 100 people to email names to get in free:) But the cover charge is just R30 in any case. Be sure to swing by, it ought to be epic!                  


Friday Night Festive


17onLoader presents another daily dose of how-to and where-to debauchery. The weather is fantastic! A little breeze, a lot of sun and a city made for sundowners – so we suggest you start there. At 6PM The Old Bisuit Mill Launches their Mobile Boutique Fridays. The Mobile Boutique, mobile and upmarket, is the much needed platform for the designer-with-day-job. Like everything at The Old Bisuit Mill, we’re antipating a tailor-made experience. Tonight at Tafelberg Tavern, Hope Street, is the A is for Awesome party. Starting at 21:00, A IS FOR AWESOME in collaboration with adidas ObyO, presents a great live set line-up at only R40. Desmond and the Tutu’s, Haasbroek, Radio Elite, We-Are-Awesome DJs and last but                  



The Cape Quarters is in full swing of their Grand (re)Opening this weekend! For those of you that have not been by yet, do yourself a favour. The Cape Quarters piazza has now developed to include a much larger additional courtyard, housing more of the finest. Beautiful boutique stores, five star confectionaries and naturally, many additions to their already boastful resume` of fine dining.  In celebration of this exquisite addition to sophisticated (and still delightfully debaucherous) De Waterkant, the Cape Quarters opens its doors onto a festivity in the square, this weekend. After a full day of the Cape Quarters Food and Brandy Festival (which continues in the sunshine of Saturday), the fermented crowd will fabulously                  


Alternative Friday Night


Friday night is Discotheque at The Assembly, Harrington Street! If you’re tired of popped collars and white leather shoes, set aside a night with the misfits and make your way to Assembly and Evol. Assembly is Cape Town’s premium live gig venue has now developed a new room for its Discotheque Friday. Think bright lights, buzz and bass. Tonight’s Sweat X is a pairing of the electro wizard, Marcus Wormstorm (internationally signed music-maker and member of the infamous blackheart gang animation studio) and top class hip-hop/rap maestro MC Spoek Mathambo. The Assembly has a great laid-back vibe, is seated just outside city center and promises to kick off the weekend well. Just around the corner is Evol –                  

Night Life

Friday Night Fever

For the working men and women: Time to unwind - head to Relish for a drink. The name perfectly describes its bite-size delicacies and, on a Friday, the bar is always bustling with twenty-somethings and up. HQ is newly opened as is already causing a stir. The venue is famous for scintillating sirloin and fries, housing South Africa's own home-brewed Jack Black draught. Most importantly, Friday nights at HQ are lit up by Latin lounge and vibrant disco. This venue in a great one-stop shop when it comes to Friday requirements - the after-work drink at the bar, the delicious dinner and the great night out. Kink is the new burlesque-inspired haven for a drink, always full of Friday night party-goers. Meanwhile while The Waiting