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Cape Town is a music lover’s paradise, and there’s always something happening, from festivals to concerts to parades. The city’s music scene really shines at its festivals, so here is a list of the top annual music festivals, in order of what time of year they happen. To find out more about what’s happening in Cape Town when you visit, take…

From jazz to acoustic, upbeat jams to flat-out rock ’n roll, Cape Town’s live music scene is brimming with exciting sounds to lend your ear to. Cape Town is known to be a creative hub of note, especially when it comes to live music, and there are a myriad of bars, clubs, and eateries that host top local, as well…

The Mother City is a favourite arena for some of the biggest names in music to perform. A who’s who of performers have graced the city’s shores over the years and 2017 is no different. The five concerts in Cape Town not to miss in 2017 David Guetta and Martin Garrix Two of the biggest names in dance…

All That Jazz In early April every year, Cape Town puts on its jazz shoes and hosts the world-renowned Cape Town International Jazz Festival. For jazz lovers, this is a chance to see top local and international jazz musicians at the foot of Table Mountain. The Festival The festival is the fourth biggest largest jazz festival in the world and…

Music festivals have become part of South Africans’ lives like boerewors, pap, and lamb chops. With festivals covering all genres of music, some world famous, virtually all year round, it means that no matter what your taste, there’s a festival for you. For the pop and rock fans, Rocking The Daisies in October is definitely one to add to your…

Composed of some of the finest musicians in Cape Town, the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra is the epitome of talent and skill. Founded in 1914, it is the most active and multi-functional orchestra on the African continent and covers many festivals, concerts and all genres of music from ballets to symphonic pop.

With a vision to showcase the diverse communities, cultures and peoples of the city and the country, the annual Cape Town Carnival is fast becoming one of the year’s biggest attractions. The parade makes its way along the Cape Town Fan Walk which runs through the vibrant suburb of Green Point, neighbour to the CBD.

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If you’ve a taste for the finer things in life, then embrace the art of African opera with the Cape Town Opera Company. As a training ground for some the best opera talent across the continent, the Cape Town Opera Company has received numerous accolades for their performances.

A household name in the South African theatre industry, the Fugard Theatre is found in the historic District Six suburb of Cape Town. Named after legendary playwright Athol Fugard, it lives up to his name in its staging of iconic plays and performances.

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