Ahhh!!!! It’s almost Africa Day and we are so excited we’re practically jumping of the walls! Come join us for another epic Market@theSheds this month in the heart if our amazingly diverse and special capital.

Date: 26 May2018 

Time: 11h00 – 20h00

Venue: 012Central, 381 Helen Joseph Street, Pretoria

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This month we’re teaming up with Windhoek & Strongbow to commemorate and enjoy the festivities of the most celebratory day in the event calendar!

This month we’re teaming up with Windhoek & Strongbow to commemorate and enjoy the festivities of the most celebratory day in the event calendar!

Date: 21 April 2018

Time: 11h00 – 20h00

Venue: 012Central, 381 Helen Joseph Street, Pretoria


The 27th of April is the country’s annual holiday of freedom, and it is therefore only fitting that we invite our guests to join us we relish in the delights of colourful nation! One wherein the traditions of various cultures and a united history are combined into one delicious brew!

The market is well-known for its profusion of well-crafted flavours, exceptional sounds and a colourful spectrum of Gauteng society, as it celebrates the skill and ingenuity of craftsmanship in the capital. The afternoon will be spent at the trendy inner-city precinct of 012Central, indulging in delicious gourmet foods and craft beers, whilst unique designer goods spread curiosity, and the smell of hand-made leather products adds to the spice of it all!

Guests can also expect an explosion of traditional jazz and contemporary African rhythms as our extensive live entertainment program offer a variety of South Africa’s most talented and nationally acclaimed artists such as African Footprint and Rubber Duc.

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Ncuthu the Firm

Uncuthu The Firm is an Umguyo music group composed of four gentlemen who specialise in Afro Pop and Afro Soul, performed in Acapella. The diverse group is highly influenced by Isixhosa; and hope to represent the possibilities a multi-cultural nation.

Mshengu Projects

The Mshengu Project is a Jazz Music project founded by Lally Tshabalala in 2013.His music is inspired by several life events he has experienced, including  the love for his daughter and family. Songs like “ Siyamthanda’s Blues” and “ Ingoma kaMama” are inspired by a projects the way he feels about the birth of his daughter and his upbringing – it is magical combination of rhythm and sincerity.

Shade Music

A singer, songwriter, poet, and storyteller, SHADE, born Ntokozo Mahlangu, blends music and literature, creating an urban contemporary sound which he describes as unconventional afro neo-soul. Hailing from KwaNdebele, a colourful village in the Mpumalanga province, SHADE returns to his love for music as he dazzling music lovers with Pretoria’s second hottest events “Poetry & Song Sessions”, Arts & Culture Hour with Thabo Mdluli on Power FM, The Rhythmic Roundtrip on Tshwane FM, Touching Base on VOW FM and Africa United Fashion Week and Swedish Embassy Culture Day.


This Multi-faceted, culturally diverse Afro / Country-Funk Jam Band takes their influences from all over Africa, jamming to complex arrangements with simplistic melodies that draws the crowd into a powerful experience, rather than watching a traditional performance. Influences include: Dave Matthews Band, Desmond & The Tutus, Mango Groove, Dr Victor & The Rasta Rebels, Vusi Mahlasela, Phish, Cat Empire, Snarky Puppy, The Grateful Dead and Nomadic Orchestra.

Rubber Duc

Since hatching in late 2013, Rubber Duc has taken the South African music scene by storm, and somewhat by surprise! Their very first single, “Ain’t Nobody Got Time for That” hit the charts at full flight and peaked at the number 2 spot on 5FM and East Coast Radio and made the top 10 on several other radio stations.

Starting out as a trio consisting of Nick Jordaan, Brendan Campbell and Sheldon Sham, the DUCs have grown not only in reputation, but also in size! Amiel Gopal has just joined the band, adding spice to their already quirky and unique sound, which they describe as “folk-swing-hop”.

