Red Bull Studio Live Stage at Oppikoppi 2017

September 28, 2017

From the hypnotic 4/4 rhythms of house and techno, to the nostalgic sounds of future soul and r&b, the local flavours in gqom and colourful electronica, the 8th installment of the Red Bull Live Stage at Oppikoppi 2017 once again promises to deliver the finest in South African electronic music alongside a choice selection of international headliners.

Day 1 features an array of dance music from the driving beat of techno to the playful rhythms of house. Featuring artists such as house & techno producer CornelisSA, who has released on Kenny Dope’s Dopewax Records, house vocalist Jackie Queens whose most recent projects ‘Women of House’ and ‘Girls Pt 2’ were released through Red Bull Studios Cape Town in August and the deep sounds of Jazzuelle whose latest release ‘Circles’ is out now on Get Physical Music.


Also on the lineup is Stay True Sounds producer Dwson, Durban based techno DJ and producer Shugga, house producer Chunda Munki, dance star Timo ODV and Samurai Yasusa & Swizz from Surreal Sounds Music bringing the sounds of Durban.

British house producer and DJ, Patrick Topping, who has released on the likes of Hot Creations, Relief Records & HOTTRAX will be on stage on Day 2 alongside the playful electronica of Thor Rixon, the driving techno of Stab Virus and the cheeky music of Moonchild Sanelly. Representing hip hop is one of Cape Town’s finest exports, YoungstaCPT along with DJ extraordinaire, Tha Cutt.


With a nostalgic, future r&b sound Beat Sampras will be performing live, while Joburg hip hop DJ SistaMatik sets feature a mixture of underground gems, old school classics and the finest of African rap music. With an eclectic sound and a deep record box, Andrew the DJ will be opening up the stage for the day, while the multi-genre house productions of Trancemicsoul and the house/techno crossover set of Kyle Russow close off the night.

Future sounds are well represented on day 3 with the likes of Durban’s Missu, electronic sister duo Kajama and singer-songwriter Langa Mavuso. Electronica also features with the likes of Vox Portent, Micr.Pluto, Leeu and Luma showcasing the more experimental side of electronic music. Having worked with the likes of Chance the Rapper, Joey Bada$$, Tinashe and Zayn Malik, British electronic duo Snakehips will be taking the Red Bull Studios Stage with their signature sound.

Bringing the gqom sound from Durban are the Audioboyz, while the eclectic selections of Phatstoki blend electronic, dance and gqom. Closing off the night are hip hop DJs Mr Green and DJ PH, as well as halftime and dubstep producer Chee with his polished sound.

Full Line Up:

18:00:00 CorneliusSA
19:30:00 SAMURAI YASUSA & Swizz (from Surreal Sounds Music)
21:30:00 Jackie Queens
22:00:00 Dwson
23:30:00 Jazzuelle
1:00:00 Timo ODV
2:00:00 Chunda Munki
3:30:00 Shugga
5:00:00 CLOSE

15:00:00 Andrew the DJ
16:30:00 Sistamatik
17:30:00 Beat Sampras
18:30:00 Tha Cutt
19:30:00 Youngsta
20:15:00 Moonchild
21:00:00 Thor Rixon
22:00:00 Patrick Topping
0:00:00 Stab Virus
1:30:00 Trancemicsoul
3:00:00  Kyle Russouw
5:00:00 CLOSE

14:00:00 Missu
15:00:00 Missu
16:00:00 Luma
17:00:00 Langa Mavuso
18:00:00 Kajama
19:00:00 Micro Pluto
20:00:00 Vox Portent
21:00:00 Leeu
22:00:00 Snakehips
23:00:00 Audioboyz
0:00:00 Phatstoki
1:00 DJ PH
2:00 Mr Green
3:30 Chee
5:00 CLOSE