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Piano People in the Park

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Amapiano Festival Set to Light Up London

London’s Newest Music Festival Unveils Star-Studded Lineup

Get ready, London! Piano People in the Park is coming, and it’s bringing the biggest Amapiano names with it. The inaugural outdoor festival will take over Southwark Park on Friday, August 23, 2024.

Piano People - Young Stunna performance

The Lineup: Who’s Who of Amapiano

Headlining the event are the legendary Scorpion Kings, DJ Maphorisa, and Kabza De Small. They will be joined by a stellar lineup, including:

  • Young Stunna: South Africa’s rising star with his infectious beats.
  • Vigro Deep: The prodigy DJ known for his deep house sounds.
  • MaWhoo: The soulful queen of Amapiano.
  • Oskido: A pioneer in South African dance music.
  • Thakzin: The master of 3-Step Gqom.
  • Zakes Bantwini: Renowned for his Afro Tech and Afro House hits.
  • Atmos Blaq: Bringing the best of Afro Tech.
  • Uncool MC: The crowd’s favorite host.

Plus, London’s own Via Seri and many more will be lighting up the stage.

What to Expect

This festival isn’t just about Amapiano. It’s a celebration of South Africa’s rich dance music culture, including genres like 3-Step Gqom and Afro House. Expect a vibrant mix of rhythms and grooves, uniting dance music lovers from all over.

Piano People In The Park line-up

European Groove Stage

In true Piano People fashion, the festival will feature the European Groove stage, spotlighting the next wave of talent from Europe. Look out for performances by:

  • Kwamzy and Shannen SP from London
  • Sofi Mlow, the UK Latin DJ
  • Unruly Phoenix from Amsterdam
  • Joe Shamzz from Manchester

A Message from the Organizers

“We’re thrilled to announce our first-ever outdoor festival in London this summer. Alongside sharing the incredible genre of Amapiano, we’re also excited to embrace other Southern African dance music styles such as 3-Step Gqom and Afro Tech/Afro House. This celebration highlights the versatility and richness of the Southern African dance music scene. We can’t wait to share this amazing music and culture with the capital city.”

Piano People’s Legacy

Piano People have already made waves with major events at Afro Nation Portugal and Miami, and London’s first Amapiano residency. Their 2023 one-day festival at Drumsheds was a landmark event for London’s dance music scene. Now, they’re set to bring the Amapiano vibe to Southwark Park, and later this year, to Central Park in New York.

Event Details

  • Date: Friday, August 23, 2024
  • Time: 2:00 PM – 10:30 PM
  • Location: Southwark Park, London
  • Tickets: Available now at Piano People In The Park

Don’t miss out on what promises to be the ultimate Amapiano experience in London this summer! Sign up for early access to tickets and get ready to groove.

Piano People In The Park - DJ Maphorisa from The Scorpion Kings

About Piano People

Founded in 2021, Piano People is at the forefront of the Amapiano movement. Known for their high-quality shows, they’ve hosted sell-out events at iconic venues like the Drumsheds, Printworks, Ministry of Sound, and The Warehouse Project. Their mission is to unite fans across the globe and showcase the vibrant sounds of South Africa’s electronic music scene.

Mark your calendars and join the party at Southwark Park for a day of unforgettable music and dance.

Written by: Drums Radio Team

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