They’ve gathered a fine flock of followers and a ‘duckload’ of attention. And rightfully so: their sound is fun and authentic, with cheerful, catchy melodies and clever lyrics that stick in your mind… and make you want to dance. In addition to performing original material, they do a mean job of “ducking up” covers with such playful passion and sincere joy it’s simply impossible not to like them!


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So you’ve survived the 96 days of January and rushed through February just to find that there are still ten months to go until Christmas. Don’t let this get you down though because we’ve got your back. This month we are giving you more than just another epic Market@TheSheds but also the launch of a new campaign that will re-introduce you to the vibrant colours and excitement of our beloved city!

Date: 24 February 2018

Venue: 012Central, 381 Helen Joseph Street, Pretoria CBD

Set in the heart of Pretoria, this event is a monthly gathering spot where people from all walks of life can experience the true colours of the capital! Local fashionistas, art lovers, foodies, tourists, trendsetters and socialites of all ages find themselves indulging in delicious street foods and craft cocktails, whilst collectible designer goods spread curiosity, and the smell of coffee and hand-made leather adds to the spice of it all!

Not in the mood for a modern urban market perfect for a day out on the town which features an extensive live entertainment program? Then come join us for the #LoveMyHood launch! After all the anticipation this long awaited campaign is launching the 24th of February 2018!

The aim of the Love My Hood campaign is to develop an active citizenry project in the city of Tshwane, focused on creating litter-free, environmentally-friendly and well-kept neighbourhoods where the community sees themselves as partners in working towards a more beautiful, lively and safe city.

Join us as we reignite our love affair with #Snorcity!

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A South African singer-songwriter known for his ability to raise chills with his vocal magic. His inspiration is derived from the legendary artists such as Linda Kekana, Jonathan Butler, Sam Smith, Emile Sande and John Legend to name a few. His unique contemporary style can be described as a fusion of Afro-pop, RNB, Soul and Jazz.


Sweet Voice Masters

A unique group of artists who perform different genres of music from light Opera, love songs, Traditional songs (All cultures) and Classical Gospel. Their footprint is based in the Northern side of Pretoria, with their main focus being to broaden this reach to the further outskirts of our beautiful country.


Nick May

The lead singer of The Nick May Band has become a favourite of the market and is armed with his guitar and deep baritone as he performs a wide variety of golden oldies. Influences include Michael Buble, Josh Turner, Joe Balck, Theuns Jordaan, BlackByrd and Ed Sheeran.


Music Flair

An afro soul jazz band, based in Pretoria and established in March 2014, who aspire to innovate and enhance the beauty of jazz music, Afro music & soul music. Although these are the genres they specialize in, as musicians they believe in diversity and creativity in this craft. The band bring an innovative way of how people, especially youngsters, perceive music.

“We live, move and have our being in music and the passion we have does indeed manifest in what we do.”



An established and internationally recognized Singer, Songwriter, Performer, Independent Recording Artist, Producer, Composer, Theatre Actress and Dancer. She completed her training in Musical Theatre (Music/Singing, Dance, Acting) at the renowned New York Film Academy Institution in New York City (USA) in December 2016 where received a scholarship to complete her studies. This is one performance that cannot be missed.



This Multi-faceted, culturally diverse Afro / Country-Funk Jam Band consists of the Lead Singer/Guitarist (Nick May), Electric Guitarist, Drummer, Keyboardist and Bass Guitarist. Dexterity takes their influences from all over Africa, playing to complex arrangements with simplistic melodies that draws the crowd into a powerful experience. Influences include: Dave Matthews Band, Desmond & The Tutus, Mango Groove, Dr Victor & The Rasta Rebels, Vusi Mahlasela, Phish, Cat Empire, Snarky Puppy, The Grateful Dead and Nomadic Orchestra.

Love, Life & Other Crazy Stories on 25 Feb.

In the month of February, when everything seems to be Red, Market @ the Sheds will be adding all the other colourful ingredients of being in Love with Life on 25 Feb – tomorrow.

