As per previous events, the weekend starts with a Friday night party at The Shebeen with the Off Boyz (featuring Venom, 2LeeStark and Tshego) and 5FM Weekender5 on the decks, including Ms Cosmo, Ryan the DJ, DJ Loyd and sister radio station Motsweding FM’s Amon Mokoena.

On Thursday, 11 July, the 5FM team will be hosting a DJ seminar and a CSI initiative, a sport clinic for both boys and girls, in collaboration with Varsity Sport as part of the station’s CSI project 'Youngblood5'. Entrance to both these initiatives is free.

Live Loud at the Sun Arena is the main event of the weekend later that night with the headliners and followed by Live Loud 2.0at Encore from 23:00, with 5FM DJs Rob Forbesand Fix, Das Kapital, Ryan the DJ, DJ Loyd and Kid Fonque.

The weekend will end off with the introduction of Tshwanefontein Live Loud Edition, courtesy of the team at Homecoming Events. Participants will be able to enjoy sundowners and 'chilled tunes' with 5FM DJs Thando Thabethe, Kid Fonque, DJ Lamiez Holworthy, PH and Tsitsopoolside at The Cascades Hotel.

5FM will also broadcast several shows live from Sun City with Nick Hamman, and will aim to get the party started on Friday from the Entertainment Centre from 09:00. He will be followed by The Forbes and Fix Show (12:00 to 15:00), The Thabooty Drive (15:00 to 18:00), The Kyle Cassim Show (19:00 to 22:00) and In das we Trust (22:00 to 01:00).   

5FM Xtra Loud Mornings with Nicole da Silva will broadcast live from the Entertainment Centre on Saturday and Sunday (07:00 to 10:00) followed by the 5FM Top 40 with Msizi James (10:00 to 14:00) from the Waterworld at The Cabanas.   

On Sunday, Vic Naidoo will broadcast The Takeover (10:00 to 14:00) from The Cascades Hotel followed by The Uncut Mixtape with DJ Loyd (14:00 to 17:00) and Selective Styles with Kid Fonque (17:00 to 19:00).   

Sun International is currently running a promotion for the Live Loud Mid-Year Break weekend that includes the events and accommodation.   

To book accommodation at Sun City at a discounted rate, visit either and click on the preferred hotel or via Be sure to use the correct promo code and note the room rate quoted is for two people sharing and includes breakfast.   
For more information, visit You can also follow 5FM on Facebook, Twitter or on Instagram.