Hidden in between Cape Town’s Bree and Loop Streets,, on the pedestrian path of Shortmarket Street,, you’ll find something different happening every evening at The House of Machines. A live music venue run by musicians and music lovers for musicians and music lovers, this venue is all its facets are geared towards an intimate, authentic music experience.
Boasting a simple menu, premium coffee and delicious cocktails fashioned by master mixologists, this tucked-away live music venue is a haven for undiscovered acoustic talent. Every week the musical atmosphere changes – and they’re all-inclusive with the styles of music that they host – : from the obvious folk, alternative indie, rock to hip hop, r’n’b and electro; even spoken word, poetry and comedy!.
With its Tuesday night Songwriters Showcase being curated by legendary local legendary singer-songwriter Andy Lund, these nights are a staple and a must-see. “The vibe is always incredible,” says Andy. “It is a destination night, people come for the whole evening to settle in and experience the evening and absorb some of the finest talent in Cape Town. For performers it’s a welcoming, supportive and appreciative crowd and Tuesday nights are all about the performer and the song! It’s a music evening, by musicians for musicians and music lovers.”