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RAMFEST 4-6 March 2011

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The RAM is finally here! So pack away your suits and books and take out your crazy party clothes (hat tricks included) and get ready to have the time of your life!

The RAM's been fed some adrenalin and Vitamin B cocktails since last year and it is ready to break out of its cage. It’s the calm before the animalistic musical storm.

In the words of Richard Brokensha, lead singer and guitarist of Isochronous: “Excited to melt some faces during the Isochronous set, gonna bring the bounce with Tumi, and gonna play some extremely dangerous guitar with Bittereinder.”  This can only be a sign of all the mad “RAMness” to come.

Apart from having two international acts “Funeral for a Friend” (UK) and Alkaline Trio (USA) headlining RAMFest 2011, we are also excited to have Tom Deluxx, a dj/producer from France on the bill.

Tom Deluxx has a solid reputation on the international electro scene. He  has successfully managed to set the stage for renowned electronic artists, such as Justice, The Bloody Beetroots, Boys Noize or SebastiAn.  His EPs "Drama Queen" (2007),"Curse Words" (2008), "Reactivate" (2009), "Run" and "Wasted" (2010) released by Boxon records and Freakz me out records have been well received by both the specialized press and other famous djs. He also remixes for artists like Cyberpunkers, Designers Drugs, Gigi Barocco, and many more. Presently, he divides his time between producing superior tracks and spinning at the best clubs in the world. Catch Tom Deluxx’s awesome set at the electronic stage on Saturday morning, 01:00am.

LINE UP:

Audiomatik Events and Hilltop Live proudly present a sizzling line up that features two international bands, as well as some of the best music that SA has to offer. The international acts are: Alkaline Trio (USA) and Funeral for a Friend (UK) – both to perform at RAMfest, Worcester on Saturday night 5 March. 

John Vlismas will be the MC for the weekend.

MAIN STAGE:

Alkaline Trio (USA), Funeral for a Friend (UK), Die Antwoord, Gazelle, Zebra and Giraffe, Van Coke Kartel, The Revelators,  Blk Jks, Ashtray Electric, Desmond & The Tutu’s, Mr Cat & The Jackal,Stepdog, Pretty Blue Guns, The Great Apes, Tumi, Ree-Burth, Dance! You’re on Fire, The Sleepers, Isochronous, Not My Dog, Lonely Dave Ferguson, Wrestlerish, 7th Son, Bittereinder, Mix n Blend.

ALTERNATIVE STAGE:

Down on the first, Moment of Clarity, Knave, Mind Assault, Contrast The Water, The Broken Result, Infanteria, Haggis & Bong, Symphonic Schizophrenia, Juggernaught, Sabertooth, Enmity, Theatre Runs Red, a Walk with the Wicked, The Dead Will Tell, Axxon.

ELECTRONIC STAGE

Jam Jar, Psydstep, Bruce Willis?, P.H Fat,  Niskerone, Counterstrike, Hyphen, SFR, Mr Bong, Fletcher, Sedge Warbler, Toby2Shoes, Kennedy, Battle Beyond The Stars, Ill Tastic, El Gordo, Enough Weapons, Haezer, TOM DELUXX (FRA), Double Adapter, Liver, B-Team and more.

BEACH PARTY:

Haasbroek, Tommygun, FunaFuji, Mr. Sakitumi.


FACILITIES:

 ENTERTAINMENT AREA

Stages, bars and stalls will be inside a fenced off entertainment area.

BEER GARDEN

Large tented bar areas, with tables, benches and parasols = Beer Garden.

PARKING

First come first served, you may camp at your cars.

ATM's
...will be placed around the entertainment area.

MARKET

We strive to bring you the best in festival foods, affordable yet healthy and delicious. Catering for everybody's needs, clothing and other festival paraphernalia also.
a Merchandise stand with credit/debit card facilities will be there again.

To book stalls please contact:  : [email protected].

MEDICS
We have professional medics on site, with all necessary emergency equipment, bring your own headache tablets and please PARTY SAFE!

GREEN
Please help to keep us as environmentally friendly as possible. Bring rubbish bags to keep your area clean. All rubbish bags will be collected by our cleaners and sorted into the relevant recycling bins. PLEASE LEAVE GLASS AT HOME!!

SNOW CAFE - MULTIMEDIA CITY
Snow Café is a multimedia tented area offering various forms of entertainment. Drop in, relax and blow off some steam. Our friendly staff will make you feel right at home and will ensure you are energized for that next round.


* Lost & Found
* Information centre
* Phone charging
* Slush & Snack Bar


ACCOMODATION AND TRANSPORT:

 CAMPING and SWIMMING
RAM is a full weekend camping outing, bring your tents caravan's and camping gear. It is HOT that time of the year so bring extra shade i.e. Gazebo's stretch tents, sun hats, umbrellas. There is a river and Swimmingpool for cooling off, don't forget your inflatables. NO open fires will be tolerated.

Kreef Hotel is happy to announce that they will be setting up their point five star festival tent hotel at the RAMfest 2011. Pre-pitched bow tents with mattresses & locks. Secure parking, lighting & 24-hour security. Luggage porters (to help you rest your case), daily breakfast, coffee on tap, cell-phone (cameras, laptops) charging facilities and even a private little bar just for you. Clean toilets (a ply within) & our famous hot showers, exclusively for Kreef guests. All this and more super service crawling distance from the RAMfest stages, at a price to fit your pocket. Rock Hard, Sleep Soft... There are daily trains leaving from CPT to Worcester. Once at Worcester catch a taxi ride to the festival.

This year, RAMfest, boasts 3 venues in 3 cities, over 5 days, across 6 stages. That’s right! RAMfest will be visiting 3 major cities in 2011. This helps to cement the event`s reputation as one of South Africa’s Ultimate Rock Festivals.  Durban date: 9 March and Johannesburg 12 March.  


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