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Cape Town’s Dance music supremos Goldfish and Crazy White Boy will bring the party to Durban on Saturday, 28 February when they play at the Old Mutual Music at The Lake at the Durban Botanic Gardens.

We are giving away FIVE DOUBLE TICKETS to five lucky Durbanites. To enter simply leave a comment below telling us why you love Goldfish. *Std. T&C’s apply.

There will be a sizzling mix of ingredients distinct from other dance capitals such as Ibiza, Porto and Miami – Durban’s balmy weather, the botanic garden’s sub-tropical setting, spicy flavours, world-class electronic music and a beautiful fun loving crowd.

Goldfish is an electronica and dance group comprising Dominic Peters and David Poole. They are proudly South African and create dance music containing elements of jazz and African music, combining live instruments like double bass, saxophones, flute, and vocals with samplers, effects and synthesizers.

They play in the world’s top party cities from Chicago and San Francisco, to Buenos Aires, London and Rome – where they present their Outdoor Experience Concept. It is only natural that they also bring it to Durban.

“When the New York Times placed Durban seventh in the 52 places to go to in 2015, we felt vindicated that Durban is one of the best destinations, and that the Old Mutual Music at the Lake series adds to the city’s overall ‘cool’ quotient,” said Bandile Mngoma, Old Mutual sponsorship manager.

Also coming to play is Crazy White Boy, a duo made up of Ryan Murgatroyd and Konstantinos Karatamoglou, both experienced and successful DJs and producers in their own rights.

Together they have worked their way up from bedroom producers into a powerful, leading presence in the South African music market as well as the rest of the world. Compelled to try and add a fresh twist to dance music, they set about writing with an African kwaito style to deliver a sound that stands out and more importantly challenges the local and international ear. They call it “Ghetto Tech”.

“So as we celebrate some great South African elements and Durban’s growing international stature it is apt to dance. The Durban Botanic Gardens are a world-class treasure worthy of a visit and our combined continued care.

The final ingredient is you, your friends and loved ones with your choice of picnic basket in tow. Luscious cocktails, fresh fruit and flavourful tapas are an idea – it’s up to you to make it good,” concludes Mngoma.

Tickets are available online at www.webtickets.co.za

Ticket prices:  Pre-sold tickets are R140 and R160 on the day

Children aged 8-12 pay R60; kids under 8 are free.  All children are welcome at the KidZone for extra fun and games

Drinks, cooler boxes and picnic baskets are welcome. A variety of food and refreshments will also be on sale

Gates open at 16:30 for pre-sold tickets and at 17:00 for on-the-day ticket sales. Show starts at 19:00

Secure parking is available on the Juventus ground. Entrance to all parking is off lower John Zikhale (Sydenham) Road, adjacent to the Botanic Gardens and the Munies Hockey Field also off lower John Zikhale (Sydenham) Road.

 

*Competition Terms and Conditions.

  1. Comment below to stand a chance of winning one of five double tickets to Goldfish and Crazy White Boy live at the Durban Botanic Gardens on the 28 February 2015.
  2. Competition opens on 24 February 2015 and closes at midday on 26 February 2015, South African Standard Time.
  3. Winner/s will be randomly drawn on 26 February 2015. Durbanite reserves the right to change the draw date.
  4. Winner/s will be notified via email and are required to confirm receipt within 24 hour of notification or redraw will take place.
  5. Subject to these competition rules, Durbanite’s determination of the winners is final. No correspondence will be entered into.
  6. The prizes are non-transferable for cash. If you are the winner, a copy of your South African identity document or passport may be required as proof that you are in fact the winner whose name was drawn.
  7. Employees, agents of or consultants to Durbanite and, their immediate family members (parents, children, brothers and sisters), spouse(s), life partners, business partners and associates are excluded from this competition.
  8. Failure to comply with any of these Terms and Conditions will result in immediate forfeiture of the prize.

 

 

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32 Comments

32 Comments

  1. Ravi Moses

    24 February 2015 at 7:49 am

    I would love to win tickets for my wife and i. She is a huge Goldfish fan.

