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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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Coachella Festival

It’s never too early to begin planning for the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. Keeping with the two-weekend format, organizers announced next year’s dates and your first opportunity to score tickets.

Of course, no lineup has been divulged. When Coachella announced its 2013 dates along with the initial onsale just about one year ago, organizers didn’t reveal who was playing the mega-festival until January.

Keeping the consecutive weekends scheme in play for the third year in a row, Coachella returns to the Empire Polo Club in Indio, Calif., April 11-13 and April 18-20, 2014.

Advance passes, including a limited number of VIP offerings as well as camping and tent packages, go on sale May 24 at 10 a.m. PDT. What’s more, you can pay for your tickets via Coachella’s nifty installment plan.

This year marked the Black Keys’ fifth trip to Coachella, and their debut as mainstage headliners. “I like to remember the first time we played Coachella, in ’04,” Carney says. “It was hot as fucking balls. We were sweating our asses off, and there were very few people there.”

“It was in a tent with no ventilation,” Auerbach adds. “It was the kind of hot where you’re completely drenched, except for the top of your head where the heat’s coming out of.”

Carney chuckles. “So if we can make it through that, which is basically, like, Navy SEALs hell week for rock & roll – this is, like, the Palm Springs retirement.”

“Yeah,” Auerbach says. “We made it. We’re, like, super-tough now. Tough as nails.”

Tonight, the Keys return to Coachella as the festival expands for the first time to a two-weekend blow-out. “We actually had a blue-light special at our agent’s office,” Carney deadpans. “Buy one, you get two.”

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