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6 things you can’t miss out on at Up The Creek 2016!

2016-01-26 07:00

Cape Town - Think cool river...think colour and cocktails…think summer….think fun! Jägermeister presents Up The Creek Music Festival 2016 is taking place on the banks of the magnificent Breede River from 28 to 31 January. 

The line-up includes South African musicians, DJ`s and singer-songwriters that are current, vibey, hot and happening!

There’s a jam packed weekend waiting for you and we’re making sure you do not miss out on anything!

Here are 6 things not to miss at the Up The Creek this year:

1. Thursday night

Make sure you get there on the first night to make the most of your ticket! There will be live collaborations, some new acts and a surprise performance after The Black Cat Bones close the main stage.

2. Signature drinks

The Titanic cocktail has floated around for years and will make a return again this year. With it, is the Life Raft (Sedgwick`s Old Brown with Ginger Ale) and new to the festival is the Rubber Duck, a mix of vodka, Sedgwick`s and Orange Juice - easy and refreshing to drink on the scorching hot days with a lekker bite to it that will keep you on your feet!

3. The River

No one has ever attended the festival and missed out on the river but there is one thing you definitely can’t miss: The Anything That Floats Competition. 

The longstanding competition at Up The Creek encourages attendees to build wild and wonderful floating contraptions, from beds to couches and bars, all in the name of some much coveted prizes. The titles up for grabs this year are:

Best Float - The most original, super-fantastic float. Prizes include: a hamper from Sedgwick`s Old Brown, two tickets to Up the Creek 2017 and two tickets to a Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concert of your choice, as well as a Ray-Ban hamper!

The Most Romantic Float – Love is in the water. If you have the most romantic float you could win a bottle of cold bubbly, two tickets to Up the Creek 2017 and two tickets to a Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concert of your choice.

The Float with the Mostest – If you can get more bodies on your float than anyone else for at least one minute without sinking it, you`ll get a free Titanic cocktail for every person standing on your float.

4. Sedgwick’s food court stage

Hidden away inside the wonderful food court is the open-mic food court stage. Bring your instrument and/or your voice, plug in and entertain everyone. As a festival attendee you’re bound to find something of interest, so sit around a table of strangers, enjoy your meal of choice and walk away with new friends.

5. Albert Frost & Robin Auld

Don’t rush home on Sunday morning because Albert & Robin are a special addition to this year’s line-up and you won’t want to miss the opportunity to catch them live.

6. The line-up

Don’t miss out on the insane line-up set to fill your weekend with only good vibes!

Don’t have a ticket yet? No problem! Click here to get yours now!

To stay up to date with the weekend’s festivities go to Up The Creek’s official website or follow them on Facebook and Twitter.

Festival gates open at 15:00 on Thursday, 28 January. Please make sure to leave the premises no later than 17:00 on Sunday, 31 January and leave your camping area clean when you depart.

(Photo and poster supplied by UTC)

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