The Temper Trap to Headline LUSH Festival in Clarens, Easter Weekend 2017

LUSH Festival presented by OFM returns to Clarens on Easter weekend 2017 with LUSH 2.0 and announces Australian rock band The Temper Trap as the International headliner for the festival.

Taking place from 14 to 16 April 2017, LUSH Festival organisers Breakout also announce the first of many local acts to grace its 3 stages at the festival. First to join the line-up are Jeremy Loops, Karen Zoid, Francois van Coke, Koos Kombuis, Fuzigish, Shortstraw, We Are Charlie, Kyle Watson and Chunda Munki. Jeremy Loops also brings an explosive new performance to LUSH 2.0 with new songs due for release in 2017. Francois van Coke is set to release his new solo album in February 2017 and Karen Zoid has dominated 2016 as one of the year’s top live performers.

Anyone who has visited the small town of Clarens has experienced the tranquillity and beauty of its landscape as it’s nestled in the foothills of the beautiful Maluti and Rooiberg Mountains, a gorgeous setting once again forLUSH 2.0. Along with the music and entertainment hosted at the festival, activities on site will include trail runs, mountain biking, abseiling and more.

There are also a few exciting additions to LUSH 2.0. After the overwhelming response to the first festival, LUSH will have extensive camping and parking space as well as a load of other surprises. The added land incorporates four new fields all the way down to the Caledon River. The festival will once again host 3 stages with The Willowsas the main stage, the dance stage located in The Woods and The Owl stage all on the festival grounds.

Phase 1 tickets are on sale now and offer these options: Phase 1: General Admission [includes General Camping Area] - R495 (excl service fees)Phase 1: Plus+ Admission [Plus+ Upgraded Camping Area] - R1195 (excl service fees)

Tickets are available at
Make LUSH 2.0 your destination for the most idyllic Easter Weekend breakaway.  

About The Temper Trap:
The Temper Trap have sold more than one million albums and their songs have been streamed more than 200 million times on Spotify and 20 million times on YouTube. They first came to prominence in 2009 with their acclaimed debut album Conditions, which, propelled by the global hits Sweet Disposition, Fader and Love Lost, saw them crash land into the charts in their native Australia, their adopted homeland of the UK, and worldwide. The band’s self-titled second album, The Temper Trap, spawned the hits Trembling Hands and Need Your Love, and saw them catch the attention of the likes of Coldplay, Africa Express and the Rolling Stones, all of whom asked the band to join them on tour, whilst they also graced the stages of major festivals including Glastonbury, Lollapalooza, Leeds, Reading and Coachella. In between they were nominated and won a number of prestigiousARIA Awards in Australia, as well as receiving a nomination for best international group at the BRIT Awards.

The Temper Trap recently released their brand new studio album Thick As Thieves which features the hit singleFall Together. Watch the music video here for Fall Together -  and their classic Sweet Disposition from mainstage Glastonbury -

LUSH 2.0 presented by OFM - Easter 2017
April 14 - 16 (Gates open 12pm on Thursday 13th for camping)
Address: Linwood Farm, R711, Clarens, Free State
Line-up: The Temper Trap (Aus), Jeremy Loops, Karen Zoid, Francois van Coke, Koos Kombuis, Fuzigish, Shortstraw, We Are Charlie, Kyle Watson, Chunda Munki, and more to be announced.3 Stages The Willows (Main), The Woods (Dance), The Owl (Acoustic)

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