Nelson Mandela Bay International Music Festival

Summary Info Festival Story Not AvailableFestival EventsOther SourcesPractical Info

Country and Region South AfricaEastern Cape
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Festival Contact Information

Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality
Phone: +27 41 508 2500
Putco Mafani
Phone: +27 71 4705792

Festival Description

The inaugural edition of the Nelson Mandela Bay International Music Festival takes place in 2011 at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium. The programming features world renowned headliners and showcases regional acts from Port Elizabeth and Eastern Cape. The lineup includes a diverse range of artists — folk, jazz, rock and more. To round out the programming there will be workshops, master classes, and free and ticketed concerts.

Festival Dates May 14, 2011
Festival Links

Festival Events:

Lineup 2011:
  • George Benson
  • Hugh Masekela
  • Freshlyground
  • Prime Circle
  • Good Luck
  • Goldfish
  • Fohloza
  • New Afro Teens
  • Jamali with special guest Loyiso Bala
  • The Nelson Mandela Bay Big Band featuring Feya Faku


Other Sources:

Want more? Click on a color — travel and explore.  


Practical Info:

  • Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium
    Port Elizabeth


Do you have an update or more information about this festival? Email us at
Start or join a conversation about this festival in the Forum.