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Electric Vines music festival set to kick off the New Year in style

2014-08-29 10:17

Cape Town – If you’re looking to celebrate the New Year in a chilled setting with some rocking music, then we have just the thing for you!

With an international act on board and some of SA’s hottest bands already confirmed, the Electric Vines live music festival promises to celebrate the New Year in style.

The festival is taking place at the Arabella Wine Estate in Robertson Valley on Tuesday 30 December and Wednesday 31 December 2014.

Local bands that have been confirmed for the line-up include Just Jinjer, Prime Circle, Pascal & Pearce, Monark, Matthew Mole, Cath Grenfell, Goodluck, Jesse Clegg, Gangs of Ballet and Jeremy Loops.

The international act that will be playing is Sun City. Dance/pop duo Sun City hails from Australia. Within 6 months of forming in 2011, they released their self-titled EP and had already landed slots at some of Australia’s biggest dance music festivals, including Parklife, Stereosonic and Future Music.

In late 2012 Sun City released their second EP, Set Alight, which was followed by the release of a number of singles and a string of remixes. They have also supported a number of international acts such as Example, Robert Delong and Kimbra as part of their Australian tour schedules. Internationally, Sun City has toured Africa twice, including headlining a boutique festival and receiving support and live on-air performance on 5FM.

Check out them out here:


Weekend Passes for standard tickets:
Early Bird (1-30 Aug): R400
1-30 Sept: R500
1 Oct-30 Nov: R600
1 Dec – 28 Dec: R700

Weekend Passes for the VIP experience:
Early Bird (1 Aug - 30 Nov): R1500
1 Dec – 31 Dec: R2000

Single Day Passes:
1 Aug – 30 Nov: R300
1 Dec – 31 Dec: R500

Door price:

Bus Ticket: R300
The Electric Vines bus will shuttle you in style from Cape Town to Arabella Wines. The bus departs from Cape Town (TBC): 30 Dec 2014 at 08:00 and then Departs Arabella Wines: 01 Jan 2015 at 13:00. No single journey may be purchased.

Tickets are available here.


All tickets, except single day passes, include camping. All can enjoy the following communal facilities:

- Hot and cold showers, toilets, ladies den complete with mirrors and hair dryer/curler power points.

Harambee Tented Camp

If you want more luxury, you can book at the Harambee Tented Camp for R3200 per person.

Included in the price of your two night stay:

- A bed complete with mattress and bedding. Can be booked double or twin
- Bedside table and lamp
- Towels
- Power connection for charging purposes
- Hot and cold showers (exclusively for Harambee)
- Flush toilets (exclusively for Harambee)
- Breakfast and coffee on the morning of 31 Dec and 1 Jan
- At an additional cost, guests can eat lunch and dinner at the Harambee restaurant
- Guests will also have their own bar located inside the Harambee camp

Book your spot at Harambee here.

Alternatively, festivalgoers can book into one of Robertson’s hotels, B&B’s or guest houses, all of which can be found on their website.

For more information on the festival visit the Electric Vines website.

*One lucky Channel24 reader can win 2 full weekend passes, 1 box of 6 assorted Arabella wines and 2 festival survival packs! Enter the competition here.

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