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Tuesday, December 7, 2021


Music continues to keep us, our hopes and dreams alive after many setbacks and now the new omicron Covid threats. For The Headroom, music performances have kept us connected in every way. In November, The Headroom hosted several visitors from all over the country. Notably, hosting legendary musicians who have been on the road all their lives, promoting the essence of what binds us together- Music.

December and January promise to guarantee a Stella line-up through a partnership with Concerts SA facilitated by Thulile Zama of N'den Entertainment and The Headroom, a musician’s-owned entity.

The Headroom’s mouth-watering line-up for this festive period starting December 15, 2021, the day before Reconciliation Day, welcoming the young lions of the Durban music scene, "Bandless", an enterprising group of talented musicians. Bandless is made up of musicians who played together in different situations and eventually formed a comradery called Bandless. Led by Hlubi Vakalisa Jele on Reeds, Sibusiso (Mabulal’umthakathi) Shabalala on keys and vocal, they are joined by Eldene Bruiners on trumpet. Damien Roodt on guitar and completed by drummer/percussionist Oudskul Omello. Although some of the group members are academically studying jazz, they offer a wide spectrum in their music varying from traditional music, house, progressive rock, hip hop etc. The group has been famed for having a broad repertoire of rearranged classics and original. 

The December and January shows also includes Concerts SA Digital Mobility Fund recipient Zoe the Seed and bands led by Nick Pitman, Senzo Mdamba, Sibusiso Mashiloane, Freeman Gumede and Trevor Donjeany.


Gig listing:


December 15, 2021 - 19h30 for 20h00

21 Bridlington Road, Seaview, Durban

Entrance R200

Includes dinner prepared by Chef Conrad Coetzee.


This concert is made possible by The SAMRO Foundation/Concerts SA. Concerts SA is a joint South African/Norwegian live music development project housed under the auspices of SAMRO and managed by IKS Cultural Consulting. Concerts SA receives financial, administrative and technical support from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, SAMRO and the SAMRO Foundation.

Working with musicians, promoters, venue owners and audiences, and providing support to the sector through research and skills development for music professionals, the project aims to build a vibrant and viable live music circuit in southern Africa. It also aims to develop an interest in and appreciation of live music by showcasing music performances and conducting workshops at schools.

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