Join the annual Off the Grid Music Festival, an outdoor summer event set on a beautiful organic farm. Expect a fun filled family day with great music and amazing people.
The line-up of great, diverse musicians promises a bit of everything: rock, hip hop, Afro- funk, Pop, traditional and electronic. This year Off the Grid will start with never before seen at a music festival an appearance of The Cape Philharmonic Youth Wind Ensemble, this vibrant young act of musicians will be blowing you away with a mix of the classic and contemporary music. Followed by Bootleggers Blues Band no Off the Grid will ever be the same without these established artists. The Steezies, voted one of the top upcoming bands of all festivals, will be up next with an Afro funk energy train that blends western music, African harmonies and hip hop in an explosive live performance with fabulous outfits. We then welcome Stone Jets onto the stage, a band that is quickly gaining momentum in the South African music scene with their fresh, unique brand of Afro Pop-rock and acoustic soul. Radio Kalahari Orkes, led by well- known Ian Roberts, has toured the length and breadth of our land and no dorp they have visited will ever be the same again. But that’s a good thing. No, really. Except for Pofadder, but they don’t talk about that. Toe tapping music that smells, tastes and sounds like the veld, the air and the ryhthm of windmills on the dusty landscapes. Music that is thick with the kick of mampoer jong! You will be hooked forever! All to be topped with The Kiffness, a live electronic act who needs no introduction in the music business. Gates open at 15:00 with the DJ Jake Wildheart, back after popular demand, he will also keep all on their feet when line-up done, rocking under the stars.
Camphill Village WestCoast MD James Sleigh says: “This is our 4th music festival and we are thrilled with our 2018 line-up. This year we also want to focus on making it an environmentally sustainable event, to tie in with the goals of Camphill Village. We are hoping to encourage groups to cycle to the event, and we will even have a party that walks along the west coast to the event.”
Along with these green event initiatives, there will also be art installations, a Camphill market, kids safe zone and entertainment area, SAB tent and a variety of food stalls.
Camphill Village Westcoast is home to approximately 95 intellectually disabled adults who also work on the farm in a dairy, bakery, cosmetics workshop and on the land. The Off the Grid Festival is a fundraising event, to assist them in becoming more sustainable as an organic organisation and to share what they are about and to bring the world to their residents in their home. More information about Camphill Village Westcoast and our doings can be found on their website www.camphill.org.za
Off the Grid Music Festival – Westcoast 17 March 2018 – Line-up
15h00 – Gates open and DJ
17h00 – Bootleggers
18h00 – Steezies
19h00 – Stone Jets
20h00 – Radio Kalahari Orkes
21h00 – The Kiffness
22h00 – DJ Jake Wildheart
Free camping spots available for festivalgoers that would like to stay over
Adults – R220
Kids 12 to 18 years – R110
Kids under 12 – free