The first artist line-up for the 16th Cape Town International Jazz Festival, which will be held over the weekend of 27 and 28 March, 2015, at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, has been announced.
This year's line-up includes: Amel Larrieux (US); Basia (Poland/UK); Beatenberg (SA); Bänz Oester and The Rainmakers (Switzerland/SA); Claude Cozens Trio (SA); Carlo Mombelli and The Storytellers (Switzerland/SA); Courtney Pine presents House Of Legends (UK); Delft Big Band (SA); Dirty Loops (Sweden); Gerald Clayton Trio (US); Melanie Scholtz Presents 'Our Time' Ft. Jitsvinger (SA); Madala Kunene (SA); Mahotella Queens 50th Anniversary Celebration With Special Guests (SA); Naima Kay (SA); Sons Of Kemet (UK); Sipho 'Hotstix' Mabuse (SA); The Brother Moves On (SA); Purbayan Chatterjee and Talvin Singh (India/UK); Wallace Roney Quintet ft. Lenny White and Buster Williams (USA); Zoe Modiga (SA).
Tickets prices are R860 for a weekend pass and R530 for a day pass, and are on sale immediately from www.computicket.com. Limited Early-bird weekend passes are available. Rosies stage tickets cost R30 per performance and will be available from mid-Feb 2015. Go to http://www.capetownjazzfest.com for updates.