If we had nominations running for a grown-up version of Coachella, the Dstv Delicious Festival would be it. We are fast approaching all the action taking place this Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd of September at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in Johannesburg. Where visitors can witness a mile of mouth-watering food stalls offering an almost infinite selection of flavours and aromas to satisfy every palate, accompanied by music from a host of time-honoured artists to keep you dancing in the sunshine and under the stars!
That’s not just PR talk, and in preparation for this unmissable gathering, we’ve listed an easy 10-point guide with all the information you need to get yourself and your loved ones ready to celebrate our cultural Heritage and to feed your senses:
Bongo Maffin, Boom Shaka and BOP join more than 20 other fabulous acts like Trompies on the Delicious Main Stage on Saturday 21 September to celebrate Kalawa Jazmee Records’ 25-year anniversary.
Divas will light up the stage and show the crowds how to get the party cooking! The female singers ready to stimulate your soul include Shekhinah, Lira, Lisa Shaw, Monique Bingham, Lady Zamar and many others.
Food Glorious Food! The Festival will satisfy even the most sophisticated food-connoisseur with the Delicious Mile: Gourmet Street-Food Market – more than 30 food traders selling tantalising delights from around the world, including sushi, Pan-African dishes, Mexican specialities, Balkan Burgers, Korean barbeque and so much more! Something to satisfy every hungry belly! Picnic blankets are allowed though seating will also be provided.
Jamming doesn’t get better than with international megastar, singer, guitarist, songwriter and producer Raphael Saadiq who will headline the Delicious Main Stage on Sunday 22 September.
Lights, camera, ACTION! – Ralf GUM All-Stars, featuring Ralf GUM, Mafikizolo, Monique Bingham, Kafele Bandele, Portia Monique, Bongi Mvuyana, Ayanda Jiya, Joseph Junior, and Nivalito will get the crowds into a frenzy on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd September on the Delicious Main Stage.
Music is the food of life, so aside from the stunning line-up of local acts, the Festival is bringing the old-school 90’s House and RnB group Ten City from the USA to add funk and groove to the party.
Queues are a thing of the past because Visa together with Howler have come to the rescue! Pre-load your Howler card before the event and collect your card upon arrival to skip the queues and enjoy an easy and safe buying experience at the Festival.
Shimza’s House will take it up a notch on the Saturday at the Red Bull Music Delicious Dance Arena with 8 major acts performing, including Shimza himself, Cassper Nyovest, Lady Zamar, DJ PH, DJ Kent, Ms Cosmo and Major League. While Zonke, DJ Zinhle, Ms Cosmo, and Tamara Dey will spin your head with their African beats.
Unlike any other event in the country the festival will present over 40 renowned performers, four different areas and something for all ages over two days.
Corinne Bailey Rae, an international icon appearing on the Delicious Main Stage on Saturday 21 September, will take your breath away. This legendary RnB and Soul vocal enchantress know how to keep the crowds hungry for more!
Your Delicious experience depends on kindness, tolerance and sharing with all those around you – respect and enjoy the harmony.
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