Cotton Fest Cape Town

Organisers of one of SA’s biggest culture gatherings, Cotton Fest, have announced the full festival line-up for the upcoming show in Cape Town next month. 

The concert, set to kick off the festive season, will feature over 50 of South Africa’s hottest known and emerging Hip Hop and Amapiano headliners talent/artists from both Cape Town and Johannesburg respectively.

Taking place at Paarden Eiland Park on Saturday, the 10th December 2022, the show just surpassed 60% tickets sold.

Bringing the same authentic vibe emanated from the Joburg edition to the Mother City this summer, this action packed festival will not only showcase the diversities in the different popular music genres, but will also feature various lifestyle elements existing within the ‘culture,’ including fashion and sport.

The University of Cotton Fest yesterday announced the OPEN MIC Night via social media, giving one talented emerging Cape Town based artist a chance to perform at the festival next month. Entries are limited to the first 100 submissions with one winner being announced just prior to the show. With over 320 entries submitted in under 24 hours, the qualified faculty will select the Valedictorian.


The winner will perform live at the festival with the likes of local favourites Youngsta CPT, Dee Koala, KashCPT and Ready D. Joining them are SA’s finest Blxckie, A-Reece, Moozlie, Robot Boii, Pabi Cooper and Felo Le Tee. Local emerging local talent includes Bravo Le Roux, K.Keed and Holy Alpha

Fresh off the release of his album also dropping today, producer extraordinaire Anatii is back and will also headline Cotton Fest Cape Town.

Leading up to the highly anticipated festival, a Friends Day is planned for next weekend at the V&A Waterfront boasting a series of activities including basketball and skateboarding. Taking place at the Battery Park from 10am – 5pm, the day will be filled with pre-festival fun.

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