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One of the world’s biggest EDM jams heads back to the Mother City in 2017!

Glowsticks? Check. Dancing shoes? Check. World-class DJs and producers? Check. The Mother City welcomes back the 2017 Ultra Music Festival, one of the globe’s craziest electronic dance music (EDM) throwdown, to the Cape Town Stadium on Friday, 24 February 2017.

Having started with a bang in 2014, the mega jam is heading back to Mzansi’s shores and bringing some of the sickest beat-droppers to make heads spin in Jo’burg and Cape Town. David Guetta, Dash Berlin, Martin Garrix and more are all on the bill this year!

Ultra is one of the most celebrated festival brands in the world, and though 2014 was the first time the thumping bash descended on the African continent, opskops have been staged all over the globe, with audiences in Brazil, Korea and party capital Ibiza going ape for the EDM shindig.

It all began in Miami, Florida back in 1999, and the music festival has since become internationally renowned for bringing together the hottest names in the dance scene. To date, the massive outdoor party has managed to conquer nine countries on five continents with the same epic flair that the original event made famous. Have a look the the official 2016 aftermovie to get you in the mood for this massive event:

The only thing left to do is get those jam muscles nice and warm and make sure you have tickets to one of the best parties in the world because it’s going to be a serious jol.

In 2017 the Ultra brand have decided to make the event a single night (with no camping) instead of a two day festival so they could pack more amazing acts in for you to enjoy! Trying to entice people to SA when the Rand is so weak can’t be fun and we think they have done an amazing job!


  • David Guetta
  • Dash Berlin
  • Martin Garrix
  • DJ Snake
  • Black Coffee
  • Headhunterz
  • Felix Jaehn
  • DJ Fresh & Euphonik
  • Kryoman
  • Nic Fancuilli
  • Ivan Turanjanin
  • Dean Fuel
  • Strange Loving
  • Crazy White Boy
  • Stab Virus
  • Yeti
  • Venture
  • Websta
  • DJ Eugenics
  • Deep Aztec
  • Siphie Fassie
  • Ms Eve
  • Mphoza Fantastic

Just for the fun of it, let’s have a little listen to some of the best jams you can expect to hear at Ultra 2017:

Here are a few hits from some of our very talented local artists playing at Ultra 2017:


Tickets are available online through If you have any queries, please feel free to contact the organisers directly by visiting their website and filling out the Contact Us form. Ticket prices for Cape Town are as follows:

Ticket Option


Early Bird - SOLD OUT


Tier 1 - SOLD OUT


Tier 2


Early Bird VIP - SOLD OUT




Tier 2 - SOLD OUT



Warm up for this epic jam at one of these super cool dance clubs in Cape Town. Also, don’t forget to check out our overview of annual February events to find out about more hot happenings taking place during the month.


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