Expect a mix of out-of-the-ordinary art, fashion, food and design and an entertaining line-up that includes classic jazz, opera, hard rock… and some magic in-between.
On the programme: Bella Voce Africa, Nhlanhla Daniel Mahlangu, Mountain Thief, Shava (Tinashe Mawire Chakawa), Jerry And The Bandits and Dmdc Band SA.

…Also.. some Salsa dancing with Salsa Spirit

More about the bands: Born in Mamelodi, Nhlanhla Mahlangu has played clarinet and saxophone since his school days.. He quickly developed the love for jazz music and began playing at some Johannesburg clubs while he was still in tertiary. Mahlangu enjoys sharing the stage with other talented artist; some of the great artist’s that he has had the privilege and honour of collaborating with include the likes of Dr Abdullah Ibrahim, Sibongile Khumalo, Ringo Madlingozi, Zulu Boy, Skwata Kamp, Vusi Mahlasela, to name a few.
Bella Voce Africa – Beautiful Voice of Africa – has a repertoire and talent that is so diverse and representative of humanity that you only need a heart and they will have something with which to touch it. The basis of their training is in classical opera, from which they have developed their own unique style which can simply be described as Neo African Classic. It is a harmonious combination of influences such as Opera, African beat and Kwaito. In their seven years of performing, they have done many performances for a variety of dignitaries such as HRH Queen Elizabeth and President Mr. J. Zuma.

Mountain thief is a Pretoria-based folk singer-songwriter, telling far-off stories of learning what it is to be human, and of higher perspectives. Taking to stage in July of 2014, he has been described as the Dylan of Gauteng, played at many respected festivals such as White Mountain and Otterlake Easter fes.. He was also the 2nd member in Whiskey Thief, a collaboration with Natalie Poppy which was an example of instant chemistry.

Shava band’s music is poetic and spiritual. It fuses elements such as jazz, reggae, contemporary pop and traditional rhythmic African sounds, with members coming from Zimbabwe, South Africa and Mozambique.

Jerry and the Bandits by have been wooing audiences in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape since 2013. They have played at the Splashy Fen and Oppikoppi Festivals. Each member of the band brings their own unique influences, ranging from blues and jazz, to alternative and indie rock.
Don’t Mind Don’t Care(DMDC) was started in high school by young up-coming creatives from Soweto Orlando. The band is known for combining jazz, rock, funk and poetry with social commentary and their sound, Hipsoulfunk, speaks to the unique reality of the South African experience.

Diverse bands, Elements of Love, Magic and a Touch of Salsa dancing to create that feel good Saturday vibe. Come over with friends and loved ones.

11am – 6pm
R30 before 1pm and R50 thereafter.
Kids, Vespa riders and cyclists enter free.

Safe Parking at 216 Sisulu street (with direct access to the market) and at the State Theatre.
The street entrance to the market is at 381 Helen Joseph street, between Du Toit and Sisulu streets. Look out for a black shipping container and 012central signage.
Tickets are available at the door or on-line at plankton.mobi

Summer in the City on 28 Jan

Sunshine, ice cream, strawberries and champagne – we’re celebrating Summer in City in the heart of Pretoria on the 28th of January.

We’ll be welcoming a variety of new artists on stage, including Thunzy Music, Tigerlily Laurie Levine & Josie Field, @Thabiso Thabethe, the very entertaining Vocabulous Gift Makhene and others. DJ Jah Humble will be throwing in some caribbean tunes.

Kaya FM 95.9 and the African Beer Emporium will be joining us, so you can look forward to lots of fun and surprises along the way.

Come hang out with friends & family and enjoy the best coffee, craft beer, fine wines, cocktails, gourmet food, laid-back music, design-, fashion- & art stalls and lots of interesting people.
Find us at 012central – the hottest address in Pretoria.
11am – 6pm
R30 before 1pm and R50 thereafter.
Kids, Vespa riders and cyclists enter free. Parking at 216 Sisulu street or at the State Theatre.

Don’t miss the Capital’s monthly inner-city market-event, celebrating local art, food, design, fashion and music!