  2. Ravi Moses

    24 February 2015 at 7:54 am

    I would so love to win tickets for my wife and I. She is a huge goldfish fan.

  3. Jo

    24 February 2015 at 9:09 am

    I love them because i just do 🙂

  4. Yvette Hamilton

    24 February 2015 at 9:50 am

    I would SOOO love to win these awesome tickets 🙂

  5. Priscilla Boscombe

    24 February 2015 at 10:15 am

    Goldfish and Crazy White Boy in one night??? Yay awesome prize

  6. Tracey

    24 February 2015 at 10:19 am

    Goldfish make us proud to be South African…..

  7. Catherine Schmuhl

    24 February 2015 at 10:25 am

    Omg! This is the event I have been waiting for ALL year! I adore Goldfish… Their music just gets better and better, so funky and fresh. My hubby and I are dying to attend and I have family and friends coming up from the South Coast to groove to their beats. I would LOVE the opportunity of winning these tickets

  8. Kerry

    24 February 2015 at 10:29 am

    Their music is pure gold so I am definitely fishing for those tickets 🙂

  9. Claire

    24 February 2015 at 10:39 am

    Love their vibes. So awesome live. We are hoping to bring our high school group 🙂

  10. Shannon Naylor

    24 February 2015 at 11:22 am

    I would love to win tickets as I am celebrating my birthday this weekend 🙂 I love Goldfish <3

  11. Natasha Hanno

    24 February 2015 at 11:28 am

    I won’t be in town unfortunately but I would love to give them to a friend as a Birthday present 🙂 🙂

  12. Melissa

    24 February 2015 at 11:32 am

    Epic!!!! Never been to a concert in botanical gardens love Goldfish!!! Sick to win tickets

  13. Tina

    24 February 2015 at 11:33 am

    Goldfish is one of my favourites… They a worldclass band 🙂 when you hear their music you just want to dance the night away… <3

  14. Laura May

    24 February 2015 at 11:46 am

    I watched Goldfish perform their first gig at splashy fen and have loved them ever since!!!!

  15. Bruce Fischer

    24 February 2015 at 2:11 pm

    I would love to see Goldfish live, haven’t had the chance as yet….this would be pretty awesome.

  16. mandy

    24 February 2015 at 3:33 pm

    Awesome. I would love to win These tickets.

  17. Faye Dakers

    24 February 2015 at 3:44 pm

    I love Goldfish because as a local group, their vibe and music bring everyone together, young, old, friends and family. LOCAL IS LEKKER.

  18. Bianca

    24 February 2015 at 6:59 pm

    I would love to win as I have not been to a concert at botanical gardens except to work and would love to take my new boyfriend to see the best group ever

  19. Stacy Lee Booth

    24 February 2015 at 7:20 pm

    Would love to go… Have never had the opportunity to enjoy any of these great events that take place at the beautiful gardens. what an amazing experience it would be!!!!

  20. Kelly Weston-Ford

    25 February 2015 at 12:51 am

    I would love to win tickets for me and my sister to go because we have never been able to see Goldfish live and we have always wanted to! 🙂

  21. Jacqui Trinder

    25 February 2015 at 7:52 am

    Awesome South African duo. Have never seen them live. About time

  22. HarshaP

    25 February 2015 at 11:02 am

    SA music rocks… who can resist music by the lake on a balmy Durban evening?

  23. Charmaine du Preez

    25 February 2015 at 2:41 pm

    Would love to see them performing live. Love their music. Love the Botanical Gardens so relaxing and beautiful. And with great music to listen to who needs more.

  24. Sabrina

    25 February 2015 at 6:52 pm

    Ah wow! I would love double tickets to listen to Goldfish and Crazy White Boy! My cousin is in Durban and his last night is on Saturday! What better finale to his Durban stay than rocking it at Bot Gardens, Durban style!

