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Friday, March 29, 2013


The tranquil Underberg farm on which the annual Splashy Fen Music Festival is held, has been transformed into a colourful tent town with thousands of people from around the country descending on the southern Drakensberg in KZN this Easter for a long weekend of great live music in a stunning mountain setting.

Included on the bill for Splashy Fen #24 are the likes of Mi Casa, Gazelle and inviZAble, The Muffinz, Gangs of Ballet, December Streets, The Ard Matthews Affair, Desmond & The Tutus, Matthew Mole, Dave Ferguson, ISO, City Bowl Mizers, Veranda Panda, Dan Patlansky, Josie Field and Laurie Levine, among many others.

Expect a multi-genre line-up of close to 100 of the country’s hottest acts, top-class sound and lighting, as well as side-splitting stand-up comedy, a vibrant craft market and retail area, plus loads of exciting food and drink outlets. New this year is late-night ‘silent disco’, as well as the Red Bull Water Wings river stage, where festival-goers can float along on their tubes and lilos while listening to some cool sounds.

Camping for the entire four-night, five-day festival is included in the ticket price. Another option is a new on-site ‘tent motel’ ( offering a more glamorous camping experience with all the comforts of home! There is also a separate family campsite, which is the ideal spot for festival-goers with young children. Supported by Tourism KwaZulu-Natal, Splashy Fen has been going strong since 1990 and is one of the premier live music showcases in the country.

For the full line-up and more info about the Uber Cool Dance Valley and Winston Lot private campsites, visit or contact 031 563 0824.