’s that time of the year again when Joburg will be buzzing with all things music. The Moshito Music Conference and Exhibition, Africa’s premiere music seminar, will see consumers of everything music-related gather at the SABC Radio Park Auditorium for a thrilling line-up of seminars, discussions and workshops.

A Department of Arts and Culture initiative, Moshito is an invaluable platform to network with record label owners, music managers, artist scouts and other music aficionados over two thrilling days (10 and 11 September) of information, education and entertainment.

This year’s theme, “From Kwela to Hop: The Great South African Songbook”, has attracted insightful speakers from the African continent to the United States who will share their knowledge about the music and how to crack it in this competetive industry. 

Moshito 2015’s riveting topic line up is as follows: 


DAY 1: 10 September

Topic ONE: The Kwaito, Hip Hop Narrative: Did they say that?

Topic TWO: Meet Radio. Meet TV

Topic THREE: Bands and Brands

Topic FOUR: The Importance of Archiving Music

Topic FIVE: Meet International Music Markets: from Africa to the Americas (Hosted by the Africa Music Forum with opening remarks by Minister of Culture of Cape Verde Mario Lucio Sousa)


DAY 2: 11 September

Topic SIX: Let Your Music Speak:  Demo Presentations

Topic SEVEN: The Gospel Truth

Topic EIGHT: Forget Print? Is the Future Digital?

Topic NINE: Songwriters, Composers, Performers: The flow of music royalties

Topic TEN: Indigenous sounds of Africa

Topic ELEVEN: Music Managers’ Forum roundtable discussion 

Topic TWELVE:  Pitch Perfect Performance – Integrating the body and voice. A “human musical instrument” for authentic and optimal performance

Topic THIRTEEN: Music to Film: That’s what’s up! 

Topic FOURTEEN: Live Music and Funding: The Inseparable Twins 

Topic FIFTEEN: Let Your Music Speak:  Demo Presentations 

For some of the richest music knowledge this side of the continent and a chance to meet the fascinating and successful people in this industry, make sure you don’t miss this year’s Moshito Music Conference and Exhibition!


To register simply go to: www.moshito.co.za

Click on the “Register Now” button which will redirect you to the Computicket website.

Book your ticket and you’re good to go! 

About Moshito Music Conference and Exhibition 2015

Moshito has been made possible by the solidified long term financial support of the Department of Arts and Culture, the SABC and the City of Joburg, thus establishing itself as not only South Africa’s biggest Music Conference and Exhibition but also as Africa’s premiere music industry event. Its purpose is to broaden the business intelligence of the music industry professionals in South Africa and the Continent, strengthen business networks for participants and inform delegates, traders and the public about the multifaceted and dynamic nature of the global music industry and its latest trends. Moshito Music Conference and Exhibition will take place from 10 – 11 September 2015 at the SABC Radio Park in Auckland Park.