Cape Town International Jazz Festival
Cape Town International Jazz Festival © AndrÃ©-Pierre du Plessis
Ranked as one of the best jazz festivals in the world, the Cape Town International Jazz Festival (CTIJF) is a must for jazz fanatics visiting the Mother City. Hosting about 40 African and international artists, the CTIJF is an awe inspiring musical jam of jazz and its popular music relatives like soul, funk, kwaito, blues, and more. The dynamic music event should not be missed as it's hosted the likes of Cesaria Evora, Herbie Hancock, Youssou N'dour, India Arie, Randy Crawford, George Duke, Al Di Meola, Archie Shepp, Erykah Badu, Andreas Vollenweider, and Angie Stone.
Even those who don't consider themselves jazz lovers will find the big live performances accessible and exciting. There are also workshops and classes to attend during the festival, revolving naturally around jazz music but also a number of interesting artistic subjects, like photography and music journalism.
Venue: Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC)
Date: 27 - 29 March 2020