Organizers assure local music fans that the prestige mega-music Tribe One Dinokeng Festival, to be hosted by Tshwane from September 26 to 28, will be a first-of-its-kind, not just for South Africa, but Africa itself!
With a line-up featuring over 150 artists performing on three main stages, it is already being billed as ‘Africa’s biggest festival’!
The festival will see the historic diamond-mining town of Cullinan, which falls under the district of Tshwane, being taken over for the first musical journey of its kind on African shores.
International, African and local artists will perform for an anticipated crowd of over 100 000!
‘Phase One’ of the talent, just announced , the inclusion of four-time Grammy Award-winning global megastars as the first of the Tribe One Dinokeng headline acts -Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, from the USA.
They are billed to headline the Diamond Fields main stage on Saturday, September 27.
American hip hop recording artist, songwriter and record producer, J Cole, was also announced as headline act for the Diamond Fields main stage on the Friday night, September 26.
Several of Africa’s biggest stars were also announced as part of this first phase one announcement including:
Karen Zoid, Tailor, Desmond & the Tutus, Shortstraw, Kwesta, Samuel Miller, Rouge, The Dollfins, David & Goliath, Veranda Panda, New Academics, Lacey May, Beatenberg, Gang of Instrumentals, MXO & The Peppercorns, Royal K, Beat Army, Ricardo da Costa, Mark Stent, Lady Lea, Tommy D, Roger de Lux, House Hold Funk, Kyle Watson (South Africa).
Keko and Naava Grey (Uganda). Slap Dee, Winky D and Zone Fam (Zambia). Daara J (Senegal). Redsan, Nameless, Xtatic and Jaguar (Kenya). Alikiba (Tanzania) and Namibian Music Award winning stars Gazza, Erna Chirmu, Elvis se Seun (Namibia). Ba’ponga (Gabon) and Hope (Burundi).
Full artist’s details are available on the TribeOne Dinokeng website and several more acts will be announced over the days to follow.
The capital city is proud to be hosting this three-day music bonanza in Dinokeng, outside Cullinan.”
Ticketing information will be released shortly. Festival-goers are encouraged to register for the early bird ticket sales currently in progress. Music fans will have an option of outright purchase of any of the ticket options and packages or opt for a ‘Payment Plan’ option through which fans can make a 50% deposit payment to secure their tickets and pay the balance before August, allowing fans the opportunity to spread their payment or budget across a few months.
Accommodation options ensured to suit any pocket will also be made available in the days ahead.
Two types of tickets will be made available, a Weekend Pass and a Day Pass. The Day Pass will have limited availability and will only be valid for the Sunday 28th September and the Weekend Pass will enable festival-goers access to all stages unlimited for the entire weekend. Both the ‘Day Pass’ and ‘Weekend Pass’ tickets have three tiers or categories including Regular tickets, VIP tickets & Rockstar tickets. (Our Rockstar tickets are equal to VVIP Tickets).
By: THABANG MATHEBULA
Edited By: M.D.B