Full lineup announced for 3rd annual Capsule Fest

By Oluthando Keteyi - 07 October 2019Views : 921


Leading South African lifestyle and streetwear retailer Sportscene on Monday announced the full line-up for the upcoming Capsule Fest taking place later this month in Johannesburg.

This year’s line-up will feature some of the new wave local acts alongside Atlanta native UNO The Activist.

Capsule Fest takes place on Saturday, October 26, 2019, at Fox Junction in downtown Joburg,

Mzansi hip-hop royalty Riky Rick, Nadia Nakai and K.O will headline the main stage alongside Yanga Chief and A-Reece, to name a few. Also confirmed are leaders of the news school Dee Koala, The Big Hash, Willy Cardiac, Uncle Vinny, J Molley, Uncle Partytime, Khumz Taylor and more.

Now in its third year, Capsule Fest is an urban street culture festival that celebrates, collaborate and elevate all elements of culture.

Following the success of the past two years, this third instalment of the Capsule Fest will bring together artists, music lovers, influencers, designers, creatives, sports enthusiasts, consumers and brands in an authentic celebration of Mzansi and African street culture.

The festival will again package a unique experience offering including:

14 leading independent fashion brands via Brand exhibitions
Sneaker activations with various global brands including Vans, Nike, Adidas, Kappa, Champion, Converse, Dickies, Sneaker King and New Era
Skating Park featuring a Curated skating experience with DJ Speedsta
Basketball
Various Music Talks
Concert

Due to the popularity of the music talks last year, an expanded talks component has been added this year. In partnership with Capitec’s Live Better Talks, these will feature over 44 speakers, eight sessions and dedicated short-film screenings.

The on-site food market will play host to 11 different food vendors set to satisfy all culinary needs.

Festival-goers can also expect exclusive Sneaker and merch drops on the day.

"Capsule is a street culture festival like no other in the country. It’s so much more than just a music festival. It encompasses everything that is the culture related. From. It's streetwear, Talks, Music, and Art and even sport’, says Sportscene's Brand Manager Lulama Mnisi.

“Now in its third year, we have added elements to keep in tune with the culture and what they want. We are super amped about Capsule Fest and hope you are too’