The 15th Standard Bank Joy of Jazz, which takes place from September 25 to 27, will see some of the world’s top jazz performers providing spectacular sounds in the festival’s new locale, the Sandton Convention Centre. The jazzstravaganza is now regarded as Africa’s premiere jazz festival with audience numbers in 2014 expected to reach 30 000.
The excitement is wild as the world’s best freestyle motocross riders count down to this season’s climax on August 23 – the first Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour final on the African continent.
Standard Bank Joy of Jazz, which takes place from September 25 to 27, will mark 20 years of South African democracy with two performances by Mzansi Golden Voices who will perform the music of the late Brenda Fassie who died 10 years ago.
Ernie Smith and Concord Nkabinde Quartet, Nia Pearl, Ladies in Jazz and Luyanda Madope and Friends will hit the stage as part of the build-up to Standard Bank Joy of Jazz. Be there – this Saturday, 23 August.
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