The Monument Amphitheatre in Pretoria was the scene of a festival of more music you love with the 7th annual Jacaranda Day, with thousands of people flocking to the highly popular event.

Juanita du Plessis

MiCasa, Freshlyground, Jo Black, Bobby van Jaarsveld, Refentse, Martin Bester, The Parlotones, Juanita du Plessis, Brendan Peyper and DJ Jazzy D all formed part of the top-class line-up, with the curtain raiser to the event performed by an exciting new talent, Lillia Lessev, who was voted by listeners as the winner of a competition that saw hundreds of entries from aspiring artists.

Mi Casa

They were joined on stage by the Jacaranda FM presenters, with the station also broadcasting live from the event, and scores of people streamed from all over Gauteng and neighbouring provinces to enjoy a day of family fun in the sun.

The event was also attended by the Deputy Minister of Communication, Honourable P. Kekana.

Jacaranda FM’s General Manager, Kevin Fine, says: “Jacaranda Day remains a firm crowd favourite and one of Gauteng’s biggest entertainment calendar highlights. It’s a sight to behold to see thousands of people singing along to all the tunes they know and love, all day long. As always, the vibe was absolutely electric and we look forward to an even bigger and better Jacaranda Day in 2019!”

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About Jacaranda FM

Jacaranda FM is the biggest independent radio station in Gauteng. Recently awarded Best Commercial Radio Station of the Year (2015) in the Liberty Radio Awards, Jacaranda FM boasts an exclusive listenership of 41% of its listening population.

Proud winner of the Best Breakfast Show, Best Night Time Radio Show, and Best Afternoon Drive presenter at the South African Radio Awards in 2017, Jacaranda FM continues to deliver on its commitment to provide listeners with world-class entertainment. Jacaranda FM is the home of “More Music You Love” – the station’s commitment to playing more music than any other radio station, and providing an array of musical entertainment through concerts, sporting and social events.

Jacaranda FM supports sustainable responsibility initiatives, focused particularly on education and building a better society.


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