Cotton Fest University’s UFC Sports club is putting young artists on

The open mic competition gives local talent a spot on the Cotton Fest Lineup.

The fourth edition of Cotton Fest Joburg returns to this February. Launching with a new look and feel, and extending of the University of Cotton Fest theme, popular music festival synonymous with young culture presents The UFC Sports Club.

Expanding on the music festival, the brand this year includes other elements like the Open Mic Contest, Friends Day, The Creative Programme and various Campus Activations throughout the year. Cotton Fest will be bringing the heat to the ‘game’ this year.

Cotton Fest Cape Town (2022)

The Open Mic Competition launched last week on social media with the Cotton Feast team ‘opened up the playing fields’ by further giving young unknown talent the opportunity to perform at the festival. From the over 500 entries received, the top 10 finalists will be handpicked to perform at a closed event in  front of a live judging panel at AMPD studio. The top 3 artists / DJ selected will get to perform at Cotton Fest.

Cotton Fest Cape Town (2022)

Following a successful ‘Friends Day’ in Cape Town, the Jozi edition will take place on Saturday, 28th January 2023 at Newtown Junction, 100 Carr Street, Newtown. This fun-filled warm up event will feature lifestyle activities including basketball, skateboarding and of course live music.

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