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Fundraiser Roundup – 23 January 2014

Kaboom! Just as we realise that there’s less than 100 days ’til the Clan burns, the pace starts to pick up on the fundraiser front.

Dig in, tuck in and pencil in some dates – the more you support camps & artists raising funds for Tankwa Town, the more we all get to enjoy bigger, better and more amazing experiences at this year’s AfrikaBurn!

Critical Tits’ 2014 Calendar

Here’s a fundraiser with a point – the gorgeous Critical gals have big plans for Critical Spritz, their mobile slippery ‘n wet mobile organic foam party.
To help them raise funds, they’ve created a radically empowering pin-up calendar featuring proud Critical Tits participants.
The calendars are A4 wall hung calendars with different pages for every month of the year and are R300 each.
Want a Critical Tits calendar? Email: [email protected]



JHB: Smoken Token’s Crazy Hat Party
Smoken Token are kicking off 2014 with a Crazy Hat Party in Jozi to help get their camp & crew to AfrikaBurn, where they’ll be hosting a hip-hop theme camp in the desert. 

Their fundraiser will host a number of well-known and upcoming performing artists and DJs, including Ben Sharpa and Blaq Faith and more, as well as DJs KGB, Mak, Deuce and Some Guy amongst others.
In Jozi? Put on your craziest hat and join the party!
Date:         Saturday 1st February
Time:         6pm – 2am
Venue:      EST 1912, Gumede Street, Rockville, Soweto, Johannesburg
Theme:     It’s a crazy hat party – get busy with your headwear!
Tickets:     R30 with a hat, R50 without
Event page: 

JHB: Peanut Butter & Jam – Jozi
When your two favourite sweet and sticky treats meet, oozing and fusing in a combination so smooth you just can’t lose, and with more nuts per serving than generally recommended by your family doctor, you know things are gonna be getting a little messy!
Two of Joburg’s most dynamically delicious party starters; ELE and the Jozi Burners are teaming up to serve you a one day festival jam packed with sugary goodness –  over 30 incredible DJs for almost 24 hours of blissful beats, spread eclectically across 4 unique dancefloors!
TICKETS ARE LIMITED! When they are gone there will be no more. Don’t miss out on first event of its kind in Joburg. We cant wait to introduce the boutique festival to our great city!
Date:              Saturday 222nd February
Time:             10am
Venue:           Houghton Hills – check with event page for more
Entry:             R200 pre-sale only, on this link:
Event page:


CT: Steampunk Saloon Rococo Pre-party 

The Steampunk Saloon are putting the punk back into steamy with their Rococo themed pre-party, which promises to give you a lil’ taste of what they have in store for Tankwa Town this year! All funds raised on the night will go towards making Steampunk Saloon the most outrageous venue at AfrikaBurn – they have the most outrageous women already, they just need a little help with the other stuff.
The following brazen burlesquers – with some breakin’ thrown in – will feature: Lady Magnolia, Jezzy Belle, Cookie Von Tastee, Demi Monde, Maiden D’nude and BGirl Burn – and of course your favourite Steampunk Saloon DJ’s Dear Mrs Panda, Benitha, MishMash and Colinski will be on hand to get your toes tapping too.
Date:         Friday 7th February
Time:        8pm
Venue:      Truth Coffeecult, 36 Buitenkant Street, Cape Town
Theme:     Rococo Punk or Steampunk
Tickets:     R100 for tickets online or R120 at the door if you’re dressed to theme (or R150 if you come Rococo-free, unsteamed and depunked)
Event page:
CT: Camp Swallowers of Time
The legendary Swallowers of Time are rocking into the year with a free fun raiser featuring rock ‘n roll and fire bellydance! Hard times? Skint as a freshly mugged hobo? This one’s for you – it’s free!
But – if you’re feeling a little flush – be sure to check out the AfrikaBurn-inspired art on sale on the night, or make a donation that can help to bring the Swallowers’ camp plans to life.
Date:         Saturday 15th February
Time:         9pm
Venue:      Desperado’s, 123 Lower Main Road, Observatory, Cape Town


CT: Trash Cabaret Fundraiser
The fantrashtic Trash Cabaret are at it again! It’s quite a challenge to move their gypsy band circus around, so they’re back with another mind-blowing show where you should expect the unexpected – and the all madness in the known and unknown world!
There will be dancers, fire, juggling, burlesque and circus acts – all backed by our super-sized live gypsy band and all the magic that is Trash Cabaret!
Date:              Saturday 25th January
Time:             8:30pm
Venue:           Mercury, 43 De Villiers Road, Zonnebloem, Cape Town
Entry:            R80 dressed as the character your dreams! (R120 in boring outfit)
Event page:

That’s all for now folks, but you’d best believe there’ll be lots more between now and the end of April, so keep an eye on our Latest News page for updates – and sign up for our newsletter to get the news. Dunno where to sign up? Head to our homepage and simply enter your email address on the Newsletter signup box and you’ll get it first.
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