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Friday, June 12, 2015


It’s never too soon to start planning your next getaway – so if you like the idea of unwinding in a stunning setting while enjoying a great line-up of live acoustic acts, then White Mountain 2015 will be just the ticket!

It’s also White Mountain’s 10th festival this year and the organisers plan on making it a celebration to remember!

Running from September 24 (Heritage Day) to 27, the festival is held at White Mountain Lodge near Giant’s Castle, only 185km from Durban, 400km from Johannesburg and just 25km off the N3 on tarred roads.

Artists already confirmed include festival favourites Margaret’s Daughter, Johannesburg folk swing outfit Rubber Duc, as well as Australian duo Jamie MacDowell and Tom Thum, a not-to-be-missed collaboration that combines heartfelt songwriting and melodic finger-work with world-class beatboxing.

Aside from the music, festival-goers can also look forward to colourful arts and crafts, a variety of food and drink outlets, plus loads of outdoor adventure activities – all set against a backdrop of the scenic central Drakensberg. Not forgetting the lodge’s spacious grounds, fishable dam, playground, swimming pool and charming old pub offering satellite TV and live music.

Known for its intimate, relaxed atmosphere, White Mountain is one of the best-kept secrets on the music festival circuit and the perfect (long) weekend escape!

Early Bird tickets are available at Computicket for R500 until the end of June and include camping (R125 children aged 4 to 11). For more information, visit or call 031 563 0824.