Rocking the Daisies is upon us

2012-10-04 12:22
rocking the daisies
It's almost that time of year again…and no, we're not talking about the December holidays! We're talking about the 49M Rocking the Daisies happening this weekend from 4-6 October.

Whether you're walking, cycling, car-pooling or taking a bus to the Cloof Wine Estate in Darling, this year's festival seems to have an option for everyone. And as an added bonus, the camping area opens on Thursday evening for the eager party animals among us!

A must-see this year is UK indie rock band Bloc Party, who will be headlining this year's festival on the main stage at 23:20 on Saturday.

Apart from other international acts such as Kongos, local musos to play the festival include Arno Carstens, December Streets, Machineri, Black Handed Kites and Shadowclub.

Main Stage Line-up:

13:00 Black Handed Kites
14:05 Two Minute Puzzle
15:10 Beatenberg
16:15 Shortstraw
17:20 The Brother Moves On
18:25 Machineri
19:30 The Sleepers
20:35 December Streets
21:40 Isochronous (ISO)
23:00 Kongos
00:20 Beast

10:00 Matthew Mole
11:05 Trenton & Free Radical
12:10 Sthrn Gypsey Queen ft Al Frost
13:15 Aluta & The Mystics
14:20 Moving House
15:25 The Dirty Bounce
16:45 The Rudimentals
18:05 Jeremy Loops & Co
19:25 Desmond & The Tutus
20:45 Arno Carstens
22:05 Shadowclub

10:00 Bilderberg Motel
11:00 LA.VI
12:00 Beach Party

And it's not just all music either. The festival also features wine tasting, a comedy stage, a film festival, a kids playground, a pamper den for the ladies and of course the Springbok game against New Zealand will be screened in the main bar for the okes!

Ticket Prices and Information:

Early Bird (Thursday - Sunday): Sold out
Thursday - Sunday: R520 (outlets/online) R600 (at the gate)
Friday - Sunday: R520 (outlets/online) R600 (at the gate)
Saturday - Sunday: Sold out
Sunday: R70
Cycle to Daisies: Sold out
Campervan (excl. festival ticket): R100
Walking the Daisies: Free
Bus to Daisies: Sold out

According to the Rocking the Daisies Facebook page tickets are selling fast, so buy yours here. For more information regarding the festival visit the Rocking the Daisies website.

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It's that time of year again… The 49M Rocking the Daisies music festival is here. Check out the line-up and share your festivities with us.
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