Public memorial for Johnny Clegg to be held at the Sandton City Convention Centre this week

Johnny Clegg in 1998 | Georges Merillon/Gamma-Rapho/Getty Images


Music legend and activist Johnny Clegg passed away last week after a lengthy struggle with pancreatic cancer. Clegg was laid to rest in a private ceremony on Wednesday 17 July in Johannesburg.

A memorial service has been arranged for the public to pay their respects to the legendary singer on Friday 26 July, at 12:30 at the Sandton Convention Centre, 161 Maude St, Sandton, Johannesburg.

Entree to Clegg’s memorial is free but in order to reserve a seat, you will need to collect a ticket at any Computicket outlet. There will also be an unreserved standing area fro those without seated tickets.

Johnny Clegg’s family has thanked the public for their of support during their time of loss and have asked that donations be made to The Click Foundation through the Friends of Johnny Clegg campaign instead of sending or laying flowers.

Watch an incredible 2018 tribute to Johnny Clegg by some of SA’s top artists below and read more on the latest local news right here.

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