Pack a picnic and switch up your Sundays - Kirstenbosch's Sunset Concerts series is back!

2018-10-02 13:57 - Saara Mowlana
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Dance off those itchy feet and shake up some summer heat with Kirstenbosch's summer concert series! (Photo: iStock)

Who doesn't enjoy a good jol under the glistening summer sun?

Kirstenbosch's Summer Sunset Concerts series, circa 2018/19, is back to help you dance off those itchy feet, take in a great line-up and enjoy a picnic in the beautiful surroundings. 

Switch up your Sunday fundays and head on over to Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens for a little bit of local flavour and music fever and you can be sure to shimmy off any summertime sadness.

The concert series will be returning to the plush, green embrace of this SA World Heritage Site from Sunday, 18 November 2018 and will peel off, along with the leaves, come Sunday, 31 March 2019. 

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Be sure to bring along the following should you attend:

  • Your family or friends
  • Snacks & chilled beverages
  • A picnic blanket and maybe some chairs
  • Your phone or camera for Insta-worthy memoirs
  • Your kickass dance moves

Some favourites you can expect to reappear in the concert series lineup include:

  • Mango Groove
  • Mi Casa
  • Lira
  • Goldfish
  • The Parlotones
  • The Soil
  • Freshlyground
  • Cape Town Folk 'n Acoustic Music Festival
  • The Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Matthew Mole 
  • Fokofpolisiekar
  • Jeremy Loops - sharing the stage with 7-piece Cape Town based band: Crimson House for a New Year's Eve performance

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Alongside the list brimming with local talent, you can also look forward to seeing Boney M featuring Liz Mitchell, who have dominated European charts with their hits, such as:

  • Daddy Cool
  • Ma Baker
  • Belfast
  • Rivers of Babylon
  • Brown Girl in the Ring
  • Rasputin
  • Mary's Boy Child

Check out the full line-up here 

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Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts details:

WHEN: Every Sunday from 18 November 2018 to 31 March 2019

WHERE: Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Rhodes Drive, Newlands, Cape Town 

TIMES: Gates open @ 16:00 | concerts' start time vary between 17:00, 17:15 & 17:30 | concerts end @ 19:00. 

COST: R150 - R415 p/p @ Webtickets

CONTACT: Landline: +27 21 799 8783 / +27 21 799 8620 / +27 21 799 8773 or Facebook or Twitter 

(All concerts take place irrespective of rain. Regret no refunds are issued.)

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