Big Band Jazz Festival

Students from a selection of Cape schools and universities will be belting it out during this fun-filled festival at the Baxter Theatre.

This annual festival gives young musicians, from 23 schools and colleges around the Western Cape, an opportunity to display their talents to a knowledgeable and appreciative audience, while also raising funds for to support a music initiatives in disadvantaged communities.

Here’s this year’s musical lineup: 

Wednesday 31 May

  • Rondebosch Boys’ Prep Jazz Band
  • Pinelands High School Jazz Band
  • Rondebosch Boys’ High School Junior Jazz Band
  • Edujazz Big Band
  • Rondebosch Boys’ High School Senior Jazz Band
Thursday 1 June
  • Uni-sound Big Band (combined with musicians from Groote Schuur High School and St Josephs)
  • Morejazz Big Band (From Mozambique)
  • Westerford High School Big Band
  • Delft Big Band 
  • Wynberg Boys’ High School Jazz Band
  • Stellenbosch Youth Jazz Band
Friday 2 June 
  • The Little Giants
  • Bergvliet High School Big Band
  • Heathfield High School Jazz Band
  • Beau Soleil Music Centre
  • Wynberg Girls’ High School Big Band
  • UCT Big Band
Saturday 3 June
  • Sacs Junior School Jazz Band
  • Sans Souci Jazz Cats
  • Sacs High School Junior Jazz Band
  • Rustenburg Girls’ High School Jazz Band
  • Sacs High School Senior Jazz Band
  • Alumni Big Band


31 May – 3 June 2017




021 685 7880,


R100 (adults)
R350 (full festival pass)
R50 (seniors, students, scholars)

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Time of publication: 05 May 2014

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