Australian DJ Thomas Jack and Vintage Culture (Brazil) are the first two international electronic music acts announced to play at the Caribbean Twist Beach Bar at this year’s Rocking the Daisies, South Africa’s premiere eco-friendly  Music and Lifestyle Festival, happening from the 1st to the 4th of October this year, at Cloof Wine Estate, Darling. 

These two phenomenal DJs will form part of a stellar line-up for the Caribbean Twist Beach Bar, alongside local artists Miss CJ, Burn to Tape, Stone Age Citizens, Lamagier and Brother, with more acts to be announced soon.

Hailing from Bemboka, Australia, at 20 years old Thomas Jack’s rising star and future are shining as bright as the music he creates. His hit single “Final Speech” led him to a viral tear on top of the HypeM charts, where he continued a successful run with follow up tracks such as his stellar remix of ‘Little Talks’ for Of Monsters and Men as well as the extra smooth remix for Adrian Lux’s hit single ‘Teenage Crime’. His smooth tracks ebb and flow, sometimes unpredictably, but always beautifully.

Expect an electric set filled with pleasure, sax, flutes, trumpets, and almost every kind of instrument you can imaging. Bringing jazz orchestras for a unique style that appeals to the masses, this developing artist never ceases to amaze.

Brazilian producer Lukas Ruiz, popularly known as Vintage Culture, has dedicated himself to creating a unique brand of Nu-Disco that focuses on blending the sounds of retro synth-pop with the innovative feels of the modern Deep House/Nu-Disco scene. Growing up Lukas fell in love with the sounds of Depeche Mode and Kraftwerk and found inspiration in the music of the 80’s and 90’s. He began combining elements of these styles with the sexy rhythmic feels of the Brazilian dance scene and became the much loved DJ that is Vintage Culture. The beginning of 2013 marked the birth of this project and has since garnered support from leading players in the deep house arena, such as Teenage Mutants, Betoko, Kolombo, Amine Edge & DANCE, Danny Daze, Thomaz Krauze, Gabe, Saccao, Adriatique and more.

Caribbean Twist is certainly shaking things up at the Beach Bar this October at Rocking the Daisies. The very cheeky, fruity cocktail-in-a-bottle, promises to bring more of the Caribbean and island lifestyle to the festival. The Caribbean Twist Beach Bar will be curated by We love Summer on the Friday, Rocking the Daisies on the Saturday and Tropical Roast on the Sunday.

We Love Summer – Friday 2nd October Caribbean Twist Beach Bar at RTD:

Originating in the seaside city of Cape Town, South Africa, the We Love Summer brand is a series of boutique summertime festivals thrown in honour of all our friends, the sun, the music and the spirit getting down. Join us and kick back as our sonic navigators guide you through a lush oasis of good times, new adventures and summer loving.

 The We Love Summer brand is slowly establishing itself as a seasonal favourite having held sold out experiences around the country and as far afield as Rome, Italy. With a strong focus on sourcing incredible festival venues and dedication to creating a strong experiential aspect to all their celebrations, one things for sure, you can count on this summer family for an outrageously good time.

Tropical Roast – Sunday 4th October Caribbean Twist Beach Bar at RTD:

The Tropical Roast is a project born from great friendship, a deep love of music and many years events experience. Based on such foundations it’s no wonder that in two short years the brand has built such a dedicated following. Renowned for always going that extra mile, they create dance floors that heave and churn with an energy and intimacy that has since become their hallmark.

Phase Three of Rocking the Daisies ticket sales are now available to the public at R950 a ticket. Click here to get your festival tickets now: http://nue.so/e5emy5

Festival goers have the option to buy Rocking the Daisies tickets on Mobicred from R83 per month a ticket.  A new payment option and an industry first, Mobicred was introduced by Nutickets, in partnership with Rocking the Daisies, as an alternative payment option that does not require fans to have a credit card, just a simple sign-up procedure with a 24hour approval period followed by easy, minimum monthly instalments via debit order. To buy Rocking the Daisies tickets on the Mobicred payment plan, go to http://mobicred.co.za/nutickets/

For any ticketing queries please contact tickets@weareseed.co.za for support.

Applications for both Walking the Daisies and Cycling the Daisies are now open. Festival goers who would like to apply can do so until the 10th of September. Visit our website for more information, itineraries and application forms http://rockingthedaisies.com/walkcycle/walk/

Walking the Daisies, is a two-day annual guided hike that starts in Cape Town on Wednesday, 30 September and ends on Thursday, 01 October on arrival at the festival in Darling. 

The walk has evolved from 20 walkers in 2009 to 200 like-minded walkers in 2014 and is fully catered for with luggage transportation to the festival arranged for as well as tented accommodation along the way with great activities, educational and environmental elements thrown into the mix.


Cycling the Daisies was developed off the back of the ever popular Walking the Daisies and is an annual one-day cycling trip that starts in Cape Town on Friday 2 October 2015 and ends at the festival grounds in Darling the same day.  #CTD2015

All tickets are valid for the full festival experience from 1 – 4 October 2015 at the epic Cloof Wine Estate in Darling. *Prices exclude booking fees, which include charges for the IT services, credit card/ bank related charges, fraud prevention, security control and other administrative fees related to the advanced festival ticketing management system. This only applies to online sales and does not apply to the cash sale tickets.


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About Rocking the Daisies

Celebrating 10 years since inception, Rocking the Daisies has gone on to become the Western Cape’s most iconic outdoor music festival and South Africa’s premier eco-friendly music and lifestyle festival.

Accolades include:

Awarded the Highly Commended A Greener Festival Award 2014, 2013 and 2012; Winner – Bronze PRISM Awards for Best Media Relations campaign 2013; Nominated in the ‘Best Music Festival’ category for the MK Awards 2012 & 2013; Winner – Eco-Logic Award for Recycling (2012); Winner – Eco-Logic Award for Transport (2012); Finalist in the Bookmarks Awards for Best Social Media Campaign (2012); Finalist – Mail and Guardian Future Greening Awards (2012);  Finalist – Eco-Logic Award in Transport (2011); Winner – Eco-Logic Award for Climate Change (2011); Winner – Climate Change Leadership Award in the Small to Medium Business Category (2009 and 2010)

About Seed Experiences:

Seed Experiences is renowned for delivering world-class events to their fans. With annual events like Rocking the Daisies Music and Lifestyle Festival, Vodacom In the City, Sowing the Seeds, Sonar Cape Town and Jameson Vic Falls Carnival, people can only expect the best live music performances, great vibes and top production. Past events include Paolo Nutini Live in Cape Town, Passenger SA Tour, The Lumineers SA Tour, Bastille SA Tour, John Newman SA Tour, DSTV presents UB40 SA Tour and Olmeca Tequila presents Mad Decent Block Party and more.

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