Press release: Loads of live entertainment sure to get you grooving at the 2013 Pick ‘n’ Pay Knysna Oyster Festival

The Pick ‘n’ Pay Knysna Oyster Festival already boasts with over 100 sport, food and lifestyle events on the calendar, and now festival organisers present a line-up of Garden Route local and national muso’s to get your feet tapping at the main festival grounds.

knysna-oyster-festival-goersWine“We’re celebrating our 30th anniversary with another festival first,” said Festival Manager Nicci Rousseau-Schmidt. “Our festival stage at the main venue on Waterfront Drive will host a variety of bands and musicians throughout the ten days of the festival, with at least one performance on 9 of the ten days.”

Festival goers can look forward to grooving to the sounds of Rock Cafe Davey Mac and Co, Wendy Oldfield and Lionel Bastos, Mali and Me, Tigger and Lionel, Ian Hall, Nothing Alike, Bullet, Brian Finch and popular Wilderness-based duo Wild Lettuce.

Ticket holders to the Pick ‘n’ Pay Flavours of Knysna on the 3rd of July will be entertained by Afro Quartez and Fire n Styx, while 2009 South African Idol Jason Hartman and the Mike McCallagh Band are both sure to make the Pick n Pay Cape Times Knysna Forest Marathon and Half Marathon After Party at the festival grounds THE party of the 2013 festival.

“Music is the main ingredient in any recipe for a successful festival,” Nicci concluded. “And we’ve taken great care in selecting the finest musical ingredients for the 2013 Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival. So join the party and head to the main festival grounds on Waterfront Drive between 28 June and 7 July for some tantalising tunes.”

Please note that bands will perform within the times indicated below, for more information about bands performing at the Pick ‘n’ Pay Knysna Oyster Festival, contact Trevor Niksch on 083 653 5185.

For more information on the festival, please contact Knysna Tourism on 044 382 5510, visit www.pnpoysterfestival.co.za, or if you have a smart phone, be sure to get the innovative Festival App for the full programme, mobile news and on-the-go information. To get it, go to Google Play or Apple iTunes, or simply scan the barcode on the festival website.

THE LINEUP
DATE DAY TIME EVENT STAGE ARTIST
28 June FRI 3-5PM EXPO AND REGISTRATION FESTIVAL STAGE  ROCK CAFÉ – DAVEY MAC AND CO.
5.30-8PM EXPO AND REGISTRATION FESTIVAL STAGE  KAZ
29 June SAT 12-3PM MTB RACE AND PRIZE GIVING FESTIVAL STAGE  WENDY OLDFIELD AND LIONEL BASTOS
10-11:30 BRENT AND LORETTE FESTIVAL STAGE
30 June SUN 12-3PM ROAD RACE AND PRIZE GIVING FESTIVAL STAGE  TIGGER AND LIONEL
01 July MON 6-8PM MARKET FESTIVAL STAGE  MALI AND ME
01 July MON 12-4pm DAY ENTERTAINMENT FESTIVAL STAGE  IAN HALL
02 July TUES 6-8PM MARKET FESTIVAL STAGE  NOTHING ALIKE
02 July TUES 12-4pm DAY ENTERTAINMENT FESTIVAL STAGE  BULLET
03 July WED 12-2PM DAY ENTERTAINMENT FESTIVAL STAGE  IAN HALL
7PM FLAVOURS OF KNYSNA  AFRO QUARTEZ
 FIRE N STYX
04 July THUR 12-4pm DAY ENTERTAINMENT FESTIVAL STAGE  BRIAN FINCH AND TIGGER
05 July FRI 3-5pm MARATHON REGISTRATION FESTIVAL STAGE  WILD LETTUCE
06 July SAT 12-3PM Marathon PRIZE GIVING FESTIVAL STAGE  JASON HARTMAN
7PM AFTER PARTY FESTIVAL STAGE  Mike McCallagh band

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David

Outdoor adventure enthusiast living on the Garden Route.

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