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[JULY] First Thursday events to check out in Joburg


[JULY] First Thursday events to check out in Joburg

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Just in time for July, and because it’s the first week of the month we are excited to get into the First Thursday, as that comes with a few exciting events around town.

So maybe it’s been a tense week for you, or you’ve been wanting to catch up with your mates and you wanna go out…BUT WHERE TO?

We have rounded up some of the best First Thursday (05 July 2018) events that you should check out around Joburg.


05 July 2018 [from 5:30 PM] – PUMA X SELECT SESSIONS: Curated By Oppikoppi @ PUMA Select Courtyard (Cnr Melle and De Korte Streets, Braamfontein)

With anticipation to the Oppikoppi Festival madness (9 – 11 August 2018), the July Edition of PUMA x Select Sessions will feature Kak Lekke Vibe from Van Pletzen; along with feel-good dream-pop from Luma and electric, funky, folksy jams from Urban Village. Admission is limited. First come, first inside. Entrance is free if you’re signed up to the PUMA Select database.
You can sign up (HERE).

05 July 2018 [from 07:00 PM] – Cutthroat Familia First Thursday  @ The Gallery Rosebank (138 Jan Smuts Avenue, Rosebank)

For this edition, Cutthroat entertainment will be unveiling Vato Kayde’s upcoming single ‘Lost Hills’, including a pop-up store.

05 July 2018 [from 06:00 PM] – Hunting For Kicks Hall of Fame @ 155 Smith St & De Beer St, Braamfontein, Johannesburg)

Hunting For kicks is taking you down memory lane with a Basketball Memorabilia pop exhibition dedicated to showcasing Basketball history and where we started back in 2013. The aim of the exhibition is to share the knowledge on the essence of sneaker culture and basketball. The event will include NBA 2K18 PS4 Competition, NBA Classic Jerseys, Play drinks and more.

05 July 2018 [from 04:00 PM] – Johnnie Walker Code Black Pop-up  @ Keyes Art Mile in Rosebank, Johannesburg.

The #JWCodeBlack pop-up bar is a great evening out socializing with people that are constantly striving for excellence. The additional date includes the 5th July 2018. Those who weren’t able to secure access should register their details on to form part of our VIP notification list to be first in line to secure access.



05 July 2018 [from 06:00 PM] – First Thursday at Keyes  @ Keyes Avenue, Rosebank (Johannesburg)

Featuring a variety of pop-ups, exhibitions, live music acts, designer products, restaurants & food trucks.

05 July 2018 [from 06:00 PM] – Exhibition Opening- In Thokoza: Place of Peace  @ Stop Sign Art Gallery (141 Bree Street Nedbank Majestic Building, Newtown, Johannesburg)

In Thokoza: Place of Peace presents a selection of photographic narratives developed by young photographers from Thokoza, who have been part of the ‘Of Soul and Joy’ photo project since its inception in 2012.

05 July 2018 [from 06:00 PM] – BLVCK BLOCK presents Escape.Collective: Floors & MOONGA K  @ 14 Reserve Street Braamfontein (Johannesburg)

BLVCK BLOCK in collaboration with Cerebral presents: Escape.Collective

Artworks on display by visual artists: Victoria Bester, Adilson De Oliveira, Adrian Fortuin, Bulumko Mbete, Thando Salman, Meko, Giggs Kgole, Luyolo Fihla, Gabriel Baard, Erick Teran

Music in the basement | R50 entrance, space is limited!

MOONGA K., Akio, Academie, Jakinda and more.

Line up times: 8pm – Academie, 9pm – Moonga K, 10pm – Floors, 11pm – Jakinda and 12am – Akio.


That’s a wrap, until next month.

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