MTN BUSHFIRE 2015 have announced the latest confirmed acts for the event that will take place from the 29th – 31st of May 2015 at the Malkerns Valley. The festival encompasses a broad range of music and artists from different parts of the world including Austria, Turkey, and Australia, not forgetting the top South African artists on the bill.
MTN BUSHFIRE 2015 is a diverse African music and arts festival. CNN has singled it out as a part of the “7 African music festivals you have to see” list. It’s always encouraging when a local festival gets recognition from an international news station.
The following is a list of some of the latest South African artists to be confirmed for MTN BUSHFIRE 2015…
- DJ InviZable & the Champions of the Sonarverse (SA): DJ INVIZABLE. The man behind the mask is Nick Matthews, from Cape Town.
- DJ Okapi (SA): DJ Okapi digs up South African “bubblegum/disco” gems from the late 80’s and early 90’s. He showcases individual releases and collects tracks that he puts into mixtapes which he features on his Afro-Synth blog.
- DJ Danger Ingozi (SA): Is a progressive DJ who has been flexing his electroactive polymers with a high voltage selection of forward thinking dance music.
Other acts also confirmed includes the likes of…
- Shortstraw (SA): Shortstraw is an indie-pop band from Johannesburg that makes tunes likened to the sound of kittens waking up.
- BCUC (SA): Bantu Continua Uhuru Consciousness (BCUC) is made up of seven musicians from Soweto, South Africa. BCUC moves the audience both physically and emotionally with a sound derived straight from an ancestral lineage.
- Bongeziwe Mabandla (SA): Two-time SAMA nominee, Bongeziwe Mabandla has been making waves with his perfected blend of Urban African folk.
- Black Jesus Experience (Australia): Black Jesus Experience blends traditional Ethiopian music with modern hip-hop and funk grooves.
- 123 (Turkey): Since their formation in 2004, the Turkish indie pop band 123 has been dazzling audiences with their intriguing stories and dreamy melodies.
More artists will continue to be announced in the weeks leading up to the event.
MTN BUSHFIRE 2015 tickets are on sale
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