Absolut One Source LIVE

Overview of event, including areas, activities, events, musicians, artists…

Joziburg Lane & Courtyard

This is where:

Guests arrive & register: public tickets/VIP tickets/media

There will be an Instagram installation of ‘OSL’ as a backdrop for photographs

Large prints of the 5 revolutionaries will be displayed overhead

Artists’ studios & food concessions will be open

A large format mural will take place throughout the afternoon in the first courtyard, where a graffiti artist will be delivering his interpretation of African creativity

SECOND Courtyard

This is where:

The Absolut Art Mural will take place. Attendees will be invited to create an artwork in exchange for a complimentary cocktail.

Roaming Entertainment

Roaming entertainment will be spread throughout the courtyard & up the walkway ramp in the form of:

Street dance crews, stilt walkers, graffiti artists, street performers, music by DJ Jawz, an Absolut Bar installation & more.

Hangout Jozi

Hangout Jozi will function as a sit-down restaurant to festival-goers in the downstairs section. The VIP section will be in the upstairs area where attendees will receive complimentary snacks and cocktails. Music will flow through from the courtyard DJs.

The Market of Art

The Market of Art is an integral part of the festival for up and coming artists.

There will be 40+ young creatives displaying and selling artworks in addition to two merchandise stalls selling OSL merchandise.

Background music will flow through from the courtyard DJ.

Main Stage

The main stage is called ‘The Source,’ and will be hosted by Creative Revolutionary Khuli Chana. It will have a futuristic industrial type feel, and host the main Absolut bar.

The Source LINE-UP:

18:30 –DJ Jawz
19:30 – Dear Ribane, Trevor Stuurman Live Fashion Installation
20:00 – Sho Madjozi
20:30 – Patoranking
21:30 – Khuli Chana Collabs
22:45 – Bongo Maffin
23:30 – DJ Maphorisa

Main Stage VIP Section

Upstairs on the mezzanine level will be the Backstage VIP area with exclusive views of the stage and easy access to a “golden circle” area at the front of the stage.

There will be vinyl prints of street art adorning the walls, cocktail lounge style furniture, and a private bar that will serve free drinks to VIPs.

Foodtruck Collective

The foodtruck collective will be in the upstairs parking area offering a variety of vendors.

The central area will be transformed into a futuristic industrial style food market with benches, foodtrucks, festoon lighting & a social feed wall clad with old style TV sets.

A house DJ will play music.

Fashion Show

After sunset, a stylized show ramp in the upper level parking lot will facilitate a fashion show comprising of new talent, curated by Trevor Stuurman.

The Jozi skyline will act as a backdrop.

DJ Shimza will provide the soundtrack to the fashion show.

Alternate Stage

The alternate stage is called ‘The Rainforest Stage,’ hosted by Creative Revolutionary Sho Madjozi. The area will be transformed into an urban jungle. Scandi style cocktail furniture will be strategically scattered around the space and an Absolut Bar will form the centerpiece.

The Rainforest Stage LINE-UP:

14:30 – Sho Madjozi
15:00 – Thando Nje, Jay Molley, Muzi
16:00 – Una Ramz, Gemini Major
17:00 – Rico, Youngsta, Marley Bloo
18:00 – SUNSET SET: Muzi & Rico
13:00 – DJ Errol
15:00 – DJ Jawz
16:30 – DJ Errol


There will be a total of 7 bars scattered throughout the venue.

2 of which will be themed:

Absolut Lime Lounge

The Absolut Lime Lounge is a rooftop bar/chill out area at the highest point of the point of the building, dedicated to celebrating this flavoured vodka.

Absolut Art Mural & Art Bar

There will be an interactive Absolut Art Mural. The Art Bar is where festival goers can redeem their free cocktail for participating in the Absolut Art Mural.