Cape Town - Festival organisers for Sónar Cape Town announced on Thursday that English producer Jon Hopkins has been added to the line-up.
Hopkins will be joining international acts 2manydjs and The Bloody Beetroots for the event which will be taking place on 15 and 16 December at the Good Hope Centre in Cape Town.
Two local acts, Sibot and Trancemicsoul, have also been announced as the first local acts to join the festival.A satellite event, A Taste of Sónar, will also take place on Friday 12 December 2014 in Johannesburg and will feature a selection of the international acts set to perform at Sónar Cape Town, including 2manydjs (DJ set) and The Bloody Beetroots (live).Jon Hopkins, 35, is an English producer and musician who creates his own electronic and dance music. He started out as a keyboard player for Imogen Heap, but has since produced and contributed to many albums by well-known artists, including the song Midnight for Coldplay's 2014 album Ghost Stories.
Hopkins composed the soundtracks for science fiction film Monsters (2010) and British drama How I Live Now (2013. He also co-produced the soundtrack for the film The Lovely Bones (2009).
Event details:Sónar Cape TownGood Hope CentreOne-Day Pass for 15 Dec 2014: R495One-Day Pass for 16 December: R595PRO Pass (Two-Day): R1350Early Bird (Two-Day): R695Get tickets and information here.A Taste of Sónar in JohannesburgNazrec Expo CentreFriday 12 December 2014General Pass: R595PRO Pass: R895Early Bird Pass: R495For more information click here.
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