Fak’ugesi Beats Bloc Party

The Fak’ugesi Beats Bloc Party hits Braam on Saturday and it will bring a potent mix of music, tech and art to the Tshimologong Precinct. The hefty line-up has everyone talking.

Your ears will get treated to 12 hours of beats, hip hop and soul on three stages from the likes of “Trap House Jazz” multi-instrumentalist Masego, LA-based beatsmith MNDSGN, SA’s soaring songbird Nonku Phiri and two artists from the globe-trotting Soulection crew, Hannah Faith and Joe Kay.

(Above: Masego, MNDSGN, Hannah Faith, Joe Kay, Nonku Phiri)

If that wasn’t enough you’ll also get performances from the mesmerising Zaki Ibrahim, beatmakers/DJs Melodiesinfonie (Switzerland), Evil Needle (France), Jozi’s own DJ Doowap as well as a live set from Capetonian duo Beat Sampras. Damn!

(Zaki Inbrahim, Melodiesinfonie, DJ Doowap, Evil Needle and Beat Sampras)

The event also promises to thrill your eyes and taste buds with digital art exhibitions and installations, a video games arcade, projection mapping and a variety of food trucks and bars.

This is the closing event of the Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival. This year’s edition introduced an all new partnership with Jozi’s well-established Weheartbeat collective who expertly curated the music programme which included panel discussions, workshops and collaborations in the Fak’ugesi Beat Lab.

Don’t miss the grand finale.

Saturday 16th September 2017: FAK’UGESI BEATS BLOC PARTY
Venue: Tshimologong Precinct, 39-47 Juta Street Braamfontein
Parking is limited – Uber or taxi is recommended.
Time: 13h00 – 01h00
Tickets: R400 Phase 2 Presale Tickets via Quicket, R500 at the door.

Complete line-up

Masego (US)
Hannah Faith (UK)
Joe Kay (US)
Melodiesinfonie (CH) 
Nonku Phiri
Zaki Inbrahim
Beat Sampras 
Mr Moeh 24

More info: http://fakugesi.co.za/event/fakugesi-beats-party-16-sept/

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