  25. Shannon

    26 February 2015 at 7:10 am

    I love Goldfish because there music is awesome and they are a South African band 🙂

  26. Tyrone

    26 February 2015 at 8:43 am

    Goldfish and crazy white boy, both SA’s best talents in one place, YES PLEASE

  27. Matt

    26 February 2015 at 8:53 am

    Gosh I love gold fish and crazy white boy…sadly my girlfriend doesn’t know any one of them and its time I show her.

  28. claire wilson

    26 February 2015 at 9:03 am

    have been enjoying their music for years and would love to see them both live.

  29. Hayley

    26 February 2015 at 9:08 am

    Yay for them finally performing in Durban on a Saturday. Now we can celebrate properly 😉

  30. Nicholas Shiells

    26 February 2015 at 9:26 am

    As a rocker it’s rare for me to find something I like in the sea of unoriginal electronic rubbish but Goldfish deliver the freshness every time 🙂

  31. Carmen

    26 February 2015 at 9:58 am

    I would love to see Goldfish in the beautiful Botanical Gardens with my husband, it would be such a treat 🙂

  32. Yuvan

    26 February 2015 at 10:59 am

    Durban rocks!!! Goldfish even more.. With crazi white boy its bound 2 b epic.. Wud luv 2 attend.. Mak me a winner.. Proudly durbanite 😉

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Milky Chance recently announced their long-awaited return to South Africa with their “Living In A Haze” tour in February 2024 which will see them perform in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban. The German Duo are excited to confirm that both Neon Dreams and Sean Koch will join them as support acts on the line-up for their shows in Cape Town (15 February) and Johannesburg (17 February), and Neon Dreams will also join Milky Chance in Durban (18 February) as support act.

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1. Follow Durbanite, Milky Chance & Breakout Events’ Instagram pages.
2. Tell us who Milky Chance’s supporting act is in Durban & tag who you’d take with if you win.

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1. Follow Durbanite, Milky Chance & Breakout Events’ Facebook pages.
2. Tell us who Milky Chance’s supporting act is in Durban & tag who you’d take with if you win.

Closing Date:
Monday, 12 February 2024

Winner Announced:
Tuesday, 13 February 2024

Entries limited to 5 per day.
Winners will be selected at random from valid entries.
Durbanite Competition T&Cs apply.

Tickets are on sale from https://breakoutevents.co.za/ and are selling fast, so get yours now!


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Milky Chance “Living In A Haze” South African Tour 2024 details:

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Date: Sunday 18 February 2024
Time: 11:00 – 18:30
Venue: Durban Botanic Gardens uMphafa Field
Address: 9A John Zikhali Road, Berea, Durban 4001
Line up: Milky Chance + Neon Dreams + final opening act to be announced
Tickets:
General Admission Phase One: R495 ex R35 Fee
General Admission Phase Two: R595 ex R35 Fee
Ticket Link: https://breakout.howler.co.za/events/milky-chance-live-in-durban-5c47
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/181914891636282/

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For more info, go to:
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Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/abreakoutevent
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Twitter: https://twitter.com/abreakoutevent

Follow Milky Chance online:
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Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/milkychance_official/
Facebook: https://web.facebook.com/milkychancemusic
Twitter: https://twitter.com/milkychance

Milky Chance “Living In A Haze” South African Tour Dates:

15 February 2024 – Green Point A-Track, Cape Town
(supported by Neon Dreams and Sean Koch)

17 February 2024 – Marks Park in Emmarentia, Johannesburg
(supported by Neon Dreams and Sean Koch + final opening act to be announced)

18 February 2024 – Durban Botanic Gardens uMphafa Field, Durban
(supported by Neon Dreams + final opening act to be announced)

 

 

 

 

 

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The school’s ethos revolves around unity and inviting individuals of all backgrounds to share the excitement of surfing. The team, made up of passionate local surfers, emphasises personalised coaching, ensuring a welcoming learning environment for everyone.

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2. Share the competition post from the Surf School Durban Facebook page and tag who you’d take with if you win.

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Winner Announced:
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