Soweto Int’l Jazz has a potpourri of artists lined-up

The Soweto International Jazz Festival 2019 will play host to a music and cultural exchange between South Africa and International artists and musicians.

The three day festival will highlight a strategically curated line-up with a Jazz foundation augmented by multiple genres and artists from the African continent, Caribbean countries and the USA; playing across 3 stages at Johannesburg’s new destination for large-scale family events, the GOG Gardens Soweto.

Joining already announced artists such legendary Sipho “Hotstix” Mabuse; Ernie Smith; Lady Zamar; Micasa; Grammy award winning Soweto Gospel Choir; Internationally acclaimed Pieces of a Dream and Julian Vaughn; is South African prolific Hip-Hop sensation, Nasty C;  New Orleans music legend, Jazz/Funk percussionist and singer Cyril Neville and Uptown All Stars; British multitalented, singer/rapper/producer Estelle; Multi Award Winning African Pop Singer, Amanda Black, Neo Soul singer/actor Raheem Devaughn, and highly acclaimed Grammy award winning  singer/song writer and producer Gordon Chambers.

Committed to promoting youth empowerment and women advancement, primarily with pre-events; the festival will combine social fashion trends, food and urban art to create a lifestyle experience pre and during 14-16 June 2019. Each day of the three-day festival will don a distinct theme:

June 14th – Young Kings/Queens Day; dedicated to the youth and will feature a healthy dose of Hip Hop, R&B and House Music.

June 15th –  International Day; will feature global acts with a multi genre approach.

June 16th – Inspirational Day; will feature Gospel and Jazz music.

A variety of tickets and weekend packages are available for purchase at https://soweto.vbotickets.com/event/JAZZ_FESTIVAL/3421 – including early bird tickets which are on sale for a limited time.

Be sure to look out for more exciting announcements and more artist reveals, as the countdown to Soweto International Jazz Festival begins.

Follow Soweto International Jazz Festival on social media pages for all updates.

Image (African Pop Singer Amanda Black).

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