Superbalist is Rocking the Daisies, set to take place from 6-9 October 2016 at Cloof Wine Estate, Darling, has added a lineup for The Lemon Tree Theatre, Bridges for Music Stage and the Hemp Stage.
Superbalist is Rocking the Daisies sees over 250 acts in music as well as comedy. It incorporates art, film and a variety of multi-faceted and multi-sensory experiences. Festival goers can expect an action-packed weekend and camping experience.
The Lemon Tree Theatre will host theatrics and stand-up comedy. Award winning Deep Fried Man, Schalk Bezuidenhout, Rob van Vuuren and Yaseen Barnes will have the crowd laughing with their sharp delivery and topical content. Comedy funny men 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 will also perform this year.
The Bridges for Music stage will be showcasing DJs and producers from disadvantaged areas of Cape Town. The non-profit organisation works with electronic music and develops education initiatives to help uplift disadvantaged communities, break down racial barriers and provide life changing opportunities to young creatives from the townships.
This year’s Bridges for Music lineup includes Langa’s incredibly talented Makonwabe Bekwa, aka AudioJerk who plays a distinctive electronic, techno and dubstep sound and who is one half of the rising duo Stab Virus; DJ Mizz from Khayelitsha, who has just signed to Universal Music and is the first Cape Town township electronic artist to sign with a major record label; Mikey Weinberg, whose b2b Schumi’s vinyl dub techno is always a winner; Ms Eve, who offers sensational house sets; and Sir Vincent, known for dropping soulful deep house, old-school and funky house beats. Additional acts include DJ Loyd, Fosta and Deep Aztec.
True to its motto “play hard, tread lightly”, Superbalist is Rocking the Daisies spearheads green thinking in the country’s festival space, educating and influencing festival goers to live a sustainable and conscious lifestyle. The Hemp Stage will be situated in the Green Village.
This year’s lineup includes the grassroots, soul-lifting act Crimson House. DJ Eppelsauce (Daniel Eppel) is also on the lineup; his sets are always high energy and full of soul, with an eclectic mix of genres covering nuFunk, ghetto funk, world music and electro swing. Joining the Hemp Stage acts are DJ CrashLove, Sereetsi and the Natives, Johnny Luck, Lidza, LOUI LVNDN, Miles Sievwright, Natalie Poppy, Spoenk, The Little Kings, Ernestine Deane, Astrafnk and the Space Cats, Wandile Mbambeni, and Wordsuntame.
Tickets are now on sale to the general public. No reservations needed. Get them here: steynentertainment.nutickets.co.za/RTDMAIN16
Each ticket must be assigned to an individual person; multiple tickets cannot be purchased under one name, so make sure that you get your friends’ cellphone number and email address if you’ll be buying for them. www.rockingthedaisies.com
Those who are unable to attend Superbalist is Rocking the Daisies will have the chance to see some of the international acts perform in Johannesburg at the Superbalist In the City Weekend. Check out www.inthecityjhb.co.za
for all info.