Tickets are available at the door on on-line at the link provided.

The market is a project of the Capital Collective, an NPO driving inner city rejuvenation in the Pretoria CBD.

Market@theSheds goes Cool Capital!

Market@theSheds will be celebrating Pretoria’s own Cool Capital Arts Biennale this month. Artists and designers from around the city are invited to showcase their work.

Market@theSheds always offers a variety of local art, fashion, design, mouth-watering food, craft beers, wine, live music and most of all, a wonderful vibe. A great way to usher in Spring. The market is on from 11am to 6pm and entrance is R30 before 1pm and R50 thereafter.  012central is where all the magic happens. It is located near the State Theatre and SA Reserve Bank and there is ample safe parking nearby.

On the 24th Cool Capital which is, a platform for creatives and also an initiative that promotes an appreciation for the arts amongst the public, will be at Market@theSheds. This initiative encourages citizens to take charge, improve their environments and have fun through creative interventions. Bi-annually, a series of creative events and projects are organised under the umbrella of Cool Capital to celebrate Pretoria. The Market will be surely colourful as artist will be showing off their work celebrating both their arts and their Capital city.

It is also Heritage Day, which is all about colours, cultures and the celebration of our country’s diversity. Why not dress the part! Come over in something cool, colourful and cultural.

The market is famous for its laid back, jazzy and Afro-rock live performances.  This month’s market performance will just be as exciting. Watch the space as the bands will be announced shortly.

Let’s go Cool Capital and discover the True Colours of the Capital. Join the drive to re-awaken Pretoria’s beautiful inner-city!


  • FREE and SAFE 012Central Parking is located at 216 Sisulu Street and provides direct access to the market space. (https://goo.gl/maps/rap6ZTf7MCT2)
  • More parking at the State Theatre. The pedestrian entrance to 012Central is at 381 Helen Joseph Street (140m East of Sisulu Street).

Dates coming up: (usually on the last Saturday of the month)

  • 29 October
  • 3 December
  • 28 January
  • 25 February


Market@theSheds is a project of the Capital Collective, a non-profit organisation promoting rejuvenation efforts in the inner-city.

Please contact Mareli (mareli@capitalcollective.co.za) and/or Jana (studio@maaa.co.za) if you would like to share your art.
Market@theSheds | Capital Collective

082 632 8832

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Market@theSheds – Happy Easter Holidays!


Market@theSheds goes Ubuntu just before Easter

Just before you go on a well-deserved Easter break, we would like to invite you to join a fun day at Market@theSheds on the 19th of March.

Market@theSheds is the capital’s monthly, inner-city market-event, celebrating local Art, Food, Design, Fashion and Music, aimed at showcasing the talent and initiative of people residing in Tshwane. Described as an African urban experience, it merges the best of city markets with the flavours of South Africa’s Capital, with local entrepreneurs, designers, artists and musicians forming the bulk of the participants.

The vibey market draws a diverse group of people from all walks of life: fashionistas, art lovers, foodies, musicians, shopaholics, tourists, explorers, trendsetters and socialites of all ages. Visitors like to hang out with friends and family and enjoy the creative ambiance and quirky shopping experience with craft beer, fine wines, cocktails and gourmet food.

This month we join the #OperationUbuntu initiative. Bring your SA flag or dress in one of its colours. We want to “paint” our rainbow nation with pictures and show where our hearts lie.

Market@theSheds is an initiative of the Capital Collective, a non-profit organisation promoting rejuvenation efforts in the inner-city. It usually takes place every last Saturday of the month at 012central, the trendy, multi-space precinct development by City Property.

Musicians to look out for on the 19th, include Silver Creek Mountain Band, Simba-ci, TN Sounds and Lynol Brown. Expect a variety of blues, folk, jazz and Afro-soul.

There is free and safe parking at 216 Sisulu Street (https://goo.gl/maps/rap6ZTf7MCT2) which gives you direct access to the market. Visitors can also park at the State Theatre, 140m away from the street entrance at 381 Helen Joseph street.

