Our Lineup

The Piano Bar attracts locals and tourist alike. We have a rotating line up that makes it worthwhile checking out any night of the week. From the professional to the tenderfoot, from the professional jazz muso to the show town pianist, to the student trying to find his or her voice. We have them all. We have a cover charge most nights to assist us with keeping the MUSIC ALIVE!

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Jo Kunnuji

5 December 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 7 March 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on 24 October 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on 5 December 2020 at 7:00 pm

The Jo Kunnuji Experiment is a cosmopolitan, multi-cultural ensemble fusing indigenous West African musics with contemporary musical elements. Comprising members from diverse musical backgrounds, the band re-interprets traditional Ogu music with jazz, gospel, pop and soul elements. In their newly-released album, Avale, Jo Kunnuji Experiment joined forces with Gogoke (an indigenous Ogu band from Badagry, Lagos Nigeria) to create a transcendental style with transnational acclaim and accessibility. This unique sound tempered with deep cultural heritage and informed by a trained appreciation, is brimming with African pride. Avale combines familiar modern jazz practices with polyrhythmic turns, percussive undertones, syncopated instrumentation and enchanting vocals. This music is best experienced live with a depth only palpable through shared spaces.


5 December 2020
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm


The Piano Bar
47 Napier St, De Waterkant, Cape Town, 8001
Cape Town, Western Cape 8001 South Africa
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021-007 5212


Resident Artists


Francois Botha is pianist living and working in Cape Town, South Africa and is active in the classical, jazz and popular music scenes.


Nina’s music can at best be described as global – which combines a variety of different styles and influences. She fuses afro soul, jazz, pop and even house music.


A vibrant artist who has worked abroad for many decades. She brings us sounds from Jazz, R&B, Motown, Cabaret and Soul­ – funk.


He makes his music the way he lives life: from ballads to bow ties, he’s quirky, fun, nerdy and energetic, but with understated elegance and a hint of the classic dapper gentleman.