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RAMFEst 2013 Update

Ramfest Poster final page 001 RAMFEst 2013 UpdateGreat News! RAMFest 2013 is around the corner and it’s going to be huge this year! Music lovers in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth and Durban should brace themselves for one awesome musical experience in March.

Sadly the Bloemfontein leg of RAMFest 2013 had to be cancelled and As I Lay Dying (a metal band from the USA) cancelled their shows in Johannesburg and Cape Town. But that’s doesn’t mean that RAMFest 2013 is going to be boring. Rise Against (from the USA), Bring me The Horizon (from the UK) and Pendulum are still playing at the festival this year.

Cape Town music lovers will be delighted to hear that RAMFest is back to it’s 3 day festival format this year. The Cape Town leg of RAMFest 2013 will take place at Circle of Dreams near Riviersonderend from the 7th to the 10th of March.

Besides the three international acts, festival goers can also look forward to watching amazing acts like Jack Parow, Van Coke Kartel, Goodnight Wembley, The Black Cat Bones, Beast, Fuzigish, Woodstock Mafia, Dead Alphabet, Facing the Gallows, Haggis and Bong, Juggernaut, All Will Fall, Four A Penny, Marching Dead, Pestroy, Chromium, Niskerone, Sideshow, Veranda Panda, Hyphen, Das Kapital, Sibot, P.H.FAT, Tommy Gun, The Ratrod Cats, The Man Motels, Love Glory Pyrotechnics, Crimson House Blues, Holiday Murray, Andy Lund, Gerald Clark, Sons of Settlers, Tailor, Black Handed Kites  and many others.

All these performances will be taking on 4 stages this year: The Red Heart Rum Main Stage, The Monster Energy Alternative Stage, The Olmeca Tequila Electronic Stage and the Boom! Stage. Check out The RAMFest 2013 Cape Town Facebook Event for more details.

Durban music lovers can brace themselves for performances by Pendulum, Das Kapital and other acts. This one day event takes place at Origin Nightclub on the 8th of March 2012. Check out the RAMFest 2013 Durban Facebook Event for more details. There will also be another RAMFest 2013 event in Durban on the 15th of March featuring Rise Against, Bring Me The Horizon and Lowerprofile at the Wavehouse. For more details check out this Facebook Event.

Music lovers in the Eastern Cape can brace themselves for an awesome day of music on the 15th of March at Old Grey. Expect great performances by Pendulum, Das Kapital and other artists. For more information, check out the RAMFest 2013 Port Elizabeth Facebook Event.

Music lovers in Gauteng in for a treat this year. This year’s Johannesburg edition of RAMFest 2013 will take place over 2 days. The venue for this musical awesomeness will once again be Riversands Farm in Fourways. The action will take place on three different stages this year: The Red Heart Main Stage, The Olmeca Tequila Electronic Stage and the Boom! Stage. Besides the three international acts, Joburgers can look forward to performances by , Jack Parow, Van Coke Kartel, Fuzigish, Black Cat Bones, Pestroy, Beast, Mind Assault, Deity’s Muse, Double Adapter, Das Kapital, Veranda Panda, Sibot, Benson, Rude One, Reepa, Rambling Bones, Planet Joy, North of Winter, The Action Thrillers, Short Straw, Tamara Tree, City of Heroes, The Frown and others. The line-up for this year’s event is truly looking awesome.

Joburgers can camp this year, but there are only 5,000 camping spots available at Riversands Farm. Read clearly when purchasing tickets. If you purchase a ticket that states “Excluding Camping” it means that you have to leave the premises after the performances and return the next day. Only ticket holders with Tickets which include camping will be allowed to stay over. For more info about RAMFEst 2013 Johannesburg, check out this Facebook Event.

Ticket Prices for RAMFEst 2013 are as follows:

  • Cape Town: 7-9 March: R550 pre-sold, R650 at the gate.
  • Johannesburg: 15 & 16 March: R550 pre-sold, R650 at the gate.
  • Durban: 15 March: R350 pre-sold, R450 at the gate.
  • Durban: 8 March: R150 presales and R100 early bird.
  • Port Elizabeth: 15 March: R150 presales and R100 early bird.

Tickets for all these events are available via Ticketbreak! They are selling like hot cakes, so make sure that you get yours before they ALL sell out. You don’t want to miss out on this musical awesomeness.

For more information about RAMFest 2013, make sure that you check out the RAMFEst Facebook page, follow @RAMFest on Twitter or check out the official RAMFest website.

Watch this space for updates in the Music category on Running Wolf’s Rant.

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