EDM superstars Armin Van Buuren and Hardwell have been announced as headliners for the 2018 edition of the popular ULTRA South Africa music festival, presented by Samsung. These two world renowned DJ / producers rocked the stage in 2015 and they’re back due to no shortage in popular demand.

Two-time World #1 DJ, Hardwell is a regular on ULTRA stages around the world, and will bring his signature sound to the main stages at Cape Town and Johannesburg, along with the high energy for which he’s known and loved.

No stranger to any fan of electronic music the world over, Armin Van Buuren is a five-time Top 100 DJ’s winner, and hosts his weekly “A State of Trance” radio show that broadcasts to more than 37 million listeners every week! He is a legend of music festivals, and, alongside Hardwell, was the name being screamed by local ULTRA fans when asked who they wanted to see on 2018’s main stages.

Mother City fans can diarise Friday 9 February 2018 for the big event, which will take place at the Cape Town Stadium. Johannesburg fans can party up a storm the following day on Saturday 10 February 2018 at the Expo Centre, Nasrec.

Ticket prices for all phases are:

Cape Town:

  • R700 – Tier 1
  • R800 – Tier 2


  • R1250 – Tier 1
  • R1500 – Tier 2


  • R800 – Tier 1
  • R950 – Tier 2


  • R1500 – Tier 1
  • R2000 – Tier 2


  • R4000 – Tier 1

Booking fees are excluded from prices.

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PS. Don’t forget to check out the ULTRA South Africa 2017 after-movie and re-live some of the magic!

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