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Cape Town’s Kirstenbosch Summer Concerts from November 2017 to March 2018

November 11, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - March 25, 2018 @ 8:00 pm


All over Cape Town, music lovers are dusting off their sunhats and polishing up their picnic ware. Summer is on its way and with it comes an all new compilation of concerts at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.

This iconic venue with its majestic mountain backdrop has already confirmed some top names until March 2018. Why not plan your Cape Town summer holiday to coincide with your favourite group or artist? Whether you have already booked your holiday or it’s still in the planning stages there’s sure to be an artist that fits your bill. Here’s the series line-up:

  • 19 Nov 2017   Ismaël Lô
  • 26 Nov 2017   Zakes Bantwini
  • 03 Dec 2017   Mi Casa
  • 10 Dec 2017   Matthew Mole / Majozi
  • 23 Dec 2017   Mango Groove
  • 01 Jan 2018    Freshlyground
  • 07 Jan 2018    Prime Circle
  • 14 Jan 2018    The Parlotones
  • 21 Jan 2018    Fokofpolisiekar
  • 28 Jan 2018    The Soil
  • 04 Feb 2018   Beatenberg / Alice Phoebe Lou
  • 11 Feb 2018   Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra
  • 18 Feb 2018   Cape Town Folk ‘n Acoustic Music Festival
  • 25 Feb 2018   Lira
  • 04 Mar 2018   Goodluck / The Kiffness
  • 11 Mar 2018   The Christians (UK)
  • 18 Mar 2018   Jeremy Loops
  • 21 Mar 2018   Petite Noir (BEL) / Slow Jack
  • 25 Mar 2018   Dan Patlansky / Albert Frost

Tickets for the Summer Series are only available from Webtickets.

Wait, There’s More

There are also a few rather special concerts planned for this festive season at Kirstenbosch. The tickets cost a little more, but the experience is well worth it and with affordable Cape Town City Accommodation you can make a memorable long weekend or holiday out of it.

11 and 12 November: Yusuf/Cat Stevens – Sold Out

8 December: Texas

Get a taste of Texas in Cape Town this summer when this Scottish band comes to town. This performance is another first for South African music lovers. Tickets cost R495 and are selling fast online.

31 December: New Year’s Eve Concert

What a great way to start the new year! This time, popular local band Goldfish will be ushering in 2018 as only they can do with their latest musical meanderings. Their most recent album ‘Late Night People’ is sure to be featured, so get your copy now and start practicing the lyrics so you can join the songsters. Tickets are already on sale for this popular event but they won’t last long…

Make the Most of It

The concerts start at various times as published on the Webtickets site, but make sure you arrive early so you have enough time to find a great spot and settle in. These Summer Concerts are a huge hit with locals and visitors to the Mother City and things can get pleasantly crowded. In the event of rain, the show goes on and there are no refunds. Once you are in, you’re in.



November 11, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
March 25 @ 8:00 pm
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Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens