Capsule Festival focuses on young talent for the Waves Stage

CAPSULE FEST is the urban street culture festival featuring headliner US rapper A$AP Ferg and proudly home-grown talent, Nasty C, who will focus on young upcoming local talent for their second stage – the Waves Stage.

Hosted by popular streetwear brand Converse, the stage will solely feature non-mainstream artists.

“With street culture scene being this big in SA right now, focus on young talent is just a natural way of supporting the growth. Since Capsule Fest is all about the culture and purely investing in it, the environment is set up to be safe and family-friendly, with young people playing a huge part in the festival. The curated line-up is a collection of SA’s finest young artists and DJs from across the country with different offerings for the various markets attending the festival,” said organiser Nick Kaoma.

The Waves Stage will feature Joburg-based artists 2Lee Stark, J Molley, Una Rams, Frank Casino and Patrickxxlee. Local DJs Uncle Partytime, Chuck Tailored and Vato Kayde will headline alongside Cape Town locals YoungstaCPT, Pascoe, Uncool Luke and Aux Gawd. Pietermaritzburg’s DJ Joey Drumz also joins the line-up.

Additions to the main stage include multiple award-winning rappers Kwesta and DJs Milkshake, Loyd, Capital and Twins on Decks.

Tickets for Capsule Fest are currently available at Computicket outlets nationwide. Alternatively, tickets can be purchased online on For more info on store locations check out


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Shernovia Reddy

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