Up the Creek Music Festival 2012

Get him to the Creek


Summer sees some awesome live music festivals on the event calendar for Cape Town and the rest of the Western Cape, and Up the Creek on the Breede River is one to buy tickets for as soon as possible, since it usually sells out quickly.

Up the Creek 2012 will be rocking the Breede River from the 2 – 5th February 2012. Many a Saffer and Capetonian’s favourite annual music festival, the 2012 version features an awesome line up on three stages: The main stage, MK River Stage and the all- night-long Bos Breede River bar stage. This is a February must do event so if you didn’t know now you know.

Up the Creek music festival 2012 will bring you the same of what worked last year and more (awesome live South African music acts near next to an awesome river): More food vendors to get you through the days in style, including coffee maestros that can deliver your caffeine to your tent-step, more stalls and more bars throughout the festival.

Up the Creek line up for 2012 includes

aKing, Jeremy Loops, Shadowclub, Hot Water, Holiday Murray, Peachy Keen, City Bowl Mizers, Taxi Violence and even an AC/DC tribute to name but a few.

Anything that Floats Competition

Lobster lilos, Indian canoes, floating bars and human tube chains are making a comeback at this river party. Following the splashing, singing, howling success of last year’s float competition, the benchmark has been set. So put your creativity to the test and we’ll be giving away some awesome prizes for a variety of creative floats this year.  Bos Iced Tea are sponsoring the competition with an absolutely to- die- for winners package prize.

Participants are encouraged to think outside of their beach gear boxes in order to stand a chance to win these incredible prizes.

At this stage, categories include anything from the best design and most floatable contraption to the most luxurious device on the Breede River.

Up The Creek 2012 artist linup:

Thursday 2 February:

BOS Iced Tea Bar Stage

8pm- December Streets

9pm- Piet Botha

10pm- Dan Patlansky

11pm- Akkedis

 

Friday 3rd Feb:

Bacardi Mainstage:

7pm- Jeremy Loops

8pm- Blue Broers & Albert Frost

9:30pm- Machineri

10:30pm- aKing

11:30pm- Taxi Violence

BOS Iced Tea Bar Stage:

12:30am- Southern Gypsey Queen

01:30am- Great Apes

Saturday 4th February:

BOS Iced Tea Bar Stage

09:00am- Luna Paige & Schalk Joubert

MK River Stage

12pm- Cameron Bruce Band

1pm- Louwtjie Rothman

2pm- Peachy Keen

3pm- Sterling EQ

Bacardi Mainstage

6pm- Fox Comet

7pm- City Bowl Mizzers

8pm- Shadowclub

9pm- No one’s Arc

10pm- Karen Zoid

11pm- Kongos

12am- Hot Water

Saturday 4 Feb

BOS Iced Tea Bar Stage

1am- AC/DC Tribute

2am- Black Cat Bones

Sunday 5th February:

Breakfast:

9am- Andra

MK River Stage:

10am- Siv Ngesi (Comedy)

11am- Holiday Murray

12pm- Wrestlerish

1pm- Piet Botha & Friends


Tickets
 Presale: Thurs - Sun R575p/p | Fri - Sun R475p/p | Sat + Sun R375p/p | Sun R150p/p

At the Gate: Thurs - Sun R620p/p | Fri - Sun R525p/p | Sat + Sun R425p/p | Sun R150p/p

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