The 2018 edition of the Madeliefie Makietie festival will feature not only current local hitmakers, but organizers have arranged a special surprise for visitors: some of the countries biggest country music legends will all be performing on the same stage!
The festival, held in the seaside town of Strandfontein on the West Coast, will run on Friday and Saturday, October 26 and 27.
There will be three stages, a variety of stalls offering the most delicious food and drink, entertainment for the kids as well as for the adults.
The festival will not only showcase performances from 20 of South Africa’s top country music singers, but legends in the industry Lance James, Barbara Ray, Clive Bruce and Tommy Dell will also perform.
Other artists festival-goers can expect to see perform include Leah, Jo Black, Willem Botha, Irene-Lousie van Wyk, Lee Scott, Karlien van Jaarsveld, Majozi, Snotkop, Juan Boucher, Dirk van der Westhuizen, Dobbelsteun, El Clay, Wynand & Chereé, Gert Engelbrecht, Jan Rhaap, Greunen Parker, Armand Steenkamp, Twin Voice and Dawid van der Merwe.
Strandfontein will be hosting the festival for a second time, and organizers have been bowled over by the interest that has been shown.
“The festival just gets bigger and bigger every year! Strandfontein’s prime location, the view over the ocean, West Coast hospitality and the jovial atmosphere that also points to the start of summer, is a winning recipe,” spokesperson for the festival, Cindy Schade says.
For those excited to see the likes of Lance James, Barbara Ray and Clive Bruce perform will have that privilege on the Friday evening, at the Perdeskoen amphitheatre from 18:30 to 21:30.
Tickets for Friday, October 26, will cost R50 for children (7-17 years) and R100 for adults. Saturday, October 27, tickets will cost R60 for children (7-17 years) and R130 for adults.
Tickets are available from Computicket, Shoprite/Checkers-, House & Home-stores, or contact 0861 915 8000.
“Make sure you get your tickets today to enjoy this extraordinary West Coast festival with us,” Cindy urges.
For more information or to have a look at the festival programme, click here.