Desmond and the Tutus Main Act
JBay – The Vibe In The Park music sessions kick off today at the Supertubes Park. Starting the music will be Loco Madera at the 2-4pm slot, followed by The Rhythm Junkies at 4-6pm. The main act tonight will be Desmond and the Tutus at 7pm. Remember that all music at the Vibe In The Park is free, but load up your Howler prior to the evening for food and drinks and other purchases, to make your night easy and fun.
MELT SIEBERHAGEN PERFOMING TONIGHT AT WINTER COMEDY FEST
Hysterically funny Melt Sieberhagen is performing at the Bay Pasta Co tonight Friday 12th July. Bookings at 0422933564 or Sonya 0780872806
There is also free transport for festival-goers today as well as tomorrow from 8 am to 8 pm. Look out for the Tuk Tuks and catch a ride from the Corona Open JBay and Vibe In The Park site to the JBay Surf Village and back.
DOWNLOAD APP AND WIN!
We have four Corona hampers up for grabs, and to be in the running all you need to do is download the JBay Winterfest app. Each hamper consists of a Corona bag, a Corona fleece blanket, a Corona hoodie and a tee, a Corona beanie, a bamboo straw and a block of wax.
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BOOK LAUNCH – THE SEXY UGLY BEAUTIFULS
As part of the JBay Winterfest, Monday 15 July will see a book launch of John McCarthy’s The Sexy Ugly Beautifuls book at 6 pm at the Corona Main Bar at the Corona Open JBay. Described thus: The Sexy Ugly Beautifuls is a rock ‘n’ roll collection of ocean infused adventures; so named after the colourful characters and exotic destinations John discovered in his global quest to ride the perfect wave.”
The book launch will include some readings from McCarthy and books for sale afterwards, with R50 from every copy sold donated to The Supertubes Foundation.
EVENING WITH BRITT MERRICK
JBay Winterfest is also proud to host an evening with Britt Merrick on Tuesday 16 July at 6pm at the Corona Main Bar at the Corona Open JBay. Britt, son of legendary Al Merrick, will be showing a short movie on the Channel Islands surfboard making processes, followed by a Q & A with Merrick.
WHEELCHAIR FRIENDLY SITE
The Corona Open JBay is a wheelchair friendly event and parking is available in Pepper Street, which is right at the event site. All vehicles with the proper disabled accreditation will be allowed access to Pepper Street which will ensure the event is wheelchair friendly. JOC co-ordinator Brenton Williams said that event security has been alerted to allow access to vehicles with the Wheelchair Parking Disc.
Williams can be contacted on 083 5496795 should there be any problems trying to access the Corona Open JBay event site.
More information on the JBay Winterfest can be found at www.jbaywinterfest.com
The JBay Winterfest is sponsored by Kouga Municipality and Howler – cashless event solutions.
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For JBay Winterfest information contact
082 376 4443
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