Uncle Vinny Announced As One Of The Hosts Of Cotton Fest

Uncle Vinny Announced As One Of The Hosts Of Cotton Fest

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After postponing the third annual Cotton Fest taking place over two days in Johannesburg this month, organisers confirmed the full weekend line-up and hosts

Cotton Fest organisers today announced the festival hosts and confirmed the artists’ line-up day splits for the long-awaited, two-day festival taking place next week. Also announced are the five build-up events leading to the main festival.

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Taking place in Newtown, Johannesburg on April 23-24, the festival will feature some of the hottest well-known and emerging South African hip-hop and amapiano headliners.

YFM’s Lula Odiba alongside renowned MTVBase Culture Squad Member Tshego Koke will host the Cotton Stage at the festival on both festival days. The Bettr and Jägermeister stages will be hosted by GenZ frontman and social media youth president Kabelo ‘Uncle Vinny’ Ndlovu, as well as renowned funny man Robot Boii. Additional stage hosts include youth culture architects Zeus Omega, Christian Connor, LVee Nkosi and Dynasty.

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Five build-up events will take place across the city leading up to the highly anticipated weekend.


DATE : April 13, 2022
VENUE  : Zanzou, Hatfield in Pretoria
TIME  : Kicks off at 6pm


DATE : April 14, 2022
VENU: Dasslers, Braamfontein
TIME : Kicks off at 6PM


DATE:  April 15, 2022
VENUE : Drama, Braamfontein
TIME : Kicks off at 6pm


Hosted by professional skater Day Marumo, the day will be supported by Redbull and Oros.

DATE: April 16, 2022
VENUE : Zone 7, Pimville, Soweto
TIME :  11am – 5pm

ERA OF THE YANOS (Official Pre-Party)

DATE : Saturday, 16 April 2022
VENUE : Great Dane, Braamfontein
TIME  : 5pm – 2am
COVER : R50 – R100

Phase 2 day passes cost R300, and are available at Webtickets and Pick n Pay outlets nationwide now.

Book here: Cotton Fest

What to expect at the festival

Three Live Killer Stages
Cotton Stage
Bettr Stage
Jägermeister Stage
Stimorol Retail Fashion Tuckshop
Cotton Fest Merch
Limited edition clothing items
Cotton Fest X PUMA Customized Merch Station
Free customisation for all on-site purchased merch
Skate Park (hosted by Day Marumo)
Live Skating Competitions and Prizes
Half Court Basketball Area

MTV Base Dance Nation Station featuring a dance competition, MTV Base giveaways.

Gaming area presented by Oros

 Power Station Powered by Adoozy)
Power on the go – Festival-goers will be able to rent a portable power bank during the festival
Cotton Fest Gaming area

Full Stocked Bars across the Venue

Cotton University Cafeteria hosted by Flying Dish
Free Wifi presented by Spotify
For those unable to attend, the festival will be live-streamed on www.live.cottonfest.co.za

Cotton Fest information

Date:  Saturday, 23rd – Sunday, 24th April 2022

Venue:  The Station (Carr Street & Nelson Mandela Bridge, Newtown, JHB).
Covid-19 processes will apply

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