IHeartKnysna Music Festival, music with a cause


The IHeartKnysna Music Festival’s organisers say the ethos of spreading love, compassion and donating the profits to charity is what this festival is about. Here follows some useful information if you are interested in attending and donating.
IHeartKnysna Music Festival, music with a cause

Please visit the website for tickets and info on how you can sponsor, donate or offer any extra help.


Date: Sunday 25 June
Venue: Voortrekker Monument, Pretoria
Gates Open: 10:30
First Act: 12:00


Rubber Duc
Jo Black
Roan van As
Dawie de Jager
+ Special guest performances

Ticket Prices:

Early Bird – R80
Pre-Sold – R120
Gate – R150

Please open your hearts and support this very worthy cause of thousands of people being affected by the #KNYSNAFIRES and who have lost everything they have.

More details on the website on how you can support, sponsor, donate, for advertising space or to offer help in Knysna and surrounding areas or at the event. You can also email if you would like to help.

Sponsors needed to make this day a success:

  1. Money… Sadly there are costs involved, and not all service providers can fully donate their services. Luckily, this will enable us to raise much more for the cause! You can donate while buying tickets.
  2. Food vendors… Food stalls can apply by commenting on the event. Please make mention if you are willing to donate profits or not. A stand fee will be charged otherwise.
  3. Kids Entertainment (Face Painting, etc)
  4. Printing of posters.
  5. Accommodation for 4 people (25 June) plus ground transport.
  6. Exhibition space for 20 stalls available. Comment on the event if you’re interested.
  7. T-shirt companies willing to print T-shirts for staff at the event and maybe offer T-shirts for sale, with profit being donated.
  8. Raffle Prizes (This is something we will look at doing to raise more funds, if decent prizes are offered.)
  9. Backline – Great opportunity for a music shop to sponsor backline for the dayThe
    The Following Charities will be supported:

    Gift of the Givers Foundation

    NPO 032-031, PBO 930018993

    Gift of the Givers is the largest disaster response NGO of African origin on the African continent. Having been established on the instruction of a Sufi Sheik, Muhammed Saffer Effendi al Jerrahi (a spiritual teacher) in Istanbul, Turkey, on a Thursday evening, 6 August 1992, Gift of the Givers has delivered lifesaving aid in the form of Search and Rescue teams, medical personnel, medical equipment, medical supplies, medicines, vaccines, an ti-malarial medication, high energy and protein supplements, food and water to millions of people in 42 countries, South Africa included. Commencing as a disaster response agency the organisation now has 21 categories of projects which include bursaries, agricultural self-sustainability, water provision, counselling and life skills services, entrepreneurship and job creation, establishment of primary health care clinics and medical support to hospitals, winter warmth and supply of new clothing and shoes, sports development, feeding schemes and food parcel distribution, supply of household and personal hygiene packs, educational support and toy distribution, provision of housing, care of th e physically and mentally challenged, orphans and the elderly as some of our diverse activities.

    Innovating the world’s first and only containerised mobile hospital comprising 28 units, innovating the world’s first containerised primary health care unit, innovating the world’s first groundnut-soya high energy and protein supplement in the use of severe Malnutrition, HIV/AIDS, TB, Cancer and other debilitating conditions, and establishing Africa’s largest Open Source Computer Lab has earned us 113 individual and organisational accolades and awards including 4 Presidential awards. Thus far they have disbursed R2 billion in aid to needy individuals and communities in their 24 year history. Their motto is simple: “Best Among People are those who Benefit Mankind” and accordingly they serve ALL people irrespective of race, religion, culture , colour, political affiliation or geographical location, unconditionally. 70% of our donation will be allocated to the Gift of the Givers Foundation for use in Knysna and affected area.

    Knysna Animal Welfare Society

    NPO: 009-263

    KAWS engages in rescue, rehabilitation and rehoming where possible, education programmes and daily clinics. A major focus is on sterilisation to prevent unwanted puppies and kittens, and mass sterilisation days are held as frequently as possible KAWS also operates a fully-fledged veterinary clinic, providing veterinary care to animals belonging to those not able to afford private care KAWS is a non-profit organisation (NPO: 009-263) and subsequently relies on your donations to operate and provide the services and programs that benefit the animals in need The demands placed on KAWS are increasing. Apart from providing financial support, there are so many ways that you can volunteer to help. 15% of our profits will be allocated to the Knysna animal welfare society.

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