Abdullah Ibrahim withdraws from CTIJF due to coronavirus concerns
Abdullah Ibrahim has withdrawn from his planned performance at this year's Cape Town International Jazz Festival (CTIJF). CTIJF management has been informed that his decision was taken in light of concerns around travelling, due to the coronavirus.
"We respect the decision taken by the artist and the Cape Town International Jazz Festival remains committed to bringing the best in jazz and jazz-related music to the Mother City. The festival will be going ahead as planned on 27 and 28 March 2020 and we will announce a suitable replacement as soon as possible," says Festival Director Billy Domingo.
At this time no travel advisory has been issued against travel to South Africa.