Cancelled: The Electric Vines New Years Eve Festival

electric-vines-2015The Electric Vines New Years Eve Festival is ON and this year the event is going to dance them vines electric in a whole new way; with an incredible new venue alongside the Bot River, insane sound and stage production, three music stages, world-class camping and of course, a slew of the finest performers South Africa has to offer.

This year, Cath Grenfell, a South African music powerhouse is partnering with the organisers to curate this year’s stellar line up.

“I really enjoyed Working on Electric Vines last year and felt that I could get more involved this year and go back to my production roots. So I was very excited to get on board to help with artists and production for Electric Vines 2015.” Cath says. “I truly believe in this festival and feel that it will grow into one of the biggest New Year’s festivals in the country.”

GOLDFISH will headline the festival on 30th December, dropping their freshest tracks to celebrate the year-end on a gold note, and Mi Casa will ring in the New Year on 31 December with their unmistakable groove and infectious soul!

Other acts include Desmond and the Tutus, PHFat, The Kiffness, Shortstraw, Al Bairre, Red Tape Riot, Veranda Panda, Niskerone and Dean Fuel.

With just three months to go before the year 2015 comes to a close – it’s time to rally the troops, arm yourself with tickets, and countdown the days until everyone meets deep in the vines for 2 days and 2 nights of sun-shiny electric revelry!

Check out the line up confirmed for Electric Vines NYE Festival 2015 – and there are loads more on the way!

THE LINE-UP

– Goldfish
– Mi Casa
– Desmond & The Tutus
– Shortstraw
– Red Tape Riot
– Kiffness
– PHFat
– Dean Fuel
– Al Bairre
– Niskerone
– Veranda Panda
– Grace de la Hunt
– Joshua Grierson

THE VENUE
Electric Vines 2015 will be hosted at the magnificent Wildekrans Wine Estate, just 90km’s from Cape Town and 30km’s from Hermanus, making the destination an easy 50 minute drive and accessible to all.

Wildekrans Wine Estate is a picturesque 1000 hectares of lush countryside nestled away in the beautiful Bot River Valley. The party will be situated alongside the Bot River and close to a swimming dam, where you can cool off from the blazing Cape Summer heat. This venue’s natural beauty is the perfect setting for the muchanticipated second instalment.

SPONSORSHIP
The hugely popular fashion group, ‘Cotton On’ has just been confirmed as an official sponsor to Electric Vines 2015. This exciting partnership will include in-store activations in selected Cape Town stores starting in October. Cotton On will also have a pop-up store at Electric Vines this year with some cool festival related goods as well as Electric Vines merchandise.

MUSIC STAGES
The Main Event
Last year’s Main Stage was a sight to behold with mountainous backdrops and equally monstrous sound. Expect hair-raising performances with super-sonic surround sound, epic lighting and production effects. This is where you will be rocking out to the sounds of Goldfish LIVE, Desmond and The Tutu’s, Shortstraw, PH FAT, The Kiffness, Veranda Panda, Dean Fuel and more.

The Acoustic Element

Something for those who like things a little more mellow yellow, a little more soulful, a little more man-meets-guitar and lady-meets-microphone. The Acoustic Stage will run each morning until late afternoon and entertain with a bevy of instrumental and unplugged performances. Here you can roll-out a picnic blanket and take in the day while the likes of Joshua Grierson and Grace De La Hunt whisk you away with evocative lyrics and deeply strummed tones.

Life’s a Beach Bar!
Electric Vines are excited to introduce the new Beach Bar; a little piece of heaven they’re sliced off the island of Ibiza to bring you a serious dose of electric energy, for those who like their feet in the sand and the electronic beats in their hair. This is where you can shoot the breeze and take in a journey-full of electronic-based sounds while dipping in and out of the dam. The music will run the spectrum of deep, house, techno — and then some! — While a fully stocked bar will service your liquid refreshments all day long.

FESTIVAL PASSES
There are a couple of festival ticket options available. It is suggested that you attend for the full two-day NYE experience, of course! But if you’re not here for a long time and a good time will do nicely, the Day Pass is just for you! You can purchase your tickets from www.electricvines.co.za/tickets

MobiCred
Electric Vines have partnered with MobiCred for your convenience, so you can buy now and pay it off as you go – it’s easy! Simply download the MobiCred app, set up your profile and away you go. For more about MobiCred and payment terms, visit their website.

The Day Pass

Only have 24 hours to soak up as much New Year’s Eve fever as you can? You’re welcome to get your fix with a one-Day Pass. Please note, the Day Passes will be available for the 31st December only and includes camping in the general camping area.

For security and access control reasons, there will be no day pass for 30th December.

The Full Pass
The Full Pass gives you access to the two day, two night Electric Vines New Year’s Eve Festival experience and includes camping in the general campsite. You will have access to hot showers and ladies, you will have access to the pamper den. If you would like to camp in style, you can upgrade your ticket to include luxury accommodation in our tent village. Check out the package options here.

