5 gigs that will rock your weekend

2016-12-02 14:57

Cape Town – It’s almost the weekend and we’ve got just the stuff to make it even better.

We round up some awesome music events happening this weekend so you can get your live gig fix.

Check them out here:

1. Malkop Summer Rock Festival

After a hugely successful first Malkop Summer Rock Festival in 2015, the festival is back in 2016 in one of the country’s most beautiful regions. 

The festival is taking place on 2 and 3 December at Malkoppan Guest Farm in Lamberts Bay and will feature 24 of the best rock artists in the country (including the likes of Albert Frost, Francois van Coke, Koos Kombuis and many more).

Tickets range from R180 for day passes to R550 for the whole weekend plus camping. Click here for more info and to book your spot. 

2. Afrikaans Rock at Shimmy Beach Club

Afrikaans Rock, in partnership with Klipdrift Brandy, will celebrate the biggest names in South African music, brought together, for the first time, on the iconic stage at Shimmy Beach Club on Saturday 3 December.

The line-up includes Jack Parow, Karen Zoid, Fokofpolisiekar, Francois van Coke and Die Heuwels Fantasties.

There only general access tickets left at R225 per person. Click here for more info and to get yours.

3. River Republic

River Republic is a festival brought to you by the same team that brings you Up the Creek every year. Same river, different venue. Beautiful green grass, tall trees and a stage next to the water. Meet new people, make friends for life, and for a while forget your city strife.

The festival will be taking place from 2 – 4 December 2016 at Round The Bend Camp, Breede River, Swellendam.

The line-up includes Adrian Gemini, Crimson House, DJ Dirtroad, Forefront, Hans Zen, Hugo.Hugh, Jackal and the Wind, Manouche, MCCREE, Nate Maingard, ROBFATHER, Sir Sean Young, Slow Jack, Southern Wild, The Jackie Oh`s, The Liminals, Tom James(UK), Veranda Panda and Tuin.

Tickets cost R770. Click here for more info and to book your spot.

4. Bed on Bricks 

Catch Bed on Bricks live on Friday 2 December at Café Roux in Noordhoek. Singer Mike Hardy’s lyrics are smart, positive, informed and questioning. Whether they are rapped or sung, they remain inspired by life in urban Cape Town. Schalk van der Merwe’s bass, Tim Rankin’s drums and Dave van der Linden’s guitar are played with passion and energy. Tickets cost R120.00. Click here for more info and to get your ticket

5. Grassy Spark  

Catch Grassy Spark live at Café Roux in Noordhoek on Saturday, 3 December.Grassy Spark is a unique fusion of Ska-blend with multiple genres, where the end product is pure elation. Their beauty lies in the relevance and authenticity of each live show as they go out of their way to appease and connect with their crowd. Their sound, style and use of genre seeks to connect with a diverse crowd, with the intention of unifying the whole. Tickets cost R100. Click here for more info and to book your spot.

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