He has made a name for himself in the music industry and he does not plan to slow down anytime soon. Howie Combrink is no stranger to the South African music scene and is known to his fans and music lovers for his uptempo folk pop tunes such as Change and Take It Easy.


CrashCarBurn is a rock band from South Africa. The band was formed in London in 2006 before returning to South Africa in early 2007.

The group's debut album, This City Needs a Hero was released in 2007 was recorded and produced in part at London's Miloco Studios by the Grammy nominated team of Colin Richardson and Matt Hyde.


Wonderboom is a 4 piece South African rock band from Johannesburg. They formed in 1996 when Martin, Wade and Cito, originally in an underground band called "The Eight Legged Groove Machine", were approached by Danny, the drummer for the popular rock band, "The Electric Petals" and their manager, Patrick Horgan. Originally they formed a funk-rock supergroup "The Electric Petal Groove Machine". Two weeks after the combination of the two groups, the band then still known as "The Electric Petal Groove Machine", opened for Simple Minds on their South African tour.


Prime Circle is a South African rock band, operating out of Johannesburg. The band has released six studio albums to date and achieved multi-platinum-selling status in South Africa. After notching up six studio albums, several chart-topping singles, a string of awards and countless sold-out gigs, Prime Circle have earned their status as South African rock royalty. Now they are also making strong inroads into the European market, gigging intensively and being playlisted on German radio – and to crown it all, the band is headlining major German rock festivals.


Gangs of Ballet burst onto the SA music scene in 2011 and have not looked back since with their eclectic mix of alternative rock, melodic harmonic and experimental rhythms that have endeared them to a wide audience. The band consists of brothers, Brad and Josh Klynsmith and Jonny Rich. Brad is on vocals and electric guitar, while Josh plays the drums. Rich is on keyboard duty.


Pascal & Pearce is a DJ and record producer duo from Cape Town, South Africa. The group was formed in 2007, and consists of Pascal Ellinas and Dave Pearce 

The group produces a wide range of styles of electronic dance music. They have released a number of albums, including Passport  and One Night Only,and have been nominated for three South African Music Awards.

Info and programme subject to change.


The 20th Annual Stonehaven Spring Beer Festival is very popular annual event where thousands of people celebrate the starting of the Spring Season on the banks of the Vaal River at Stonehaven on Vaal with top SA bands, great food & drinks.


The 2018 Spring Beer Festival will feature :

· Fun Well-Priced Country Food Stalls with hearty helpings
· Baked soft pretzels with Beer Cheese dips
· Stonehaven Bakery with homemade cheeses and beer bread
· Naughty Cookies, Cakes and Delights Stalls
· Sweetie and Toffee Apple Stalls
· Home Made Ginger Beer Stall
· Ice Cream and Milk Shake Stalls
· Different Craft Beers and Commercial Beers to delight
· Beer infused jams, mustard, ice-cream & more!
· Quality complimentary Children's Entertainment
· Water fun in the swimming pool and slip slide
· Complimentary craft activities with the children
· Competition and prizes for best Beer Festival outfits
· Crazy games and fun competitions to win a big assortment of prizes


Much, much more in store - subscribe to our newsletter or LIKE our Facebook Page or follow us on Twitter to get regular festival updates & news!

Wide Hospice Charity Raft Race …

Calling all companies and organisations … want to have some fun and at the same time do good for a real worthwhile cause? 

Well you can do no better than enter a team for the Hospice Charity Raft Race that is happening at Stonehaven’s Spring Beer Festival on Saturday the 26th August.  Each Team can have up to 12 members – you can have less if you wish, but the cost per team is R1000.  All team members who participate in the race, will receive free entrance to Stonehaven on Vaal’s Spring Beer Festival (tickets are usually R80). 

Companies, can use this as their annual Year End Team Building for their companies and receive a Tax Exception Certificate.  If you want to make your team even happier you can give your team members a few food and beverage vouchers they can enjoy using at the festival.

A great opportunity for well-priced team building and at the same time making a difference to those less fortunate.

Contact Sarie Van den Berg on 083 4493378 or email Sarie Van den Berg (hospiceraftrace@gmail.com

Participants also get to enjoy all these things below, with their complimentary entrance to the Spring Beer Festival