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Up The Creek 2014: All you need to know

2014-01-30 05:30
up the creek
Cape Town - So it's almost that time of year again… Tunes, beer, sun and of course the river that runs through it.
The Up the Creek music festival will be kicking off on Thursday 30 January until Sunday 2 February at the Breede River in Swellendam.

This year you can expect to see live music on 4 stages throughout the weekend namely on the Jägermeister stage, the Ray-Ban River stage, the MK Main stage and the Red Bull Electro stage.

To make life a bit easier, here's the day-by-day highlights to look forward to:

Thursday 30 January

If you do want the best camping spot, this is the day to arrive! You can also enjoy a lekker blues session with Dave Ferguson and Mean Black Mamba on the Jägermeister stage.

Friday 31 January

On Friday afternoon, you can check out an awesome collaboration with legendary rocker Piet Botha, Akkedis, Kite Rider and Friends.

For those still wanting to party, late night acts to take to the stage include blues maestro Gerald Clark and the Dead Men, The Plastics, Red Huxley and of course the not-to-be-missed 20th anniversary show of Springbok Nude Girls!

Saturday 1 February

Saturday morning's very late cup of very strong coffee will be with Beach Party, followed by some Beatenberg before you head down to the river for the Anything and Everything That Floats Competition which will award prizes in the following categories this year: The Best Float, The Most Romantic Float and The Float with the Mostest.

Saturday night brings you more of the best on the MK Main stage with Shortstraw, Hot Water, Black Cat Bones and Taxi Violence.

And just after midnight you can dance to the beat of Bed on Bricks and Mean Black Mamba.

Sunday 2 February

Sunday morning's hangover cure will be Dave Ferguson, watching The Anne Hirsch Show live and some more Piet Botha and Friends.

Check out the full line-up here:


The Heartbreak Motel: If you don’t want to pitch your tent, just pitch up for your pre-booked tented accommodation at the Heartbreak Motel. Bookings can be made here.


Tickets are sold out.

Please note that gates open at 14:00 on Thursday afternoon – no one will be allowed any earlier. No open fires are allowed, it is also recommended that you bring your own drinking water and ice, lots of sunscreen and don’t forget your swimming costume!

For more information visit the Up The Creek website.

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