Rockness Tickets on sale NOW!

Kicking things off on Friday, and for a DAY TICKET PRICE OF £59, is one of the best live bands on the planet, the mighty KASABIAN who headline the Main Stage.  They are joined by Northern Ireland’s music-mad trio TWO DOOR CINEMA CLUB and masters of reinvention GROOVE ARMADA who bring a brand new and exciting performance concept to the glorious backdrop of Loch Ness with  GROOVE ARMADA PRESENTS RED LIGHT. Joining them are DJ SHADOW, BBC Radio 1s ANNIE MAC, electro super producer & DJ EROL ALKAN, the ever exuberant ZANE LOWE as well as the excellent BROTHER. The newly announced SUB CLUB SOUND SYSTEM  begins the weekend as it will continue with some seriously tasty talent in the form of MODESELEKTOR, JACKMASTER, CLOUDS, BOOM MONK BEN andHAHAHA.  
The legendary CHEMICAL BROTHERS headline Saturday’s Main Stage at RockNess and for a DAY TICKET PRICE OF £64 festival fans can enjoy that tantalizing prospect along with sets from cult indie bandTHE CRIBS and the downright fantastic FRIGHTENED RABBIT. Also bringing their ground breaking LIVEshow to Ness on Saturday are dubstep pioneers MAGNETIC MAN plus an act guaranteed to blow up Ness;EXAMPLE, and a man described by the Daily Mail as ‘the most sophisticated drugs baron of all time’,HOWARD MARKS.  SUB CLUB SOUND SYSTEM will be suitably bouncing with an outstanding back to back soundtrack from MAGDA, RARESH, SUBCULTURE and SENSU.  
Sunday Main Stage headliner PAOLO NUTINI is joined by Scotland’s GLASVEGAS. For a DAY TICKET PRICE OF £64 they can be savoured along with the unashamedly cheery THE WOMBATS and brilliant US indie rockers WE ARE SCIENTISTS.  BOYS NOIZE makes a welcome return to satisfy even the most addicted-to-electro fiends and representing the ladies is the sublime LISSIE and the indomitable KATY B.  Also confirmed so far for Sunday and both performing LIVE is electronic duo SIMIAN MOBILE DISCO andFAKE BLOOD.  AV pioneer DJ YODA is joined by BBC Radio 1’s enigmatic ROB DA BANK who promises to be “playing the best in left field, right field and any bloomin’ field we can lay our hands on”  as well as favourites THE CUBAN BROTHERS.  And if exceptional electro is your passion there can be no finer way to round up RockNess 2011 than the SUB CLUB SOUND SYSTEM proposition which includes JAMIE XX, a rare LIVE set from MATTHEW DEAR, OPTIMO, PRO VINYLIST KARIM and disco legend DAVID BARBAROSSA.  
What’s more, for those who fancy a special treat, a limited number of VIP DAY TICKETS also go on sale today at £85. This year’s RockNess VIP experience sees some fantastic new additions including an unbeatable new hill top location right in the thick of all the festival action and with a unique vantage point to savour the views of The Most Beautiful Festival in the World
Also included in the VIP DAY TICKET are exclusive DJ sets – watch this space for more details, stylish indoor and outdoor seating, a wider range of food and drinks with less queues and the ultimate luxury that tops every festival goers wish list…posh toilets!  The VIP DAY TICKET - ideal for those who want to Rock the Ness whilst enjoying a more exclusive festival experience.
Speaking about today’s DAY TICKETS launch RockNess Festival Director Jim King commented “If camping is not your thing then there is still no better way to see your favourite Rock Ness headliners. The fun and games last all day and well into the night so it’s a guaranteed action packed day out. “

RockNess 2011 takes place 10-12 June, 2011 in the village of Dores, close to Inverness in the Scottish Highlands.  

The festival won ‘BEST SMALL FESTIVAL’ at this month’s NME Awards and ‘LINE UP OF THE YEAR’ at the UK Festival Awards.

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