Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts Full 2019/2020 Lineup

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Press Release

Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts in association with Old Mutual released the list of artists performing in the upcoming season and features a diverse mix of genres with fresh, exciting new talent on offer, as well as many much-loved favourites. The concert season, which starts on Sunday 24 November 2019, has become a much anticipated outdoor music event in Cape Town, where families and friends flock in their droves to soak up world-class live music in a unique and awe-inspiring open-air setting.

The 2019/2020 line-up kicks off with Crimson House who will be launching their Bounceology album, the show promises to deliver a sensational mix of afro-Balkan, gypsy-blues and cabaret rock that is designed to make you bounce! Newcomers to KBrocks – Southern Wild will open the stage for Crimson house with their alternative rock shifting between rock, neo-soul and folk.

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This inaugural show leads the way for a diverse range of exceptional artists such as Jo Black, Craig Lucas, Paxton Fielies, Black Motion, Amanda Black, Kwesta, Sjava, Prince Kaybee, Sho Madjozi, Shekinah, Unathi and Hip Hop sensation AKA – who is taking to the Kirstenbosch stage for the first time. Favourites that will return include Spoegwolf, Matthew Mole, Sun El Musician and Simmy, Lady Zamar, Jeremy Loops, Goldfish, Jimmy Nevis, Mi Casa, Goodluck, Tresor and Watershed – who will be kicking off their 20 year anniversary tour.

The Cape Town Folk ‘n Acoustic Music Festival will be taking place once again, as well as the much loved Christmas Carols, hosted by the Rotary. In addition to this, a special New Year’s Eve concert is scheduled with performances from Freshlyground, who will be joined by Nomadic Orchestra and Native Young. This will be the last time that Freshlyground will be playing together and promises a not to be forgotten end to 2019.

Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts 2019/2020 official line-up
24 Nov 2019Crimson House/Southern WildR170/p – R220/pBOOK NOW
1 Dec 2019Black Motion/Amanda BlackR170/p – R220/pBOOK NOW
8 Dec 2019WatershedR170/p – R220/pBOOK NOW
12, 13, 14, 15 Dec*Christmas Carols – Hosted Rotary ClubR25/p – R125/pBOOK NOW
22 Dec 2019Shekinah/UnathiR170/p – R220/pBOOK NOW
29 Dec 2019GoldfishR170/p – R220/pBOOK NOW
Tue 31 Dec 2019*NYE: Freshlyground /Nomadic Orchestra/Native YoungR435/pBOOK NOW
5 Jan 2020Jimmy Nevis/Craig Lucas/Paxton FieliesR170/p – R220/pBOOK NOW
12 Jan 2020Mi CasaR170/p – R220/pBOOK NOW
19 Jan 2020The Cape Town Philharmonic OrchestraR170/p – R220/pBOOK NOW
26 Jan 2020Goodluck/TresorR170/p – R220/pBOOK NOW
2 Feb 2020Kwesta/SjavaR170/p – R220/pBOOK NOW
8 Feb 2020 *Yo-Yo Ma (International Concert)R900/pBOOK NOW
9 Feb 2020AKAR170/p – R220/pBOOK NOW
16 Feb 2020Cape Town Folk ‘n Acoustic Music FestivalR170/p – R220/pBOOK NOW
23 Feb 2020Spoegwolf/Jo BlackR170/p – R220/pBOOK NOW
1 Mar 2020Matthew MoleR170/p – R220/pBOOK NOW
8 Mar 2020Prince Kaybee/Sho MadjoziR170/p – R220/pBOOK NOW
15 Mar 2020Sun El Musician and Simmy/Lady ZamarR170/p – R220/pBOOK NOW
22 Mar 2020Cape Town OperaR170/p – R220/pBOOK NOW
29 Mar 2020Jeremy LoopsR170/p – R220/pBOOK NOW
5 Apr 2020Andrew Young and Don VinoR170/p – R220/pBOOK NOW

Book tickets online at Webtickets.

Please note that Webtickets is the only online ticketing partner. Kirstenbosch cannot guarantee that tickets purchased from third parties will be valid.

For more information visit our website page or follow us on social media and also tag us in your #KBRocks experiences.

Details at a glance

Where: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Rhodes Drive, Newlands, Cape Town
When: 24 November 2019 to 5 April 2020
Times: Gates open 16h00, concerts start time varies 17h00/17h15/17h30, concerts end at 19h00.

Concert tickets: Adults: R220, Youth (age 6 to 21 with ID): R170, children under 6 years do not require a concert ticket. *Christmas Carols, *New Year’s Eve and *International Performances have separate rates for adults and children.

Concert info: 021 799 8783/8620/8773

Note: Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts are picnic-style, so bring a blanket and a picnic basket. All concerts take place irrespective of rain. Regret no refunds are issued. The Kirstenbosch concert arena is a non-smoking venue, there will be no designated smoking areas available. Smoking is prohibited in all areas of the concert arena (this includes all smoking tobacco, e-cigarettes and vaporizers).

Social media details

Official hashtag: #KBRocks
Twitter: @KirstenboschNBG
Instagram: @KBRocks
Facebook: @KirstenboschSummerSunsetConcerts
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