New Years Plans Sorted! AFROPUNK Joburg Lineup
29 May 2019
We know its only May but we are definitely planning ahead and getting our tickets to this years AFROPUNK Joburg. Last night all the cool kids, Braam lords, punk, Likers of Things and absolutely unique individuals gathered in Braamfontein for the reveal of the 3rd annual AFROPUNK Festival. New Years Eve….Check!
AFROPUNK, the world-renowned festival and movement, has announced the lineup for its critically acclaimed, two-day-long annual celebration, AFROPUNK Joburg. AFROPUNK Joburg’s 2019 edition continues to feature one of the most exciting and inclusive festival lineups in the world. Headlining the festival this year are, Grammy Award-winning singer, Solange and funk/R&B artist Miguel. Additionally, DMV rapper Goldlink will make his debut on the African continent, while his longtime collaborator Masego will bring his trap-house-jazz vibes. Boundary-pushing artist Rico Nasty is expected to get the crowd bouncing with her “sugar trap”, while Durban-based GQOM duo, Distruction Boyz are set to bring the house down. Additional acts include Busiswa, Sho Madjozi, Zoë Modiga, Morena Leraba, Darkie Fiction, with many more artists to be announced. (Full lineup below).
The 2019 theme is WE SEE YOU, a message that brings together AFROPUNK ideology and the people who support it, under the banner of acknowledgment, and in resistance to those who strive to oppress.
Seeing is believing. Seeing is understanding. Seeing is supporting.
We, the people, see you.
We see you.
Continuing with their commitment to the support of South African creatives, AFROPUNK, will debut Sho Madjozi to at their Atlanta festival this year, Muzi at AFROPUNK Paris as well as seven South African artist in Brooklyn including DJ Kenzhero.
Aside from major music talent from all over the globe, the festival encompasses Bites&Beats food experience, Activism Row and the SpinThrift Market, as well as the chance to earn tickets via the AFROPUNK Army Earn-a-Ticket programme. The build-up to the festival includes a Battle of the Bands, which seeks to unearth new local music talent and gives the winners an opportunity to play on the festival stage.
Dates: 30 – 31 December 2019
Venue: Constitution Hill in Johannesburg
Tickets: Available from afropunk.com Prices range from R600.00 for a daily admission ticket, R1 100.00 for a general weekend pass and VIP packages are priced at R 2 900.00.
Live performances, fashion, food, talks, and everything punk will be your two-day experience at the 2019 AFROPUNK Joburg. Book your tickets early. See you there!
For more information on the festival, its theme and tickets visit www.afropunk.com or keep it social on their handles below:
YouTube: AFROPUNK TV
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