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Rocking the Daisies announces line ups for fringe stages

6-9 October 2016, Cloof Wine Estate, Darling, Western Cape

 Superbalist is Rocking the Daisies is not all just about quality music, it has evolved into so much more than that. A space where comedy, film, art and music collide; where there is something for everyone.

Fancy some belly-aching laughs and off the wall antics?  Head to the shade of the Lemon Tree Theatre for the best theatrics and stand-up comedy that SA’s top comedians have to offer.  Award winning Deep Fried Man, Schalk Bezuidenhout, Rob van Vuuren and Yaseen Barnes will have you in stitches with their sharp delivery and topical content.  Comedy funnymen Brendan Murray, Dave Levinsohn, Devin Gray, Dylan Skews, Eureka Nkese, Kagiso Mokgadi, Kurt Langeveld, Phil de Lange, Robby Collins, Stuart Cairns, Paul Snodgrass and Westley Cockrell complete the exciting line-up.

Following on from last year’s massive success, the Bridges for Mu Continue reading Rocking the Daisies announces line ups for fringe stages

STEYN ENTERTAINMENT ACQUIRES ‘ROCKING THE DAISIES’ AND ‘IN THE CITY’ FESTIVALS

Steyn Entertainment has concluded the purchase of top South African music festival properties Rocking the Daisies and In The City. The company had been looking for a strategic entry into the music industry and recognised the incredible value that these two festivals hold as well-established and highly successful event properties.

The strategic support that Steyn Entertainment will bring to both these events will ensure their long-term growth in an increasingly cluttered festival landscape. Continue reading STEYN ENTERTAINMENT ACQUIRES ‘ROCKING THE DAISIES’ AND ‘IN THE CITY’ FESTIVALS

Carnival of Dreams Saturday 14 May at Hillcrest Quarry, Durbanville.

Carnival of Dreams Saturday 14 May at Hillcrest Quarry, Durbanville.

“A collaboration begun, born from the heart of a playful nun,
We created a show, and little did we know, what that show may become!”

Trash Cabaret is a multi – cultural circus cabaret extravaganza. Featuring artists and performers from around the world, Trash Cabaret sets out to give you an evening of carnival magic. From aerial artists, acrobats, jugglers and burlesque to guest band The Nomadic Orchestra and feature performances by members of Ann Jangle and Crimson House.

Nomadic Orchestra, Ann Jangle, Crimson House, Trash Cabaret Band, Mzanzi Marching band, Acrobats, Tumblers , Aerial acrobats , Fire performances , Juggling , Burlesque, Art exhibitions, Afrikaburn donated art, Jumping castles, Theatrical performances. Continue reading Carnival of Dreams Saturday 14 May at Hillcrest Quarry, Durbanville.

Woodstock Live, Sunday 20 March 2016 Trafalgar Park, Woodstock

The Kaggen Music and Film Trust is planning a series of diverse, multi-faceted events in Cape Town in 2016.  Woodstock Live is about establishing an environment of creative expression and engagement through spontaneous and meaningful cultural conversations and innovative ideas to promote artistic integrity and fearlessness.

Various socially-focused music events consisting of a series of multi genre park festivals, a tea party for the elderly and a music festival Continue reading Woodstock Live, Sunday 20 March 2016 Trafalgar Park, Woodstock

SA BORN DEEP HOUSE SENSATION NORA EN PURE RETURNS HOME FOR THREE-CITY TOUR

South African-born international Deep and Indie House sensation Nora en Pure will be in SA as part of her three-city tour this March.

Best known for her breakthrough track ‘Come With Me’, which catapulted her into the spotlight in 2013 and remained at the top of global charts for over seven months, Nora has already played at some of the most incredible dance music events around the world, including Ultra Music Festival Miami, Mysteryland USA and Webster Hall New York City. Continue reading SA BORN DEEP HOUSE SENSATION NORA EN PURE RETURNS HOME FOR THREE-CITY TOUR

PARKLIFE FESTIVAL THIS APRIL IN JOHANNESBURG

947 and Breakout are excited to announce the date for the 5th annual Parklife Festival. Johannesburg’s favourite festival will be taking place at Marks Park on Saturday the 16th of April.

This year’s festival will celebrate great local artists as the focus will be on our incredible South African talent. Local acts confirmed are Jeremy Loops, GoodLuck, Desmond & The Tutus, Al Bairre, Majozi, Monark, Mi Casa, Just Jinjer, Josh Wantie, Tresor, Kyle Deutsch & Shekhinah, Austin Cassim, Mac G (947), Pop Art Live, Vin Deysel (947) and Kyle Watson. Continue reading PARKLIFE FESTIVAL THIS APRIL IN JOHANNESBURG

MORE ARTISTS ANNOUNCED FOR LUSH FESTIVAL IN CLARENS OVER EASTER WEEKEND

Following the overwhelming response after the launch of Clarens’s most anticipated Music & Lifestyle Festival, Lush, Breakout is excited to reveal the next incredible group of artists to join the Lush Festival Music line-up.

Xavier Rudd (AUS) and Civil Twilight (US) have already been announced as the headline acts along with a stellar line-up of local acts such as Jeremy Loops, The Parlotones, Francois van Coke, Goodluck, Al Bairre, Grassy Spark, Majozi, Howie Combrink, Michael Lowman, and Josh Wantie. Next set of local acts to join the line-up, are: Continue reading MORE ARTISTS ANNOUNCED FOR LUSH FESTIVAL IN CLARENS OVER EASTER WEEKEND

Parklife Festival Returns To Cape Town Headlined by Xavier Rudd and Civil Twilight

Parklife Festival returns to Cape Town on Monday 28 March and will be headlined by Xavier Rudd and Civil Twilight. Parklife Festival will be taking place at Green Point Stadium on the last day of the Easter Weekend.

A multi-instrumentalist, surfer and activist, Xavier Rudd returns to South Africa after his first tour to SA back in 2013. Cape Town fans will once again get to see his incredible live show and this time around he will be joined by his full band. Civil Twilight, originally from Cape Town and now based in Nashville, catapulted into international stardom with their single “Letters From The Sky”. They are once again dominating SA Radio with their single “When, When” taken from their brand new album “Story of an Immigrant”. Continue reading Parklife Festival Returns To Cape Town Headlined by Xavier Rudd and Civil Twilight

EASTER WEEKEND DELIVERS A BRAND NEW FESTIVAL IN CLARENS

Breakout is proud to announce the launch of a brand new, unique music and lifestyle festival in Clarens, Free State. Lush Festival will be taking place from 24 to 27 March 2016 over the Easter Weekend.

Clarens, situated in the foothills of the beautiful Maluti and Rooiberg Mountains, is nicknamed the “Jewel of the Free State” and the town and surrounding area is a popular weekend destination for residents of Johannesburg, Pretoria and Bloemfontein. The well frequented village offers some of the most tranquil surrounds and spectacular views known throughout South Africa. Continue reading EASTER WEEKEND DELIVERS A BRAND NEW FESTIVAL IN CLARENS

Five things not to miss at Up the Creek 2016

Jägermeister presents Up The Creek 2016, Breede River, Swellendam.

28 – 31 January 2016

Think cool river…think colour and cocktails…think summer….think fun! Jägermeister presents Up The Creek Music Festival 2016 is taking place on the banks of the magnificent Breede River from 28 – 31 January. The line-up includes South African musicians, DJ`s and singer-songwriters that are current, vibey, hot and happening! Continue reading Five things not to miss at Up the Creek 2016