We audition and engage new musicians all the time.
If you would like to perform at The Piano Bar please give us a shout or send us an email to set up an audition under 021 418 1096 or email@example.com!
Auditions every Tuesday by appointment.
“Before her time, and beyond her years" is one way to describe Zimbabwean indie/folk artist Gemma Griffiths. The 21 year old's voice holds a kind of vulnerability, that is so uniquely, unapologetically raw.
MnkyMnky is comprised of a troop of musicians, an interchangeable collective who perform covers in their various stylings. The troop performs either as a duo or a trio, a blend where gypsy-funk-pop meets jazz and neo-soul, your favourite covers set to a new groove. Band Members: Al Clapper (vocals/synth/piano/backup dancer/tambourinist) Kieron Brown(vocals/guitar) Jeremy Douglas(vocals/guitar)
Francois Botha is pianist living and working in Cape Town, South Africa and is active in the classical, jazz and popular music scenes. While actively pursuing his career as a solo artist he is also an experienced accompanist and collaborator and has worked with some of the finest artists in the country. Francois has performed with the UCT Symphony orchestra twice as a soloist, conducted by Alexander Fokkens, and with the KZN Philharmonic Orchestra in their National Concerto Festival in 2010. In 2014 he accompanied Hlengiwe Mkhwanazi who performed at the State of the Nation address Banquet.
Aston Wylie in a nutshell, brings a raw, unfiltered sound whether accompanying himself on acoustic piano or guitar. Having played shows and events across the country as a cover musician, Aston looks to attain the same success in the original music field. One man Show - Piano, Guitar and Vocals
Chris Werge is a 24 year old indie-folk singer-songwriter from Cape Town. Inspired by the likes of John Mayer, Mumford & Sons and Death Cab for Cutie, his music tells a unique story that will leave one feeling inspired and encouraged.
Stone Pony is a 4-Piece Soul -Blues-Funk Band with a hint of Rock n Roll. The band are experienced skillful players bring a few well know songs to their set list and guaranteed to entertain. They have performed at the Wacky Wine Festival, Beers and Gears festival and separately internationally as Mark played with Nellie Furtado at Pukkelpop in Belguim. The band have recently performed at the Baxter Theater after winning and getting through to the top 3 acts and we have been a Saturday night resident band at The Piano Bar in Greenpoint in 2015 Band Members: Guitar- Mark Buchanan (ex- Max Normal) AKA Die Antwoord Bass - Maurice Paliaga ( The Dirty Skirts) and bass player for Shen FM. Jason Skippers- drums- and producer Daniel Fernandez- Vocals and Bass and harmonica.
A great combo of old school standards and modern mellow sounds, this singer/guitarist will get you singing, humming or at least tapping your foot.
Brittany Dilkes Duo
The Brittany Dilkes Duo consist of Brittany Dilkes on vocals and piano, and Brydon Bolton on double bass. These two musicians perform regularly around Cape Town, and their soulful repertoire consist of jazz standards, bluesy covers as well as originals. Influenced by Diana Krall, amongst other artists, this jazz duo provide three smoking sets that should not be missed
Oddo Bam is a musician from Stellenbosch, South Africa. He writes and performs original music that reflects a pursuit of truth. Theirs is an ever-changing sound. What they see and hear influence the shape their songs take. Their music is always in motion. There is an ebb and a flow. With the seasons they change and they grow. There is poetry and there is a story. Poems within prose. Band Members: Oddo Bam (guitar and vocals) Kirsten Adams (violin, piano and vocals) Martin van Rooyen (drums and percussion)
Frederick passed the Unisa Grade 8 piano exams with honours, and was part of the Light Horse Band for two years. He was hell-bent on studying Music, but instead chose Psychology as his career path. Frederick completed his Masters degree in 1997 and is currently practicing psychology full time. However, the arts is a great therapeutic outlet (to himself and others). Dance, drama, writing stories and music continues to colour every day more beautifully. Frederick's repertoire consists of light classical music, famous ballads and love songs.
This talented pianist is entertaining on his own or when backing the beautiful Diana Neille. To experience a true piano bar ambience, enjoy an evening with him tinkling away at the ivories.