No matter where you are in SA, we’ve got your gig guide covered. Here’s all the best concerts, shows and festivals taking place in October


1 Oct – Phela Re Phele African Music Festival – The Soweto Theatre
1 Oct – The Soweto Take Down, Makubenjalo Restaurant
1 Oct – Cool for the City – The Sands
1 Oct – Fairways Summer Acoustic Sessions, The Fairway Hotel & Golf Resort ft Junstin Serrao, Lost & Found
8 Oct – Octopia Fstvl ft Paul van Dyk, Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano, Ferreck Daw, Liquid Soul, Protoculture, F.EU, Timo ODV, DJ Warras, Morgan Beatbox, DJ Switch, Sliqe, PH – Wild Waters Complex
8 Oct – 4th Annual Hlanganani Music Arts Festival, Mahlareng Stadium
16 Oct – OneSight Acoustics, The GoodLuck Bar
23 Oct – Amakha, Foxwood House
28 – 30 Oct – Twilight V10, Hippo Adventure Resort ft 40 artists
29 Oct – Ekurhuleni Summer Splash, Tsakane Stadium
30 Oct – OneSight Acoustics, The GoodLuck Bar

1 Oct – Cornwall Hill College Music Festival, Cornwall Music Festival ft GoodLuck, Matthew Mole, Euphonik
14 Oct – Jack Parow, Aandklas
15 Oct – The 2016 Pro Music, Choice & Orchestra Festival, ZK Matthew Great Hall UNISA
15 Oct – Prime Circle Stripped Tour, Centurion Theatre

1 Oct – Rocktoberfest, Hillcrest Quarry ft Springbok Nude Girls, Southern Wild, Kiss the Sky, Pebbleman, McCree
2 Oct – UCT Big Band, Christ Church Constansia
2 Oct – Maranatha Male Choice 50th Musical Celebration, Artscape Theatre Centre
6 – 9 Oct – Superbalist is Rocking The Daisies ft Foster the Peoples, Eats Everything, Matador, AKA, Mango Groove and more – Kloof Wine Estate
7 – 9 Oct – Unplugged62 Music Festival, Joubert-Tradauw Wingerde & Kelder ft Albert Frost, Majozi, Nomaid Orchestra, Manouche, Slow Jack, Hatchetman
8 Oct – SACM Jazz Festival ft UCT Big Band, Andrew Lilley, Mike Rossi, Amanda Tiffin, Darryl Andrews, Jason Reolon, Mike Campbell – Baxter Concert Hall
9 Oct – LVSLDP presents 20 Years of AtJazz, The Local Grill ft Martin Iveson
13 Oct – Spirit of District Six, The Crypt Jazz Restuarant ft Andreas Loven, Buddy Wells, Nick Williams, Claude Cozens, Francesca Biancoli
20 – 23 Oct – Abdullah Ibrahim, The Fugard Theate
21 – 22 Oct – Afro Fiesta, The Crypt Jazz Restuarant
22 – 23 Oct – Oliver Mtukudzi at Cape Town International Convention Centre

29 Sep – 2 Oct – White Mountain Festival 2016, White Mountain Resort ft Bad Peter, Jack Mantis Band, Georgetown, Lunatic Worlf, Simpl3 Stori3s, Chico Muya, Jenny & The Jameses, Heather Waters, Matt Gardiner, Hoot ‘n Anny, Jerry and the Banduits, Wild Lettuce, The Black Cat Bones
1 Oct – Fun in the Sun – Hazelmere Dam
2 Oct – Born to be Black ft Louis Moholo, The Rainbow Restaurant
2 Oct – Matthew Mole, Barnyard Theatre Gateway
15 Oct – Old Mutual Music at the Lake ft GoodLuck, Pascal & Pearce and Rubber Duc – Durban Botanic Gardens
16 Oct – Afrotainment Day, Old Mutual Music at the Lake ft Bignuz, DJ Tira, Babes Woodumo, Naak MusiQ, Duncan, Withness The Funk, Joocy, DJ Fisherman, DJ Cndo
23 Oct – Huawei Durban Day, People’s Park ft Locnville, Kule & Shekhinah, Beatenberg, Timo ODV< Matthew Mole, AKA, Nasty C, Freshlyground
29 Oct – Bass Day 2016, Musketeers ft Philank Ngidi, Ildo Nandja, Trevor Donjeany, Ruben Thomas, Kevin Rengasmay, Dale Wardell, Logan Byrne, Llewelyn Chetty, Brayden Hore, Daniel Wilson, Daliso Ndlazi, Rick de Kock, Talent Mbatha, Bonga Zulu