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Recognised UK promoter The Playground launches SA music festival

Don’t miss it: Some of the biggest names in electronic music on 3 stages for 3 days

Last updated: 8 November 2022

One of the UK’s driving forces in music and artist promotion (think Ed Sheeran, Steve Aoki, Ben Howard), The Playground is bringing some of the most influential and groundbreaking acts to the country for the first time. A star-studded line-up of international and local electronic music acts will play at South Africa’s first Timeless Festival – a 3-day camping festival happening from 10 to 12 March 2023, on a working farm at the foothills of the Riviersonderend mountains. 

Tickets are selling fast – here’s why, and what to expect. Plus, a 5-hour playlist and 5 music videos to get you in the mood.


Catch Grammy-nominated Tycho at Timeless Festival. Image: Timeless Festival

CATCH MASSIVE NAMES LIKE RÖYKSOPP, TYCHO & DJ ZINHLE 

As never seen before, Timeless Festival is set to bring top-tier headlining acts such as Grammy-nominated electronic producer Tycho, two-time Grammy-nominated Norwegian duo Röyksopp and Berlin-based heavyweight duo Booka Shade.

There are also local legends on the line-up, like Roger Goode, Das Kapital, DJ Zinhle, Caiiro… the list is long. These are just some of the 60+ acts, including 15 international artists, you can expect at this epic 3-day camping music fest happening on 3 stages.

There are so many top-notch acts – get to know them in this sample 5-hour Spotify playlist

 

TIMELESS TAKES PLACE JUST 127 KM FROM CAPE TOWN

It takes just over 1 hour of easy driving to get to Elandskloof Farm, where Timeless Festival will be happening. Located 5 minutes from Helderstroom and 20km outside Greyton, Elandskloof is a working farm with breathtaking surroundings. Start the weekend early and have brunch in Greyton on your way there, or stop at some of the N2’s famous padstals for some pre-party pies and koeksisters. 


The area offers great hiking, mountain biking, river swimming. Image: Timeless Festival

BOOK TODAY – TIMELESS TICKETS ARE GOING FAST

Starting at just R1 250 per person for 2 nights’ camping and 3-day festival pass, Timeless Festival tickets are reasonably priced for a top-tier music festival. If you want to splurge, there are still VIP options available that include access to the VIP Forest and VIP Bar, plus use of executive toilets and showers. Get your tickets via Howler.

YOU DON’T NEED CASH!

Save space in your party pockets – Timeless Festival is a cashless event. Pre-load the money you’d like to spend at the event via Howler. You can top up online or  at a Howler top-up station at the event. How does it work? Tap and go - it’s that simple. The vendor or bartender will show you how much credit you have left after each tap.

SOAK UP SOME IDYLLIC WESTERN CAPE MOUNTAIN SCENERY  

Nature lovers: Immerse yourselves in majestic natural surroundings for 3 days. If you love the great outdoors, it doesn’t get much better than dancing the night away against the backdrop of the Riviersonderend mountains. Festival aside, the area offers great hiking, mountain biking, river swimming – and plenty of opportunity to chill under a tree with a book. 

GET IN THE MOOD: 5 VIDEOS + 5-HOUR PLAYLIST

Get a taste of some of the standout artists on the Timeless Festival line-up with these videos and this killer 5-hour playlist:

Video: Röyksopp & Robyn "Monument"

Video: Tycho, Horizon

Video: Sun-EL Musician & Azana - Uhuru (Caiiro Remix)

Video: Jullian Gomes, Love Song 28 (feat Bobby)

Video: Deep Forest, Sweet Lullaby

WHEN + WHERE TO GO 

Timeless Festival is on: 10 to 12 March 2023
Find it: Elandskloof Farm (Off R540), Dullstroom, Greyton, Western Cape
Book: Via Howler
Contact on: 0214926814, info@theplayground.co.uk, Facebook Event page, Instagram: @timeless_festival_official
How to get there: Find exact directions and map on the Elandskloof website

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