On the 16th of June of 2016, Johannesburg’s spectacular Emmarentia Dam will celebrate South Africa’s youth with a beautiful day of music at the dam. This full day family event, a Jacaranda FM music experience, welcomes music lovers of all ages. Named after Valiant Swart’s chart-topping hit of the same name, Liefde By Die Dam is a showcase for the best in local talent.
Join the groundbreaking group Die Heuwels Fantasties, revered for their unique music and their energetic live performances, on Youth Day. Joining Die Heuwels on the mainstage is iconic front man of legendary South African rock bands Fokofpolisiekar and Van Coke Kartel, Francois van Coke who released his #1 self-titled debut album in 2015. Whilst lazing under the leafy trees of Emmarentia, Theuns Jordaan who is without a doubt one of the biggest voices Afrikaans with personal sales of more than 1.4 million, will serenade you.
Adding to this stellar line-up is the man behind the name, Valiant Swart taking audiences on a journey with his Blues guitar and harmonica. To round off this unbelievable day of entertainment are 7 SAMA nominee all-girl group Blackbyrd, up and coming star Brendan Peyper and Jozi favourite Majozi, who will bring you brand new songs from his newly released debut album. For your day out at the dam there will be a delicious range of South Africa’s best artisan food traders. You can also bring your own picnic and spread your blanket out for the perfect celebration of youth and music.
General Tickets for Liefde By Die Dam cost R160 per person and VIP tickets will set you back R460. Get yours NOW on the Ticketpros website. For more info, check out the Liefde By Die Dam Facebook page or follow @LiefdeD on Twitter.
Great news is that Running Wolf’s Rant is giving away a double ticket to this event. All you need to do enter the competition is leave a comment on this article and let us know how you would express your “Liefde” (aka Love) at the Dam. The person who puts forth the most creative idea will win the tickets. Please include an e-mail address in your comment so we can reach you if we need to.
This competition is NOT open to persons under 18 and closes on the 24th of May at 5 PM. The winner will be announced on the 25th of May 2016.
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