A festival of urban and soulful sounds is set to bring a dynamic vibe to Nelspruit yet again this year, Mpumalanga will come alive this September as the 5th instalment of MPUCA Annual 60s Weekend” returns with a scintillating weekend of good music, tourism and entertainment.
The event attracts a mélange of ethnicities from across the country, young and old to this exciting and progressive city. For the past 4 years these event played host to a unique melting pot of these cultures, coming together for a massive celebration.
Boasting some of the majestic and panoramic views, the MpumalangaProvince will come alive from 26th – 29th September 2013 when revellers and tourists from all over Southern and South Africa gather at some of Mpumalanga’s iconic locations.
“We are quite thrilled at the success the festival has enjoyed overthe past fouryears and this year is going to be even better as wefeature the SAMA awards WinnerKhuliChana and the Musical Legend ‘ZOLA7’to head our strong line-up of more than 40 Artists,” says Sam Sekgota, Managing Director of Molite Productions.
The MPUCA 60s Weekend in Nelspruit will kick off on Friday, 27th September with a high-energy Pre Party at Cappellos featuring Naives and SPHE, Mpako, Ocean and others. For the lovers of House Music we have a second dance floor still at Cappellos with Djs@Work Vinny Da Vinci& Christos, Fistaz Mixwell, Trevor Dee, China, Glen Lewis,The Prince, Nasty Nev and Trendy Las well assome of thetop club DJs in the country. Saturday, 28th September will be the Main Sixties Party at Mbombela Stadium Precinct with Dj Blackcoffee, Fresh, Sbu, Ganyani, Sumbody and others and on Sunday, 29th September theweekend winds down at The Mbombela Picnic &Braai areawith sultry and soulful soundsat the popular Sunday Soul Session presented by the METRO FM’s Paul Mtirara, Eddie Zondi, Sweetmike and UnkleMdu headlined by top Afro-Jazz Artist like Mafikizolo, The Soil, Jaziel Brothers, Zahara, Ntando to be flanked by local artists Tsepe and many more.
“Its sure going to be an unforgettable Mpumalanga weekend and weurge all South Africans to set aside that September weekend and booktheir tickets, flights and accommodation as this is going to be amemorable festival of excellent music,” adds Sekgota.
Ticket prices to the MPUCA 60s weekend are available at Computicket Nationwideand Shoprite Checkers and online as follows:
• Friday, 27th September Hip-Hop Pre-Party at Cappellos – R100
• Saturday, 28th September Sixties Party at Mbombela Stadium – R180
• Sunday, 29th September Sunday Soul Session at Mbombela Stadium Picnic and Braai Area – R150.
For more information on Sixties Weekend follow them on Facebook: 60s Nelspruit, bbm pin: 294FC69Aand office number 013 752 2153| www.60snelspruit.co.za