Cape visitors: Backsberg Picnic Concert

2011-12-02 00:00

Just in time for the holiday season, The Backsberg Picnic Concert series is back, this time with surprise opening guests. This might be of interest if you are travelling to the Western Cape coast for the holidays and looking for something to do with the whole family.

Backsberg Estate Cellars, in association with kykNET, will be hosting its third Picnic Concert Series, featuring a number of top artists such as Freshlyground, Francois van Coke, Koos Kombuis and Dan Patlansky.

There is a slight twist with the series this year as each of the performers will be bringing an up and coming artiste with them to open the gig. It will be interesting to see who the artists believe is the future of South African music.

The series runs in two parts this year, the first five gigs take place every Sunday from November 20 to December 18, while the second five - also on Sundays - are from January 22 to February 19.

There is no better way to spend a Sunday afternoon than relaxing in the sun with a glass of fine wine as brilliant artists entertain you. Pack your umbrella, picnic blankets and lunches as kykNET and Backsberg take care of the rest. Audiences can choose to pre-book a special Backsberg picnic to enjoy with these sunset acoustic performances, or buy one of our famous lamb burgers at the venue. And, of course, it‘s just better with a glass of Backsberg wine.

Pre-sale tickets for the concerts and picnics are available from www.ticketbreak.co.za/backsberg. Tickets are R85 or R170 with a picnic and R100 at the gate. Children under 12 years get in free when accompanied by their parents.

Admission to concert venue starts at 15:00, with the opening act starting at 16:00 and the main act at 17:00. For the full line up of bands, directions, comments, and more information on the series, please visit www.facebook.com/BacksbergConcerts

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