Janet Jackson and Jill Scott in Joburg for the DStv Delicious International Food and Music Festival 2024


The annual DStv Delicious International Food and Music Festival is ringing in its 11th year with a spectacular celebration of exciting performances, good food, and a great vibe. This music festival in Johannesburg is all about uniting people of all cultures and backgrounds through their mutual enjoyment of music and food. Here’s what you can look forward to for the 2024 edition happening on 21 and 22 September 2024.

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Janet Jackson will touch down in Joburg

This year, Janet Jackson will headline the concert lineup on Saturday, 21 September. Janet is a powerhouse in the music industry, born on 16 May 1966, in Gary, Indiana. She’s part of the legendary Jackson family and started her career in the shadow of her older brothers before bursting into her own spotlight in the ’80s.

You might know her for iconic hits like “Nasty,” “Rhythm Nation,” and “Together Again.” Janet’s not just a singer—she’s a dancer, actress, and an advocate for women’s rights and social issues. With a career spanning decades, she’s earned her place as a pop icon and continues to inspire artists worldwide.

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The Neo-soul sounds of Jill Scott

Joburgers can experience the mellow sounds of Jill Scott up close on Sunday, 22 September for DStv Delicious International Food and Music Festival. Jill Scott is all about soulful vibes and powerhouse vocals. Born on April 4, 1972, she’s a Philly native who’s made her mark in R&B and neo-soul.

Her music is like a warm hug wrapped in smooth beats and heartfelt lyrics. You can feel her passion and authenticity in tracks like “A Long Walk” and “Golden.” Jill’s not just a singer—she’s a poet and an actress too, bringing her creative flair to everything she does. Her voice is pure magic, blending jazz, funk, and a whole lot of soul into a sound that’s uniquely hers.

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Thandiswa Mazwai and Jesse Clegg

A blockbuster lineup of leading local gigs for 2024

Some of the country’s top bands and artists will take the stage for vibey performances throughout the weekend. Expect Thandiswa Mazwai to share her latest album, beats from Boom Shaka, Cassper Nyovest, Soweto Gospel Choir, Jesse Clegg, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Zolani Mahola and many more!

How to book tickets for DStv Delicious International Food and Music Festival

Cost: R1,050pp to R3,250pp. Book via Ticketmaster

When: Saturday, 21 September and Sunday, 22 September
Where: Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit, Cnr R55 &, Allandale Rd, Kyalami Estate, Midrand

Website: deliciousfestival.com
Email: info@deliciousfestival.com
Instagram: @dstvdeliciousfestival
Facebook: @DeliciousFestivalSA

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