With less than a week to go, Sportscene together with promoter 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$AP Ferg and SA superstar Nasty C and pretty boy rapper Shane Eagle.
Multiple award winning South African rapper AKA comes aboard as one of the main acts to kick off this first of it’s kind festival in SA, the CAPSULE FEST. Having recently been announced as the ambassador of one of the headline fashion sponsors of the festival, international apparel brand Reebok, the fit was an obvious one for the ‘Super Mega’ brand. Young buck Shane Eagle has also been added to the massive lineup.
Capsule Fest is a street culture festival that aims to be the Mecca for all urban culture brands, artists, designers, influencers, consumers and stakeholders. The objective of the event is to offer a credible platform that celebrates SA street culture in all its forms even for the next generation.
Capsule Fest is open to all concert goers 13 years and up.
Taking place next Saturday, 16th September 2017 at the Mary Fitzgerald Square in Newtown, the fest will host a music concert amongst an array of street culture activities including the following:
- Skate park
- Brand pop-up stores
- Art installations
- Customizing booths
- Beer garden and Food village
- VIP deck
The concert which is the biggest attraction of the FEST will be supported by a myriad of over 30 local artists and DJs. With two music stages: the MAIN STAGE for the big name acts and the WAVESXV stage for up and coming indie acts and DJs.
Confirmed headliners are SA’s own Nasty C alongside A$AP Mob’s member A$AP Ferg, supported by SA favourites including Sho Madjozi, DJ Speedsta, Da Les, Gemini Major and Yanga.
CAPSULE FEST INFORMATION
Date: Saturday, 16 September 2017
Venue: Mary Fitzgerald Square, Johannesburg
Time: Doors open at 12pm. Ends at 1am
Age: 13 upwards
Activities: Concert/ skate park/ brand pop-up stores/ art installations/ customizing booths/ beer garden/ VIP deck/ food village/ video booths