Spice up your life from this list of date night ideas for March 2023. Johannesburg has come alive once again. An overnight stay at The JR (Jack Rose), is an accommodation no-brainer!
Affordability has always been key! Now, not only do you only pay per room and not per person, but a buffet breakfast for both of you is included in the price. Call today
Let’s begin with date night at the theatre
Theatre on the Square
Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton
The final performances of ‘Home Affairs’ featuring Sello Ramolahloane and Lawrence Joffe take place this weekend (10 – 12 Mar 2023).
Written and directed by Michelle Douglas, the play takes a light-hearted look at the havoc created by load-shedding. Add to the mix the frustration of a government official in the Home Affairs department.
Book today Computicket.
Begin the weekend on an even lighter note with a lunchtime concert. this Friday (10 March 2023), Peter Cartwright will present a solo piano concert featuring works by Schubert and Mozart. Seating is unreserved. Tickets can be purchased at the door.
- ‘Defending the Caveman’ featuring Craig Jackson from 14 – 25 March
- ‘Nothing But The Truth’ by John Kani 29 March – 16 April
Music makes for a perfect date night
Whether it’s indie, jazz, orchestral or R&B you are spoilt for choice.
Jazz Festival at the Johannesburg Zoo
Approximately 10 minutes away from The JR is the Johannesburg Zoo. In itself, this is a delightful visit. Add a music festival and it becomes so much more. Jazz in the Lights takes place this Saturday (11 March) from 11am.
This festival combines music, lights and a visit to the iconic Johannesburg Zoo. Starting at 11am, Jazz in the Lights features performances by Samthing Soweto, Mandisi Dyantyis, Thandi Ntuli, Stogie T, Phuzekhemisi, Dumza Nobuhle, African Jazz Pioneers & Mahotella Queens, McCoy Mrubata, Keenan Meyer, Sbu Mashiloane and many more. Reserve your place today via Webtickets
The Jazz Room @DoppioZero Rosebank
This Friday (10 Mar) Mark Fransman Sonik Sound takes to the DoppioZero stage in Rosebank. Watch the sun set while sipping a cocktail and enjoying a snack or meal.
Mark hails from Cape Town. He is a multi-instrumentalist and producer who made his debut as a pianist and vocalist in David Kramer / Taliep Pietersen productions. Not to be missed!
Booking through TixSA.
Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Next Thursday evening, 16 March, sees the final JPO concert for the Summer Season.
Conductor: Daniel Boico
Soloist: Rachel Lee Priday – violin
- Richard Wagner: Siegfried Idyll, WWV 103
- Jose White: Concerto for violin
- Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no5 in c minor, Op.67
- Up Close and Personal 25 Mar : R&B featuring Wilson B Nkosi, Mashata, Zamajobe, TBose Mkwele, DJ Young. Lyric Theatre, Gold Reef City
- Counting Crows Fri 14 Apr SunBet Arena, Time Square, Pretoria. Book today!
- George Ezra Sat 15 Jul – Tickets on Sale from tomorrow (10 Mar). Reserve your seats today!