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What to expect at the 2022 Cotton Festival

After the recent announcement that the third annual Cotton Fest will be postponed, the organisers have confirmed the full weekend lineup.
Image sourced from the Cotton Festival .
Image sourced from the Cotton Festival website.

This year, Cotton Fest will feature over 130 of South Africa’s finest musical talents.

The festival will merge both well-known and young emerging South African artists over three stages.

The confirmed weekend line-up includes Candii, Gemini Major, Frank Casino, Busta 929, Indigo Stella, Cassper Nyovest, DJ Kaymo, Khanyisa, Lady Du and many more.

Image supplied: The Cotton Festival lineup
Image supplied: The Cotton Festival lineup

Please note that the Cotton Fest line-up is subject to change prior to the show.

The weekend will include various other lifestyle elements to keep all cotton eaters entertained.

Some of the cool things cotton eaters can enjoy on-site will be, a games area, a super cool food court, a live skating competition, a Cotton Fest and Puma customization station, a Retail fashion ‘tuckshop’ featuring Cotton Fest merch and other limited edition clothing items will be available for sale. There will also be a half-court and live art to engage with on-site.


MTVBase returns as a media partner alongside YFM for the 2022 edition of Cotton Fest.

Phase 2 tickets will be available via Webtickets and Pick 'n Pay outlets nationwide from 1 April. Cotton Fest will take place from 23-24 April at The Station, Carr Street and Nelson Mandela Bridge, Newtown, Johannesburg. The day pass costs R300.

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