Saggy Stone is gearing up for their third annual celebration of fine local music and craft beer at the home of Saggy Stone’s Brewing Company, on the Amandalia farm, situated in the picturesque Nuy Valley of Robertson.
The festival released their first wave of artists a while back and since it’s been growing into yet another epically curated showcase. Let’s take a look at the entire 2019 list local talent taking stage at Saggy Stone Beer & Music Festival 2019 below the video as well as the first wave of performers too.
Posted by Saggy Stone on Monday, 11 June 2018
The legend himself. If South Africa was a rock band, Francois van Coke would be its frontman. Catch this definitive voice of SA rock ‘n roll at #SSBMF 2019.
Jazzy. Groovy. Uplifting. Those are three words to define The Kiffness’ dancefloor-filling style. The rest simply defies description: You just have to experience it. Catch his set at #SSBMF – it’s most certainly going to be a vibe.
Joining the #SSBMF line-up is Singer-Songwriter Manny Walters, whose influences are rooted in soul, rock, rhythm and blues. Expect a captivating performance from this exciting emerging artist, whose music appeals to the conscience just as easily as it satisfies the soul.
Bringing the Soul & Rock n Roll to #SSBMF – Southern Wild’s distinctively raw and emotive style is bound to make a lasting impression – this is a band not to be missed.
Three-man independent Afro/ Rock/ Pop band Crosscurrent are bringing their refreshingly original sound to #SSBMF! You don’t want to miss their set – filled with traditional Cape and African rhythms and a rich, tight sound.
Alt-Pop sensation, Opposite The Other, are making international waves with poetic lyrics, finely crafted melodies and incredible live performances that you’ll experience at #SSBMF! Grab your ticket before 31 October, and receive a free can of Saggy Stone
An icon. A Legend. Karen Zoid needs no introduction. South Africa’s own Queen Of Rock will take the stage at #SSBMF 2019.
This iconic Afro-Fusion band is ready to bring their legendary energy to the stage at #SSBMF! From 2003’s Jika Jika to 2018’s Can’t Stop – Freshlyground’s sound is deeply inscribed into South Africa’s sonic identity.
The original, self-proclaimed “donker dodgy Afrikaans rapper” Jack Parow is bringing his inimitable swagger to #SSBMF for a set you don’t want to miss. Get your tickets before 31 October and get a free festival-edition can of Saggy Stone beer upon arrival.
Shortstraw is an indie rock band from Jozi who have earned themselves a place as one of the biggest bands in the country, with some of the most loyal fans a band could ask for. After 2014 took the band outside South Africa, Shortstraw has taken their unique and local “Indie-Bele” sound to the rest of the world.
Chart-topping electronic pop duo bringing the funk + R&B vibe. With a natural fusion of pop, electro, funk and soul, EASY FREAK is setting the South African music scene alight, topping charts across the country on 5FM Top 30, Pop Top 10 and YFM Top 40.
Josh Kempen is a truly talented South African singer-songwriter whose stripped back acoustic and electric performances have an ease of ‘presence’, while captivating audiences with his simple stories and gravelled voice.
Hellcats is a two-piece, stripped down, bare-knuckle rock ‘n’ roll band – and they’re coming to #SSBMF! Catch their driving riffs and wailing vocals, complete with a clear ‘70s rock influence. Get ready to go full throttle.