The longest running jazz festival in the country – Jazz by the River Festival is back by popular demand and is set to blow away patriots with its star-studded musical line up. Last year the event attracted over 7000 festival goers from and outside of the Vaal and is expected to accommodate an influx for its 27th anniversary.
The event returns to the Dickson Park, in Vereeniging on Sunday, 22 September with gates opening at 10.00am and proceedings beginning at 12.00pm. Event organiser, One Big Entertainment has pulled together a potent line up which includes multi-award-winning legendary Jazz musician Tshepo Tshola, Songbird Brenda Mtambo, Afro soul musician, Berita, Music duo, Jeziel Brothers, afro pop music group, Encore, Jazz guitarist Billy Monama, Jazz Musician Lindiwe Maxolo, Afro Soul Musican, Semito and many more.
With the month of September being tourism and heritage month, festival goers are encouraged to a picnic by the river with baskets, camps chairs, umbrellas and braai stands while being mesmerised by the soothing sounds of classic jazz, new age jazz and afro soul.
“Jazz by the River Festival is one of the first festivals to be known in the Country,herefore, it is correct to call it the heritage of Mzantsi, and that’s why people had to demand it back. Hence the atmosphere is always marvellous to witness” says Khulu Malindi, CEO of One Big Entertainment.
This press release was compiled by The Client Media for One Big Entertainment.
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