SUMMERLIFE FESTIVAL – JOHANNESBURG
September, Johannesburg – www.summerlife.joburg
Summerlife is an urban entertainment lifestyle and food experience focused on quality local and international music and DJ talent. This new annual one day festival event saw 5 000 people attend its first outing and headliners included Musiq Soulchild, Louis Vega, Tortured Soul, Lira, Sipho ‘Hotstix’ Mabuse along side a host of top Hip Hop and DJ names. This event is done in conjunction with MetroFM.
MACUFE FESTIVAL – BLOEMFONTEIN
October, Bloemfontein – http://www.macufe.co.za
Artist Procurement & Event Production – Contracted over 20 artists for various events under the festival umbrella. We have looked after and managed this event as a one third partner with our focus on programing and production. Key artists booked for this World and new Soul event includes: Maxwell, Kerri Hilson, Randy Crawford, Angelique Kidjo, Anthony Hamilton and Oliver Mtukudzi. Furthermore we conceptualise and manage the sub concert called ‘Ons Consert’ which is a single-date event held at PACOFS Theatre where we have previously featured Ladysmith Black Mambazo and others.
PARKLIFE FESTIVAL – JOHANNESBURG
April/May/June, Johannesburg – http://www.parklifefestival.co.za
A Breakout initiative – Parklife is a creative, urban entertainment lifestyle experience focused on quality international and South African indie, edm & singer-songwriter talent. This premier annual one day hosts three (3) stages and attracts over 12 000 people. Past headliners have included Xavier Rudd, Seether, Modest Mouse, Jasmine Thompson, Frank Turner, KT Tunstall and Donavon Frankenreiter featured along with many top local acts. This event is done in conjunction with 94.7 Stereo.
LUSH FESTIVAL – CLARENS
Easter Weekend, Clarens – http://www.lushfestival.com
A Breakout initiative – Lush Festival takes place on the Easter Weekend in the town of Clarens, the jewel of the Free State province. A music and lifestyle experience with four (4) stages and numerous other activities, the festival was launched in 2016 and managed to attract over 15 000 attendees over three days. Headliners have included Xavier Rudd, Civil Twilight, The Temper Trap along with many top local acts. OFM is the partner for Lush Festival.
LARGE ON THE LAWN – SUMMER, CONCERT SERIES
January to May, Johannesburg – www.largeonthelawn.co.za
Large on the Lawn is a new summer picnic concert series to rival the likes of Kirstenbosch. A BreakOut initiative the series features top local talent in the beautiful outdoor setting of the Golden Harvest Park, Northwold. The series kicks off in 2017 and features Karen Zoid, Francois van Coke, Matthew Mole and Jeremy Loops among other amazing acts.
PARKLIFE FESTIVAL – CAPE TOWN
March/April, Cape Town – http://www.parklifefestival.co.za
A Breakout initiative – Parklife Cape Town is a creative, urban entertainment lifestyle experience focused on quality international and South African indie, edm & singer-songwriter talent and takes place traditionally on the Easter Monday holiday. This new premier annual one day event hosts two (3) stages and attracts around 6 000 people. Past headliners have included Xavier Rudd, Modest Mouse, Civil Twilight, Klingande featured along with many top local acts.
ONE NIGHT IN AFRICA
June & November, Indoor, Johannesburg – http://www.onenight.co.za
The theme of this classy, indoor event is to create a single-night unique experience with collaborations by some of Africa’s best artists. Recent headline artists include: Ladysmith Black Mambazo, The Muffinz, Thomas Mapfumo, Hugh Masekela, Thandiswa Mazwai, Lesego, Zahara, Oliver Mtukudzi, Zonke, Jaziel Brothers and Asanda Bam. In parnership with The Sowetan.