Delighted that Sipho “Hotstix” Mabuse is on the bill for The Johnny Clegg Tribute Concert, featuring some of South Africa’s top performers
Takes place on Sunday, 17th of July, 2022 at the Emmarentia Botanical Gardens (Johannesburg) and marks the third anniversary of Johnny’s passing.
Johnny Clegg had the special quality of being able to unite people across all backgrounds and generations with his music.
Biggest line-up of performers since ‘Concert in the Park’ to pay tribute to the iconic Johnny Clegg
Tribute concert will feature fellow musicians on one stage that will commemorate his life and his musical career, including the likes of lifetime friend
Sipho Mchunu, Soweto Gospel Choir, Just Jinjer, Sipho Hotstix Mabuse, Karen Zoid, Zolani Mahola, Francois van Coke, Springbok Nude Girls, Majozi, Ross Learmonth, Kurt Darren, Arno Carstens, Jesse Clegg and the Johnny Clegg band.
There will also be a dance tribute performed by dancers from Zululand and the local hostels.
“I really have fond memories of Johnny and all the work he did. He adored me and I adored him. Johnny gave so much to the cultural and music language of this country and it is an honour to be on the bill to pay tribute to a giant,“ said Sipho Hotstix Mabuse.
Bright Blue, Ella Mental and éVoid are specially flying back to South Africa for this event – the last two having performed alongside Johnny at the Ellis Park Stadium iconic Concert in the Park in 1985.
Gates open at 10h00 with performances commencing at 11h00 until 18h00.
Money will be raised at the event for the Click Foundation, supporting ‘The Friends of Johnny Clegg’ charity which was established with Johnny in December 2018.
Tickets for Johnny Clegg – The Tribute Show are available from Computicket and TicketPro.
Adult General: R475
Children (under 12): R225
Children (under 12): R325
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