Investing in Local Talent

Suncoast Casino, Hotels and Entertainment believes so much in investing in local musical talent, they began monthly music sessions called SUNDAY BEATS!

Sunday Beats are free monthly music performances that take place at the SUNCOAST Amphitheatre monthly on a Sunday from 14h00 to 16h00. Local artists from all over KwaZulu-Natal are invited to perform at each event with Suncoast paying the artists and assisting them in the promotion of their gig during that month.

Musicians who have stepped onto the Sunday Beats stage range from well-known local artists such as Chloe Clark, The Kickstands, Gus Brown band and Heels Over Head to name but a few.

“Before local artists become national and even international artists, they have to first gain an audience and a following at home. This was one of the reasons why we started Sunday Beats. To empower and support our local musicians” says SUNCOAST Marketing Manager, Louise Howell.

Through Sunday Beats, Suncoast has also assisted in creating a vibrant and lively atmosphere along the popular Golden Mile, which on weekends is packed with sandcastle builders, joggers, cyclists, rickshaw operators, Segway riders, surfers, skateboarders and more.

“We are hoping to build on the successes of Sunday Beats by introducing other platforms that will not only highlight the diversity of talent in Durban and KZN but also boost the local economy” says Louise Howell

Upcoming artists that will be performing at the next Sunday Beats sessions include:

  • Zoe The Seed – Sunday, 28 August
  • Just Eddie – Sunday, 04 September
  • 5th Season – Sunday, 25 September

For more information on Sunday Beats or if you would like to perform you can contact Sameera Pillay on or visit the events section on


Influenced by the Art Deco style of Miami South Beach, SUNCOAST Casino, Hotels & Entertainment is Durban’s leading gamer-tainment destination. It boasts unparalleled atmosphere from its location on Durban’s stretch of palm-lined beaches known as the Golden Mile and is within walking distance of the iconic Moses Mabhida Stadium.

Winner of the BMW Supertech KZN Top Business Award – Tourism Category 2014, voted KwaZulu-Natal’s “Best Casino” for the 13th year running, in the 2016 Daily News Your Choice Awards, the 2014 Ask Afrika Orange Index customer service award winning in the Casino Industry category, and recipient of the 2016 certificate of excellence by TripAdvisor.

SUNCOAST Casino, Hotels and Entertainment continues to be an integral part of the Durban entertainment scene.

SUNCOAST has a gaming floor of over 7,000m2, with coinless SMART technology, 1,600 slot machines, 67 gaming tables, and an exclusive Salon Prive called 77 Ocean Drive for higher limit slots and tables.

SUNCOAST’s leisure, dining and retail options include 13 restaurants and fast food outlets, a kids’ entertainment arcade and an 8-screen Cinecentre cinema complex.

SUNCOAST opens onto a boardwalk which links to uShaka Marine World to the south and Moses Mabhida stadium and Blue Lagoon to the north.

There is a superb grassed area between SUNCOAST and the beach offering loungers and umbrellas for the beachgoer.

The SUNCOAST Durban complex also offers 5-star conference and eventing venues plus superior accommodation at the sea-facing Suncoast Towers and SunSquare Suncoast with its Balinese-style spa and stylish Jeera Restaurant.

SUNCOAST Casino, Hotels & Entertainment is owned by Tsogo Sun Gaming.



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