• The countdown has begun with just days to go before one of South Africa’s favourite music, culture, food and family festivals – Parklife – heads to the City Of Gold.

    Presented by 947, TRACE URBAN and Breakout, Parklife Festival boasts nationally touring headliners and emerging artists, as well as an array of the city’s finest local food traders. It’s the perfect get-together with friends and the entire family, bringing people from all walks of life together to enjoy a superbly relaxed atmosphere and vibe.

    The Joburg event kicks off on Saturday, 10 June with the Durban event following on Sunday, 11 June. The Joburg festival taking place at the picturesque Marks Park Sports Club in Emmarentia, will be bringing you top International and local music with an awe-inspiring line-up including Matt Simons (USA), Jeremy Loops, Matthew Mole, De Hofnar (Netherlands), Shortstraw, Gavin James (Ireland), Ph Fat , GoodLuck, Sketchy Bongo, Melvv (USA), Euphonik, Kyle Deutsch, Tresor, Rubber Duc, Apple Gule, Easy Freak, Alexandra May, Dominic Neill, Ben Dey & The Concrete Lions.

    In addition to awesome music to suite all tastes, festival goers can also enjoy the art of eating with a gourmet food village – so come hungry!

    All you need to do is bring along good vibes, a picnic blankets, maybe a chair or two and a brollie for good luck, and enjoy a great day out under the African sun. Gates open at 9am, ticket price (excluding ticketing fee) below;

    Adult Early bird: R295

    Kids (5-11) Early bird

    Adult Second Phase: R395

    Kids (5-11) Second Phase: R295

    Tickets are on sale now from http://breakout.nutickets.co.za/

    For more info, go to: http://parklifefestival.co.za/

    Imka Webb

    Imka Webb is a freelance digital marketing expert and the digital editor of Food & Home Entertaining magazine.  www.imkawebb.com