Road closures for 15th Cape Town Jazz festival

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 Errol Dyers presents The Cape Jazz Ensemble. (Pic, espAfrika)

Errol Dyers presents The Cape Jazz Ensemble. (Pic, espAfrika)

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 The City of Cape Town is all set to host the 15th Cape Town International Jazz Festival - here's what you need to know.

The sold-out event is taking place on Friday 28 and Saturday 29 March at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, some 35 000 jazz enthusiasts are expected to attend.

More than 40 local and international artists will be performing with notable headline acts including Cape Towns very own Abdullah Ibrahim, Jimmy Dludlu, international soul sensation Erykah Badu, Jazz-funk bands Shakatak and Level 42 along with favourites such as Jimmy Nevis and Mi Casa.

Also check out: SABC goes big with Cape Town Jazz Festival

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Schedule line-up is as follows:

FRIDAY, 28 MARCH 2014 (Doors open at 6pm)


Kippies Stage performances:

- Jonas Gwangwa (SA)  -  19:00
- Kirk Whalum – The Gospel According to Jazz (USA) - 20:30
- Mi Casa (SA)- 22:15pm
- Level 42 (UK) 00:00

Basil Manenberg Coetzee Stage:
   
- The Soil (SA) - 19:30   
- Shakatak (UK) - 21:15
- Rakesh Chaurasia and Friends (India) - 22:45
- Jimmy Nevis (SA) - 00:30am

Rosie Stage:

- Mike Rossi Project (USA) - 7:45pm
- Carmen Lundy (USA) - 9:15pm
- Dr Philip Tabane and Malombo (SA) - 11pm
- Randy Weston's African Rythm's Trio (USA) - 12:30am

Moses Molelekwa Stage:
    
- Mathew Gold (SA) - 19:00
- Snarky Puppy (USA) - 20:30
- Shane Cooper (SA) - 22:15
- Ambrose Akinmusire Quintet (USA) - 23:45

Baseline:

- DJ Project (SA) - 19:30
- Tasha's World (Netherlands) - 21:15
- Reason (SA) - 22:45
- Black Coffee & Friends (SA)- 00:15
 

SATURDAY, 29 MARCH 2014 (Doors open at 4pm)

Kippies Stage performances: :

- Jaco Maria: The Storyteller (Mozambique) -17:45
- Lala Hathaway (USA) - 19:15
- The Shape of Strings to Come: Jimmy Dludlu feat. Alvin Dyers, Richard Ceasar and Saudiq Khan, with C-Base Collective (SA) - 21:15
- Erykah Badu (USA)- 23:15pm

Basil Manenberg Coetzee Stage:
   
- Worcester Secondary School Band (SA)- 17:00
- Moh Dediouf (Senegal) - 18:00
- Frank Paco Art Ensemble (Mozambique) - 17:30
 - Tizer Quintet (USA) - 21:00
- Black Coffee LIVE (SA) - 22:45pm
  
Rosie Stage:
    
- Bokani Dyer and Kyle Shepherd (SA) - 17:15pm
- Abdullah Ibrahim and Ekaya (USA/SA) - 19:00
- Blue Notes Tribute Orkestra (SA) - 20:45
- Kenny Garrett Quintet (USA) - 22:30
   
Moses Molelekwa Stage:

- Ological Studies (SA) - 18:00
- Haitus Kaiyote (AUS)- 19:45
- The Muffinz (SA)- 21:30
- Chris Dave and the Drumhedz (USA) - 23:15

Baseline:

 - DJ Project (SA) - 18:30pm
- Soul Housing Project (SA) - 20:00
- Andreya Triana(UK) - 21:00
- AKA & Da L.E.S (SA) - 23:00


To ensure a smooth event the following roads in and around the CTICC precinct will be closed in the coming days.  For more information, contact the Transport Information Centre on the all hours number, 0800 65 64 630800 65 64 63


(City of Cape Town)


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