CAN YOU DIG THIS?!? Captonians – brace yourselves for the first festival of its kind to hit South Africa is landing on our doorstep! The Cape Town World Music Festival takes off on November the 9th for 2 days of World class music pleasure with the likes of 32 acts, placed on four unique stages, showcasing diverse music from across the globe.
The festival will span from Harrington Square to the Assembly and the Mahogany Room featuring a main day/night live music stage with both local and international artists, a day time free stage, an intimate acoustic/listening space and a late night Nu World dance stage featuring the best of world dance music. The festival will also host a series of music and industry workshops as a build up to the main event, as well as host a day time local craft market, food stalls and bars on event days.
From traditional and roots music to world dance music and modern world adaptations from all continents, the festival aims to cater for all music lovers. For more deets check out the Cape Town World Music Festival website or hook up with them on Facebook. Get your tickets now through Webtickets.
Cape Town World Music Festival 2012 Lineup:
Beanstalk stage: Oliver ‘Tuku’ Mtukudzi (Zimbabwe), DJ Click Band (France), Spoek Mathambo (JHB), Pops Mohamed, OluFemi (The Millennium Experience), Adamu (Angola/CPT)
Nu World Stage: Toby2shoes, DJ Mighty, Bateleur & Ntone Edjabe
Beanstalk stage: Bholoja (Swaziland); Boom Pam feat. Eyal Talmudi (Israel), Freshlyground, Zaki Ibrahim, Sylvestre Kabassidi In The Bottle (Congo Republic/CPT), Dirty Bounce (CPT), The Brother Moves On (JHB)
Silent Revolution Stage:
Madosini & Derek Gripper, Babu, Mantras4ModernMan, The Cape Town Tango Ensemble, All In One (Steve Newman, Hilton Schilder, Errol Dyers)
Lion’s Head Stage (free):
Kongo Elektro (Congo, SA), Larry Joe Live, Rumspringer, Kanimambo (Israel, Mozambique, Angola, SA), Manouche, Fletcher, DJ Mighty, Taleswapper
Nu World: Jakobsnake-AfroClap, DJ Invisible feat. Computer General & The Season Marimba Stars, Kimon, Christian Tiger School
Lion’s Head Free stage on Saturday 10th November 12pm-7pm.
WORKSHOPS (8-9 November) WITH:
Oliver Mtukudzi, Pops Muhammed, Evan Milton, Siyabonga Mthembu (The Brother Moves On) and more. details on: www.ctwmf.com
Ticket pricing as follows:
· Friday: R150 – All Stages pass
· Saturday: R250 – All Stages pass
· Full weekend: R320 – All Stages pass
· Friday night: R80 – Nu World Stage only