Cape Town International Jazz Festival postponed

Chaka Khan

Organisers of the Cape Town International Jazz Festival (CTIJF) have announced that the event scheduled to have taken place on Friday March 17 and Saturday March 18, has been postponed until February 2024.

Several factors had influenced the decision, espAfrika said in a statement.

“These include a series of unavoidable delays and unforeseen challenges, as well as uncertainties around the future of load shedding, all of which have negatively impacted the planning for 2023. Consequently, and after consultation with stakeholders, it was felt it was better to reschedule the 21st celebration of the CTIJF until 2024 to stage the show espAfrika wants to deliver and that does justice to the CTIJF brand, but most importantly, one that Festinos deserve.”

espAfrika apologised to artists, fans, ticket holders, suppliers and partners. All Festinos who have purchased tickets from Ticketmaster may either retain them as espAfrika will honour the cost of these tickets for the 2024 event or obtain a full refund from


For ongoing news on the 2024 CTIJF, the new CTIJF app can be downloaded on app stores as Cape Town Jazz Festival and will be the place to get the latest updates.