In just over a month the Cape Town International Convention Centre will once again come to life as the sweet sounds of jazz ensembles fill the air. The magic takes place across five stages, which are hosting some of the world’s most acclaimed jazz artists.
The Jazz Fest is the largest music event in sub-Saharan Africa, accommodating more than 35 000 music lovers. Affectionately known as Africa’s Grandest Gathering, the two-day event promises to be an unforgettable experience as 40 inspiring artists prepare to pull out all the stops.
The much-anticipated 2015 stellar line-up includes local and international artists and acts:
This event also offers training and development to growing artists and professionals of the future. These outreach programmes take place over a six-week period leading up to the event – and will look to sustain the growth of the entertainment industry as a whole. The programmes encompass school–goers from selected arts and culture focus schools, to professional journalists and photographers looking for greater insight in which to expand their careers.
Look out for upcoming profiles on some of the artists performing at this year’s event, as we seek to uncover their passion for music!