Great news! The 2nd edition of Park Acoustics for 2019 is happening on the 24th of February at Fort Schanskop in Pretoria. Fort Schanskop is located in the Voortrekker Monument Nature Reserve.
This edition of Park Acoustics will feature performances by Jeremy Loops, Femi Koya, Bye Beneco, Diamond Thug, Red Robyn and Chunda Monkey.
There will also be stand-up comedy at the Sunset Comedy Stage. This edition’s stand-up comedians are Schalk Bezuidenhout, King Nqoba and Farhan Eshat.
Info about the artists who are performing
Jeremy Loops needs no introduction. He’s back in SA after having a massive 2018. He toured the world and opened for acts like Milky Chance, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Pixies, Editors and The Roots.
Femi Koya is the new face of the African Renaissance. He combines Afrobeat and Jazz, Gospel and Blues, West African highlife with a nostalgic Sophiatown flavour. His music is a rich blend of deep and sultry jazz and contemporary groove.
Bye Beneco hail from Johannesburg. They are an eclectic dream-pop sensation. Their sound stems from various styles with the intention to forever evolve.
Diamond Thug hail from Cape Town. Since their formation they have continually evolved. They’re always striving to create a unique sound from their unique perspective. Their music floats through genres like Pop, Electronica and Psych-Rock.
Red Robyn is a Durban based singer-songwriter. She fearlessly navigates the alternative music scene in South Africa, gaining fans as she tests herself and her artistry by allowing herself to experiment with different sounds.
Chunda Munki will be spinning some tunes after the bands stop playing. He is known for creating sexy groove filled, jacked up beats with just the right amount of energy to keep you on your toes.
Take note of these Park Acoustics rules
Parking costs R15 per car and is payable at the gate of the nature reserve. No under 18’s will be allowed except if they’re accompanied by their parents. Proof of identification required on request. No copies, photo’s or temporary documents will be accept as proof.
No glass is allowed in the festival area, so pour your booze into plastic bottles or buy cans. Please leave your weapons, illegal substances, domestic animals and bad vibes at home.
Park Acoustics ticketing info
Early bird tickets have already been sold out for this event, but you can still get general tickets for R180. Tickets at the gate will set you back R200. Buy your tickets on the Park Acoustics website, or try your luck in our competition…
We are giving away a double ticket for this edition of Park Acoustics!
To stand a chance to win a double ticket for this edition of Park Acoustics, leave a comment below and tell us HOW you would explore your inner Jeremy Loops / Femi Koya. The more creative you get, the better.
This competition closes on the 19th of February 2019 at midnight and the winner will be notified in the comment section below on the 20th of February 2019. Take note that this competition is NOT open to under 18’s.
Watch this space for updates in the Music category on Running Wolf’s Rant.