Sónar Cape Town adds another international act to its line-up

2014-08-21 10:52

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 Town
Good Hope Centre
One-Day Pass for 15 Dec 2014: R495
One-Day Pass for 16 December: R595
PRO Pass (Two-Day): R1350
Early Bird (Two-Day): R695
Get tickets and information here.

A Taste of Sónar in Johannesburg
Nazrec Expo Centre
Friday 12 December 2014
General Pass: R595
PRO Pass: R895
Early Bird Pass: R495
For more information click here.

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