Win Tickets to the May 2017 edition of Park Acoustics!

Great news music fans! The next edition of Park Acoustics takes place on the 21st of May 2017 and it’s going to be a goodie! Not only is Park Acoustics celebrating their 8th birthday this month, but this edition features an amazing line-up.

To date more than 70 editions of Park Acoustics featuring over 150 different acts have been organized and I must say that it’s still one of my favorite monthly expeditions. I’ve attended more than 45 of these events and it never gets old. There’s always something that surprises me.

The May 2017 edition of Park Acoustics will feature performances by Afrikaans Rock Legends Fokofpolisiekar (who recently reached the R700,000 mark in their crowdfunding campaign to raise funds to record a new album independently), SA Blues Rock legends The Black Cat Bones (who always put on one hell of a show), The Tazers (who recently blew rock fans away with stellar performances at That 70s Fest and Mieliepop), The Sextons (who released a new single in December 2016), Late Night Fox (who also blew crowds away at Mieliepop this year) and Moe Joe. Besides this stand-up comedy from Alyn Adams, Lazola Gola and Chris Forrest will have you smiling ear to ear as well.

Take note: No under 18’s will be allowed except if you’re accompanied by your parents. Proof of identification required, no copies, photo’s or temporary documents. Also no glass are permitted into the festival area, please buy cans or decant your booze into plastic bottles.

Tickets cost R120 on the Park Acoustics website. Only 1200 tickets are available online. Tickets at the gate will set you back R150. Student tickets are available for R100 at Capital Craft, Aandklas Hatfield and Arcade Food Bar at Open Window, if you show your valid student card (only 1 student ticket per student card). Take note that tickets are limited to 2000 because the event is being held at Fort Schanskop, so get yours NOW!

Remember: Entrance to the Voortrekker Monument Nature reserve costs R15 per car, so make sure that you have cash on hand for that.

More great news is that Running Wolf’s Rant is giving away a double ticket to this event! All you need to do to enter is leave a comment and describe your excitement for this event with a lyric / phrase from a Fokofpolisiekar song. Make sure that you include an e-mail address so we can reach you. Take note that this competition is NOT open to under 18’s. This competition closes on the 15th of May 2017 at midnight. The winner will be notified in the comments section of this article on the 16th of May 2017.

To get yourself amped up, watch this video taken at Park Acoustics in November 2012. Fokofpolisiekar was the headlining act then:

Watch this space for regular updates in the Music category on Running Wolf’s Rant.

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  • Tiaan Greyvenstein

    Kom ons raak ‘n bietjie dronk in die dag en ons hou ‘n partytjie in die son!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Elmarie May

    Kom dans saam, ons is almal ewe skaam

  • Thomas Hill

    I saw Fokkof at Madison’s for the first time in ages the other night, totally epic as per usual. I need to see them rock out Park Acoustics, would be so awesome to see them rocking the fort. If I were anymore excited my mom would probably send me to go see a doctor again. This lyric from Angs Aanval is spot on “Juig besmette asem uit, my moe longe uit. Verwerp die lewenslange stryd vir n plekkie in jou koninkryk”. theeastreef@gmail.com

  • Antoinette De Jager

    Too stoked, crave al so lank n fokof show!!! “Die oop pad
    het sy tol ge-eis
    om vinniger daar te kom
    sal jy vinniger moet ry
    om vinniger te lewe
    maak jou vinniger dood

    Windgat
    nikswerd”
    Antoinette.dejager@gmail.com

  • Combrinck Lombard

    Daars nog baie bier om te drink en kak om te praat voor ons die wereld begin reg maak!
    combrincklombard@gmail.com

  • Mathys du Preez

    Jy kla oor die toestand van ons land, maar fokken doen iets daaromtrent, brand Suid-Afrika!

    • Hi Matthys – You’re the lucky winner of the double ticket 🙂 The organizers will be in touch with you soon!

  • Ferdie Snyman

    Want ek voel ek verdien dit
    Ek werk my fokken poes af

    ferdiesnyman@gmail.com

  • Jacques malan

    Jis wil dit bitter graag hê sal ‘n great Sondag wees, Moet nie so fokin verveeld lyk nie, dog jy sou bly wees om te hoor

  • Annemie du Plooy

    Met rooiwyn en sigarette sit ons in ‘n minimum-veiligheidstronk ..

    Vat my terug Parkie toe!!♡ #Parkislife
    annaduplooy@gmail.com

  • Jacques malan

    Ek moet dit net sien soos For reals kan nie indink om te mis nie, Koop vir my ‘n kaartjie huis toe, ek het fokkol geld

  • Christian Pelser

    “Ek probeer net vasklou aan wie ek is”

    “dis aaklig om te sien hoe die skaap-mentaliteit ons kry” – nogal ironies hahaha

    christian.pelser@gmail.com

  • Arno Wagener

    Te vinnig, te veel, ek sal al my beloftes breek as jy my net ‘n kans kan gee…
    arnowagener@yahoo.com

  • Quinton Dos Santos

    Park Acoustics can only be summed up in one Fokofpolisiekar Lyric:
    “Ek het familie wat nie bloed is nie” – Die Illusie Van Veiligheid
    Awesome day with awesome people 😉

  • jacques

    Wil dit soooo graag bywoon wil ons gunsteling band sien in die son, moet nie so fokin verveeld lyk nie