What You Need to Know About This Years UP The Creek What You Need to Know About This Years UP The Creek

What You Need to Know About This Years UP The Creek

By Press Release / Upcoming Events / Thursday, 10 January 2019 14:48

It is almost time for the annual Jägermeister presents Up the Creek, one of the most fabulous festivals for music lovers in the Western Cape. Expect a cocktail of superb live acts, all day activities and wacky antics at the various stage, including the fantastical riverside setting. Grab your bling bikini, funky lilo and party buddies and head on over to the Breede River– your ultimate music getaway weekend awaits!

Here is the complete 2019 line-up, including some of the hottest current bands and DJ`s in SA:

Bands/artists:  Koos Kombuis, The Black Cat Bones, Femi Kaya, Grassy Spark, Piet Botha, Hellcats, Gerald Clark and the boys from Prague, Stoker, Jackal and the Wind, Crosscurrent, Lo-Ghost, Stone Jets, BRYNN, Bam Bam Brown, Zengeance, Greg Georgiades & Ultra Natives, The Steezies, Diamond Thug, Money for Bali, Hot Water, Sean Koch, Southern Gypsey Queen, Pedro and the SOULdiers, Warongx, Coelacanth, Bed on Bricks, Willim Welsyn, 4AM, Akkedis, SunXA, Luca Hart, Wisdom of Movement, Nhoza, DocMaclean, Josh Kempen and comedians Francois van As and Alfred Adrian.

Live electronic: Nick Hamman, DJ inviZAble, Jak Skandi, Supa Who, The Robfather.

An exciting change for the 2019 festival will be the addition of a late-night rock `n roll stage. Operating from the Gordon’s Gin Food Court stage, this rocking space will come alive Friday and Saturday after the Jägermeister Main Stage finishes and will offer live music enthusiasts something great to dig into if they don’t fancy what’s happening on the Savanna Late Night Stage. This stage will be graced by some supercool rock acts and collaborative mystery bands led by stalwarts in the industry: think Andre Kriel, Gareth Wilson, Jaco Mans and Greg Georgiades to give you an idea of why this is going to be one of those ‘dude-don’t miss-out’ party spots at the festival. This stage will then be closed on Friday by The Robfather, and Saturday by Up the Creek`s very own, infamous DJ Dirtroad. Considering requests and feedback, The Food Court will now also have a fully operational bar open all day and night.

We hope to see you at the river! Tickets are still capped at 2 500, so book your spot as soon as possible to make sure you get your tickets: /tickets

Full weekend tickets – R1 120.00
Friday to Sunday tickets – R970.00 SOLD OUT
Ticket & Transport package – R1 800.00
Ticket prices include Vat.

Cashless system: Once you’ve purchased your festival ticket, stay on the Howler ticketing website to set up and preload your festival money onto your Howler account, collect your loaded wristband at the festival and you’re ready to go! There will also be Howler stations for top ups at the festival. Load with cash or your debit card.  Any questions feel free to get in touch with us directly.

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Travel packages are offered from Johannesburg and Cape Town:

Camping Khapela for Creekers from Johannesburg:

Living in Gauteng and would like to attend Up The Creek? Camping Khapela has the perfect tailored package for you. Return Flights, airport shuttles, tent with inflatable, bed and breakfast for the duration of your festival experience and access to hot water showers and flushable toilets. The Camping Khapela experience to Up The Creek 2019 is available from R5700 per person. Don’t let fomo get you, drop them a mail on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or a WhatsApp on 0718173945.  

For those who want to grab a shuttle ride from Cape Town: Travel to the Creek and back: Book yourself a Ticket & Transport package for R1800 (valued at R2120) and secure your seat in a comfy shuttle from Cape Town (trailer for all your camping goodies)... AND we'll preload your wristband with R200! Few spots left so book here https://upthecreek.howler.co.za/events/3491/tickets

Prefer to camp like a rock star? Then go for the more luxurious Heartbreak Motel and arrive at your tent pre-pitched, separate ablutions and breakfast served every morning: http://www.heartbreakmotel.co.za/up-the-creek-music-festival-2019/

Spot an Up The Creek Poster and stand a chance to win a festival ticket: Up The Creek posters are now up in and around Cape Town, and all along the Garden Route. If you spot one of these posters, share a photo of it on Facebook and Instagram and tag us at @upthecreek_festival with hashtag #upthecreek2019. One full festival ticket winner will be announced every two weeks from November until the end of January. So that’s 12 tickets up for grabs!


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