Cape Town World Music Festival, 9-10 November 2012


Cape Town World Music Festival – Discover A World Of Music
9-10 NOVEMBER 2012

The first annual Cape Town World Music Festival has arrived. The first of its kind, The Cape Town World Music Festival will be an accessible inner-city music festival showcasing the best in World Music in a format crafted to enlighten, entertain and engage.

The festival is designed for enthusiastic fans of the genre, and also hopes to attract a new culturally curious audience. Cape Town will experience 32 acts over 2 days, placed on four unique stages, each showcasing diverse music from across the globe.

From traditional and roots music to world dance music and modern world adaptations from all continents, the festival will cater to all music lovers.

The festival will also host a series of music and industry workshops leading up to the main event at multiple venues around Cape Town, including Harrington Square, the Assembly and the Mahogany Room.
The festival will feature:

• A main day/night live music stage for both local and international artists
• A day time free stage and an intimate acoustic/listening space
• A late night Nu World dance stage featuring the best of world dance music
• A local craft market, food stalls and bars

Lineup:

Friday:
Beanstalk stage: Oliver ‘Tuku’ Mtukudzi (Zimbabwe), DJ Click Band (France), Spoek Mathambo (JHB), The Millennium Experience (Pops Mohamed, OluFemi) (JHB), Adamu (Angola/CPT),

Nu World: Toby2shoes, DJ Mighty, , Kimon, Thibo Tazz,

Saturday:
Beanstalk stage: Bholoja (Swaziland); Boom Pam (Israel), Zaki Ibrahim (JHB),Sylvestre Kabassidi In The Bottle (Congo Republic/CPT), Dirty Bounce (CPT), The Brother Moves On (JHB), Boom Pam (Israel)

Silent Revolution Stage: Madosini & Derek Gripper (CPT); Babu (CPT), Mantras4ModernMan (CPT),The Cape Town Tango Ensemble (CPT), All In One (Steve Newman, Hilton Schilder, Errol Dyers) (CPT)

Lion’s Head Stage (free): Kongo Elektro (Congo, SA), Larry Joe Live (CPT), Rumspringer (CPT), Kanimambo (Israel, Mozambique, Angola, SA), Manouche (CPT), Fletcher (CPT), DJ Mighty(CPT)

Nu World: Jakobsnake-AfroClap, DJ Invisible feat. Computer General & The Season Marimba Stars

WORKSHOPS (7-8 November) WITH:
Oliver Mtukudzi, Pops Muhammed, Evan Milton, Siyabonga Mthembu (The Brother Moves On) and more. details on: www.ctwmf.com

Ticket pricing as follows:
· Friday: R150 – All Stages
· Saturday: R250 – All Stages
· Full weekend: R320 – All Stages
· Friday night: R80 – Nu World Stage only
Lion’s Head Free stage on Saturday 10th November 12pm-7pm.

For any media inquiries please contact : Kate@voicefactory.co.za

Tickets can be brought on www.webtickets.co.za. Physical tickets by credit card at one of these visitor information centres:

BLAAUWBERG
1 Marine Drive, Table View
t: +27 (0)21 521 1080 • f: +27 (0)21 521 1099
blaauwberg@capetown.travel

CANAL WALK
Entrance 10, Centre Court, Canal Walk Shopping Centre,
Century Boulevard, Century City
t: +27 (0)21 529 9699 • f: +27 (0)21 529 9795
visitorinfo@canalwalk.co.za

CAPE TOWN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
t: +27 (0)21 934 1949
airport@capetown.travel

CAPE TOWN INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION CENTRE
Convention Square, 1 Lower Long Street
t: +27 (0)21 410 5192
cticc@capetown.travel

CITY CENTRE
Pinnacle Building, Cnr Burg & Castle Streets.
t: +27 (0)21 487 6800 • f: +27 (0)21 487 6859
central@capetown.travel

GUGULETHU
Sivuyile Campus Cnr NY1 & NY4 Guguletu
t: +27 (0)21 637 8449 • f: +27 (0)21 637 8449
gugulethu@capetown.travel

HOUT BAY
4 Andrews Road
t: +27 (0)21 791 8380 • f: +27 (0)21 791 8399
houtbay@capetown.travel

KHAYELITSHA
Look Out Hill, Cnr Mew Way & Spine Road
c: +27 (0)21 361 1101
khayelitsha@capetown.travel

KIRSTENBOSCH
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
t: +27 (0)21 762 0687 • f: +27(0)21 761 4223
kirstenbosch@capetown.travel

LANGA
Guga S’Thebe Cultural Centre,Cnr Washington and Church Streets
t: +27 (0)21 695 5098 • f: +27 (0)21 695 4981
langa@capetown.travel

MUIZENBERG
The Pavilion, Beach Road
t: +27 (0)21 787 9140 • f: +27 (0)21 787 9150
muizenberg@capetown.travel

SIMON’S TOWN
111 St Georges Street
t: +27 (0)21 786 8440 • f: +27 (0)21 786 8459
simonstown@capetown.travel

SOMERSET WEST
Southey’s Vines, 186 Main Road
t: +27 (0)21 840 1400 • f: +27 (0)21 840 1410
somersetwest@capetown.travel

TABLE MOUNTAIN LOWER CABLEWAY
Lower Cableway Station
370 Tafelberg Road
t: +27 (0)21 422 1075 • f: +27 (0)21 422 1075
tablemountain@capetown.travel

V&A WATERFRONT
V&A Waterfront
t: +27 (0)21 408 7600 • f: +27 (0)86 679 6449
info@waterfront.co.za

WILLOWBRIDGE
39 Carl Cronjè Road, Tygervalley, Bellville
t: +27 (0)21 915 4080 • f: +27 (0)21 915 4099

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