Rocking the Daisies Music Festival

2006-09-11 14:24
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When : : 29 September - 1 October
Where :: Modder Rivier Farm (West Coast, Darling)

Darling is known as the flower of the West Coast, and the abundance of flora and natural flowers is astounding. Situated 75km north of Cape Town, this small town plays host to the Darling Wildflower show. During the spring months, between August and October, the earth explodes with wild flowers, attracting tourists in large numbers.

Rocking the Daisies music festivals will be there to entertain the younger flower and fun lovers. 21 of South Africa’s are invited to make up a cross-cultural lineup performing on a Darling farm with views over the ocean and all the way to Table Mountain.

There's a safe and fully functional camping area, with food stalls, ablutions etc. With between 1500 and 3000 people likely to attend, organisers hope to put the festival on the map as an annual event. Proceeds of the festival will go to an anti-drink driving campaign, SADD (South Africans Against Drunk Driving).Tickets are available at the gates for those coming from out of Cape Town but booking in advance is always a good idea.

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Buzz – Green Market Square 511 6110, Buzz – Neelsie, Stellenbosch 511 6110, J-Bay Surf co. – Stellenbosch 880 1893, Billabong – Cavendish 683 7707, Billabong - Somerset Mall 851 3905, Rafikis – Kloof Nek 426 4731

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(The MCs Dave Levinsohn and Cokey Falkow will entertain the audience between each act with stand-up comedy.)

Friday 29 Sept
Rory Elliot, Finkelstiens, Cassette, Parlotones, The Beams, UCT dj

Saturday 30 Sept
Andy Lund and the Mission Men, Palms Up, Dream Soda, Louise Carver, *Comedy hour* Three Bored White Guys, Spoon Feedas, The Rudimentals, Sitter, Dirty Skirts, Hog Hoggidy Hog, Fletcher, and Krushed and Sorted

Sunday 1 0ct
Cabins in the Forest, Breakfast Included, Delta Blue, Goldfish

Download free MP3s by most of these artists on our downloads section

Go ahead and give them a listen
(You'll find them archived A-Z by band name or artist surname. So Three Bored White Guys are under "T" for "Three").


- Jean Barker

SA bands are rocking the daisies near Darling this spring. Get details, win tickets to this new festival and download yourself some free SA sounds. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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