South Coast Bike Fest 2017: Full Lineup revealed
The 2017 South Coast Bike Fest #SCBF2017 is set to unleash a multitude of phenomenal musical acts on the coastal town of Margate from 27 to 30 April with every big name taking to the stage.
It’s set to be a rocking long weekend with legendary South African musicians lining up to impress the crowds that will be flocking to #SCBF2017. Bands will be performing at two stages within the extended festival site – the #fuelyourfun Carling Main Beach Stage as well as the Beach Pier Village Rock Stage.
“We have booked 35 South African artists to perform at the first South Coast Bike Fest which is already attracting huge numbers from across the country,” said event organiser, Vicky Wentzel. “This really demonstrates the magnitude of this event which is set to become an annual festival.”
Kicking off the musical extravaganza will be one of South Africa’s best lyricists, known for his non-conformity and unique musical style; Koos Kombuis. Joining him at the #fuelyourfun Carling Main Beach Stage on Thursday, 27 April will be Jack Parow, another well-known Afrikaans lyricist whose rap has taken over the South African music scene for the past six years. Parow, with his iconically extended peak cap and bling attire, has headlined major festivals in South Africa, as well as touring Europe. Parow has even opened for rap legends, Eminem and Snoop Lion.
Consisting of some of the country’s most talented artists, Fokofpolisiekar will also get the crowd hyped when the five-man superstar band puts on one of its explosive live performances. Guitarist, Hunter Kennedy, will feature twice at the #fuelyourfun Carling Main Beach Stage on Thursday when he joins his electronic band, Die Heuwels Fantasties.
The following day will see sonic wizard, Phil Moffet, showing exactly why he’s such an innovator of guitar music, creating an array of sounds from classical and blues to country, flamenco and more. Moffett will be in good company on the #fuelyourfun Carling Main Beach Stage with South African rock royalty, Prime Circle, completing the day’s set with some of their award-winning songs.
The signature vocals and acoustic guitar of songwriting genius, Matthew Mole, will #fuelyourfun on Saturday. Mole’s latest album, Run, was co-produced by Brad and Josh Klynsmith, brothers who form part of the MTV MAMA award-winning band, Gangs of Ballet, which will also be taking to the stage that night.
The #SCBF2017 will end on a high note with afro-pop and gospel sensation, Tender Mavundla, getting the crowd going, followed by legendary afro-pop icon, PJ Powers. Contemporary rock group, Just Jinjer, will finish off a sterling line-up.
Tickets to the #fuelyourfun Carling Main Beach Stage will have to be purchased, however, all musical acts performing at the Beach Pier Village Rock Stage can be watched, free of charge, provided the pre-registration is completed.
Incredible acts including the Dixieland Jazz Quartet, Kevin Hinds, Brian Finch, Jack Hammer, and the Hairy Legged Lentil Eaters, among others, will feature at the Beach Pier Village Rock Stage.
In addition to this unbelievable musical line-up, #SCBF2017 has organised high-energy extreme sports at the Gravity Clash Action Sports’ Show where daring bikers – including Nick de Wit and Brian Capper – will perform choreographed magic. The Powasol EnduroX Series will welcome South Africa’s top endure, motocross, trials and fun riders with big names – Wade Young (Sherco Factory Rider), Kyle Flanagan (Proudly Bidvest Yamaha), Blake Gutzeit (Proudly Bidvest Yamaha) and Scott Bouverie (Brother Leadertread KTM) – showing off serious skill.
There will also be a number of custom bikes and related accessories, a Mardi Gras Market, Flying Fish Hospitality Deck, Castle Lite Pool Party and much more.
All bikes are welcome at the South Coast Bike Fest with free entrance to the four-day event provided pre-registration is completed online at www.quicket.co.za.