Fête de la Musique (or World Music Day) JoBurg is back on the 18th of September. The popular and free music festival that has become a great platform for a diverse range of renowned and upcoming talents to make themselves known in South Africa since 2010, happens at four venues in the city this year.

Fête de la Musique Joburg 2021 will take place between 12 and 5pm at Newtown Junction; Orlando West Soweto’s Hector Peterson Memorial; Victoria Yards in Bertrams  and Alliance Francaise in Parkview. Entrance is free with limited capacity to ensure everyones safety. All Covid 19 protocols will be adhered to. Some performances will be streamed on http://www.fetedelamusiquejhb.co.za/streaming.

Mandla Mlangeni; The Brother Moves On; Blk Jks and Maleh will headline the stages and be joined by Ms Party, Mx Blouse, Melo B Jones, Ikati Esengxoweni, LaliBoi, Manu Grace, Basadi ba Mintsu, Bobo Jay Nzima, AN.D , DJ Binz, Shotgun Tori and the Hound, Musa Mashiane, Simba Ci, Spokenpriestess, Sun Xa Experiment and Tshepang Ramoba.


12pm – 1pm – Spokenpriestess

1pm – 2pm – Musa Mashiane

2pm – 3pm – MX Blouse

3pm – 4pm – BLK jks

4pm -5pm – Ms Party


12pm – 1pm – Tshepang Ramoba

1pm – 2pm – DJ Binz

2pm – 3pm  – Laliboi

3pm – 4pm – Andee SSS

4pm – 5pm – Mandla Mlangeni


12PM – 1PM – Melo B Jones

1pm – 2pm – Bobo Jay

2pm – 3pm – Manu Grace

3pm – 4pm – Ikati Esenxoweni

4pm – 5pm – The Brother Moves On


12pm – 1pm – Shotgun Tori and The Hounds

1pm – 2pm – Basadi Ba Mintsu

2pm – 3pm  – Sun Xa Emperiment

3pm – 4pm – Simba Ci

4pm – 5pm – Maleh

These following performances will  be live streamed on

Live Stream – Fête de la Musique 2021

12pm – 1pm – Tshepang Ramoba

1pm – 2pm – Sibusiso Mashiloane

2pm – 3pm – Laliboi – Hector Peterson

3pm – 4pm – Newtown Junction

4pm – 5pm –  Mandla Mlangeni – Hector Peterson

The Fête de la Musique Joburg is brought to you by the French Institute of South Africa and the Alliance Française of Johannesburg, in partnership with Bassline Live and Newtown Junction. It is made possible by the continuous support of TOTAL South Africa to the arts.

Follow Fête de la Musique on


Twitter @JoburgFDLM

Instagram @fetedelamusiquejhb

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ifasculture; https://www.facebook.com/AllianceFrancaiseJHB/

About Fête de la Musique

The Fête de la Musique (or World Music Day) is a popular and free music festival that has been taking place each year in France, internationally and was established in South Africa in 2010. In Johannesburg, it has become a great platform for both renowned and upcoming talents to make themselves known. Many local and international artists have taken part in the event throughout the years and contributed to its success, including Samthing Soweto, Msaki, Nakhane, Zoe Modiga, Blk Jks, Urban Village, BCUC, Berita, Baenz Oester and the Rainmakers and Bombshelter Beast.

About the Embassy of France in South Africa

The Embassy of France in South Africa serves as the main representative office of the French Republic, headed by Ambassador Aurélien Lechevallier. The Embassy works to build and strengthen cooperation and collaboration between South Africa and France in various fields, including politics, education, culture and business. This is done through close relations not only with the South African government, but also local businesses, non-governmental organisations, the media and educational institutions. Embassy staff constantly monitors and analyses local developments and is responsible for looking after the interests of French citizens in South Africa.

About the French Institute in South Africa (IFAS)

Over the 20 past years, IFAS has worked with multiple public and private partners in South Africa and in more than 30 African countries, prioritising the development of skills and ecosystems for innovation in the cultural and creative industries sector. With each project, IFAS develops unique collaborations with the shared goal of making the exchanges between the countries within creative industries more rewarding, complementary, dynamic, innovative, creative and ambitious. The Institute facilitates and implements these collaborations with key players of the French creative industries in training, innovation, business development and public policies to design programmes with a win-win approach.

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