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04 JulyAladdin will be staged at the Atterbury Theatre from 4 – 13 July, Monday to Saturdays with matinee performances on Fridays and Saturdays. The cast of 45 performers will take you on a magical journey with toe-tapping music, witty dialogue and beautiful costumes. True to O.A.K. Youth Theatre style, the story has a few interesting twists here and there. A mix of pop songs and well-known Disney classics, this is good, clean, family entertainment at its best. Tickets R140 – R160 pp. Details:

07 July – Come celebrate the 5 year anniversary of the passing of the legendary Eddie Zondi at this tribute concert with local and international artists such as Chante Moore and Chris Walker performing live! Tickets R550 pp Details:

14 July – Vir die eerste keer ooit! Bands for Bricks musiek om ‘n verskil te maak. Rou, tydloos, oorspronklik en eerlik. Anton Goosen, Koos Kombuis, Valiant Swart, Jan Blohm, Gian Groen, Klopjag, Disselblom, Die Melktert Kommissie, Roan Ash, Tidal Waves, Johnathan Martin, HemelBesem, Appel, Joe Foster en Bottomless Coffee Band – almal saam op een verhoog, ten bate van SA Cares for Life. Jy kan dit nie mis nie! Tickets R300 pp. Details:

20 JulyVidya Vox’ Mad Dreams Tour. This diva of Indo-fusion music will be performing for one night only. Since launching her YouTube Channel in 2015 with mashups of Western pop hits and music from her native India, Vidya has amassed over half a billion followers and over 5.4 million subscribers. Vidya performs live with her own band and has toured in India, Mauritius, Trinidad, Suriname, Dubai, Hong Kong, and the U.S. with sold-out shows in amazing venues around the world including the White House and Webster Hall. Tickets R200 pp. Details:

21 JulySes Snare. This well-loved band is back for their annual concert featuring new songs and the best songs from their repertoire plus songs with each of their three guest artists: Mathys Roets, Anna Davel and Jannie Moolman. Put all performers on the stage at the same time and you are promised 90 minutes of the greatest entertainment this winter. Tickets R150 – R170 pp. Details:

22 July – Winterkombuis, a live presentation as Nataniël and his team prepare special dishes using fresh and healthy seasonal ingredients to banish the cold from your dining room this winter. Brush up on relaxed entertaining techniques and get ideas for sinful puddings! No children under 15. Tickets R200 pp. Details:

26 July – Slap a Big High 5 as some of the continent’s most sought-after performers get their act together for another comedy spectacular. If your stomach muscles are up to it, do not miss this year’s Big 5 Comedy Show with a new line-up of exceptional talent that will add tang, spice and new angles to the Big 5 family. Soak up the laughs when Stuart Taylor, John Vlismas, Schalk Bezuidenhout, Tats Nkonzo and Kurt Schoonraad take to the stage with plenty of fresh quips in their comedy arsenal. Big 5 Comedy’s resident scratch boss and legend, DJ Ready D, also returns to use his award-winning skills to create an electric atmosphere. But be warned – he may just having you dancing in the aisles! Details:

28 July – Bring your wheels – be it a classic, an exotic or a skedonk – and join us for a fun-filled meander exploring the beauty surrounding the Hartbeespoort Dam. Details:

29 JulySteven “Stef” Bos sings in Dutch. Following a successful career in Belgium, Holland and South Africa starting with his breakthrough single “Papa” in 1990. Stef Bos is not only a singer but also a poet, author and philosopher and writes songs that make you sit up and listen. Inspiring music that will linger on in your mind. Not to be missed! Tickets R180 – R200 pp.. Details: