Nestled in the heart of Cape Town is a jazz club that every jazz musician worth his salt will have played. Not only is it a testing ground for young up and comers, but it’s a spot all the veteran return to on a regular basis.
The Crypt in St George’s Cathedral is one of the most famous jazz clubs in the Cape. It is known for two things; the weekly jam session, and booking some of the hottest acts around. And for February, the club delivers on the latter in spades.
Cover: R110 per person
Time: Most shows are 20H00 until 23H00, but be sure to check the time of the show you’re going to watch, just in case.
Reservations: 079 683 4658 | email@example.com
Address: St George’s Cathedral, 1 Wale St & Adderley Street, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town
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The Crypt Gig Guide
- Thursday 27 June (8pm to 11pm)
China & Friends
Much lover singer and drummer Carl “China” van Rensberg has that indefinable feel for jazz and fascinates and charms the audience every time he performs.
- Friday 28 June (8pm to 11pm)
Not to be missed! Enjoy an evening in the company of SA jazz vocal legend Sylvia “Mama Kaap” Mdunyelwa with a mix of afro and classic jazz renditions. Accompanied by George Werner on piano, Norman Saul on bass and Stix Mrwebi on drums.
- Saturday 29 June (8pm to 11pm)
Charlette Performances are exciting, fun, at times hilarious and unpredictably adventurous but always an honest, open-hearted conversation with the audience. She is known for her colourful, warm, husky voice. The husky songstress style is along the lines of performers like Lauren Hill, Patty Label, Aretha Franklin, Diana Krall, Cassandra Wilson, Ella Fitzgerald, Etta James and more.
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