10 February 2017
For the first time since the South African festival's inception, the biggest international artists and an amazing range of local talents performing at ULTRA SA 2017, will gather together the night before the festival starts at a fundraising event for Bridges for Music. 
In partnership with various sponsors, we will host a special gala dinner full of surprise performances at the iconic Cape Town Club on Thursday.
This year the Bridges for Music and Ultra have curated a very special evening with attendance confirmed by DJ Snake, KHSMR, Nic Fancuilli, Fresh and Euphonik, with local much-loved comedian, Mumz, there too.
The dinner will include a welcome cocktail, a tantalizing menu designed by the Cape Town Club, surprise performances and a live auction where attendees will have access to win unique prizes. 
Shaun Duvet, Partner in ULTRA South Africa, says: "We are excited to host this type of event with Bridges for Music, bringing the dance music community together to support a great cause is very close to our hearts. We are happy to be able to work with such talented and generous people to work towards such an exciting achievement."
This is a very exclusive event and limited tables and tickets are available.
Please contact gala@bridgesformusic.org  or call to 082 82 03 490 for tickets or more information.
23 November 2016

Salon Sessions bring together like minded people sharing the passion for the creative arts and making the world a better place. 

This event is a fundraiser to support  our music and entrepreneurship academy in the township of Langa, Cape Town, South Africa. 

This will be an intimate gathering of 70 curated guests hosted by Tony & Ximena Cho, Kweku Mandela, Alex Ebert ( Edward Sharpe) and Ben Nehmadi featuring Richie Hawtin, Skrillex, Arthur Baker and more surprise guests. 

There will be a special live performance by Behrouz and friends. Food will be served by our selected group of volunteer artists.

An art auction (both silent and live) curated by Katie Hanson will be available throughout the event.  Special access to a selection of sought after up-and-coming artists and "once in a lifetime" experiences curated by Liz Miller. 

The discussion will include an introduction of Bridges for Music by its Founder Valentino Barrioseta and Board Member Bear Kittay, who will explain its mission to change communities through music, arts and education.  


(Live performances by Behrouz and surprise acts throughout event)

  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM: Sake tasting and reception curated by Richie Hawtin

  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM: Hors d'oeuvres and cocktails served by our volunteer artists

  • 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM: Guest sepaker and Bridges for Music introduction

  • 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM: Cocktails, music, and dancing

30 October 2016
We are honoured to welcome on our US board, a true social alchemist, someone passionate to make a difference working with people, and someone believing in the power of music to change peoples lives. He will surely help scale the impact of BFM and will help take it to another level, adding his knowledge in community building, his network and his experience in so many fields that are close to the core of BFM, including his great expertise from years working at Burning Man as a global ambassador, founding Organizer.com and working with other non profits. Welcome to the family, Bear Kittay. 
We are excited about the future with you.
More about Bear: www.bearkittay.com