Book Your Gautrain Ticket To Calabash South Africa 2024

As the much-anticipated Calabash South Africa heads to Johannesburg, the stage is set for an unparalleled experience at FNB Stadium.


  • This international summer concert boasts a star-studded line-up of world-renowned artists.
  • One of the highlights for Calabash South Africa concert-goers is the convenient transportation arrangement provided by Gautrain.
  • From Maroon 5 to Timo ODV and Lloyiso, concert goers will be in for an experience to remember.
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For those heading to FNB Stadium, the Gautrain will be operating from Hatfield, Centurion, Midrand, Marlboro, Sandton, and Rosebank Stations. The service to Park Station and FNB Stadium will be available from 10am – 6pm, with trains running at 20-minute intervals. To access the train, parking, and bus shuttle service to and from FNB Stadium, event-goers must present a valid virtual ticket, receiving a Gautrain armband in return. Gautrain promoters will be available at the stations to assist with ticket purchases and other queries until 5pm on the event day.


A Gautrain bus shuttle service will run on demand between Park Station and FNB Stadium for guests with Gautrain armbands. The shuttle service operates from 11am till 6pm, with the last bus departing from FNB Stadium at quarter past midnight. For those planning a late-night return, a special train service from Park Station will start at 11:30pm, operating to the six origin stations only. Gautrain armbands are required for late-night service, enabling exit from the station parking.


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To ensure a smooth travel experience, specific terms and conditions apply:

  • The service offering is provided from seven Gautrain stations: Park, Rosebank, Sandton, Marlboro, Midrand, Centurion, and Hatfield.
  • Gautrain tickets must be pre-bought via Ticketmaster, with a flat fare of R200 per ticket, including a return train trip, shuttle bus service, and parking.
  • Tickets are on sale until 5pm on event day, 3 February 2024.
  • Gautrain armbands will be issued on arrival at the dedicated stations, allowing access to the train and bus shuttle service to and from FNB Stadium.
  • Event-goers can enter the Gautrain system with an armband between 10am and 6pm for the trip to the stadium and between 11pm and 2am for the return journey.
  • Those without armbands wishing to travel back with the Gautrain must pay a fee of R100, applicable to Gautrain Gold or Swift Card users, or those using their bank cards. No cash will be accepted.
  • Parking is available at the seven designated stations, with armbands enabling exit from the parkade after the event.


The excitement surrounding Calabash South Africa extends beyond its transportation conveniences. The concert promises an eclectic line-up, featuring renowned international and local artists:

  • The Groove Yard: Step into The Groove Yard, an electrifying space that pulsates with the sounds of extraordinary talent. In Cape Town, immerse yourself in the musical prowess of Stashe, Dwson, Das Kapital, and Dean Fuel. In Johannesburg, DJ Buhle, Abby Nurock, Roz, and Kyle Cassim will take center stage, delivering unforgettable performances.
  • Headliners Galore: Headlined by Grammy Award-winning pop-rock royalty Maroon 5, the event features performances by other international sensations such as Keane, Meduza, Ava Max, Will Linley, Shekinah, and Lloyiso in Cape Town, plus Sunset Sweatshop in Cape Town and Timo ODV in Johannesburg.
  • Maroon 5’s Chart-Topping Hits: Maroon 5, with the captivating vocals of Adam Levine, will treat the audience to a repertoire of chart-topping hits including ‘Moves like Jagger’, ‘Sugar’, ‘Payphone’, and ‘Girls Like You’.
  • Keane’s 20th Anniversary Celebration: British band Keane will celebrate the 20th anniversary of their acclaimed debut album ‘Hopes and Fears’ (2004) with hits like ‘Somewhere Only We Know’ and ‘Everybody’s Changing’.
  • Meduza’s Global Dominance: Meduza, the most significant global streaming Italian artist, will showcase their dance music prowess with hits like ‘Piece of Your Heart’.
  • Ava Max’s Electrifying Performance: Chart-topping pop sensation Ava Max will set the stage ablaze with hits like ‘Sweet but Psycho’ and ‘Kings & Queens’.
  • Local Talent – Will Linley: South Africa-born Will Linley adds a unique touch, combining raw emotion with saccharine melodies and unfiltered candor.
  • Rising Star – Lloyiso: SAMA nominee Lloyiso will showcase his soulful voice and heartfelt lyrics, establishing himself as a rising star.
    The Rise of Sunset Sweatshop: Since the release of their debut single ‘Move It’, Sunset Sweatshop has been a hurricane in the South African music industry, skyrocketing to major success.
  • I Make Beats – Timo ODV: Timo ODV, with 80 million streams globally and 6x Platinum/Multi-Platinum records, promises to make the beats that resonate with the audience.
  • Suited Star – Shekhinah: Forbes Africa’s ’30 Under 30′ listee, Shekhinah, is a force to be reckoned with, dominating streaming charts and collaborating with international icons.


In addition to the phenomenal musical line-up, Calabash South Africa offers a plethora of activities to enhance the overall experience. From LED frame girls to towering stilt walkers, mimes, mikishi performers, pantsula dancers, acrobats, jugglers, and roaming festival glitter artists, the event promises to be a feast for the senses.


With seamless transportation options and an unparalleled line-up, this international summer concert is destined to be a highlight on the entertainment calendar. Get ready for a musical journey like no other! Book your Gautrain tickets via Ticketmaster here for Calabash South Africa.


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