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Line-up for White Mountain announced

aKing, the Jesse Clegg Band, Plush front man Rory Eliot and singer-songwriter Josie Field are among the artists who will be performing at this year's White Mountain Festival, which is being held between 29 September and 2 October, 2011, at the White Mountain Lodge near Giant's Castle in the Central Drakensberg.
Other acts include Habit To, Margaret's Daughter, Allan John Band, Naming James, Shotgun Tori, Rooibaardt, The Hinds Brothers, Nate Maingard, Holly, Nosi and The Zulus, The Kickstands, as well as 2010 Idols finalist Jess Yallup.

A special treat for guitar enthusiasts is that acoustic finger-stylist Guy Buttery and blues player Dan Patlansky will also join forces in a rare unplugged collaboration, combining their contrasting styles in what is sure to be a showcase of true guitar wizardry.

Activities for the whole family

Also on offer are outdoor activities for the whole family, arts and crafts, assorted food outlets and a beer market featuring several local breweries. Festival-goers can also make full use of the lodge's facilities, including a restaurant, rustic 150-year-old pub, children's playground, swimming pool and satellite TV.

Now in its sixth year, White Mountain is KwaZulu-Natal's only acoustic music festival and is known for its relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere, plentiful amenities and beautiful surroundings. Situated less than 200km from Durban, 400km from Johannesburg and only 25km off the N3 on tarred roads, it also provides easy access to a number of nearby tourist attractions, including the Midlands Meander.

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Tickets cost R500 at Computicket and include camping for the entire festival. For more information, go to or call +27 (0)31 563 0824.