The Crypt is a famous historic meeting place beneath St George’s Cathedral where African and International jazz, cultures and cuisine fuse. The St George’s Cathedral Crypt, built in 1898, is an important Cape Town landmark and museum. Now a jazz restaurant, The Crypt serves dinner and drinks in a setting that retains a sense of its history and charm.
Melissa Erasmus at The Crypt Tuesday 13 March 2018
Melissa a passionate singer and inventive lyricist. Melissa will be taking us on a delightful musical journey with some of her finest fellow musicians – Naziem Brown on guitar, Errol Smith on piano, Bentley Brown on Bass, Ashwin Daniels on drums.
WHEN: Tuesday 13th March 2018 at 8pm
Bongani Sotshononda with United Nations of Afrika at The Crypt Thursday 15 March 2018 (see photo)
Time has not stood still for prolific marimba musician, Bongani Sotshononda. His stage presence and revolutionary material never cease to amaze audiences. He returns with the United Nations of Afrika to showcase a riveting performance with Ricky Kleinsmith on piano, Niholas Dlakavu on drums, Alistair Gibbs on bass and Duncan Johnson on Saxophone.
WHEN: Thursday 15th March 2018 at 8pm
Sange M Naliswa Mxunyelwa at The Crypt Saturday 17 March 2018
Sange M Naliswa Mxunyelwa is a mutli-skilled artist and creative and her practice includes dance drumming and song writing.
Don’t miss out on this indulgent performance delivered through her velvety tone. She will be supported by Sipho Bophe on drums Zuko Mbombo on keys, Sthembiso Matho on 2nd keys, Sicelo Mxunyelwa on lead guitar and Inganam Batala on bass guitar.
WHEN: Saturday 17th March 2018 at 8pm
The Zanele Kambi Quartet at The Crypt Thursday 22 March 2018
Affectionately known as Zaza in the local music scene, Zanele Kambi makes her return to the stage with her warm presence and rich voice.
WHEN: Thursday 22nd March 2018 at 8pm
WHERE: The Crypt, St George’s Cathedral, 1 Wale St & Adderley Street, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8000
Concerts SA is a joint South African/Norwegian live music development project housed within the SAMRO Foundation. Concerts SA receives financial, administrative and technical support from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, SAMRO, the SAMRO Foundation and Concerts Norway. Working with musicians, promoters, venue owners and audiences, and providing support to the sector through research and skills development for music professionals, the project aims to build a vibrant and viable live music circuit in southern Africa. It also aims to develop an interest in and appreciation of live music by showcasing music performances and conducting workshops at schools.