Misty Waters festival on Lake Umuzi in May champions rock, blues and folk bands

Misty Waters is a boutique festival in its third year with a maximum capacity of only 2500 and this year their main stage is loaded with 27 of South Africa’s best talent in rock, blues and folk.

Every festival in South Africa is unique in its own right and Misty Waters is no different.

Set to take place annually in May on the Highveld, where the mist over Lake Umuzi creates an eerie, exotic feeling of lands far away, where the burning bomas break the winter chill and those who stayed up all night, solving the world’s problems around the fires, will greet the sun as it rises over the Willows, hot coffee in hand, ready for what the new day has to offer.

It is a mix of the more well-known bands and the best of the up-and-coming musicians who will surprise many.

The year’s line-up consists of Spoegwolf, Fokofpolisiekar, Albert Frost and Tubatsi Moloi, Taxi Violence, Straatligkinders, Black Cat Bones, Sean Koch, Hellcats and many more.

Misty Waters is a 3-day musical adventure for young and old. Kids up to 6 years enter free, 7 to 17 year olds pay R290 and 18 years and above R390 for the weekend.

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