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Sunday, November 20, 2011


Knysna Rocks launches search for SA Band in Head2Head Competition: now open for entries.

This is a chance to perform in front of thousands of fans and alongside legendary artists including Prime Circle, Johnny Clegg, Die Heuwels Fantasties, Elvis Blue and many more at the Knysna Rocks Music Festival this summer.

The Knysna Rocks Music Festival has created an incredible prize hamper including an opening slot at Knysna Rocks on December 23; an opening slot at The Assembly in Cape Town as well as a week’s worth of recording time at the Red Bull Studios for the winning band.

Entry and voting will be FREE! To enter the Head2Head Competition, bands must complete a short informational profile on the Knysna Rocks Facebook Page

Entries must be submitted before November 29, 2011.

The top 10 bands will be announced in the press soon afterwards and the competition will enter the “voting stage” where fans can vote once per day until December 12 2011. The band with a mixture of the most votes & best marketing campaign wins. The winning band will be announced on December 13, 2011. All entries will be reviewed by a panel of industry professionals.

Knysna Rocks takes place at the Sports Grounds in Knysna on December 23 from 14h00 to 23h00 followed by Knysna Rocks after party. (Gates open at midday). Tickets R165 general admission (R265 VIP admission - over 18’s only) on sale at Computicket ( or 083 915 8000)

As part of the organisation’s Responsible Driving campaign, all festival-goers are offered a collection and drop-off service from Mosselbay, George, Wilderness, Sedgefield and Plettenberg Bay. More information at