Up the Creek 2014

upthecreek FLYER14Up the Creek 2014 – Breede River, Swellendam

Thursday 30 January – Sunday 2 February

It`s a Festival! 

The annual Up The Creek production, organized by Red Hot Events and Blue Moon, will take place from 30th January to 2nd February 2014.  Herewith the full line up announcement:

Springbok Nude Girls; Jeremy Loops; Taxi Violence;  Black Cat Bones; Wonderboom; Desmond & the Tutus; The Plastics; Shortstraw; Dave Ferguson;  Mean Black Mamba; Gerald Clark and The Dead Men; Beatenberg; Bed on Bricks; Feed the Wolf; Habit To;  Aidan Martin; Raoul and Black Friday; Akkedis; Piet Botha; Peter Mitchell;  Red Huxley;  After Robot;  Al Bairre;  DJ Dirtroad; Grassy Spark;  Beach Party;  Naming James; Matthew Mole;  El Cantante;  Runaway Train Cult;  Coelacanth;  Stefan Dixon and The Anne Hirsch Show Live.

2014 heralds the 20 year anniversary of the Springbok Nude Girls and as Arno Carstens says “The year will be all about a special celebration of music for us as band members looking back at over two decades of songwriting, recording albums and touring; and all the beautiful memories it conjures up“.  With that in mind it is with great pleasure to start off 2014 by accepting an invitation to play the prestigious Up the Creek festival.  Up the Creek holds many memories for us and we are very excited to play there again after all these years.”


Up The Creek organisers, Annie and Anthony, get nostalgic about The Boss’s return to Africa:  “The year was 1988. A very bleak time in our country. As outcasts in the international world, not only were economic sanctions applied but local South Africans were deprived of sporting opportunities and the opportunity to listen to international music acts. Some of us music lovers got to hear that Bruce Springsteen would be appearing in Harare for a concert later that year. That was all the impetus we needed to get our butts to Zimbabwe as fast as we could.  Hiring a 10-seater plane we flew from Joburg, landing in Harare. It was my first time in this beautiful country and I distinctly remember making our way from the airport to the stadium driving down a gorgeous jacaranda lined avenue with the sun, a huge orange ball, setting in the sky. It was oh so hot and the evening was filled with promise………”read the whole story and how The Boss welcomed the South Africans at his show here:  HERE

We’d like to invite you along for the ride and have put together a package that will make anyone smile this January, all the way down to the River.

All you need to do to stand a chance to be the Down to the River winner is:

  • Buy your Up The Creek ticket before 1st January 2014 and you’ll be automatically entered to win a prize valued at over R3,000:
  • 2 full weekend tickets for Up The Creek 2014,valued at R650 each (we will refund your original winning ticket purchase)
  • 2 General admission tickets to see Bruce Springsteen live in Cape Town, valued at R900 each
  • Sponsor hamper for collection at Up The Creek

The winner will be announced on Monday 06 January 2014 via our Facebook page.

The Heartbreak Motel: If you don’t want to pitch your tent, just pitch up for your pre-booked tented accommodation at the Heartbreak Motel. Bookings can be made here: https://www.heartbreakmotel.co.za/up-the-creek-music-festival/rates/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/UpTheCreek.MusicFestival

Twitter: @Upthe_Creek

Tickets: Available from Plankton.mobi. here

Full weekend ticket: (arrive Thursday/Friday)

Presales: R650.00 / Gate: R700.00

Saturday and Sunday

Presales: R500.00 / Gate: R550.00

If you have not seen Anne Hirsch`s Trailer for Up the Creek, here the link: spooky stuff!:  here

Queries General: Caitlin@redhotevents.co.za

Queries: Media: liny@lkmediabook.co.za



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