Silo Concerts 2019/2020: everything you need to know

It’s that time of the year – Silo Concerts are back from October 2019 to February 2020! On the first Friday of every month head down to the Silo District for some awesome entertainment.

See more of the exciting events taking place this month

What to expect

  • Live music from fun local and international acts
  • Free entry
  • Many fantastic restaurant choices

The line-up

Here’s the full line-up for summer 2019/2020. All shows start at 19:00.

Friday, 4 October: Don Vino and Friends

On Friday, 4 October, Saxophonist Don Vino will be sharing the stage with well-known South African artists such as Loukmaan Adams, Amy Jones and Craig Lucas. Don Vino along will keep your entertained with songs from the early 70s to the latest hits on the music scene.

Friday, 1 November: Amanda Black and Wandile Mbambeni

Award winning singer and song writer Amanda Black and her band will set the mood with Afro-Soul on Friday, 1 November at the Silo District. Opening the show is singer, songwriter and producer Wandile Mbambeni from Johannesburg. Wandile has performed at Rocking the Daisies and the Richmond Hill Music Festival.

Friday, 6 December: This Thing Called Swing

Hop, Swing, Jump and Jive at the V&A Waterfront’s Silo District on Friday, 6 December. The Swinging All Stars Big Band and Swing DJs will swing you back into 30s and 40s. A dedicated dancefloor will await you so dress up and bring your dancing shoes.

Friday, 3 January: Puesta Del Sol Argentinian folk performance

Find your Latin American rhythm at the Puesta Del Sol concert, a sultry evening at the V&A Waterfront’s Silo District on Friday, 3 January. The audience can expect an opening act of traditional Brazilian folk music followed by the Argentinean tango, and ending with some hot high energy Cuban Salsa. Professional dancers will encourage the audience to join them.

Friday, 7 February: AnecNote and The Soil

Make your way to the Silo District on Friday, 7 February for a night of free acapella music with the multi-platinum selling band, The Soil and South Africa’s Got Talent 2018 winners, AnecNote. The Soil, from Soweto, is a three-member group with a smooth Kasi-Soul style. AnecNote is made up of five members and have since opened for the South African band, MiCasa.

The venue

The Silo District is one of the newer precincts at the V&A Waterfront, with an array of exciting events and venues to enjoy. It’s home to the Zeitz MOCAA, Radisson Red, and a growing number of bars, restaurants, and shops.

Read more about the Silo District

How it works

Entry to the concerts is totally free, and seating is unreserved, so arrive early to secure a good spot. The shows start at 19:00.


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