DETROIT INVASION INVADES JOBURG WITH MA DUKES, RJ FROM SLUM VILLAGE, GUILTY SIMPSON, PHAT KAT
60 Artists , 4 Different stages , 1 Day Festival
If you’ve been going through your music collection and reminiscing about the good ol’ days, you might want to clear your Saturday 3 June to check out the Back 2 The Old Skool International Music Festival, set to be held at the Huddle Park Golf and Recreation Linksfield in Johannesburg.
Now in its second year, the festival is a chance to pay homage to the pioneers of hip-hop, kwaito and house music. And to prove how serious Global Event Entertainment are about taking over, they have brought the rap duo Beatnuts.
He will be joined by other returnees including former Kaya FM icon, Bob Mabena, DJ Ganyani, Mbuso and Fistaz.
The Kwaito stage threatens to steal the day with icons including DJ Cleo, Pitch Black Afro, Mapaputsi, Mshoza, Spykos, Msawawa, Mzambiya, Zola, Brickz, Thebe, and Tokollo of TKZee fame all set to perform.
The Afro Soul stage will see crooners Vusi Nova, Nathi, Malik, Sliq Angel, Ntando, and Mxo charm the female audience with their warm vocals.
For the first time ever, the festival will also feature the Lifestyle Lounge, proudly presented by MT Lounge chesa nyama. The exclusive access, covered and furnished zone will feature bars and food service.
On site you can treat yourself to food from the trucks that will be serving gourmet food as well numerous restaurants on site – Artisan (Greenside), Republic of 94 (Braamfontein), Immigrant (Braamfontein), Kota Kings (Braamfontein) and many more.
Tickets are still available via Computicket, and range from R290 for general access to R 1800 for VVIP Marquee access. Gates open at 11h30
The day-night festival is brought to Mzansi by Global Event Entertainment in association with Mzansi Magic Music, Sowetan, Sunday World and Hype Energy Drink.