Live Jazz Music at Orbit
Enjoy live jazz music at The Orbit Jazz Club and Bistro located in the popular nightlife suburb of Braamfontein. The Orbit Jazz Club originated from a jazz social club first founded in the suburb of Troyeville in the early 2000s. The venue offered an intimate environment where musicians and jazz aficionados would meet to listen to live music and recordings.
Originally opened in 1994 as a small, live music venue in the bohemian suburb of Melville. It rose to prominence as the ultimate live music venue to experience South Africa’s finest Jazz and Afro-beat, branching out by featuring poetry readings, comedy and impromptu jam sessions.
This popular market takes place at the usual spot on 73 Juta Street in Braam and you can expect a variety of goods on offer. There are stalls selling clothes, a variety of international and local food, crafts and drinks, and live music performances add to the inner-city vibe. It takes place from 9am until 3pm.
One of the most artistic and awe-inspiring football venues on the African continent, the reconstructed Soccer City stadium (FNB Stadium) hosted the first and final matches of the 2010 FIFA.
Gold Reef City
The Gold Reef City theme park has some of the biggest and scariest roller coasters in Africa. The most hair-raising is the Tower of Terror, which has a 50m drop, speeds of 100km/h and is rated with a "fear factor" of 10 out of 10.
Hell’s Kitchen is a getaway from the trendy masses and a space to just be you. It’s all live music on the weekends, a saloon -style menu, an impressive selection of wines, whiskeys, drinks and cocktails, and a secret room behind the bookcase to escape that one annoying friend.
Kitchener's prides itself on its progressive music policy and is always pumping with indie gigs, Afro-beats and everything in between.
The name Maboneng is a Sotho word meaning “place of light”. Populated by artists, designers and creative thinkers, Maboneng is a fantastic place to enjoy the city's cultural scene.
Originally the site of a coal fired power station, the Orlando Towers have become one of the most distinctive landmarks in the neighbourhood of Soweto and the site of the world's first bungee jump between two cooling towers.
Rosebank Rooftop Market
This expansive market on the roof of the Rosebank Mall specialises in colourful crafts and artworks by local artisans and is one of the best places in Johannesburg to buy gifts.
Sci-Bono Discovery Centre
The centre, located in the old Electric Workshop in the centre of Newtown, aims to create an awareness and interest in the world of maths, science and technology and in particular to get kids excited about all things scientific.
The theatre programme includes a broad range of productions, ranging from poetry recitals and jazz and gospel concerts to modern dance and drama. In particular the theatre focuses on fostering local talent, showcasing the works of local playwrights and choreographers.
The Living Room
A little garden in the sky with a fantastic urban view, filled with exotic plants and trees snaking over the eco-friendly furniture and an organic menu to match. More of a cafe-bar than a late night venue, the Living Room is at its most happening on Sunday afternoons.
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