Friendly Fires, The Drums, The View, Tim Minchin & more for Rock Ness

inc. Mystery Jets, Annie Mac, Jacques Lu Cont, and Kassidy

published: Fri 2nd Mar 2012

Friendly Fires

Friday 8th to Sunday 10th June 2012
Loch Ness, Scotland, Scotland MAP
£159 for a weekend camping, or £149 weekend non-camping
daily capacity: 35000
last updated: Fri 25th May 2012

Friendly Fires, The Drums, The View, and Tim Minchin are amongst the latest acts announced for the seventh Rock Ness festival with tickets going on sale from 9am today. Also announced is The Rock Ness Express, a private train going up to the festival via 5 cities with Rock Ness Expressers getting priority access to the festival site before anyone else arrives.

Friendly Fires
Added to Friday's line-up are The Drums, Dave Clarke, Mystery Jets, Admiral Fallow, Claude Von Stroke, Animal Farm, and Dave Clarke.

Saturday's special guest The View are joined by Annie Mac, Jacques Lu Cont, The Rapture, Bastille, and Porter Robinson.

Sunday's line-up includes Friendly Fires, and special guest comedian Tim Minchin, plus Kassidy, Knife Party, Mylo, Zane Lowe, Jakwob, The Japanese Popstars, Little Comets, Lucy Rose, To Kill A King, The Draymin, and Filth DJs.

Speaking about today's announcement, Festival Director Jim King commented, "We're delighted to announce these latest acts for Rock Ness. Friendly Fires are one of my favourite bands and they're going to light up Sunday night. Tim Minchin is simply a genius. Brett's been working hard for two years to get Tim up to The Highlands and you've all got to make sure you see his show, it's going to be one of the highlights of the weekend. The View are going to kill it on Saturday and we have some very special activity lined up with the band in the coming months ahead of Rock Ness. Watch this space!. I can't wait to see Kassidy and The Drums as well.

"Mylo was there with us at the very start and it feels really great to have one of Scotland's finest electronic artists back at Dores. Dave Clarke is a legend in every sense of the word. He personifies everything that needs to be said about quality techno and it's an absolute honour to have him back too. We have more announcements coming very soon including both the Sub Club Sound System and the full Soma Records lineup so stay tuned!"

Today day tickets also go on sale priced at £64 for Saturday or Sunday.

They join Mumford & Sons, Biffy Clyro, and Deadmau5 headline with Justice, Ed Sheeran, Metronomy, Noah And The Whale, Wretch 32, DJ Fresh presents Fresh/Live, Azealia Banks, Beardyman, Death In Vegas, Chic Featuring Nile Rodgers, Etienne De Crecy, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Busy P, Riton,The Cuban Brothers, Filth DJs, Polymath, and Count Clockwork, with more acts still to be announced.

For the line-up details as available please click here.

The three-day long Rock Ness takes place in a beautiful location on the scenic banks of Loch Ness, Scotland on Friday 8th to Sunday 10th June 2012.

Tickets are priced at £159 for a weekend camping and £149 for a non-camping festival ticket. Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult. Under 12s go free. A 3 day weekend camping / non camping student ticket is priced at £145, a 3 day Disabled weekend camping ticket is priced at £79.50 or £74.50 non-camping – please email access@aeglive.co.uk. The RockNess Express is priced at £225, and there are also VIP options available.

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Friday 8th to Sunday 10th June 2012
Loch Ness, Scotland, Scotland MAP
£159 for a weekend camping, or £149 weekend non-camping
daily capacity: 35000
last updated: Fri 25th May 2012


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