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DStv Delicious 2018 Line Up

Have you seen the refreshing and on the cutting edge performers who will add to what is the most anticipated annual musical ticket on the calendar? We are talking about the DStv Delicious International Food and Music Festival.

Presented by Vodacom, an array of artists have been added to the sixth DStv Delicious International Food and Music Festival presented by Vodacom, who will bring the thrill of spring with fine food and great music to the Heritage weekend of the 22nd and 23rd of September 2018.

Amanda Black

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Rising youthful voice, Amanda Black will join a league of leading women on the Womandla set, on Saturday, 22nd September. She will be part of a festive celebration of the power of women in music and heritage alongside the ever elegant singer-songwriter, Lira whilst the cultural force of song, Simphiwe Dana will lend her magic to the main stage as well. These award winning women have shaped much more than our musical world, but have stood up as shining examples of the creative power of women in the world.


Liz Ogumbo

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The Kenyan born singer-songwriter who is making her name as a fashion model and producer is billed to perform on Sunday, 23rd September with hits like Maro Pamore and Whatchyu Know About Her? Inspired by a wide-range of music including Jazz, Soul, and even Hip-Hop, Ogumbo plans to leave behind a beautiful impression on anyone who will be listening to her music. The globe-trotting renaissance DJ, Miss Ducasse, whose love for house helped establish Durban’s deep house music scene before taking to the world, will be bringing her old school House Music tunes to the stage. She will be opening both event days at the Vodacom Dance Arena hosted by Oskido and kaya FM, ensuring that the entire event embodies endless euphoria.


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Opening the main stage is the fast climbing afro-soul star, Zethe who’ll bring the magic on Sunday 23rd September, sharing the stage with Erykah Badu who’ll close the Main Stage and festival. The KZN born talent has a background in Afro-Soul and Jazz, and having studied Jazz at the University of KZN, this dynamite packs a POWERFUL voice.

Sun-El Musician

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The award-winning producer behind the infectious hit, Akanamali, is one of the newly confirmed list of performers too at the festival. Both he and the Congolese-born multi award winning and platinum selling 2015 breakout singer-songwriter & producer, Tresor will give us a performance of a lifetime as they do a collaborative set on the festival’s Main Stage. These two powerful artists, known for their unique sounds and catchy melodies, will work together to curate a set exclusively for DStv Delicious which will leave fans and patrons ready to groove the day away as they warm up the stage for Erykah Badu’s performance.

Other stars set to headline the two-day fest at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in Midrand on 22 and 23 September 2018 include the high priestess of neo-soul, Erykah Badu performing on Sunday 23rd September, and New Zealand’s rising icon multi-instrumentalist Jordan Rakei, who recently wowed local fans when he played his first-ever South African gig in Cape Town. The incredible experimental cross-genre outfit, Jazzanova Live, and the British acid jazz band, D’Influence are all set to perform on Saturday 22nd September 2018. Louie Vega and Todd Terry are headlining the Vodacom Dance Arena hosted by Oskido and Kaya FM with local legends Oskido, DJ Fresh, Vinny Da Vinci, DJ Christos, and Greg The Maestro.


For more information with regards to tickets, visit Delicious Festival or sms ‘Tickets’ to 33592 (sms costs R1.50), or follow the official social media pages: Facebook – DeliciousFestivalSA, Twitter – @DeliciousFestSA and Instagram – @dstvdeliciousfestival.

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Hlulani Masingi, also known as Hlulz; is a young, vibrant and witty black South African Tsonga woman with a solid education and seven years media experience. She graduated at the University of the Witwatersrand with a Bachelors Degree in Media Studies and English Literature and Honours Degree in Media Studies and is currently pursuing her Masters Degree in African Languages and Linguistics in the Media at the same institution.

Born in Johannesburg and raised at ka-Mhinga, an underpriviledged village in Limpopo, Hlulani is a determined individual and regardless of her impoverished background, she has a variety of interests that include PR, Communications, Marketing and Events, her passion is Creative Writing. She has always had a strong thirst for knowledge and could already write the word ‘mother’ in her home language at the age of four. She started her first year of varsity at the age of 16. After working as an Online Editor from 2014 until 2017, Hlulani Masingi founded Shangazine – an online title focused on celebrating Xitsonga people’s traditional and contemporary lifestyle.

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