29 January to 1 February 2015
The annual riverside festival with three stages offering comedy as well as rock and soul music. This years line up includes South african artists Zebra & Giraffe, Taxi Violence and The Kiffness. See below for full line-up.
Venue: Breede River Valley Camping Site, Swellendam
Time: 2pm Thursday to 2pm Sunday
Cost: R 750
“One river, three stages and lots of music” Read our review of 2013’s Up The Creek festival.
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Up the Creek Music Festival 2015 promises to be a cocktail of superb live acts, all day activities and wacky antics at the fantastically original river stage. Leave the gobbledygook of everyday life behind; grab your sunblock, bling bikini, funky lilo and buddy and head on over to the Breede River– your ultimate music and party getaway weekend awaits!
The line up for 2015 promises to blow your sunhats off with Wow! ~ and includes some of best live acts that South Africa currently has to offer:
Zebra & Giraffe, Taxi Violence, Beatenberg , AKING, Dave Ferguson, Bye Beneco, Shortstraw, Hot Water, The Black Cat Bones, The Kiffness, The Ballistics, Stoker, Red Huxley, Scicoustic, Piet Botha & The Lyzyrd Kyngs, Gerald Clark, Mean Black Mamba, Manny Walters, Basson Laubscher, John Wizards, Al Bairre, Christian Tiger School, Gateway Drugs, Manouche, Grassy Spark, Nomadic Orchestra, December Streets, Shaun Jacobs Band, Diamond Thug, Bandelero, Qadasi, Sawagi (JPN) and Kite Rider.
For some off-the-wall fun we are also adding Laughter Yoga with Kiki Toga and Bitchy Bingo with Mary Scary.
2015 is also Up the Creek`s 25th birthday – and we are going to town!… well, of course not literally… but be assured that the twinkly platteland stars will shine down brightly on the happiest valley in the Malgas area.
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 gowww.heartbreakmotel.co.za
Once again Sedgwicks Old Brown will be sharing the warmth and creating a food court like no other. Under their Bedouin you’ll be privy to a comfort and vibe as only Sedgwicks can share.The Cape Town food trucks contingent are journeying up to the Creek to bring you the widest range of delicious food. And in true Sedwicks style it just keeps getting better, your breakfast will be accompanied by live music next year and giveaways will be a plenty. Groking won’t be accepted (when is it ever!?) but you can absolutely bibble away to your hearts` content.
Make sure you sign up for an Up The Creek 2015 Sticker and stand the chance of winning awesome prizes! Find the #Creekspotter app on our Facebook page and enter your details. We’ll mail (yes post, not email) you your very own Up The Creek 2015 sticker for your car. There are monthly prizes and festival tickets for both those who stick and spot.
Type, mail, stick, click. Good luck!