Kirstenbosch Summer Concerts 2014-2015

kirstenbosch summer concerts


The weather in South Africa has turned for the better and as a nation we find ourselves barreling towards Summer and then the Kirstenbosch Summer Concerts for the 2014-2015 season. This year the roster is filled with a stellar list of artists at acts to keep you more than entertained on Sundays for the whole of the Summer down in Cape Town. The Botanical Gardens are one of the most celebrated venues in the World and offer up a unique opportunity to picnic, take in some good music alongside catching some rays.

The lineup for the year is as follows:

November 2014

23 Nov The Soil (2)
30 Nov National Youth Orchestra 50th Birthday Concert with Barbara Hendricks (USA) (2)

December 2014

4, 5 Dec  The Lumineers
7 Dec  Just Jinjer (2)
14 Dec  Oliver Mtukudzi (ZIM) (2)
18, 19, 20, 21 Dec  Kirstenbosch Carols
28 Dec  Hot Water (1)
31 December  New Year’s Eve concert: Mango Groove & Arno Carstens

January 2015

4 Jan  Prime Circle (2)
11 Jan  The Parlotones (3)
18 Jan  Matthew Mole & Tailor (2)
25 Jan  Jimmy Nevis (2)

February 2015

1 Feb The Cape Philharmonic Orchestra (2)
8 Feb Freshlyground (2)
15 Feb Performers to be announced
22 Feb Cape Town Folk ‘n Acoustic Music Festival (1)

March 2015

1 Mar Goldfish (2)
8 Mar Mi Casa (2)
15 Mar Al Bairre & Shortstraw (1)
21 Mar Performers to be announced
22 Mar Beatenberg & Gangs of Ballet (1)
29 Mar Johnny Clegg (3)

April 2015

5 April Jeremy Loops (2)


Ticket Prices

  Rate  1 Rate 2 Rate 3 Rate 4
Adults R100 R135 R160 R365
Youth  (6-21 yrs with ID) R75 R100 R130 R365
Bot Soc members (with card) R90 R120 R140 R365


Concert Tickets

Tickets for all Sunset Concerts are available online from 

Redeem your e-ticket at the Kirstenbosch Ticket Offices on any day after purchasing them, including concert day.

Only if concerts are not sold-out online, will tickets be available at Kirstenbosch from the Tuesday before each concert.

All Kirstenbosch concerts take place irrespective of rain. Regret no refunds are issued.

When you purchase your concert tickets through Webtickets you will be eligible for reduced hotel rates from Southern Sun Hotel Newlands. See for details.

Concert Times

Gates open at 16h00.  Concerts are held between 17h30 and 19h00.

Dos and Don’ts

Please enjoy the concert and abide by the following:

  • Do take all your litter home, the concert venue is bin-free.
  • Do leave the garden by 20h00.
  • Do respect the peace and cleanliness of adjacent residential areas when leaving.
  • Don’t smoke in the audience.
  • Don’t sit on deckchairs that obstruct the view of the stage.
  • Don’t climb on the stage or enter flower beds.
  • Don’t leave litter in our World Heritage Site.

Picnic Hampers

Available from Moyo Restaurant Kirstenbosch (021 762 9585) or the Kirstenbosch Tea Room (021 797 4883).  Refreshments will be on sale at all the concerts.


Cars displaying disabled parking disks and in possession of redeemed concert tickets will be given special parking in the service area 400m past the main entrance off Rhodes Drive.

Download a map (pdf) of parking facilities for the Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts.

Contact details

Concert info: 021 799 8783/8620/8773

Facebook fan page: Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts

Twitter: @KirstenboschNBG

Please note that the Kirstenbosch Carols, the New Year’s Eve concert featuring Mango Groove & Arno Carstens and the Lumineers concerts do not form part of the Summer Sunset Concert series and are included in the line-up for information purposes only.

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One Comment

    They play the best concerts, and the venue is perfect!!!
    PLS PLS PLS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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