Calling all Joburgers! Make sure this one is in the calendar, as we prepare for a celebration of Mzanzi’s greatest sounds at The Red Bull Music Festival scheduled for 3 – 8 April this year!
The line up features 340ml, Trompies, DJ Oskido, Admiral & Jahseed, Tira, Distruction Boyz, DJ Okapi, Zara Julius, Stiff Pap, Audioboyz and many more…and this year is set to raise the bar for the 2018 South African music-festival calendar with an exhilarating musical experience that will not only celebrate our rich music history but also the art, fashion and events that have spurred the evolution of SA urban music culture over the past two decades. .
A light will be shone onto the musical pioneers and unsung heroes who continue to inspire new artists such as Moonchild Sannelly and Stiff Pap
Following the hugely successful Red Bull Music Academy Weekender and Red Bull Culture Clash events in 2016 and 2017 respectively, the flagship Red Bull Music Festival (RBMF) event will boast a blockbuster contingent of eighty local, pan-African and global acts set to take over Joburg for six days.
The festival will feature an array of musical genres, which play a pivotal role in shaping the SA music landscape. Everyone from upcoming jazz soul sensation Langa Mavuso to the West Coast hip hop inspired electro DJ, Egyptian Lover through to Durban’s King and Red Bull Culture Clash winner DJ Tira all the way to the reggae duo Admiral and Jahseed will be taking to the stage at the festival.
The multi-venue event will fall onto urban dancefloors that hold an immortal place in SA’s musical history, including visits to genre-defining neighborhoods and communities in Braamfontein, Soweto and Newtown..
The festival has been held in various cities including Los Angeles, New York City and Paris and espouses the
values of the RBMA: to create, collaborate and celebrate the SA music scene.
Ticket prices range from R 100 – R 350