Open Mic Nights for the Foodie!
Nothing beats a night out with live entertainment coupled with great food and awesome company. Open mic nights are performance spaces generally held at coffee bars, cafes and music venues taking place on odd nights. Mostly at open mics anyone can sign up and perform original or non-original music, poetry, performance art and storytellers. The idea is to experience fresh undiscovered talent although sometimes, big acts collaborate with the up and coming, you can never predict what you will get from an open mic night so brace yourself to get lit.
Gauteng is in abundance with open mic nights and that is why I chose to focus on those that offer the food experience where you can set your taste buds abuzz with some of the best cuisines in town to go with your entertainment. I have made a selection of three of the featured open mic joints that appear to have the most character with unique or catchy draw cards you may find interesting from www.restaurants.co.za/specials/johannesburg/all/page/4, where you can make your personal choice for an open mic night out.
The Fat Olive| Beach Bar & Spit Braai
Not only does it feature live music and a spit braai on Sundays but this is a place you can enjoy with kids as it caters activities specifically for the little ones with a great beach theme to go with your Open Mic. Located in Lanseria Gauteng it has a great feel indoor and outdoor space with countryside feel to it, with a patio overlooking a natural dam visited by resident Blesbok, Impala and Zebras with a wide array of bird life. If you have a special occasion coming soon take a peek at whats possible at www.thefatolive.co.za
The Brazen Head | Sandton
If you are up to a personalized fun and melodic night then the Brazen Head is your spot, it features Karaoke every Thursday so you can show off your skills or simply have a great time with friends. The bar area and verandah are equipped with TV screens. The menu has a wide variety of hearty meals such as casseroles and curries and Irish Boxties, a favorite amongst many is Eisbein meant to give you an Irish experience. You can check out their menu www.zomato.com
Rodizio Brazilian Restaurant | Bedfordview
Great moments require ambience and hospitality befitting to the occasion, if this is you then connect your high demands with personalized concierge services, basically linking you to the right place with the right mood and space. Get in touch with a personalized concierge agent email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org for a hassle free outing.
Apparently its always Carnival time at te Rodzio Brazilian Restaurant with spectacular food and entertainment including live music, dancing, DJs and Latin American experience on Frdays and Saturday nights with a R25 cover charge. The eat as much as you can signature dish the Meat Rodizio is one of the classic Brazillian/ Portuguesse dishes and the rotisserie offerings you can enjoy. Go to www.rodizio.co.za for more info.
By: Lerato Mosimane | Lifestyle Blogger