Cape Town International Jazz Festival 2017

Africa's grandest gathering

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The Basics

31 March - 1 April 2017
Cape Town, South Africa

The Cape Town International Jazz Festival, held in South Africa, is the largest jazz festival in Africa and one of the largest anywhere in the world.

Currently preparing for its eighteenth edition, the festival has previously welcomed everyone from Herbie Hancock and Marcus Miller to Lauren Hill and Erykah Badu to the rainbow nation's stunning coastal capital.

These globally famous stars sit alongside national talent on a lineup that fuses traditional jazz with modern funk, soul, R&B afropop and much more.


The lineup for 2017 has not been announced yet. Last year it included Amadou & Mariam, Angie Stone, BadBadNotGood and many more.

The Venue

Cape Town International Jazz Festival 2017

International Convention Centre
1 Lower Long St
8001 Cape Town
South Africa

Opened in 2003, and has The CTICC is a large convention centre that spans more 15 acres, close to the city's famous Victoria & Alfred Waterfront 

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