5 gigs happening in Gauteng we’re looking forward to this #YouthMonth

Pussy Party
City – Johannesburg
Venue/Location – Kitcheners, Braamfontein
Date: 13 June

Up for some mid-week vibes in a safe space where patriarchy and toxic masculinity has no room to exist? If your answer is yes, the lovely honeys from Pussy Party got you covered. This gig is not just a gig, but a movement that is a stepping stone to ridding the local entertainment industry of the trashy behavior that men exhibit in entertainment spaces. And not only that, but also shining a light on all the progressive women that are building the entertainment scene in Joburg. Please note, this event is not only for cis women as it also prioritizes the LGBTQ community. The ideas are intersectional. Pull through and support the honeys.

City – Pretoria
Venue/Location – African Beer Emporium, PTA Central
Date: 15 June

If you love deep house, BEAT is the event for you. Having started out as a small gig organized that happened once in a while, it has progressed to become a monthly instalment happening in the center of the capital city. The gig doubles as a showcase for unknown, unheard of talent in the deep house scene in Gauteng. If you’re in PTA this Friday, check this gig out.

Genesis All Black: Black To The Future
City – Johannesburg
Venue/Location – 48 Carr Street, Newton
Date: 16 June

Until Until is known for curating some of the best night life experiences in the city of gold. A young team of entrepreneurs making waves in the entertainment scene, they are undoubtedly pioneers. They come back swinging hard with their annual #GenesisAllBlack gig. The marketing behind this event has been top-class and groundbreaking. The lineup consists of some of the best acts in South African urban music right now. This gig happens on a Youth Day, so you know it’s going to be a jump. Zwakala!

Vogue Nights Jozi
City – Johannesburg
Venue – J&B Hive, Braamfontein
Date: 29 June

Vogue Nights Jozi and Woke Arts present #VogueNights Jozi. An event curated by two important creatives, Papa W.O.K.E and lelowhatsgood, in the Gauteng creative scene. This event is designed with the intention of creating more queer spaces in the entertainment scene in Joburg. This event is crucial and important. Come through with all the honeys.

Basha Uhuru Freedom Festival
City – Johannesburg
Venue – Constitutional Hill, Braamfontein
Date: 30 June

Basha Uhuru is one of the dopest festivals we have in South Africa right now. In six years, the Basha Uhuru has fast become an event that people cannot wait for. The festival is not centered around music only, but also covers different aspects of the creative industry. The music festival happens on the 30th of June and has a jam-packed lineup with consists of acts like Sho Madjozi, Samthing Soweto, Muzi and many more. The music fest is set to be one for the books. End your Youth month with a bang.

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