The 2019 Windhoek Jazz Festival officially launched with the performing artists and date announced.
2019 marks the eighth annual Windhoek Jazz Festival, featuring a variety of performances highlighting national and international world-class jazz in the land of the brave. At the official launch this evening, the patron of the Windhoek Jazz Festival Katrina Hanse Himawra announced the local and international artists that include Fu Jazz Band, William Petersen, Sean K, Rose Blvc, Allistair and the Swingers Jazz Band, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Vusi Nova, and Garth Taylor.
The 2019 Windhoek Jazz Festival is slated to take place on 2 November at the Independence Stadium. The early bird tickets are going for N$ 250 and will be N$300 at the gate on the day of the event.
In her keynote speech, Hanse Himawra said that Namibia has the most talented Jazz artists and at the same time the genre grows at leaps and bounds. She further applauded the selection committee for being able to bring both new and old artists in the 2019 festivities.