With less than a week to go, Sportscene together with the 6th Ave Group today announced the inclusion of acclaimed local act AKA on the star studded line-up for the first annual CAPSULE FEST taking place in Johannesburg this Saturday. The festival will also feature headliners American platinum-selling hip hop artist A$AP Ferg and SA superstar Nasty C and pretty boy rapper Shane Eagles.
Multiple award winning South African rapper AKA comes aboard as one of the main acts to kick off this first of it’s kind festival in SA, the CAPSULE FEST. Having recently been announced as the ambassador of one of the headline fashion sponsors of the festival, international apparel brand Reebok, the fit was an obvious one for the ‘Super Mega’ brand. Young buck Shane Eagles has also been added to the massive lineup.
Capsule Fest is a street culture festival that aims to be the Mecca for all urban culture brands, artists, designers, influencers, consumers and stakeholders. The objective of the event is to offer a credible platform that celebrates SA street culture in all its forms even for the next generation.
Capsule Fest is open to all concert goers 13 years and up.
Taking place next Saturday, 16th September 2017 at the Mary Fitzgerald Square in Newtown, the fest will host a music concert amongst an array of street culture activities including the following:
Brand pop-up stores
Beer garden and Food village
The concert which is the biggest attraction of the FEST will be supported by a myriad of over 30 local artists and DJs. With two music stages: the MAIN STAGE for the big name acts and the WAVESXV stage for up and coming indie acts and DJs.
Confirmed headliners are SA’s own Nasty C alongside A$AP Mob’s member A$AP Ferg, supported by SA favourites including Sho Madjozi, DJ Speedsta, Da Les, Gemini Major and Yanga.
Unfortunately no coolers boxes will be allowed into the venue. Various affordable food and drinks stalls will be available on site throughout the day.
CAPSULE FEST INFORMATION
Date: Saturday, 16 September 2017
Venue: Mary Fitzgerald Square, Johannesburg
Time: Doors open at 12pm. Ends at 1am
Age: 13 upwards
Tickets: R200 – R400 – Available at Computicket.com or Computicket outlet nationwide.
Activities: Concert/ skate park/ brand pop-up stores/ art installations/ customizing booths/ beer garden/ VIP deck/ food village/ video booths
A couple of months ago, Capsule Fest, to much fanfare announced it would be headlined by US rapper A$AP Ferg and our very own Jiggy Jigga Nasty C. From inception the Festival planned to shine a light on non-mainstream music and street culture with a special focus on the youth, making Newtown’s Mary Fritzgerald Square the perfect venue to host the event.
The Waves brand has always been about the Kids. Converse together with Capsule Fest have taken Waves Brand to its next evolution, a stand-alone stage at a major festival. The Converse Waves Stage will boast the best in urban indie arts with the likes of 2 Lee Stark, J Molley, Una Rams, Champagne 69 and Patrickxxlee all hitting the stage.They will be accompanied by local cult DJs such as Uncle Partytime, Vato Kayde and Chuck Tailored joined by Cape Town mavericks Aux Gawd, Pascoe, and Uncool Luke.
You don’t want to miss the Waves stage as it’s going to be a serious turn up for real!
Capsule Headliner Asap Ferg Drops His Lastest Offering “Still Striving”.
The “Mixtape” as he refers to it, is more like a star studded original playlist exploring different states of mind, rather than carrying one central theme. Ferg brings his signature flow and energy to the project reminding us why he is one of the hardest touring artist in the game. Stream the Tape on every major platform so you are ready when the Trap Lord graces the Capsule stage.
Peep the tracklist below:
Undoubtedly the most anticipated internet kid to drop since he first popped up the radar as part of The Cabin. Patrickxxlee’s Dairy Of Arsonist fans the flames of his growing popularity on soundcloud and the South African’s indy scene as a whole. Driven by lead singles Pocahantos and Broken Boyz, Patrickxxlee’s debut album stays true to its promise to heat things up. Listen to the Album below.