Calling all South African bands to Knysna Rocks

Knysna Rocks launches search for SA Band in Head2Head Competition: now open for entries. 

This is your chance to perform in front of thousands of fans and alongside legendary artists including Prime Circle, Johnny Clegg, Die Heuwels Fantasties, Elvis Blue and many more at the Knysna Rocks Music Festival this summer. 

The Knysna Rocks Music Festival has created an incredible prize hamper including an opening slot at Knysna Rocks on Friday 23 December; an opening slot at The Assembly inCape Townas well as a week worth’s recording time at the Red Bull Studios for the winning band. 

Entry and voting will be FREE! 

Competition entry details: 

To enter the Head2Head Competition, bands must complete a short informational profile on the Knysna Rocks Facebook Page 

Entries must be submitted before Tuesday, 29 November 2011. 

The top 10 bands will be announced in the press soon afterwards and the competition will enter the “voting stage” where fans can vote once per day until Monday, 12 December 2011. 

The band with a mixture of the most votes & best marketing campaign wins. 

The winning band will be announced on Wednesday, 13 December 2011. 

The Judges: 

All entries will be reviewed by a panel of industry professionals. 


An opening slot at Knysna Rocks on 23 December 2011

An opening slot at The Assembly within six (6) months of the Knysna Rocks Festival.

A full week’s worth of recording time in the Red Bull Music Studio,Cape Town.

Other great prizes from our awesome sponsors. 

About Knysna Rocks: 

The biggest music festival to hit Knysna is back! Celebrate summer with a potent mix ofSouth Africa’s best acts including Johnny Clegg, Elvis Blue, Prime Circle, Die Heuwels Fantasties, Holiday Murray and DJ Sideshow on the decks. 

The Venue: Sports Grounds in Knysna

Date: Friday 23 December 2011

Time: 2pm–11pm followed by Knysna Rocks after party. (Gates open at midday) 

Tickets NOW ONSALEat Computicket ( or 083 915 8000) 

General Admission: R165

VIP (over 18’s only): R265 

As part of our Responsible Driving campaign, we will be offering all festival-goers a collection and drop-off service from Mosselbay, George, Wilderness, Sedgefield and Plettenberg Bay. 

For more information visit our website: 

For additional information on Knysna Rocks including bios, images, footage, interview requests and accreditation, please contact: 

Anneke van der Westhuizen 

Hunta Live

Tel: 021 425 5792 (ext 205)


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