A Guide to the Silver Mountain Music Festival in Cape Town

Silver Mountain Music Festival in Cape Town
Image courtesy of Silver Mountain Music

Bringing music to the highlands of Western Cape. Silver Mountain Music Festival hits Cape Town for its annual four-day festival taking place on June 14-17, 2019. The magical Grootvadersbosch Valley is the venue of the festival, and it will be buzzing with sounds of music from some of the Cape’s best musicians. The festival is all about celebrating music, nature and country living. Overberg region in the Western Cape and its neighbourhood will be taken over by a glorious weekend of fun, entertainment and culture.

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The lineup

Richard Cock
Musician and conductor, Richard Cock | © Silver Mountain Music

This year, the festival is organised by well-known musician and conductor, Richard Cock. And festival’s musical lineup features big names in the industry including Rocco de VilliersBongani KubekaLucia ScottRonan Skillen, John RojasShaun Johannes and many more.

Guests can also indulge in some tasty local cuisine creations. Sijnn Wines has partnered with the festival, meaning giving the audience a taste of music paired with some of the finest South African’s wine. Exploring the natural beauty of the area and its cultural heritage. As well as access to adventure across the Grootvadersbosch Conservancy features hiking and mountain bike trails.

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Festival tickets and information

14 – 17 June 2019

The event runs from about 9:00am until 7:00pm each day. Tickets prices are local currency, ranges from R80-R280. R1400 for adult weekend pass, and R600 for children weekend pass (5 – 14 years). More information can be accessed here.

While you’re in the area, be sure to make time to explore Grootvadersbosch Conservancy, a major tourist attraction in South Africa. It’s possible to visit some of the other incredible sites in the Overberg region, including the De Hoop Nature Reserve, and Waenhuiskrans Cave.