Chinchilla Moments


Monthly mixes, recorded live from Chinchilla, are available RIGHT HERE for live streaming

A musical journey that forever captures those special Chinchilla moments – brought to you by our resident DJ Tess


Resident DJs

Sunset at Chinchilla is heralded with live DJ sets. Come Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the music comes alive as our resident international DJs Tess Prins and Charles Webster hit the decks from late afternoon until sunset. Their singular priority will be to take you on an incredible musical journey from start to end. Check out Tess and Charles’ BIO below to get you in the groove. Don’t forget to make your booking and capture your own special Chinchilla moment.

DJ Tess


Tess’ passion for deep, soulful, sexy and sensual house music comes to life when she’s on deck duty. It’s never work for Tess. She loves to play to a live audience where she can share her passion and global music collection with like-minded souls.

A global traveler, with global residencies, Cape Town is where Tess loves most to play. And there is no better place to play than outdoors from late afternoon until sunset. There is no better soundtrack to Summer.

Chinchilla rooftop café & bar will be Tess’s home every Friday and Saturday from 4:30-8pm. Please join her as she shares her music journey creating magical Chinchilla moments with you.




DJ Dino Michael

Dino Michael has been DJ’ing for 30 years locally and internationally to very diverse crowds.He has a knack for knowing what people want to hear and what gets the dance floor pumping.He started off in the township clubs surrounding Pretoria and progressed to clubs all over SA.

His true passion and love is Deep Soulful house and this you can hear in his Dj sets and radio show – He has played alongside many top Djs from around the world and SA with the likes of Rocco, Ralf Gum, Christos, Atjazz, Charles Webster etc just to mention a few. He opened up South Africa’s premier dance music store – DJ Syndicate in 1991, supplying Africa with the best 12” vinyl records from all over the world for almost 2 decades.

DJ Syndicate became a household name and synonymous with upfront quality House Music. He has released several cds and 12” records domestically and internationally and still produce today.

Chinchilla Moments

Imagine chilling out on one of Chinchilla’s comfortable sofas, overlooking the sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean and Table Mountain, whilst listening to Chinchilla’s grooves, sipping on cocktails, and nibbling on your cafe-style favourites. NOW that’s a Chinchilla moment- a special moment captured forever.

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