DStv iRock Rustenburg 2016 ‘Battle for the Stage’ competition now open


DStv iRock Music Festival 2016 is giving local artists from Rustenburg  and surrounding an opportunity to perform alongside some of the South African music industry tot acts in a “DStv iRock Rustenburg 2016 Battle for the Stage”competition.

So, you think you’ve got what it takes to be part of DStv iRock Rustenburg 2016?

To enter, all you need to do is to record a one-minute long audio or video clip of your performance. Upload the clip to your own Facebook page and tag @DStv as well as DStv iRock Music Festival on Facebook (#DStviRock). Entrants can also send clips with the keyword DStviRock via Whatsapp on 072 359 6488, or SMS to 44899 (SMS costs R1.50). Finalists will be required to provide a clear, high resolution image and short biography.

The competition is open to solo artists or groups; and a winner will be selected in each of the following categories:

  • any music genre to open for Mobi Dixon at the DStv iRock Pre-party on Friday, 9 December;
  • a hip hop act to open the DStv iRock Rustenburg Music Festival Main Stage at The Royal Bafokeng Stadium on Saturday, 10 December 2016.

The prize includes a mentorship from well-known House music DJ and producer Mobi Dixon, and popular Rustenburg-born Afro-soul singer, Donald; R10 000 cash; access to the DStv iRock VIP area, where the winner will rub shoulders with media, celebrities and other performers; an opportunity to be featured on V-Entertainment on Vuzu (DStv 116); and an interview in The Daily Sun Newspaper.

A panel of entertainment industry professionals will shortlist entries and choose a winner. The competition is open from 00:01 on Wednesday, 09 November to midnight (00:00) on Saturday, 03 December 2016. The winner will be announced on the DStv website; the DStv iRock Facebook page and in the entertainment section of The Daily Sun Newspaper.

To ensure that you keep connected, follow DStv iRock Music Festival on Instagram and Twitter on @irockmusicfest #DStviRock or visit the Facebook page: @iRockmusicfestival.

The DStv iRock Rustenburg Music Festival will kick off at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium from 16:00 on Saturday, 10 December 2016. General Access tickets are selling at R200 and VIP at R1000.