2020 Local Gig Guide

Planning a trip anytime soon? Before you do, have a look at these upcoming events and not to be missed photo opportunities!

  • 1 February, J&B Sun Met, Kenilworth Racecourse, Cape Town 

The Sun Met brings racing enthusiasts and fashionistas together to celebrate and witness the thrill of Africa’s Richest Race Day. Under the 2020 theme, African Luxury: Visionaries, Cape Town’s most prestigious horse-racing event will combine high-end fashion with world-class entertainment – both on and off the race track. The Sun Met is a celebration of luxury. Book now at http://sunmet.co.za/tickets/, R200 gets you General Access.

  • 6 – 9 February, Up The Creek Music Festival in Swellendam

The 30-year reunion at the Breede River has everything needed for a great festival. Food and live music alongside the calming water of the river, it doesn’t get any better. With 27 confirmed artists, the likes of Francois van Coke, The Kiffness, Rob van Vuuren (Comedian), Albert Frost and many more. Tickets can be purchased on howler.co.za. This is a cashless event, make sure to read the fine print.

  • 7 March, Huawei Kday, Meerendal Wine Estate, Cape Town

Inspired by the new Huawei Nova 5T, the Cape’s hottest festival is back. A family-friendly day with your favourite Kfm presenters, live music and great food. The stage will be filled with artists like Craig Lucas, Emo Adams, Tarryn Lamb, Goodluck, Jimmy Nevis, Mango Groove, Mi Casa, Rowlene, Shekhinah, The Kiffness, Timo ODV, and Youngsta CPT. Head over to www.kfm.co.za to get your tickets. Ticket prices for the KFM Chill Zone (No Under 18’s) R 550, Adult general access R 320, Children under 12 general access R 165.

  • 27 – 28 March, Cape Town International Jazz Festival, Cape Town

Known as Africa’s Greatest gathering, the CTIJF will be returning for the 21st time. Tickets are on sale and the line-up promises to be incredible. The event will be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC). Go to Computicket to purchase a WEEKEND PASS for the special anniversary price of R 999, visit www.capetownjazzfest.com for more information.

  • April, AfrikaBurn, Tankwa Town

For an experience like no other, the Tankwa Karoo National Park in the Northern Cape is the place to be. Cycle, dance and indulge in the art installations scattered around the desert. For tickets and more, head to https://www.afrikaburn.com/the-event/tickets, to buy a ticket, you need to have registered a Burner Bio – and if you’re buying more than one ticket, the recipient also needs to have registered a Burner Bio for you to complete the purchase.

  • 4 July, Vodacom Durban July –  Greyville Racecourse, Durban

One of the most anticipated events on the social calendar, a South African Thoroughbred horse race, held annually on the first Saturday in July at Greyville Racecourse. Durban July fashion is typically very elegant and there’s always plenty of bespoke dresses, suits, and hats on show, the 2020 Vodacom Durban July theme is “Stars of Africa”. For tickets head over to www.vodacomdurbanjuly.co.za

The above information is subject to change and more information can be obtained from the event websites.