The line-up for the 2018 Picnic Concert Series has been announced. The concert series will take place at the Backsberg Wine Estate in Paarl every Sunday from 18 February to 18 March 2018.
The bands this year are Spoegwolf (18 February), Valiant Swart Trio (25 February), Manouche (4 March), a double bill with Sutherland and Nic Preen, the lead singer of Al Bairre (11 March), and Bottomless Coffee Band (18 March) to wrap the season.
“Wine and hospitality have always been an integral part of the Backsberg tradition - it shows how the wine industry can successfully merge hospitality, entertainment and lifestyle,” says Simon Back, CEO of Backsberg. Backsberg is a 100-year-old family run farm that was started by CL Back who arrived at the Cape from Lithuania.
Picnic boxes are available for purchase with your ticket and wine, beer and cider are available for purchase on-site as well as an assortment of easy foods. Branded promotional items will also be on sale.
Doors open at 3pm with the opening act starting at 4pm. The main band takes over at 5pm and the final set ends at 7pm. Tickets are available via Webtickets
at R120pp or R230 including a picnic box; or alternatively, at the gate at R150pp or R60 per student on presentation of a valid student card. Children under 12 enter free of charge.