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Up The Creek Announce Fokofpolisiekar To Headline

Die Bende are back at Up The Creek after their first performance 14 years ago.

30 Nov 2017 / Opinion / written by TATC Staff / Pic by Andre Badenhorst

Red Hot Events, together with Jägermeister, are very happy to announce that Fokofpolisiekar will be joining the incredible line up for Up the Creek 2018. Two legendary South African bands are now confirmed as the headliners for the weekend: The magnificent Mango Groove will make you dance under special stars on the Friday night and Fokofpolisiekar will blow the sky’s top right off on the Saturday.

Francois van Coke from Fokofpolisiekar says: “We played at Up the Creek in 2004. We were still a young band back then. I loved it and can`t wait to be back after 14 years to see what the festival has been up to. I have only heard good things!”

The news also just gets better: Fox Comet (making a once-off return to the stage), Albert Frost, Opposite The Other, Lucy Kruger, The Steezies, and Bad Peter have also been added to the already impressive list of bands and artists for the weekend. The line up so far include:

Mango Groove, Fokofpolisiekar, Spoegwolf, MT Seas, Aidan Martin, Sunset Sweatshop, Mobbing Bali, West Coast Wolves, Sublime Tribute Project, Jackal & The Wind, Native Young, Southern Wild, Jerry & The Bandits, Sol Gems, Boulevard Blues, We Are Charlie, Veranda Panda, The Kiffness, Jak Skandi, Bongeziwe Mabandla, Crimson House, Nomadic Orchestra, Fox Comet, Albert Frost, Opposite The Other, Lucy Kruger, The Steezies, and Bad Peter. Final acts to be announced early in January.

UTC is going cashless. In 2018 we’ll be introducing Howler Loaded. Once you’ve purchased your festival ticket, set up and preload your festival money onto your Howler account, collect your loaded wristband at the festival and you’re ready to go! Any questions feel free to get in touch with us directly.

Ticket price: R1,030 (excluding booking fees) – only full weekend tickets available.
Buy tickets here: No under 18s. Note: There are three options to pay for your festival tickets: credit card, EFT and Mobicred (a ticket payment plan option.)

There are only 2500 tickets made available each year so make sure to book as soon as you possibly can.

Good news is that you can extend your festival stay in 2018: gates will open at 11:00am on the Thursday and we’ll have live music from 15:00.