LUSH Festival infoLUSH Festival, presented by OFM, is bringing their best line-up yet as they announce the first group of artists for Easter weekend 2018.

Clarens will once again be flooded with thousands of music lovers as the 3rd annual LUSH Festival runs from 29 March – April 2018.

Artists announced so far

Boo! Picture: Christelle Duvenage
Boo! Picture: Christelle Duvenage

Bowling For Soup (US), Kyp Malone from TV On The Radio (US), Pierce Brothers (Aus), Anton Goosen, Fokofpolisiekar, TiMO ODV, Jack Parow, Goodluck, Dewald Wasserfall, Albert Frost, Desmond & The Tutus, PHFAT, BOO!, aKing, Grassy Spark, Van Pletzen, We Are Charlie, Retro Dizzy, Charlie Finch, Cap Guns, Hello Beautiful, Jon Casey, Kid Robot, Leeu, Missu, Nicpreen & the World of Birds, Okayyy, Robin Thirdfloor, Runaway Nuns, Silva Black & The Midnight, Tha Cutt, The Ceramics, Veridium, Deity’s Muse, Yo Grapes, Made For Broadway – and there’s still loads more to be announced.

American Rock band Bowling For Soup bring their energetic performance to the LUSH main stage. Hear hit singles such as the Grammy Nominated ‘Girl All The Bad Guys Want’ and smash hit ‘1985’.

Central SA’s most beautiful festival will host artists across a variety of stages and with a view that is nestled in the foothills of the scenic Maluti and Rooiberg mountains, each stage has its own charming setting. The Owl stage will have festival-goers discovering great up-and-coming talent along with well-known fan favourites in a relaxed intimate setting.


The Woods dance stage

The Woods hosts the dance stage where a mass of tall majestic trees, lit up by a colourful light show, surrounds the crowd led into the late-night by a stellar DJ and electro line-up. The Willows main stage is the highlight of the live performance line-up with the biggest stage and sound setup at LUSH.

The FOOD VILLAGE will have gourmet food trucks setup for a selection of food and beverages. For the adventurous, LUSH Festival features a selection of activities:

Kyp Malone from TV On The Radio (US)

Three options ticket options

Lush Weekender
From 16 Feb pricing went up to R695 (excl R45 Service Fee). All Weekend Access, Valid Thursday – Sunday, Excludes Camping, Accom Off Site, Free & Safe On Site Parking

Lush Camper
From 16 Feb pricing went up to R745 (excl R45 service Fee). All Weekend Access, Valid Thursday – Sunday, Includes General Camping, Accom On Site, Toilets & Showers, Free & Safe On Site Parking, *Tents Not Included

Lush Plus+ Camper
From 16 Feb pricing went up to R1395 (excl R60 Service Fee). All Weekend Access, Valid Thursday – Sunday, Limited Premium Camping, Own Festival Entrance, Upgraded Toilets & Showers, Accommodation On Site, Electrical Point Access, Safe Parking In Designated Zone, Tents Not Provided

Note: No under 18s may camp on site. Under 18s only welcome to attend daily with parents/responsible adults.

What: LUSH Festival
Where: Linwood Farm, R711, Clarens, Free State
When: 29 March to 2 April, 2018
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Gates open: 1pm Thursday 29 March for camping