On 23 August, 2014, the Holi Festival of Colours will be coming to the Bidvest Wanderers Cricket Stadium, Joburg. The festival fuses some top electronic dance music with a positive message of hope and inspiration.
American folk rock stars The Lumineers are to make their South African debut when they perform at Cape Town's Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens on 4 and 5 December and at Joburg's Emmarentia Dam for a daytime concert on 6 December, 2014.
The Jameson Vic Falls Carnival returns to the spectacular town of Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, to ring in a uniquely African New Year. Jameson Irish Whiskey continues as title sponsor and headline acts are Goldfish Live, joined by Beatenberg, along with Zimbabwe's own legend, Oliver ''Tuku'' Mtukudzi and the infamous Hararian reggae-dance hall champion Winky D.
The Emperors Food, Drink and Entertainment Festival will take place at The Palace of Dreams from 28 to 31 August, 2014, with more than 60 stands. The festival will present a fusion of culinary experiences and sensory delights.
Hot rods, custom bikes, Burlesque, old-school and the sights and sounds of the 1950s will again converge at the second Dusty Rebels and the Bombshells Rockabilly Festival to be held on 8 November, 2014, at the Cape Town Ostrich Ranch in the Western Cape.
James Blunt will be coming to South Africa in 2015 with his new Moon Landing tour. He will play in Cape Town on 12 February at the Grand Arena, GrandWest followed by two nights in Joburg on 14 and 15 February at the Big Top Arena, Carnival City.
Thirty-five works of innovation by artists who demonstrate an edge in performance art practice will feature at the second Live Art Festival, presented by The Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts, which will be held from 27 August to 6 September, 2014. Many works are either international or South African premieres.
MGMT are heading to South Africa and will play hits such as Kids, Electric Feel and Time to Pretend when they take the stage in Joburg at Vodacom in the City, Mary Fitzgerald Square, on Friday, 3 October, 2014.