Afforesta Music Festival starts in South Africa from Dec 15

South Africa: Afforesta Music and Lifestyle Festival is all set to launch in South Africa from Friday, December 15, 2023. The Music Festival would embark on a grand adventure with great musicians from Africa, Canada and the Diaspora.

The Festival will take place in multiple venues in South Africa‘s famous towns, including the Youngblood and Capetown, and end on Saturday, December 23, 2023.  The festival will feature over 11 different music categories, from Jazz to Rock County, engaging people with different music tastes.

  • Jazz
  •  Marabi
  •  Goema
  •  Hip Hop
  •  Afrobeat
  •  Rhumba
  •  MCs
  •  Neo Soul
  •  Salsa
  •  Marabenta
  •  Rock Country

The First ever glimpse of the Afforesta Music and Live Festival was presented on Friday, December 8, 2023, at the Commons, Muizenberg, Capetown. The show timings were from 4 pm to 2 am. 

The live performances exhibited during the day included

  • DJs 
  • Kapula
  • Nhoza & Friends Live at 8 pm
  • Reza Khota Band at 9 pm
  • Rava Mapula DJ
  • A Touch of Madness, Observatory Sunday,

Further, the schedule of 8 day Festival is as follows:-

Date: December 17 2023

Timings: 4 pm to 1 am

Performances: Tiana Amari at 5 pm

Sylvestre Kabassidi at 7pm

Skai Lounge DJ

Venue: The Joseph Stone Auditorium, Athlone Tuesday,

Date: December 19 2023

Timings: 8 pm to 11:30 pm


  • Adamu Da Silva
  • James Kibby Trio
  • Darren English Quartet

Venue: Guga S’Thebe, Langa Wednesday,

Date: December 20 2023

Timings: 1 pm to 6 pm


  • Charles Louw Quartet 2 pm
  • Mlungisi Gegana 3 pm
  • DJ
  • The Events are extended till Saturday, December 23, 2023.
  • The last two days of the Afforesta Music and Lifestyle Festival, i.e., December 22 and 23, 2023, will be marked as the grand finale. 
  • The Grand Stages would be set up at the Castle, Capetown, from Midday to Midnight.

The Festival is presented in great partnership with several Organisations, these include:

  • Capetown ArtsFestival 

  • Cape Town Business Forum 
  • Cape Town DJ’s And Producer’s 
  • Cape Town Conscious Community 
  • Cape Town Gigs & Events 
  • Cape Town – Events and Meetups 
  • Jai Reddy Muzos.Live