The beat goes on in Soweto


Festival organisers are expecting more than 5 000 people to come and see 12 of the best acts on three stages. The likes of Ringo Madlingozi, The Soil, Indwe, Reason, Zakes Bantwini, Nancy G, Zahara are set to perform at the Festival which will be headlined by none other than Oliver Mtukudzi.

The fourth annual DRUM beat Music Festival, proudly presented by Toyota and Drum Magazine, returns to the Soweto Theatre.

This year’s event takes place on the 10th of May, with Toyota leading the way to a spectacular showcase featuring some of Africa’s legendary musical talents, more than 5,000 people are expected to see 12 incredible acts performing on three stages.

The three stages will be include performances from Ringo Madlingozi, The Soil, Indwe, Reason, Zakes Bantwini, Nancy G, Zahara alongside headline artist Oliver Mtukudzi.

Mtukudzi began performing in 1977 when he joined the Wagon Wheels. With his husky voice, he has become the most recognized voice to emerge from Zimbabwe and onto the international scene and he has earned a devoted following across the continent and beyond.

“Festival goers will be experiencing three blockbuster shows in one day,” says Makhosazana Zwane-Siqua (Editor of DRUM Magazine) “We are absolutely delighted with this year’s top quality line-up. We believe the event will appeal to a wide audience of music lovers, and as usual festival goers can expect a well organised event with top quality sound and performances, all in a safe and secure environment.  All of this for just R150.”

Tickets are available at Computicket at R150 per day.

Keep up-to-date with all the event information.