Press Release

The Wild Coast welcomes Mdumbi Green Fair

TransCape NPO, Tata Waste and Mdumbi Backpackers have teamed up for the 3rd annual Mdumbi Green Fair Music Festival. The three-day music festival takes place from the 18th to the 20th of May in the picturesque Wild Coast village of Mdumbi. Mdumbi Green Fair is the perfect getaway for music lovers who prefer to experience live music in a nature-filled setting.

Headliners include The Kiffness, who will be bringing their signature brand of soulful electronic music to our neck of the (actual) woods. While rock crooner Richard Stirton, who said: “We are thoroughly looking forward to being a part of the it and it seems like an epic cause” will be showing festival goers why he holds the prestigious title of “The Voice” season one winner.

There are several MGF newcomers included in this year’s line-up as well. Native Young will be serenading the crowd with their seductively compelling vocals and beautifully arranged instruments. Rolling in all the way from Cape Town is Trenton and Free Radicals, an AfroBeat collaboration between five musicians who represent the best of the fertile urban music scene. Reggae band Zionruts Family will be arriving with their signature rollicking, drum-based tunes. Zetina Mosia delivers an eclectic musical experience sure to ignite the dance floor with her unique brand of from jazz, funk and hip-hop fusion. Durban’s finest electro-funk soul brothers Easy Freak will be bringing their waves crashing to our shores with their fresh and unique sound.

Other regional and local favourites gracing the stage at the event are Snoux Poswa, Zammore, Rhyme Related, Sweet Melodies & Nkqo from Mthatha; and from the coast, up and coming acts such as Tre-Go, Coffee Bay Drummers, Traditional Dancers and Fat Man & the Blueberry Band.

Hosting proceedings and playing delightful DJ sets on the Friday and Saturday nights is the evergreen and beautiful Catherine Grenfell (5fm) and other DJ’s, sure to keep revellers going until the early hours.

Lodging for the weekend is available in the form of rustic camping, something that will truly make for an authentic village experience. Alternatively, you can also stay at the nearby Vukani Backpackers and Anchorage Hotel, camping is also available at Mdumbi Backpackers. Tickets as well as accommodation options for the Festival are available here.

Witness unforgettable performances and discover the engaging attractions nestled around every turn that makes Mdumbi Green Fair Music Festival.