The first ever Heart Cape Town Music Festival took place at the Newlands Cricket Stadium on 10 February 2018 from 10 am to 10 pm. One of the biggest music festivals in the Western Cape saw 22 top South African acts on one stage – including hip-hop superstar AKA, the legendary Mango Groove, and The Voice SA winner Craig Lucas.


The festival is an epic all-day event for the whole family attracting a diverse audience with music spanning across genre’s to appeal to both the young and young at heart. Heart FM Managing Director Renee Redelinghuys explains. “Putting on this multi-million rand event for the people of Cape Town is our way of saying thank you for making us the biggest radio station in the Western Cape*.”

Tickets to the event were priced between R70 and R150 and sold out to 10 000 eager festival goers in under 2 months. The dedicated kids’ play area, specialist food stalls, picnic area and more than twenty massive bands on one epic stage makes it a unique offering to Heart FM listeners.

*Source: BRC RAM July-December 2017