Oppikoppi

 
The house that women built
The house that women built
A red mist ambles from the distance. It’s Oppikoppi, so it’s early October, and evening is suddening upon the festival. A bass rhythm ignites...
Our pick of Oppikoppi’s hottest acts
Our pick of Oppikoppi’s hottest acts
In South Africa, with its cutting-edge house music, forward-thinking kwaito and atmospheric folk, it’s almost impossible to name one locale as a...
Monster of SA rock: Little Oppikoppi is all grown up
Monster of SA rock: Little Oppikoppi is all grown up
The sky is aflame with the setting sun by the time jazz wild man Hugh Masekela wraps up his set on the James Phillips stage at this year’s...
[Slideshow]Oppikoppi 2014: A 20-year-old odyssey
[Slideshow]Oppikoppi 2014: A 20-year-old odyssey
From young musicians like Aloe Blacc to legendary artists like Hugh Masekela, Oppikoppi celebrated its 20th anniversary with a wide range of old and new talent.
Twenty years of Oppikoppi - merging old and new
Twenty years of Oppikoppi - merging old and new
The Oppikoppi music festival rolled into the south-western Limpopo border town of Northam this past weekend, bringing its usual brand of music,...
[Slideshow]Oppikoppi 2013: All the bewildered beasts
[Slideshow]Oppikoppi 2013: All the bewildered beasts
Our 35 favourite images from the 2013 Bewilderbeast Oppikoppi, which was held over the weekend.
Jack Parow detained after late-night boating confrontation
Jack Parow detained after late-night boating confrontation
According to a press release by the Oppikoppi festival organisers, Zander Tyler (31) –  better known by his stage name, Jack Parow...
MK awards celebrate SA rock royalty
MK awards celebrate SA rock royalty
The 2013 MK Awards were held on Sunday night at a gala event at Pretoria's State Theatre.
Black skin, white festival
Black skin, white festival
‘Oppikoppi is a religious pilgrimage for white people right?” read the tweet on my phone. I had just finished loading the back of my...
[Video]Oppikoppi 2012: The sweetest thing
[Video]Oppikoppi 2012: The sweetest thing
Around 20 000 people descended on the dusty, rocking 'n rolling festival this year. Themed Sweet\Thing, we ask people about their sweetest thing at Oppi.
The changing face of Oppikoppi
The changing face of Oppikoppi
I was convinced I was a foreigner in a hostile land.
'Songfighter' winning the battle
'Songfighter' winning the battle
There are plenty of things you can call Brendon Shields, but unless you intend acquiring an instant enemy for life, "singer-songwriter"...

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