Africa’s Grandest Gathering, the Cape Town International Jazz Festival (CTIJF), is bringing some of the best musicians to the Mother City.
The CTIJF will take place on 27 and 28 March 2020 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC).
Here are 5 reasons not to miss the festival:
1. A stellar line-up
Taking to the stage at CTIJF 2020 will be some of the best local and international music icons, including PJ Morton, Jacob Collier, Abdullah Ibrahim, Jonathan Butler - with special guest Candy Dulfer, Kwetu Trio (featuring Aaron Rimbui, Herbie Tsoaeli and Ayanda Sikade), Lira, Mandisi Dyantyis, MF Robots and Nduduzo Makhathini.
More top artists will be announced over the next few weeks.
2. Celebrate 21 years of jazz excellence
This year the CTIJF will celebrate their 21st anniversary with a legacy of over 640 musicians who have performed at the annual festival over the last two decades.
3. Bigger and better
The CTIJF is the biggest festival in sub-Saharan Africa, and annually sees over 34 000 Festinos enjoying their favourite jazz and popular music artists on stage.
Added to this, the festival presents an annual Free Community Concert held on Greenmarket Square on Wednesday 25 March 2020.
4. Go beyond the stage
Your CTIJF ticket goes towards growing local talent and creating jobs. The festival’s reach goes far beyond the music industry, with 37 424 jobs created over the last 20 years.
The festival is also building the local economy, and created an economic contribution of almost R700 million last year.
5. Build the next generation of musicians
The CTIJF is passionate about developing local talent and, through its Sustainable Training and Development programme, ensures that each year young and emerging talent is represented on the Festival’s stage.
General access tickets are available at Computicket at R999 for a Weekend Pass and R649 for a Day Pass.
VIP hospitality packages are on sale now, with two-day festival experiences starting from R2999 (excluding VAT).
Contact Samantha Pienaar on 021 671 0506 or email [email protected].
Visit www.capetownjazzfest.com/hospitality for more information.