The upcoming Maftown Heights festival taking place on Friday, 27 November 2015, at Mary Fitzgerald Square, Newtown, Johannesburg, ran a fan driven competition on Twitter to give “New Kids On The Block (#NKOTB)” a chance to be added to this year’s Maftown Heights’ line-up and perform alongside SA’s and the continent’s biggest acts such as HHP, Khuli Chana, AKA and KO.
From a shortlist of 9 #NKOTB, Maftown Heights has announced the below Top 3 winners to perform at this year’s festival, after 14 049 accurate number of votes were cast over a period of 6 days.
- K2 – 76,3% of the votes
- Jay Makopo – 10.8% of the votes
- Priddy Ugly – 3.4% of the votes
“As a festival we are always excited to see South Africa get behind an initiative aimed at unearthing the next wave of SA super stars!” says festival co-founder Refiloe Ramogase, “Thank you to every single person who voted for their favorite #NKOTB. A pity we can’t have all 9 on our stage this year as they all are special talents! Congrats to K2, Jay Mokopo and Priddy Ugly!”
Showcasing rising talent has been a standard feature at Maftown Heights since its inception in 2010.
Tickets are available at Computicket
Pre-Sold General Admission (with valid SA student card): R150
Pre-Sold General Admission: R180
General Admission at the door (limited): R200
Pre-Sold Golden Circle (with valid SA student card): R270
Pre-Sold Golden Circle: R300
Golden Circle at the door (limited): R350
Paid VIP: R500 (almost sold out)