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What started out in 1994 as a small concert venue is now one of the most happening entertainment centers in Johannesburg, hosting many of South Africa's jazz legends. In 2003, Bassline was remodeled and renovated and now it can captivate nearly 1000 music fans with top-of-the-range acoustics. It has hosted over 3000 concerts of local and international music artists in the past. Apart from concerts, Bassline can also be rented for corporate functions and rehearsals. For complete details, call ahead or check the website.
Located within the Gold Reef City Casino, The Lyric Theater is one of Johannesburg's top performance venues. The 1100-seat venue is beautifully decorated and has an opulent air. From international stars to comedy, ballet, and theater, this elegant venue promises a memorable entertainment experience. Tickets are available online or at the Box Office. Shows like 99-percent Zulu Comedy play to a packed house and provide hours of laugh-out-loud fun for vernacular speakers.
The Orlando Stadium is a multifunctional facility for two of the most followed sports in South Africa, football and rugby. It has been in existence since early 1960s and was reconstructed to its present form in 2008. The stadium is equipped with improved modern infrastructure facilities and can comfortably accommodate 40,000 spectators. A haven for football enthusiasts, this stadium will be one of the training ground and host for matches at the FIFA World Cup 2010. An amazing place to catch up on live sporting action amidst the fest and fan fair. Refer the city council website for more information.
Johannesburg's Ticketpro Dome provides top-notch facilities for many events of all kinds, big and small, but especially big. Besides the Main Area, the venue is equipped with a cinema, schoolroom, banquet hall and an emergency medical clinic. With nearly 13,000 square meters of event space, a maximum capacity of over 18,000 people, wireless hot spots and many other amenities, this complex happens to be quite a happening place. See website for a full list of events.