Pencil the following dates into your diary to catch the market that’s an event in the city:

  • 23 April
  • 28 May
  • 25 June
  • 30 July
  • 27 August
  • 24 September
  • 29 October

Market@theSheds is the place to start the rediscovery of the Pretoria you thought you knew. Experience the true colours of the capital and join the drive to celebrate our beautiful inner-city!

Follow the market on Facebook or visit www.market@thesheds.co.za


Christmas@Freedom Park – hosted by Market@theSheds


The Festive Season in the capital just became more fun, with Market@theSheds going big at one of the city’s most beautiful locations, Freedom Park.

This year, shoppers who are looking for something different from the normal stocking filler, can explore local art, design and fashion gifts within a vibey atmosphere of music, food and drink.

Those who have been to Freedom Park, are in agreement that it is one of the most beautiful and underrated attractions in the city. The heritage site, set on 52 hectares on Salvokop Hill (between the Voortrekker Monument and Pretoria Station), overlooks the capital, offering visitors a panoramic view of Pretoria. The market will be held in the exquisite 2 000-seat amphitheatre.

With an array of more than 50 traders, music performances to indulge in, a wonderful crowd of people and tasty gourmet food, visitors won’t be disappointed.

In the spirit of the season of giving and in support of World Aids Day, market goers are encouraged to bring a gift for a child orphaned by Aids.

This original and atmospheric CBD market has been showcasing beautiful locations in the city since October 2014. Previous venues include 012Central, Pretoria Zoo, the old Fire Station, Pretoria Country Club and the old Moyo’s at Fountains Valley.

The event takes place on Saturday, 28th from 11h00 until 18h00. Entrance is R50 for adults with kids entering FREE.

The market is a project of the Capital Collective, an initiative driving public and private partnerships in aid of inner city rejuvenation.

Market@the Sheds Birthday Bash – 31 October 2015

Happy Birthday Market@theSheds!

It’s been a glorious year filled with wonderful people, places and experiences and we would like to invite you to come and celebrate it with us on the 31st of October.

Enjoy a day filled with live bands playing blues, jazz, soul and rock, with a DJ taking you into the evening for a massive Afterparty. Local artists, entrepreneurs and designers will once again be showcasing their goods and there will be a delicious variety of gourmet street food, wine, cocktails and craft beer for sale.

All of this within the vibrant and creative Pretoria CBD. Save the date and warn your friends.

Music in the Park presented by Market@theSheds

Market@theSheds is proud to present Music in the Park – A Musical Feast to celebrate Spring!

As the Capital’s monthly celebration of Art, Food, Design and Music, the market is known for its vibrant and exciting diversity with the biggest drawcard being local bands entertaining crowds with a combination of Jazz, Soul, Rock, Folk and Blues.

Music in the Park is an extension of the market, promising a day and night of great music, art, design, fashion and food.

Look forward to performances by New Creation, Urban Village, Electric Monks and more (to be announced soon).

The festival gates will open at 11h00 and bands will perform from 12h00 until 21h00 when the Dj will take over.

Entrance is R130 if you book online and R150 at the Gate. Kids under 15 pay R55 (the zoo entrance fee). All proceeds are in aid of city rejuvenation efforts by the Capital Collective.

Online Tickets available at- https://plankton.mobi/Events/EventBooking/f517d4f3-f2ed-460b-897e-753c44da1e9c

The Pretoria zoo is a beautiful setting right in the heart of the city. Expect an inclusive crowd of people from all walks of life, hang out with friends and family, enjoy craft beer, fine wines, cocktails, gourmet food, design, fashion, art and interesting people.

Ample, secure parking is available for visitors opposite and at the main entrance of the National Zoological Gardens and on the corner of Paul Kruger and Boom Streets. Security staff are on duty at all parking facilities for your peace of mind. Parking fees are R20 per vehicle.12006595_908558845889037_6459753057549032068_o