TAU Cape Town
TAU, which means “Lion” in Setswana, is a space that has been created for like-minded individuals who appreciate the ultimate combination of the best (in the world) music, sound, lighting and a community of people of love – a diverse market who respect one another.
What many did not even realise was missing in the Mother City has finally arrived… the magnitude which can only be grasped once experienced in person. Enter TAU – Cape Town’s most intimate boutique electronic music venue, located in the heart of the De Waterkant party scene. The new venue is ideally situated at 30 Napier Street, the most popular hub of the city’s nightlife.
Friday club nights will include disco, house, tech house, deep tech and techno with either a top local or international act. Saturday evenings will be enchanted with collaborated theme nights that will be one of a kind experience.
For more on TAU and the latest news of upcoming events, join the conversation on: Facebook (TAU Cape Town) and @taucpt (Twitter & Insta).
TAU is open Friday and Saturday evenings, as well as on special occasions such as public holidays. The venue will be available for other functions during other days of the week.
Big Announcement – DJ Dave Clarke coming to TAU Cape Town
A week after officially launching, TAU, now offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity this coming Friday, 16 February.
DJ Dave Clarke, the founder and original “Man in Black” of techno music, respectfully known globally as the “Baron of Techno Music”, will be performing at TAU this Friday! Something that those in the know will label as “virtually impossible”.
As a DJ, Clarke plays out three weekends a month across Europe and the world. He showcases his skills honed for years that blow venues apart. As a key player in the Amsterdam dance industry, his “Dave Clarke Presents” event at Melkweg has sold out for the eleven consecutive years its been running.
So how did TAU manage to secure DJ Dave Clarke to perform in Cape Town?
Candice Heyns, artistic director of TAU, is a DJ herself and event organiser. She’s toured Europe as a DJ, also assisting in arranging some of the most inspiring line-ups, events and festivals on the European scene. It was during her global adventures that she impressed some of the top names in the business. This included Clarke, who has since then become both a friend and pier to Heyns.
“Dave and I are frequently in contact with one another, and when I heard of a possible visit to our shores, we left no stone unturned in order to convince him to perform this Friday” says Heyns.
Clarke also just released his first new album in 14 years, “The Desecration of Desire”, which took almost two years in the making. Electronic to the hilt, it is full of rich, dark songwriting.