The global phenomenon that is the Ultra Music Festival is set to make its return to the city of Cape Town on March 1, 2024. Renowned for its exciting electronic music experiences, Ultra Cape Town promises an unforgettable fusion of beats, cutting-edge production, and a diverse community of music lovers. As the sun sets, Ultra Cape Town will transform the Mother City into a hub of rhythm and sound, attracting music lovers from far and wide.
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About Ultra South Africa 🎉
Starting in 2014 as part of Ultra Music Festival’s expansive global reach across 20 countries, the South African festival quickly established itself as a destination in the nation’s electronic dance music scene. Following a three-year hiatus, the festival made a return in 2023, signalling the eagerly awaited 9th edition of South Africa’s largest electronic dance music spectacle. This revival promises an extraordinary experience for electronic music enthusiasts, reaffirming Ultra Cape Town’s position as a vital player in the global music festival landscape.
Ultra Cape Town Lineup 🎤
Take a look at the exciting lineup for Ultra Cape Town. From major headliners like Afrojack and Skrillex to the best sideliners like Major League DJZs:
Afrojack, a Grammy Award-winning producer and DJ has consistently shattered boundaries and garnered global recognition. Recognized by Rolling Stone as one of the 50 Most Important People in EDM and listed on Forbes’ ’30 Under 30′ music roster, Afrojack’s influence extends far beyond the DJ booth. His achievements include being the second DJ to immortalize his hands on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and a memorable performance during the Eurovision Song Contest 2021, where he, alongside Dutch talents Glennis Grace and Wulf, showcased an unforgettable show featuring a classical youth orchestra. Set to grace the stage at Ultra Cape Town in March 2024, Afrojack’s electrifying performances continue to captivate audiences worldwide, cementing his status as an icon in the realm of electronic music.
Sonny Moore, better known as Skrillex is a multi-talented artist who has earned widespread acclaim, with an impressive eight Grammy Awards and the title of MTV’s Electronic Dance Music Artist of the Year. Skrillex’s journey began as the lead singer for the iconic post-hardcore band From First To Last, showcasing his musical versatility. Known for groundbreaking collaborations with artists like Justin Bieber, FKA Twigs, and Kanye West, Skrillex’s influence extends beyond his solo work. His label, OWSLA, has been a launchpad for emerging electronic music talents, solidifying his impact on the industry. As a headline act at Ultra Cape Town in March 2024, Skrillex’s performance promises to be a sonic journey, reflecting his unwavering commitment to pushing the boundaries of music.
Steve Aoki, a Grammy-nominated electronic dance music luminary set to grace the stage at Ultra Cape Town in March 2024. Immortalized in the documentary “I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead,” which premiered at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival, Aoki emerges as a tireless multi-hyphenate in the realm of pop music. As the founder of the influential record label Dim Mak, Aoki has not only solidified his status as a chart-topping producer, remixer, and DJ but has also kept his finger firmly on the pulse of cutting-edge youth culture. At Ultra Cape Town, attendees can expect to be swept away by Aoki’s electrifying beats and immersive stage presence, making his performance a cornerstone of the festival’s diverse lineup.
Vintage Culture, the musical alter ego of Brazilian artist Lukas Ruiz will captivate the audience at Ultra Cape Town in March 2024. With a profound connection to the dance music culture, Vintage Culture boasts an impressive track record, accumulating over 1.5 billion streams online and amassing 8 million followers across his social media platforms. His collaborations with Tiësto, David Guetta, Meduza, Robin Schulz, and Jorja Smith have not only earned Platinum status but have also dominated the Billboard Hot Dance and Spotify Dance Charts. With three songs simultaneously in the top 10 on Beatport, including the #1 Main Chart Overall, Vintage Culture’s performance at Ultra Cape Town promises an experience, showcasing his unparalleled influence in the electronic music landscape.
Willem van Hanegem and Ward van der Harst, the driving forces behind W&W, are set to electrify the stage at Ultra. Since their fateful collaboration in 2007, W&W has seamlessly blended influences, fusing the uplifting and melodic elements of trance with the raw intensity of electro and the progressiveness of the house. Their sound, uniquely their own, is infectious, rebellious, and highly energetic. W&W’s productions showcase a breadth and diversity that appeals to multiple audiences, making them a formidable presence in the global electronic music scene. As they take the stage at Ultra Cape Town, attendees can anticipate a journey, promising an unforgettable experience for all.
Major League DJz
Major League DJz, the acclaimed South African music duo set to command the stage as a sideliner at Ultra Cape Town. Comprising twin brothers Bandile and Zinhle Mbere, Major League DJz has been making waves in the South African music scene since 2012, solidifying their position as one of the country’s most sought-after duos. With a trail of success in their wake, the brothers have earned multiple accolades, including two South African Music Awards (SAMA) nominations, attesting to their musical prowess and influence. As they gear up to perform at Ultra Cape Town, Major League DJz promises to deliver a performance that not only showcases their versatility but also adds a dynamic local flavour to the international lineup, making them an integral part of electronic music.
Prepare for an electrifying experience with Shimza, the South African DJ and producer who will be performing this year. In 2017, Shimza showcased his musical prowess with the release of his track ‘Destino,’ a harbinger of his rising South African star. The Tembisa-born artist has not only left an indelible mark on the local music scene but has also gained international acclaim with a 4-track EP titled ‘Ascendant,’ released on Luciano’s esteemed label, Cadenza Music. As part of his quest for global domination, Shimza secured a residency at the iconic Privilege in Ibiza, Spain, the world’s largest club. His remarkable journey and international collaborations make him a standout performer, promising an immersive set at Ultra Cape Town.
Ultra Tickets and Information 🎟️
If you are looking for the full Ultra Cape Town experience, securing tickets is important. With ticket prices ranging from R895 to R2500, attendees have various options to tailor their festival experience. General Admission grants general access, while VIP tickets elevate the experience with perks such as expedited entry through dedicated VIP entrances, exclusive restrooms, and bars in the VIP Village.
VIP ticket holders also enjoy the privilege of accessing the elevated Main VIP deck, providing breathtaking views of the Ultra Main Stage, as well as various elevated viewing areas at other stages throughout the festival. For those seeking an even more exclusive experience, the Table Experience option is available, offering a personalized and luxurious festival encounter. To secure this premium experience, attendees can contact and arrange details.
Where is Ultra Cape Town?
Prepare for a journey as Ultra Cape Town 2024 sets the stage at Hollywood Bets Kenilworth Racecourse. Ultra Cape Town promises an extraordinary experience set against this well-known venue. Located at the Hollywood Bets Kenilworth Racecourse, the festival seamlessly combines the thrill of electronic beats on a racecourse, creating an energetic atmosphere.
Ultra Cape Town 2024 is not just a music festival; it’s an experience that transcends borders and genres. The lineup, featuring global icons and local talent, promises an unforgettable journey. As the electronic sound in the heart of Cape Town, attendees will find themselves immersed in a celebration that unites music enthusiasts from all walks of life.
For those seeking an electrifying escape Ultra Cape Town 2024 is the destination. Secure your tickets, plan your trip, and prepare to be swept away by the rhythm of one of the world’s most iconic electronic music festivals. This March 1, let the music guide you through an experience that will resonate in your memories for years to come. Ultra in Cape Town awaits – are you ready to join the rhythm?