A blockbuster contingent of music over 6 days, alongside South African heavyweights in Jozi.
April 3 – 8, 2018
UK grime star Skepta joins the lit line up of SA Red Bull Music Festival. Red Bull Music festival, which takes place between Tuesday, 03 April and Sunday, 08 April will feature 80 artists performing in various Jozi venues over 6 days. Skepta will perform at Fox Junction on Saturday, 07 April, the main festival event featuring 3 stages showcasing future beats, RnB, deep house and over 4 different genres.
The London grime star dropped his first EP Vicious on Halloween last year since the release of Konnichiwa in 2015 featuring A$AP Rocky, Lil B and the London rap crew Section Boyz. The album hit maker joins a contingent of local and Pan African stars 340Million, DJ Stingray and Egyptian lover who will all be performing at FOX Junction on Saturday 7 April 2017.
Skepta had been at the forefront of Grime for over 10 years and fans can expect to see an exhilarating show featuring iconic SKEPTA tracks such as Shutdown, Man and That’s Not Me.
Saturday, April 7 sees modern soul music trailblazers Shekhinah, Langa Mavuso, 340 Million, Gina Jeanz and legendary ghetto funk pioneer Egyptian Lover and SKEPTA take over Fox Junction. The venue will have three captivating stages which will cater for diverse music tastes. Audiences will enjoy new genres such as trip hop, house future R&B and everything in between.
Red Bull Music Festival Johannesburg is a global celebration of 20 years of the Red Bull Music Academy. The Academy is a world-traveling series of music workshops and festivals. Festival goers of all ages visiting the city will undoubtedly celebrate Johannesburg in its legendary light. The festival has been held in various cities including Los Angeles, New York City and Paris and espouses the values of the RBMA: to create, collaborate and celebrate the SA music scene.
Tickets to the Red Bull Music Festival are available on www.redbullmusicfestivaljhb.com, priced from R100 – R350.
For more information on the Red Bull Music Festival, please visit www.redbullmusicfestivaljhb.com