947 and 702 present - Johnny Clegg Tribute Show

Emmarentia Botanical Gardens

Sunday, 17 July 2022 @ 11:00

R25.00 - R1600.00


Johnny Clegg Tribute Show

In a fitting tribute to one of the most iconic figures in South African music history, the Johnny Clegg Tribute Show, has been moved to Sunday 17th of July, 2022 at the Emmarentia Botanical Gardens (Johannesburg), which marks the third anniversary of Johnny's passing, and will feature some of South Africa's top performers.

Zolani Mahola had this to say, I am so happy to be included in this tribute to the late great that was Johnny Clegg. His legacy of what it is to truly be oneself and share that self with the world has in no small way I am sure contributed to who I am today. I am The One Who Sings because Johnny Clegg and other giants like him sang their heart songs loud and clear for all to hear. And for that he shall never be forgotten.

Johnny Clegg had the special quality of being able to unite people across all backgrounds and generations with his music. His music has always been a beacon of hope and inspiration and in a time when South Africans and the world need it the most, the lyrics to Great Heart stand true.

Johnny Clegg captured the hearts of a nation and the tribute concert will feature fellow musicians that will commemorate his life and his musical career. There will also be a dance tribute performed by dancers from Zululand and the local hostels.

"I really have fond memories of Johnny and all the work he did. He adored me and I adored him. Johnny gave so much to the cultural and music language of this country and it is a honor to be on the bill to pay tribute to a giant , said Sipho Hotstix Mabuse.

Biggest line-up of performers since Concert in the Park to pay tribute to the iconic Johnny Clegg - Some of South Africa?s top performers will come together on one stage, including the likes of lifetime friend Sipho Mchunu, Soweto Gospel Choir, Just Jinjer, Sipho Hotstix Mabuse, Karen Zoid, Zolani Mahola, Francois van Coke, Majozi, Ross Learmonth, Kurt Darren, Arno Carstens, Jesse Clegg, the Johnny Clegg band, plus others to be announced.

Bright Blue, Ella Mental and éVoid are specially flying back to South Africa for this event the last two having performed alongside Johnny at the Ellis Park Stadium iconic Concert in the Park in 1985.

Francois van Coke said "I had the privilege of meeting and sharing the stage with Johnny once. His humility really stood out for me. I have been a fan since I can remember and will be a fan forever"

Money will be raised at the event for the Click Foundation, supporting The Friends of Johnny Clegg charity which was established with Johnny in December 2018.

Ticket Prices:

General Admission: Adult General: R475 / Children (under 12): R225

Golden Circle: Adult: R675 / Children (under 12): R325

VIP: VIP Adult: R1600 / VIP Children (under 12): R1600

VIP Includes: (Golden Circle access, VIP Parking, access to VIP marquee with seating, private cash bar and bathroom facilities, and a full view of the stage)

Official secure parking from 09h00 will be available at Roosevelt High School and can be purchased for R25 per vehicle via Ticketpro. Access is via the entry gate on c/o Thomas Bowler Street and 5th Avenue.

Wheelchair Platform: R400 per person in wheelchair; R400 per helper (each person in wheelchair only permitted one helper)

For Wheelchair Platform bookings, kindly email: info@ticketpros.co.za

Children under 2 years are permitted free of charge

Pass outs will NOT be permitted



Age Restriction: None

Are refreshments available at the venue: Yes, there will be food vendors and a public bar

Prohibited Items: No weapons, Cameras, video cameras, recording equipment, Gazebos, Food and drinks, Cooler boxes

Permitted Items: chairs and sun umbrellas which will be allowed in a demarcated area only on the side of the field

What Parking facilities are available at the venue: Normal public parking for this venue and parking at Rooselvelt High School at a cost of R25 (purchase tickets online). Please be advised that illegal car guards operate in this area and public are cautioned to only park in the official parking areas.

What Disabled facilities are available at the venue: there are parking and toilet facilities for disabled access

SectionPer CarScholarAdult
Parking Roosevelt High ScR25.00  
General Adm Kids u12 R225.00 
Golden Circle Kids u12 R325.00 
General Adm Adult  R475.00
Golden Circle Adult  R675.00
VIP Adult  R1,600.00
VIP Kids u12 R1,600.00 



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