Summerjam Festival 2024 back with Star-Studded Line-Up

The Summerjam Festival 2024, set against the picturesque backdrop of Fühlinger See in Cologne, is ready to deliver a ‘fabelhaft’ musical experience from July 5 to 7. This year’s line-up boasts a great mix of Reggae, Dancehall, and Hip Hop-stars, promising a true celebration of music and culture. This years festival’s theme, “Lost in Good Vibes,” aims to capture the essence of unity and joy among thousands of music enthusiasts.

Opening Acts and Day-wise Highlights

  • Friday, July 5: The festival kicks off with an explosive blend of genres. Expect performances from German rap icons Sido and RIN, reggae rhythms from Collie Buddz, and the dynamic dancehall beats of Busy Signal. These artists set the stage for a weekend of diverse musical styles that Summerjam is famous for.
  • Saturday, July 6: Saturday promises to be memorable with Marsimoto, the green-masked alter ego of Marteria, taking his final bow on the Green Stage. Known for his theatrical performances, Marsimoto’s farewell promises a dramatic spectacle enveloped in his signature green smoke. The day also features KYBBA alongside the Jugglerz, ensuring the festival island resonates with Afrobeat and dancehall vibes from early afternoon into the night.
  • Sunday, July 7: The festival reaches its crescendo with Afrobeat superstar Burna Boy headlining on the Red Stage. Performing his only festival show in Western Germany, Burna Boy, known as “The African Giant,” will deliver a powerful closing set, capping off the festival with his renowned energetic presence and hit-laden repertoire.

New Additions to the Line-Up

The festival continues to expand its diverse line-up with the inclusion of Konshens, a stalwart in the dancehall scene. Known for his charismatic performances and collaborations with artists like RAF Camora and Sean Paul, Konshens adds a vibrant energy to the roster. Additionally, Martin Jondo and Miwata bring their unique blends of reggae, pop, and rap, delivering soulful and socially conscious music. German rapper Fatoni, making his Summerjam debut, will bring his ironic and socially critical new album “Wunderbare Welt” to the stage.

Debut Performances

Tjark, with his fusion of pop, indie, and rap, and Omar Jatta, a newcomer from Solingen known for his Afrobeats and Amapiano, will be gracing the festival for the first time. Their performances are set to broaden the musical palette of Summerjam, offering fresh sounds and perspectives.

Full Line-Up

The Summerjam 2024 line-up features an impressive array of talent including: Burna Boy, Sido, Beenie Man, RIN, Busy Signal, Ky-Mani Marley, Marsimoto, Skillibeng, Konshens, Steel Pulse, Julian Marley, Romain Virgo, GReeeN, Lila Iké, Collie Buddz, Majan, OG Keemo, Queen Omega, L’Entourloop, J Boog, Ezhel, Jesse Royal, Megaloh, Culcha Candela, Fatoni, Samory I, Miwata, Martin Jondo, Kelvyn Colt, D’Yani, Jah Lil, Kybba, Jizzle, Tjark, Bounty & Cocoa, Khalia, Samora, Savvy, Omar Jatta.

Festival Details

The Summerjam Festival 2024 will be held from July 5 to 7 at Fühlinger See in Cologne. With more than 50 artists spanning various genres, it promises an exhilarating weekend of music and unforgettable moments. Tickets are available exclusively on the Summerjam website, with three-day festival tickets starting at €175 (plus advance booking fees, including a €10 waste deposit), and day tickets starting at €85 (plus fees).

For further details and ticket purchases, visit the official Summerjam website.

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