The Cape Town World Music Festival, newly-named the Cape Town Nu World Festival, will bring a taste of Africa to Cape Town City Hall on Mandela Day weekend – 17th and 18th July 2015, it’s third year. The two day music festival will offer event-goers a unique experience, which will inspire, unite and educate by representing South Africa (and beyond) in a journey of musical discovery.
KwaMashu-born Rikhado Makhado, popularly known as Riky Rick, is an accomplished producer, writer, rapper and actor. Riky, who was introduced to the music industry in a recording studio session with Bongani Fassie, this son of South African music legend Brenda Fassie, has had a phenomenal year and has enjoyed major succes with hit singles “Nafukwa”, […]
Main Stage / Friday
Card On Spokes
Card On Spokes is a South African artist based out of Cape Town. He performs and releases a unique style of future bass music with chunky rhythms, textured harmonies, and lyrical melodic stylings. With 4 EPs out, he continues to spread his music across South Africa – including reaching number 1 on the YFM ‘Tha […]
DJ Stage / Friday
Majozi is a proudly South African musician from the coastal city of Durban who wears his heart on his sleeve. Literally. He has tattoos dedicated to Jesus and to his mother two very defining aspects of his life, both of which inspire the music he writes. At the age of thirteen, he started to […]
Main Stage / Saturday
‘Wild & Wise’ will be the theme for this year’s festival. This interesting juxtaposition of old & new, of the knowing & naïve, will bring some exciting collaborations; pairing local music legends with fresh, up-and-coming artists. The Cape Town Nu World Festival 2015 is set to offer event-goers a unique, culturally diverse, socially inclusive and proudly African musical experience.
The event will run over two evenings on 17th and 18th July. Three different stages will cater to the diverse audience - a seated stage for more intimate performances, a main arena for larger acts, and a late night DJ stage playing beats from all over Africa and the world. The festival will also host a number of TED-style talks and a yet to be revealed programme of workshops & fringe events set to take place all over the city.