5FM to heat up Jozi with best in SA music

5FM to heat up Jozi with best in SA music

5FM will put on one of Joburg’s biggest outdoor music events of the year this weekend. Joburg Live Loud is set to take place on Saturday, September 12, at Marks Park, Emmarentia, from 10am to 9pm.

Over 30 South African acts and DJs will participate in the full day event. 5FM have been Living Loud with parties in Cape Town (021 Live Loud) and Durban (031 Live Loud) this year and are now giving Johannesburg a taste of the magic with this spring kick-off.

Concert goers can look forward to acts the caliber of KO, AKA and Jeremy Loops; to The Parlotones, Prime Circle, Black Motion and MiCasa; and of course 5FM DJs including Fresh, Roger Goode and Milkshake.

“5FM broadcasts daily with one aim in mind and that is to bring the cultures of youthful South Africans together through the power of music.

The station has been planning the launch of a wholly 5FM-owned station property for some time and it’s finally here. Our vision for Joburg Live Loud is to showcase the best in local music on stage for everyone to get together and live loud,” says 5FM Station Manager, Justine Cullinan.

Other acts include:

• Beatenberg

• Zebra & Giraffe

• Riky Rick

• Freshlyground

• Kwesta

• Tresor

• Pascal & Pearce

• Jimmy Nevis

• Gangs of Ballet

• Timo ODV

• Ryan the DJ

• DJ Capital

• DJ Sliqe

There will be various food stalls available and while picnic baskets are allowed, beverages and alcohol are not allowed to be brought into the venue. There will be a kid’s area available at the venue with jumping castles. (This area will not have child-minders on hand.)

ATMS are available at the venue, but it is advisable to carry along cash.

Parking will be available at the venue, but it’s advisable to shuttle with friends or family as congestion is anticipated.

* Consult Computicket for tickets.

Visit www.5fm.co.za for more information.