15th Annual Cape Town International Jazz Festival 2014
The Cape Town International Jazz Festival has grown into a hugely successful international event since its inception in the year 2000. Attendance figures have increased from the initial 14 000 to 34 000 in the last 14 years.
Melodytrip has ranked this proudly South African event as No.4 in the world, outshining events such as Switzerland's Montreaux Festival and the North Sea Jazz Festival in Holland.
The festival’s winning formula of bringing more than 40 International and Local artists to perform over two days on five stages has earned it the status of being the most prestigious event on the African continent.
Known as Africa's Grandest Gathering, the festival which will be in its fifteenth year when it takes place on Friday 28 March and Saturday 29 March 2014 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. Once again Cape Town International Jazz festival will thrill loyal and new fans with world class music.
Ticket prices to be released shortly.
Tickets can be purchased at Computicket outlets, Shoprite Checker’s outlets and via the Computicket website
FREE COMMUNITY CONCERT
Free Community Concert, part of the build–up to the 14th Annual CTIJF will again this year be held at Green-Market Square.
On Wednesday 3 April 2013 one of the most successful acid-jazz/UK funk groups of all time the Brand New Heavies will join one of South Africa’s jazz greats Jimmy Dludlu as well as winner of the popular local Open Mic Jazz Vocal completion Candice Thornton, Cape Town pop star Jimmy Nevis and the St Joseph’s Maritzs School band on the stage in Green Market Square.
This permanent feature on Cape Town’s social calendar, shows the Festival’s commitment to the community and the city and the size of the crowds grow annually.