What not to miss at Up The Creek Festival 2016
It’s THAT time of the year again! Well, almost… Jägermeister presents Up The Creek Music Festival 2016 is taking place on the banks of the magnificent Breede River from 28 – 31 January.
The lineup includes South African musicians, DJs and singer-songwriters that are all SO HOT RIGHT NOW!
Shortstraw, Sannie Fox, Bye Beneco, Dave Ferguson, Albert Frost & Robin Auld, The Ballistics, The Vanilla, Stoker, Grassy Spark, Nomadic Orchestra, Al Bairre, Georgetown, Southern Wild, Crimson House Blues, Hatchetman, The Black Cat Bones, Bark, December Streets, Jonathan Peyper Trio, Gerald Clark and the Dead Men, Guy Collins, Akkedis, Piet Botha, Kings Down South, The Coast, Rubber Duc, Mr Cat & the Jackal, Bandolero, Goodluck Live (DJ Set), Veranda Panda, Das Kapital, DJ Dirtroad, The Robfather, Jon Savage and the Mowtown Minstrels, Slow Jack, Basson Laubscher, Wynand Davel, Friso Woudstra, Dylan Pistorius.
Things not to miss at the festival:
Get there on the first night; make the most of your ticket and don’t miss out on what always is a really special evening. There will be great live collaborations, some new acts and a surprise performance after The Black Cat Bones close the Main Stage.
The festival has had the Titanic cocktail since the early days of Up The Creek and as the years have gone by, they’ve adjusted the bar menu plenty of times, always testing new ideas. This year they have the Titanic (aka the infamous ‘big blue’ drink) back again, the Life Raft (Sedgwick`s Old Brown with Ginger Ale) and new to the festival is the Rubber Duck: a mix of vodka, Sedgwick`s and Orange Juice – easy and refreshing to drink on the scorching hot days!
The River on Saturday:
No one has ever attended the festival and missed out on the river but there is something happening in the river that I’d like to draw your attention to: The Anything That Floats Competition…a longstanding competition at Up The Creek encouraging attendees to build wild and wonderful floating contraptions, from beds to couches and bars, all in the name of some much coveted prizes.
The artists: Well yeah.
If you want to rock out in a little more comfort, then the Heartbreak Motel tented accommodation is for you. There
are two options of pre-pitched tents, hot showers, toilets, buffet breakfast and other luxuries. For more info and bookings go www.heartbreakmotel.co.za
Full weekend tickets: R900 (excl. booking fees)
Link to buy tickets: http://utc.nutickets.co.za/UTC2016