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Kaktus Op Die Vlaktes returns to Absa KKNK 2012, with a sharp line-up!
José Cuervo and MK ensure that the Kaktus Op Die Vlaktes return to the 2012 Absa KKNK at its new venue, Jam Street Amphitheatre just outside Oudtshoorn is a prickly experience for all who participate. And there are many opportunities to win more than just tickets to this gathering of our country’s most popular rock bands.
Historically Kaktus Op Die Vlaktes has hosted some of South Africa’s biggest music icons. Stalwarts such as Valiant Swart, Johnny Clegg, Miriam Makeba, Koos Kombuis, Jack Hammer, Johannes Kerkorrel and Anton Goosen paved the way for FPK/Fokofpolisiekar, Corne & Twakkie, Mandoza and Prime Circle; defining this one day open air music celebration as the highlight of the Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees.
One, Two, Three … Kaktus Op Die Vlaktes Tags You!
Be sure to visit the Kaktus headquarters in Baron van Rheede Street for the duration of the festival in preparation for the renewal of this festival favorite. Fans can have their photo taken in a photo booth against a special backdrop, which will regularly be posted on the Kaktus Op Die Vlaktes Facebook page. There is also a Facebook Like Station which provides you with the opportunity to participate in competitions, meet the bands, and win product gift hampers and tickets to the show.
* Tip: Your ability to Facebook photo tag and follow @kaktusopvlaktes on Twitter will improve your chances to win.
With this rebirth of sorts, expect the return of a killer South African line-up catering for a variety of musical tastes with Dutch Electro giants Baskerville; newcomers Spoegwolf and Dividable Grand; and current favourites Die Heuwels Fantasties, Jack Parow, Gazelle, Van Coke Kartel and Die Tuin Dwergies. Karma returns for a SA tour and rounds off the stellar line-up.
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The show day evolves like this:
- 16:00 Spoegwolf
- 16:45 Dividable Grand
- 17.35 Die Tuin Dwergies
- 18:40 Karma
- 19:40 Baskerville
- 20:45 Gazelle
- 21:50 Die Heuwels Fantasties
- 22:50 Van Coke Kartel
- 23:45 Jack Parow
Gates open at 14:00 already and tickets are R120 at Computicket outlets nationwide.
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