Red Bull Music Festival 2018 brings together Mzanzi’s greatest sounds

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Jozi all set for a celebration of Mzanzi’s greatest sounds April 3 – 8, 2018. 

The 2018 Red Bull Music Festival serves as a celebration of the 20 years of the Red Bull Music Academy globally. The Academy is a world-traveling series of music workshops and festivals around the world.

Featuring 340ml, Trompies, DJ Oskido, Admiral & Jahseed, Tira, Distruction Boyz, DJ Okapi, Zara Julius, Stiff Pap, Audioboyz and many more

The Red Bull Music Festival will not only celebrate our rich music history but also the art, fashion and events that have spurred the evolution of SA urban music culture over the past two decades. 

The multi-venue event will fall onto urban dance floors that hold an immortal place in SA’s musical history, including visits to genre-defining neighbourhoods and communities in Braamfontein, Soweto and Newtown.


4th April, The Orbit,a celebration of  jazz music jam session will create a once-off experience for those who attend. The night finishes off with a round robin vinyl session with DJ Okapi and Zara Julius.

5th April, Newtown Music Factory - After a night of jazz, Admiral and Jahseed, African Storm Sound System leaders from Red Bull Culture Clash put on a reggae show with Maad Mugo.

6th April, Republic of 94 - the home of the festival’s kwaito night. Start the night with Oskido and DJ Tira and end with new artists who take their influences from our kwaito kings. Old school kwaito will be the dress code of the night.

 Tha Cutt, Sean Munnick, ANG, Audioboyz, The Hacker, Zolabudde′, Grant VR will all play at AND, Great Dane and Kitcheners.

7th April - Saturday sees the likes of up and coming Namibian triple threat Gina Jeanz, Dwson and Stingray perform alongside Mozambique’s  340 Million who will revive their music catalogue.

Tickets to the Red Bull Music Festival are available on, priced from R100 – R350

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