JP Cooper is bringing his phenomenal musical talents to South Africa for the first time ever! If you’re in Cape Town on 24 August, you can catch him live at Woodstock’s Old Biscuit Mill. In this blog post, we’re introducing you to JP Cooper (for those who live under a rock), providing some background information about his South African tour, and offering up six affordable, quality accommodation options if you’re looking for a place to spend the night. 

Who is JP Cooper? 

JP Cooper is an English singer and songwriter. He is best known for featuring on the Jonas Blue single “Perfect Strangers”, which went platinum in the UK. His follow-up solo single was “September Song”, which also reached the top 10 in the UK charts. 

Cooper has released two studio albums, “Raised in Flames” (2016) and “She” (2019). His music has been described as “soulful pop” with “a touch of R&B”. He has been praised for his vocals, songwriting, and live performances. 

Cooper has toured extensively throughout the UK, Europe, and North America. He has also performed at major festivals such as Reading and Leeds, V Festival, and Wireless Festival. Now, for the first time, JP Cooper is hitting the South African shores as part of his first-ever world tour. 

About his South African concerts

JP Cooper is performing in Cape Town as well as several other venues while in Mzansi. On Saturday, 26 August you can catch him at the Parklive Festival in Johannesburg. On Sunday 27 August, he’ll bring his musical skills to Durban’s Parklive Festival. 

Here are some more details about his Cape Town concert: 

Date: 24 August 2023 

Time: 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM 

Venue: The Old Biscuit Mill, Woodstock, Cape Town 

Tickets: R395 (excluding ticket fee of R35) 


Where to stay near the JP Cooper concert in Cape Town 

City Lodge Hotel V&A Waterfront 

City Lodge Hotel V&A Waterfront is the perfect place to stay before or after you’re blown away by JP Cooper’s concert. This hotel is located in the heart of the V&A Waterfront, just a short drive from the Old Biscuit Mill, and has an excellent restaurant. Ask for a room along the canal if you want to watch the paddle boarders pass by. 

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City Lodge Hotel GrandWest 

City Lodge Hotel GrandWest is where you can rest your weary head after dancing the night away at JP Cooper’s concert. This hotel is located just a short drive from the Old Biscuit Mill and offers the benefit of being located at one of South Africa’s favourite casinos. It has great mountain views from the spacious restaurant and bar and pretty gardens. 

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City Lodge Hotel Pinelands 

Unwind after a night of jamming with JP Cooper at City Lodge Hotel Pinelands. This hotel is located in a quiet Cape Town suburb, also a short drive from the Old Biscuit Mill. The hotel offers a great restaurant and bar, as well as a swimming pool (most of our hotels have outdoor pools) and gym facilities. 

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Town Lodge Bellville 

Here’s a comfortable and affordable accommodation option in Bellville, Cape Town. Expect cosy rooms, modern amenities, and friendly service. It’s located relatively close to the Old Biscuit Mill, making it a convenient choice for both business and leisure travellers. 

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Road Lodge Cape Town International Airport 

If you prefer to spend the night close to the airport where you flew in to attend JP Cooper live, consider the Road Lodge Cape Town International Airport. It’s a short taxi ride to the Old Biscuit Mill, and you don’t have to worry about traffic the next morning when catching your return flight. 

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Road Lodge N1 City 

If you can’t help but go on a shopping spree every time you’re in Cape Town, stay at the basically brilliant Road Lodge N1 City. It’s right next to the N1 City shopping mall and not very far from the JP Cooper concert. 

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