Cape Town Jazz Festival
Music lovers from all over the world travel to Cape Town each year to enjoy the city's world famous jazz festival. Held in the Cape Town International Conference Centre (CTICC), the festival sells out every year. Headliners in 2013 included the Brand New Heavies, the Buena Vista Social Club, Jill Scott and Jimmy Dludlu.
Jazz aficionados will want to choose a hotel in Cape Town
close to the action. The Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Foreshore is a 5 minute walk from the festival venue and the picturesque Victoria & Albert waterfront. Choose the Park Inn for your festival headquarters and catch all the action anytime of the day or night.
What to see at the Cape Town Jazz Festival
With over 40 acts, both vocalists and instrumentalists, visitors to the jazz festival can expect their two day visit to be jam-packed with top quality musical acts. There's plenty to do on top of listening to some of the world's jazz heroes perform. Pick up some freshly cooked local food at the Food Village or buy some merchandise from the many stalls including clothing, t-shirts, caps and posters.
The Cape Town Jazz Festival isn't just a place to listen to music; there are also plenty of opportunities to learn about the business and improve craft skills. Choose from musical master classes, photographic workshops and jazz development groups.
Accommodation near the Cape Town Jazz Festival
The Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Foreshore offers prime accommodation near the jazz festival venue. It is also a comfortable base from which to explore the whole of Cape Town and the Cape Peninsula including Boulders Beach, Hout Bay and the District Six Museum