Rock Ness 2012

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Rock Ness 2012

Friday 8th to Sunday 10th June 2012
Loch Ness, Scotland, Scotland MAP
£159 for a weekend camping, or £149 weekend non-camping
Daily capacity: 35,000
Last updated: Fri 25th May 2012

The three-day long Rock Ness offers an eclectic selection of bands in a beautiful location on the banks of Loch Ness near Inverness, in Scotland. Now in its seventh year the festival returns in 2012 from Friday 8th to Sunday 10th June.

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Mumford & Sons, Biffy Clyro, and Deadmau5 who headline with Justice, Ed Sheeran, Metronomy, Noah And The Whale, Wretch 32, DJ Fresh presents Fresh/Live, Azealia Banks, The Drums, Dave Clarke, Mystery Jets, Admiral Fallow, Claude Von Stroke, Animal Farm, Dave Clarke, The View, Soma Records, James Holden, Ben Sims, Andrew Weatherall & Sean Johnston, Silicone Soul, Sub Club, Pearson Sound, Levon Vincent, Ivan Smagghe, Eats Everything, Subculture Soundsystem, Harri & Domenic, Sensu, Thunder Disco Club, Boom Monk Ben, Tiger and Woods, Yuksek, Annie Mac, Jacques Lu Cont, The Rapture, Bastille, Porter Robinson, Friendly Fires, Tim Minchin, Kassidy, Knife Party, Mylo, Zane Lowe, Jakwob, The Japanese Popstars, Little Comets, Lucy rose, To Kill A King, The Draymin, Filth DJS, 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 more.

For the line-up details, day and stage splits, as available please click here.


Early bird and deposit tickets are no longer available. There are deposit tickets available priced at £53 with camping or £50 without (3 installments). 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 The RockNess Express is priced at £225, and there are also VIP options available. Day tickets are priced at £64 for Saturday or Sunday.

To buy tickets from Seetickets, click here.

To buy tickets from Ticketline, click here.

To buy tickets from Ticketmaster, click here.

Fancy dress

This year Rock Ness wants festival goers to to get into fancy dress for the big Saturday night Monster & Aliens fancy dress party.


Those aged over 18 can take a reasonable level for personal consumption into the campsite, however it must be taken in on first entry to the festival. Should you go back to you car or leave the festival site again you are not permitted to bring more alcohol back in with you.


Rock Ness also enables festival goers to park and camp directly beside the Arena. Campsites will open at 10am on the Friday, and with the Nesstival area opening as normal in the afternoon and offering a diverse weekend of entertainment.


Below is the eFestivals' video documentary of Rock Ness festival which took place in 2008.

There'll be more information here when available.

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