Your Easter gig guide

2017-04-13 15:00

Cape Town – The Easter Weekend is upon us! And we’ve got just the stuff to make this long weekend even better.

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

Check them out here: 

Splashy Fen
Splashy Fen 2017 kicks off this weekend from 13 to 16 of April when festival-goers will be able to experience a long weekend in the picturesque setting of Underberg, enjoying the best Splashy Fen experience to date. Australian rockers The Temper Trap will be headlining the local music festival. Local acts set to perform include December Streets, Desmond and The Tutus, Jack Parow and Springbok Nude Girls. Click here for more info and to book your ticket.

Parklife festival
Parklife Music & Gourmet Street Food Festival returns for its 3rd annual festival at the Green Point Sports Fields in Cape Town on Monday 17 April 2017. Headliners will also be The Temper Trap and local acts set to perform include Jeremy Loops, Francois van Coke, Matthew Mole, Guy Buttery and Medicine Boy.Tickets cost R295 and gates open at 10:00. Click here for more info and to book your ticket.

Lush festival
The Lush Festival returns to Clarens, Free State from 14 to 16 April 2017. The Temper Trap is also headlining with local acts such as Jeremy Loops, Karen Zoid, Francois van Coke, Koos Kombuis, Fuzigish, Shortstraw, We Are Charlie, Kyle Watson and Chunda Munki set to perform. Click here for more info and to book your ticket.

Afrikaans Rock Vol 2
Afrikaans Rock is back due to popular demand and the second of the series is set to take place on Saturday 15 April at Shimmy Beach Club in Cape Town. The line-up includes Jack Parow, aKING, Fokofpolisiekar, Francois van Coke and Die Heuwels Fantasties. Tickets cost R125 and R225. Click here for more info and to book your spot.

Karma (Henry Ate)
Henry Ate is a South African band that came to fame in the mid-1990s, headed up at the time by lead singer Karma-Ann Swanepoel, who relocated to South Florida in 2003. Julian Sun was also responsible for songwriting for the band, as well as backing vocals and acoustics. Together he and Karma were responsible for some of Henry Ate’s albums. Henry Ate returns to South Africa and stops over at Café Roux in Noordhoek for a special one night performance on Thursday, 13 April. Tickets cost R200. Click here for more info and to book your spot.

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