MTV And Strongbow Bring You Jo’burg’s Largest Urban Picnic Music Experience

MTV (DStv channel 130) and Strongbow Apple Ciders have officially launched The Strongbow Big Picnic set to take-over the city’s cultural heritage landmark, “The Station” in Newtown for a unique music experience.

The Strongbow Big Picnic in partnership with MTV takes place on Saturday, 24 November 2018 will remix The Station with a picnic styled green jungle featuring urban contemporary live music, street cuisine and chillout lounge areas. The line-up includes talented local artists and DJs from Tresor to Kid Fonque and Samthing Soweto.

Monde Twala, Vice President for Youth, Music and BET at Viacom International Media Networks Africa (VIMN Africa) commented: “MTV in Africa is excited to be a part of this innovative approach with Strongbow of creating music experiences which showcase the city’s talented artists and provide unique venues which reflect the diverse culture and pulse of Jo’burg. At VIMN Africa we are passionate about providing audiences with events where they can engage with and discover authentic local talent and culture.”

“It is no secret that South Africans – specifically Joburg locals – thrive on the pace and the buzz of the big city lights and urban lifestyle. The Strongbow Big Picnic aims to redefine the city’s music experience while enjoying the natural gems that the city offers,” said Lance Dodgen, Marketing Manager: Cider & International Brands at HEINEKEN South Africa.

Tickets are available today at Get your early bird special at R150 each until Friday, 16 November thereafter tickets are R200 per person.

Strongbow Big Picnic remixed by MTV is brought to you in association with 947.

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