Artists gear up to perform at Hollywoodbets Durban July marquees

Performing artists at this year’s Hollywood Durban July. Picture: Supplied

Performing artists at this year’s Hollywood Durban July. Picture: Supplied

Published Jun 12, 2024


South Africa’s premier horse racing and entertainment event, the Hollywoodbets Durban July, is less than a month away and popular marquees are making sure to secure the best in entertainment for their guests.

Leading lifestyle and entertainment marquee, Boomtown presented by Johnnie Walker Blonde, recently announced that international DJ duo, Major League, and hip hop royalty, K.O, will be performing at the sort-after marquee.

“Ntja'ka” hitmaker Maglera Doe Boy, who is currently one of the hottest hip hop acts in the country, will be making his debut on the Boomtown stage.

Local favourites KOTW (SPHEctacula and DJ Naves) will be making a return to the bill and supporting artists, Ms Cosmo and Ten Oceans, Goldmax, Shilly Mingz, DJ Hands and Devlin have also been confirmed for the day.

Boomtown event organiser Stuart Scott said: “Now in our 14th edition, the team carefully hand-picked some of the hottest artists in the country right now as well as a few Boomtown favourites, to keep our guests entertained throughout the day.

“In addition to this powerhouse line-up, we have the ultimate hospitality experience on offer for all our supporters.”

Afrotainment Marquee

Award-winning Durban musician DJ Tira is ready to host 500 guests at the Afrotainment Marquee. This year marks the 13th anniversary for the hospitality tent.

The producer and DJ, whose real name is Mthokozi Khathi, along with music artists, Cici and Mawhoo are billed among others to perform at the long-standing marquee.

Aside from the singers, former “Big Brother Mzansi” contestant Liyema “Liema” Phantsi, reality TV star, businesswoman and social media phenomenon, Zari Hassan and actors Vuyo Biyela and Wiseman Mncube will be joining DJ Tira at the iconic tent.

“We need people to understand that we are launching in a big way hence the people who are part of the Afrotainment Marquee this year are people who are making waves as this year's theme is 'Ride the Wave' so we will be giving people a good time,” DJ Tira added.