The VIP Pass
The VIP Pass gives you the same access as the Full Pass with the added benefit of 2 VIP areas and a private pool. You will receive a welcome drink on arrival as well as afternoon snacks and canapés for 30th and 31st. You will also receive a VIP gift pack on arrival at the gate. VIPs will also make use of the general access campsite but can check-in to one of our luxurious camping packages. Check out the package options here.

Important Notice:
Please note; all passes must be purchased through the NuTickets portal and must feature the ticket holders’ full name on the ticket. This will be checked against your ID on entry. No refunds or exchanges will be permitted. Please do not buy tickets from any unauthorised vendors, as Electric Vines is not responsible for illegitimate ticket sales resulting in fraud. Those wishing to buy or sell tickets must please do so through the NuTickets exchange here.

ACCOMMODATION
There are two options of glamping accommodation available this year. Each has it’s own special experience, from the take-it-home Easy Electric option to the ultimate glamping experience in a decked-out wooden hut! All luxury accommodation is firstcome, first-served and a festival-first of it’s kind to experience in South Africa. Get more information or book one of these options here.

Electric Easy
Electric Easy is a stress free, comfortable and fun set up for your arrival and uniquely yours to take home for the memories. This package includes an event branded tent, an air mattress, comfortable sleeping bags and a solar lantern.

Electric Lodge
Electric Lodge is the luxurious and stylish step above. The package consists of access to the electric village, air-conditioning, a power connection, wooden camp beds with comfy mattresses, quality linen & fluffy pillows, deck chairs, indoor and outdoor lighting, a cubbyhole for storing valuables and finally, a VIP parking spot.

CAMPING
The rolling lawns of Wildekrans offer scenic camping within a short walking distance of the music stages and ablution facilities. All campsites have access to hot showers, washbasins and a fully kitted out ladies den with mirrors, at no extra cost. All festivalgoers will have access to these amenities. General camping is a bring-your own affair, so that means you bring the tent – don’t forget the poles! – inflatable mattress and bedding.

If you’d prefer to glamp-it-up, check out our Electric Vines Tent Village options here.

SHUTTLE SERVICE
Buy the ticket – take the RIDE to Electric Vines New Years Eve! Back due to popular demand, the Electric Vines Shuttle will be at your service to see you safely to and from the festival venue. Only 60 seats are available on the bus, so if you’d like someone else to do the heavy lifting, book your spot with your ticket purchase here!

· R300 per person for a return trip leaving from Cape Town
· Pick-up in Green Point on 30/12/15 at 08:00am
· Return drop-off in Green Point on 01/01/16 at 11:00am

SWIMMING
Dam Good Fun!
Only metres away from the Main Stage and campsite is the Beach Bar where festival goers can swim in the dam, cool off, have a drink and groove to the DJ line up.

Cool by the VIP pool

The VIP private pool area will be available to those festivalgoers who hold a VIP Pass. This area is an exclusive area, where you will be able to cool down away from the festival hub, take in a ray of sunshine on the loungers and yes, even order a cocktail from your own private bar. The VIP pool is the perfect place for a mid-party splash away from the maddening crowd.

BAR AREAS
The Beach Bar
The Beach Bar will be situated along side the Wildekrans dam, and will be open all afternoon. It will be the perfect spot for afternoon refreshments while listening to some fun electronic tunes and cooling off in the crystal dam.

The VIP Bar
The VIP Bar areas will be an exclusive bar area where VIP ticket holders are able to get their drink of choice with ease and speed. These two spots will be conveniently located within the party so that all aspects of Electric Vines can be experienced from within the area.

The Main Bar
The Main Bar areas will be open to all Electric Vines festivalgoers all day and night. The bars will be fully stocked with all your favourite drinks, and are strategically placed around the festival to ensure that queues do not build up making the ordering process quick and pain-free.

FOOD & BEVERAGE
Campers may bring their own alcohol however this can only be consumed in the vicinity of the campsite. So drinks will be allowed to leave the camp area, but there will be plenty of cold ones available at the multiple bars around the venue.

Electric Vines have something special in store for your food requirements. Make a meal of it or grab some sustenance on-the-go to keep your tummy fuelled with tasty fare and nutritious food options for everyone.

LAST BITS
Due to restrictions from the Western Cape Liquor Authority, no under 18’s will be allowed at Electric Vines 2015. Unfortunately due to the nature of the festival no children or pets will be permitted to enter the premises.

Keep up to date with Electric Vines on Facebook, Twitter – @ElectricVines, and Instagram or visit www.electricvines.co.za

Date: Wednesday, 30 December 2015 – Friday, 1 January 2016 (cancelled)
Venue: Wildekrans Wine Estate
Tickets: R490 – R2000

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