René Tshiakanyi’s

Diary of Events



Friday 26th July 2019
6 PM
Alliance Francaise de Durban

It’s that time of the year again, time to share and care as we give back to our community! Come and enjoy a delectable evening of delicious cuisine, familiar and original music in the comfortable Al Fresco Alliance Francaise de Durban courtyard – while supporting a worthwhile cause. Durban’s best (Chloe Clark, Marion Loudon, Preetesh Singh, Sibusiso Mash, Richard Ellis, and René Tshiakanyi) have come together to give their time and talents to support the work of LifeLine Durban as a way of giving back to our community. The beautiful and gracious Alice Leah shall MC the 2019 Hope Concert, While Marco Santoniccolo and the Alliance Café restaurant serve with love.

Video by: beyond Measure Productions
Photos by: Ann Elizabeth Photography
Live Streaming on Facebook by: Durban Cultural Ambassador George Louis Mthembu

Entrance fee: R100.00 pp
Tel: 0313129582

#LifelineDurban #HopeConcert2019 #CharityConcert #LiveMusic

Bastille day- CONCERT- In the CarPark

Saturday 13th of July 2019
11 AM – 2 PM
Shop 4 Silvervause Centre, Silverton Rd, Berea, Durban

We’re so very excited to announce our second CONCERT in the carPark! Bring the whole family and come celebrate the French BASTILLE DAY concert at the Silvervause Center, Musgrave. Sit back and listen to sweet sounds of René Tshiakanyi and Friends. There will be local arts and Crafts by each trader’s stall Fusion French café’s chefs and students shall serve a selection of delicious French-inspired foods.

Cost: R100pp | R30 for kids under 12. Includes mezze platter of French-inspired foods (choice of veg or meat) / Kiddies Meal

Just Tune In…

Saturday 06th of July 2019
12.30 PM to 2.30 PM
Zimbali Country Club

Life style is the art of living well. We are celebrating good food, the best fashion and it’s glamour. Great wine,  and live Music this July in Durban. Just Tune In this Saturday 06th of July at the Zimbali Country Club where I will be performing live from 12.30PM to 2.30PM.

Zimbali Country Club Booking:
032 538 1041

Sunday 07th of July 2019
1 PM to 3 PM
Piano Lounge at Ushaka Moyo

And join in on Sunday 07th of July for the Piano Lounge at Ushaka Moyo from 1PM to 3PM

Piano Lounge at Ushaka Mayo Booking:
031 332 0606

It’s Durban July!


12th of June 7.p.m

Hello Friends, I am excited to be part of the prestigious ‘Buxton’s Wine Show’. With The Smooth sound of the Piano, the relaxing sound of the acoustic guitar, I shall perform for you the songs of Jacques Brel, Edith Piaf, Joe Dassin, S. Adamo, Charles Aznavour, Carla Bruni, Florent Pagny and the best of the French Songs. Come and experience wines selected from more than 40 South African top Wine farms at the ‘Buxton Wine Show’.

When: 12th of June 7.p.m
Where: Kingfisher Convention Center & Lodge Mt Edgecombe
Entrance Fee Address: R250.00 per person (including a glass of wine)

West meets East Bridal show

Saturday 25th of May from 1.PM

Hello Friends and future brides, I am excited to invite you this Saturday 25th of May from 1 p.m, for the West meets East Bridal show at the Pavilion Shopping Center. Where I will performing Live for you.

Center management tel: 031 275 9800
Address: Jack Martens Drive, Sub 9 lot 2369

Entrance is free.


11 MAY, Saturday Lunch 11am-2pm

After a successful National musical Tour, I am so excited to announce that this Saturday 11 of May 2019, I am in Durban to Honor our Mothers. You can expect a relaxing Saturday for family Lunch with Music & Mezze. I am teaming up with the world renown Chef Shaun Smith from Fusion French Cafe for a Concert in the carPark at Silvervause Centre, Musgrave. There will also be Arts and Crafts. With my piano and my Guitar, with a repertoire of songs in French, Portuguese, English, Zulu and Afrikaans. This performance is a treat to Mothers out there.

COST: R100pp, R30 for kids under 12. Includes a Mezze plate of choice/Kiddies Meal.

Bookings on 0312026200

– Fresh bread & toasts with dips & spreads
– Pepper Steak Empanada
– Spinach and Feta Spanakopita

Happy Mothers Day!


Friday 12th and Sunday 14th April
7 pm to 9 pm on Friday and 1 pm to 3 pm on Sunday

We are back again by the beach, as Moyo Ushaka restaurant announces Live Music this Friday 12th from 7 pm to 9 pm and Sunday 14th of April from 1 pm to 3 pm. Moyo has a unique seafront bar, an eatery with floor-to-ceiling windows offering sea views with African food.

Get a better seat close to the stage, book your seat now 0313320606

Human Rights Day and Francophone week

Friday 22 March from 7 pm & Sunday 24 March from 1 pm
Moyo uShaka

Join me this Friday and Sunday at Moyo uShaka where I’ll be live on the guitar and piano bringing Francophone week to a musical close. To book your seat at Moyo Ushaka please phone 0313320606. ‘The Francofête celebrates diversity and tolerance on the occasion of Human Rights Day and Francophone week’.

To get a better seat close to the stage, book your seat now –  031 332 0606


Thursday 21 March at 1 pm
Alliance Française de Durban

Join me this Thursday at Alliance Française de Durban from 1 pm when I team up with singer Tsitsi Sachikonye, Richard Ellis on percussion and Sbonelo on Cello as we pay tribute to Edith Piath, Charles Aznavour, Joe Dassin and many more.

To get a better seat close to the stage, book your seat now –  031 332 0606


Sunday the 10th of March
Live @ Moyo Ushaka
Bell Street, Point, Durban

With its unique seafront bar, an eatery with floor-to-ceiling windows offering sea views with African food, Moyo Ushaka is proud to announce live music this Sunday 10th of March 2019 on Piano / Guitar / Vocals by René Tshiakanyi.

To get a better seat close to the stage, book your seat now –  0313320606


Thursday the 14th of Feb
7 p.m – 9 p.m
Moyo Ushaka, Point, Durban

‘Between our little fights and giggles, I do remember the joy of holding your hand, your smile that brighten up my days and most of the fact that you allowed me to be part of your life’. THIS 14TH OF FEBRUARY let us remember and celebrate the ones we love With Live Music, From 7 PM to 9 PM @ Moyo Ushaka on 1Bell street, Point. Durban

Bookings on 0313320606


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Center of Jazz and Popular Music

On the 27th, René Tshiakanyi with friends will be live at the Center of Jazz and Popular Music from 6 PM – 7:15 PM. R50 for adults, R30 for pensioners and R15 for Students. For bookings contact Thuli on:

Cell: 0027 312603385



Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th: René Tshiakanyi will be Live for the 4th time, as the entertainer at the 2015 NWJBridal fair show. From 10 AM to 2 PM at the Durban Exhibition Center opposite the Hilton Hotel Durban.

Tickets on sale at Computicket, for more information, go to



Wishing you all a lovely Easter season. René is looking forward to seeing you on the 2nd, 9th and 30th at the King Shaka Int Airport from 12 to 3 PM at the local arrival entrance. It’s an open performance to the public proudly brought to you by “I support music business.”