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Concerts

Durban's flagship venue, the Spectacular Durban ICC Arena.

Having successfully hosted concerts for an array of stars from Enrique Iglesias to James Blunt, from Michael Bublé to Andre Rieu, Durban’s premier indoor entertainment venue can accommodate your concert of between 500 and 10,000 fans!

As a multi-purpose platform for local and international acts, the Durban ICC Arena is the city’s premier indoor entertainment venue. We offer a special concert package for events of between 3,000 and 10,000 fans!

The Durban ICC Arena is uniquely practical, with Arena floor, loading bays and entrances all on one level, allowing for simple, cost effective setup logistics.

The venue was designed for Concerts and features four Media booths, medical suites, change rooms and an Operations Centre. The Arena foyer offers two levels and ample space for merchandising areas and public catering.

The Durban ICC Arena’s technical specifications are on a par with the best in the world, and include intelligent lighting, trussing, curtaining and sound system which can be hired in-house. The venue offers full technical capacity for live broadcasts as well as house lighting suitable for TV production filming.

A fully integrated safety system and four backup power generators ensure that the excitement of your event will be uninterrupted. The backup generators are capable of running the entire lighting and sound rig at the Durban ICC in case of power failure.

24 screens in the main foyer can be used for advertising, directional signage, live TV broadcast and live to screen feed from the main venue.

Our specialised Event Coordinators have years of concert experience and will be happy to assist in the planning and co-ordination of your event to ensure its success from start to finish. Please feel free to contact us so that we can start planning your event together.

Durban ICC Arena, where Business meets Pleasure! Conference by Day, Concert by Night!

We would like to express our gratitude to your team at the Durban ICC. The positive feedback that we are receiving on both the events has been overwhelming.”
– Osman Ali Osman, Blu Bloods

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I bring my own food and drink to the venue if I am attending a concert?

In order to maintain our ISO 22000 certification for Food Safety, unfortunately no external Food and Beverages are permitted to be brought into the venue.The Durban ICC offers a full range of catering options for our concert-goers which are available before the show starts.

If I buy Food and Drink at the venue, can I take it into the show with me?

Yes, you will be permitted to take your food and drinks into the venue to enjoy during the show. We do ask that you decant you drinks into the plastic cups provided at the entrance to your seating block as no cans or glass bottles are permitted in the venue.

What is the Durban ICC’s policy on firearms or weapons?

No firearms or weapons of any kind are permitted in the venue. The Durban ICC provides internal security for all our patrons and security checks are conducted by the event organiser’s security company for all guests attending an event prior to entry.

View Concert Floorplan Example

  • Akon Live in Concert
  • Akon Live in Concert
  • Akon Live in Concert

Akon Live in Concert

Following a massive pre-show VIP party, the Durban crowd was thrilled by the world-renowned Akon, recognised as one of the most successful and versatile R&B singers of the 21st century.

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The Stats

8,700 Screaming Fans
3,000 VIPs at the Pre-Concert Party
18,000 Drinks Served
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