The lineup for the Festive Lights Switch-On event in Cape Town has been announced.
Will Linley, Emo Adams, Sasha-Lee Davids and Mi Casa are part of the Festive Lights Switch-On event lineup
Back with great excitement, and with the theme ‘Cape Town: City of Hope’, the city’s annual festive lights-on event will see the grand parade sing and dance to the sound of a line energetic ups from some of the South African artists. top crowd-favorite artists on November 27, 2022, as it hosts early summer.
“The event promises to be a party that the whole family will enjoy. We look forward to an afternoon and evening of festive fun, with an incredible line-up and of course the highlight of the evening – the official light-up moment, which will be followed by a fabulous and colorful video display that will light up City Hall. and surrounding buildings with a representation of Cape Town’s unique and compelling history of hope and resilience,” said Executive Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis.
The 2023 lineup, like years past, caters to a diverse audience with a little something for everyone. The versatile and energetic Jeodhouse Band will lead a rowdy ensemble of their signature sound that crosses multiple genres of music, from R&B to Disco and everything in between.
Also back in full swing, Atlantis-born Idols Season 5 co-winner and singer-songwriter Sasha-Lee Davids will serve up a medley of her famous hits and delight crowds with her unique sound.
Invigorating Afro-fusion music ensemble, Abavuki (meaning “wake up, early bird!”) celebrating their 21st year in the music business, will rock everyone with their internationally acclaimed sound . Incidentally, Abavuki launched his brilliant career with his very first public concert at the Festive Lights Switch-On event in 2001.
Interspersed with the performances, DJ Codax will keep the beat going while MCs Shimmy Isaacs and Wayne McKay keep the conversation flowing.
Crowds won’t want to miss singer, songwriter and TikTok star Will Linley, who has found a global connection with fans through his honest lyricism and uplifting positivity, and who has been described as ‘leading the charge of pop music in South Africa.
A much-loved and beloved multi-talented actor and singer, Emo Adams will influence audiences on the Grand Parade and on Adderley Street, with his personal brand of entertainment which has won him fans across the country.
Closing out the musical joy of the night, the streets (and the Grand Parade) will be abuzz, as chart-topping favorites, crowd pleasers and multi-award-winning Mi Casa, known for its infectious mix of jazz, dance and R&B music. , as well as African and Brazilian traditions light up the stage after lighting.
“We are delighted to be hosting this event again. It is truly a highlight of the city’s events calendar, and also for thousands of our residents who make it part of their year-end social excursions. I think the lineup will strike a chord with everyone, young and old, and it really should be a standout event, as we are used to,” said the mayor’s committee member of the City for Safety and Security, Alderman JP Smith.
The Festive Lights Switch-On 2022 is free for everyone. No ticket is required.