continent. It is, therefore, unsurprising that it is home to some of the most
fascinating and best music festivals in the world. Jumia Travel shares Africa’s
top 6 music festivals to put on your festival bucket list.
its amazing beaches, has one of the biggest music festivals in East Africa which
is Sauti za Busara. Musical artists from all over Africa perform in an open-air
amphitheatre. It is usually held for three days in the ancient enclave of Stone
Town in February.
to Indie rock, Jazz and more? Lake of Stars Music Festival is the place to go in
October. It is held at Lake Malawi.
entertaining Africa for 20 years. It prides itself as Africa’s grandest party.
The festival annually boasts 5 stages with more than 40 artists performing over
2 nights. The festival hosts more than 37,000 music enthusiast over the 2 show
days. It is held in March at the Cape Town International Convention
Gnaoua World Music Festival. During the music festival, traditional Gnaoua
musicians, who are descendants of slaves, are joined by jazz, pop, Afrobeat and
rock performers from Africa. It usually takes place in June at Essaouira,
headlines. When it does, one of such headlines must feature the Bushfire
Festival. Bushfire festival is a 3-day music and performing arts festival
headlined by international and local acts. It is usually held in May.
Falls Town, Zimbabwe. The 3-day festival is held in December with appearances
from mostly alternative/rock artists with some local Zimbabwean acts.