Monday 07 October 2018 – Leading South African lifestyle and streetwear retailer Sportscene today announced the full line-up for the upcoming CAPSULE FEST going down later this month in Jozi. This year’s line-up will feature some of the new wave local acts alongside Atlanta native UNO The Activist.
Taking place on Saturday, 26th of October 2019 at Fox Junction in downtown Joburg, SA hiphop royalty Riky Rick, Nadia Nakai and K.O will headline the main stage alongside Yanga Chief and A-Reece, to name a few. Also confirmed are leaders of the news school Dee Koala, The Big Hash, Willy Cardiac, Uncle Vinny, J Molley, Uncle Partytime, Khumz Taylor and more.
Now in its third year, Capsule Fest is an urban street culture festival that celebrates, collaborate and elevate all elements of culture.
Following the success of the past 2 years, this third instalment of the CAPSULE FEST will bring together artists, music lovers, influencers, designers, creatives, sport enthusiasts, consumers and brands in an authentic celebration of SA and African street culture.
The festival will again package a unique experience offering including:
- 14 leading independent fashion brands via Brand exhibitions
- Sneaker activations with various global brands including Vans, Nike, adidas, Kappa, Champion, Converse, Dickies, Sneaker King and New Era
- Skating Park featuring a Curated skating experience with DJ Speedsta
- Various Music Talks
Due to the popularity of the music talks last year, an expanded talks component will be added this year. In partnership with Capitec’s Live Better Talks, these will feature over 44 speakers, 8 sessions and dedicated short-film screenings.
The on-site food market will play host to 11 different food vendors set to satisfy all culinary needs.
Festival goers can also expect exclusive Sneaker and merch drops on the day.
‘Capsule is a street culture festival like no other in the country. It’s so much more than just a music festival. It encompasses everything that is the culture related. From. It’s street wear, Talks, Music, and Art and even sport’, says Sportscene’s Brand Manager Lulama Mnisi. “Now in its third year, we have added elements to keep in tune with the culture and what they want. We are super amped about Capsule Fest and hope you are too’
Channel O and 5FM are the confirmed media partners.
Capsule Fest Information
Date: Saturday, 26th October 2019
Venue: Fox Junction, Downtown Jozi
Time: Doors open at 12pm. Ends at 3am
Line-Up: Uno the Activist, Riky Rick, Nadia Nakai, K.O, Yanga Chief, A-Reece, Dee Koala, The Big Hash, Willy Cardiac, Uncle Vinny, J Molley, Uncle Partytime, Khumz Taylor and many more.
Age: 13 – 24 upwards