Get ready Cape Town! The much anticipated High School Jam is set to return for it’s seventh consecutive year at GrandWest Casino and Entertainment World this weekend on 19 and 20 August 2017.

Since it’s inception in 2011, High School Jam has provided a platform for showcasing young performer’s talents – uniting teenagers from different and schools and backgrounds through music, song and dance. This allows our local youth to simultaneously develop their self-esteem, drive and confidence through the support of mentors and industry specialists.

This year, over 1200 teenage performers from ten Western Cape schools will be part of the talent show. The participating schools are as follows: Bridgetown High School, Elsies River High School, Goodwood College, Milnerton High School, Alexander Sinton, Sans Souci Girls High School, Wynberg Girls and Wynberg Boys High Schools, Parel Vallei High School and Fairbairn College.

For the first time, the contest will introduce the KFM Singer Songwriter Challenge, which invites unsigned singers and songwriters between the ages of 16 and 26 years to write and sing an original song that inspires unity.

As one of the most respected school talent competitions in the province, High School Jam pulls packed crowds every year and this year is going to be no different. The community is encouraged to support these young performers. A percentage of all ticket sales on the final day will again be donated to a disadvantaged school for developing their music department.

Tickets to High School Jam cost R50 and can be purchased from the participating schools or from Planet Productions via [email protected]. You can also purchase tickets at the door on Sunday 20 August 2017.

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