Taking place on Saturday, 29 February is UMI: Our Music Festival – a micro music and lifestyle festival that will be hosted at Victoria Yards, transforming the space into a creative funhouse of music, film & art.
As a special feature of the micro-festival, and following the community-oriented philosophy behind ‘our’ music festival, the audience got the opportunity to curate the line up by recommending who they’d like to see perform making it truly a festival for the by people and by the people.
Live performances include Bongeziwe Mabandla, The Charles Gene Suite, Lazarus Man, ByLwansta and Koeksista with music from DJs Ang, Uncle Party Time, Slice Frederico and more.
Now in its 2nd year, the festival has grown from 8-12 hour day of not only the best and freshest musical acts but also features a performance art stage, art exhibitions from participating Victoria Yard galleries and artists. “We have our silent music film festival featuring Lebogang Rasethaba’s Future Sounds of Mzansi, Red Bull projects Rave & Resistance by Zandi Tisani, Baloji’s Zombies that won best short film at MUBI Audience Awards as well a Merit Award at Global Short L.A. and more, ”says organiser Nandi Dlepu AKA Mamakashaka.
Early Bird Tickets R200 til 9 February Tickets R250 on Quicket.