The Old Mutual Music at the Lake concerts are a splendid way to relax into a Sunday evening in Durban. Set in the Durban Botanical Gardens, the series promises you great music in the surrounds of a picturesque lake setting, beneath a canopy of majestic old trees.
Held once a month on a Saturday or Sunday between February and December each year, these open-air concerts cater for all music tastes, from rock, funk and folk to philharmonic orchestral grooves. Bring your friends and family and slip blissfully into another week listening to music on the Durban Botanical Gardens lawns with a bottle of wine and a delicious picnic.
December 07, 2016
Choral music lovers are in for a heavenly experience at the Old Mutual National Choir Festival finals taking place on 10 and 11 December 2016 at the Ellis Park Indoor Arena. Performing at the festival, among others, is international opera sensation, Pretty Yende, and 22 talented choirs from five countries: South Africa, Botswana, Swaziland, Lesotho and Zimbabwe.
The guest presenter for the indigenous section on Sunday, 11 December, is none other…
November 20, 2016
Are you dreaming of a magical Christmas? The Old Mutual Music at the Lake outdoor entertainment series promises to immerse you in a starry wonderland this Christmas.
At sunset, on Saturday 3 December 2016, the lawns of the Durban Botanic Gardens will be transformed into an open air cinema for the screening of Disney's "Santa Clause 2".
“This new magical cinema experience is a variation on Carols by Candlelight, which has been…
October 12, 2016
Old Mutual Music at the Lake concert series takes it up a beat with Afrotainment Day featuring DJ Tira and the star-studded line-up of artists from the Afrotainment family on Sunday, 16 October at the Durban Botanic Gardens.
This sizzling line-up of DJ Tira, Big Nuz, Babes Wodumo, DJ Fisherman, Naak MusiQ, Duncan, Witness the Funk and DJ Cndo needs no introduction. The Afrotainment crew have captured the hearts of the…
October 12, 2016
Old Mutual Music at the Lake brings you Saturday Night LIVE with performances by Good Luck, Rubber Duc as well as Pascal & Pearce at Durban’s Botanical Gardens on Saturday, 15 October 2016.
With successful tours across Africa, Europe and the UK under their belt, Goodluck, one of South Africa’s favourite bands, have been captivating audiences with their blend of electronica, pop and subtle jazz, coupled with their electrifying stage presence…
September 08, 2016
What better way to ease into Spring than to head outdoors and enjoy local musos pouring out their beats, as you lounge on the lawn and sip a glass of wine in the beautiful Durban Botanical Gardens.
Back by popular demand, Mi Casa returns to the Old Mutual Music at the Lake stage following a successful international tour. The award-winning band will be performing alongside KwaZulu-Natal duo, Easy Freak on…
June 30, 2016
International blues maestro Dan Patlansky and acclaimed artist Albert Frost will bring the party to the Durban Botanic Gardens on Sunday, 17 July when the blues meets rock as part of the popular Old Mutual Music at the Lake series.
Whether you are into blues or rock, the experience is guaranteed to be a sizzling mix of electrifying world-class music, pleasant weather, sub-tropical flora and a great crowd.
Dan Patlansky, fresh from…
April 25, 2016
If you want to show your mom just how much she means to you this Mother's Day, you could go with the usual gifts like flowers, chocolates or maybe even breakfast in bed. However, if you want to make the day more special, you could get the family together, pack a picnic basket and treat her to a beautiful afternoon of music at the Durban Botanic Gardens on Sunday, 8…
March 30, 2016
Diarise Sunday, April 3, when one of South Africa’s most popular music groups, The Parlotones, take the stage at the magnificent Durban Botanical Gardens.
This special performance by the country’s most loved rock band announces the first show of “The Parlotones Orchestrated” tour. The tour will see the band take their hits to venues across the country in a scintillating display of contemporary yet classical versions of their extensive discography, together with…
March 01, 2016
Multi award-winning hip-hop supremo AKA is set to headline the Old Mutual Music at the Lake concert on Sunday, 6 March at the Durban Botanic Gardens. The artist will perform alongside East Coast Radio DJ Zaba, offering what organisers tout as 'a captivating escape from reality.
This is the 'Baddest’ rapper’s debut performance at the Durban Concert Series and he expressed excitement to be able to bring his music to the…
February 10, 2016
Old Mutual Music at the Lake is lighting up the silver screen this Valentine’s Day, treating Durban film enthusiasts to the best of Hollywood in the city’s most magical outdoor venue, the Durban Botanic Garden.
If you loved the box office hit, Love Actually, you won’t want to miss out on the opportunity to see it again under a canopy of stars on Saturday, 13 February 2016. A warm, witty movie…