Johannesburg, 9 March 2018: Some of the freshest rappers and vocalists working in Africa today have been added to the already big-name line-up for the explosive One Source Live.
It’s one of Africa’s biggest and most exciting festivals where more than 20 top artists and creatives appearing on two stages, in one venue, on Saturday, March 24. Tickets which cost R290 – and allow concertgoers to attend both the packed day and night programmes – are selling fast.
Newly announced names appearing at this not-to-be-missed smorgasbord of music and art include J Molley, Thando Nje, Una Ramz, Marley Bloo, Muzi and incredible mix-masters, DJ Rico, Gemini Major and DJ Jawz.
Already announced for One Source Live are the legendary kwaito outfit Bongo Maffin, Nigerian reggae-dancehall star Patoranking and Gqom music pioneer DJ Maphorisa who will all be appearing on The Source main stage with host, rap star Khuli Chana.
There’s also a veritable feast of musical talent on the Rainforest stage with MC Sho Madjozi, raw rapping and lyrical artist Youngsta and the newly announced list of performers.
Once Source Live is an all-day festival with a difference as it celebrates the transformative power of African creativity spanning music, fashion, art and photography. With a day and night programme, the event takes place in multiple spaces at 1 Eloff Precinct in downtown Jo’burg.
The day time excitement will include a specially built market showcasing African creativity, The Market of Art, and a host of fabulous food trucks while festivalgoers can also chill at Hangout Jozi and the Absolut Vodka Village.
Beyond the great musical thrills on offer, leading African creatives taking part include multimedia visual artist Trevor Stuurman, Senegalese artist Fabrice Monteiro and world renowned Kenyan photographer, Osborne Macharia.
Buy your tickets at a cost of R290 now on One Source Live for this concert with a difference.
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The Absolut Company has the worldwide responsibility for the production, innovation and strategic marketing of Absolut Vodka, the world’s fifth largest spirits brand. Every bottle of Absolut Vodka comes from one source, Åhus in southern Sweden. This ensures that the vodka is produced with a climate neutral process that is environmentally sustainable. Absolut is a leading brand that support progressive course by communities like LGBT rights, and celebrates African creativity by enabling ground breaking collaborations among Africa’s new breed of creative revolutionaries. The Absolut Company is a part of Pernod Ricard, which holds one of the most prestigious brand portfolios in the sector.
About One Source Live
One Source Live is an event that celebrates African creativity by bringing together a list of African artists, musicians, fashion designers and photographers to collaborate. Led by Absolut ambassador and creative revolutionary Khuli Chana, these artists are coming together to tell a new, uplifting, and positive story about Africa as the creative engine of the world. One Source Live is inspired by ABSOLUT Vodka’s one source philosophy. Unlike most other vodkas, Absolut is entirely produced from one source in Ahus, Sweden. Hence, OSL aims to remined people that we all come from one source, Africa; the one source of humanity and the source of creativity.