Red Bull Music Academy Weekender Johannesburg

Red Bull Music Academy Weekender Johannesburg
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Starts: Thursday, 1 September, 2016 12:00pm

Ends: Sunday, 4 September, 2016 09:00pm

Event Details

This September, Johannesburg joins Tokyo, Vienna, Warsaw and Stockholm as a host city for the world renowned Red Bull Music Academy Weekender. For the first time, Jozi will experience the scale and diversity which earned this festival a place in the global music festival calendar.

Join us from the 1st to the 4th of September for over 60 local, African and international acts across seven venues including club nights, live music, exhibitions, lectures, workshops and cultural music experiences.

The full artist line up is now available on

Ticket sales are limited, pre-sales have exceeded expectations. Head over and grab yourself a place in this historical event. Full program to be released soon.


The lineup will play across six iconic music venues in and around downtown Johannesburg, including Bassline, 1 Fox, And Club, Kitcheners, Carfaxx, Great Dane and Zone 6. Each event, from day to night, will offer a mix of sounds and festival-goers can expect to be taken on different musical journeys over the four days.

Thursday - Bassline, Newtown
Friday - And Club, Kitchener’s, Great Dane (Braamfontein) and Carfaxx (Newtown)
Saturday - 1Fox (Johannesburg)
Sunday - Zone 6 (Soweto)

For over 17 years the Red Bull Music Academy (RBMA) has created, collaborated with and celebrated the best musical talent from around the world. Now, for the first time ever, this global music institution will bring one of its signature events – the Red Bull Music Academy Weekender – to our shores. Stand by Johannesburg for a truly unique experience.