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Rockness Festival

Cloudhouses, Yurts and Squrts are back again with their ever popular unique festival accommodation options. Cosy, and watertight structures to sleep 2 to 8 people with lovely staff at hand to help make guests feel at home and offering an authentic, bohemian experience.
Please note that customers wishing to use these facilities MUST PURCHASE A STANDARD OR VIP WEEKEND CAMPING TICKET. Booking the boutique camping alone will not permit you entry to the festival.
With a reception area; a place to meet up; a place where you can charge your mobiles and plug in your hair tools. All Yurts and Squrts also have lockable wooden doors!

In celebration of National Catch the Bus Week 2013, RockNess is inviting you to catch the bus to the festival – on us*!
Catch the Bus Week, 29th April – 5th May 2013 aims to increase the awareness of the benefits of bus and coach travel across the UK and is a key campaign for the sustainable transport group Greener Journeys.
There are loads of reasons to get on board: convenience, value for money and helping the environment by reducing the carbon footprint from transport and improving local air quality

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Wakestock Festival

Well it is all over for another year…..Wakestock 2013 has come to a close after three nights of incredible music along with top extreme sports action. The weather could not have been better for this year’s event and it if fair to say that the vibe around the festival site has been better than ever before. After months of planning by event organisers the site opened on Thursday to welcome the first if the campers to the wonderful site at Penrhos. The festival proper kicked off on Friday and once again North Wales played host to a line-up of top international acts including Bastille, Rudimental, James, Example, Magnetic Man, Twin Atlantic, Zane Lowe and many more including local bands and djs.

What sets Wakestock apart from other festivals, is that is not only offers music and a heck of a party, the event plays host to one of the biggest wake comps in Europe attracting riders from around the globe to battle it out for the coveted title of Wakestock champion. This year a UK rider Sam Carne went away with the trophy and the prize money after a hard fought contest in the marina in Pwllheli.

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Live at Ozzfest

The first-ever OZZFEST JAPAN debuted this past weekend (Saturday, May 11 and Sunday, May 12, 2013) to capacity crowds and wide critical acclaim. The two-day music festival–the first major international music festival to ever travel to the country–drew sold-out crowds of 20,000 fans on each day.

OZZFEST JAPAN–a collaboration between Sharon Osbourne, in partnership with Japanese promoter Hayashi International Promotion (H.I.P.)–included OZZFEST alumni Black Sabbath, Slipknot, Tool, Deftones, Slash and Stone Sour. Other bands on the bill included Maximum the Hormone, Dir En Grey, MAN WITH A MISSION, Momoiro Clover Z, Steel Panther, Ningen Isu, Galneryus, Namba69, AA=, Fear, and Loathing in Las Vegas, MUCC, The Treatment, Anthem, Crossfaith, coldrain, Knock out Monkey, HEAD PHONES PRESIDEN, ARTEMA, and fade.

“I am so thrilled with the success of the first ever Ozzfest Japan,” says Sharon Osbourne. “The fans really loved the extraordinary mix of international and Japanese artists. Since we had such a great reception, we’re already in dialogue about a 2014 Ozzfest Japan!”

H.I.P. Promoter Kaori Hayashi adds, “I feel we created a perfect storm with an amazing Japanese and international line-up.”

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