International musicians to perform at Durban’s Zakifo Music Festival

The third annual Zakifo Music Festival in Durban will be taking place at the Blue Lagoon Beach until May 28.

It features one of the most multi-genre global music line-ups ever gathered together in one festival and includes music-makers from the United Kingdom, Jamaica, the United States, Belgium, France, Niger, Congo, Tanzania, Zimbabwe and South Africa.

There will also be a cultural area, food carts and stalls, craft beer bars, local traders and interactive installation art exhibits.

Gates open at 3pm on Saturday, May 27. On the line-up are: Missu;  Bongeziwe Mabandla; Gangs of Ballet; Nova Twins; The Soil; Tiggs da author; Birdy Nam Nam.

On Sunday, May 28 gates open at 1pm. The programme includes: Missu; Easy Freak; Sax Machine; Kommanda Obbs; Jojo Abot; Petite Noir; Damian Jr Gong Marley

Tickets are on sale through Computicket and a full event breakdown is available on


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