Great News! There are only 2 weeks to go before the awesomeness that is RAMFest 2013 Johannesburg kicks off on the 15th of March! Something just tells me that it’s going to be friggin’ awesome. And believe me. I don’t plan to miss out on this awesomeness!
RAMFest 2013 Johannesburg will be taking place at Riversands Farm in Fourways. It will be first time in festival history that the Joburg leg is held over 2 days, so you can expect double the amount of awesomeness. Camping tickets have already sold out for this event. This means that there are already about 6,000 music loving souls who will be crashing overnight at the festival. It looks like it might just be a bigger crowd than last year.
The RAMFest 2013 Johannesburg line-up is pretty damn awesome! Besides the fact the festival goers will get to see Bring Me the Horizon (from the UK), Rise Against (from the USA) and Pendulum (from the UK and Australia) they will also have the opportunity to see some awesome SA acts on The Red Heart Rum Stage, the Olmeca Tequila Electronic Stage and the Boom stage.
Local acts that you can look forward to at RAMFest 2013 Johannesburg include 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, The Smoking Mojos and others.
Van Coke Kartel’s set at RAMFest 2013 is going to be something special. Festival goers can expect 90 minutes of awesomeness with their set called “Sameswering”. The Van Coke Kartel set will feature appearances by George van der Spuy (Taxi Violence), Hunter Kennedy (Fokofpolisiekar and Die Heuwels Fantasties), Laudo Liebenberg (aKING), Jack Parow, Peach van Pletzen (Bittereinder and Yesterday’s Pupil) and Theo Crous (Springbok Nude Girls). Check out the RAMFest 2013 Johannesburg Event Page for more details about line-up times, etc.
Tickets for RAMfest 2013 Johannesburg are available on Ticketbreak. Pre-sold tickets cost R550 and tickets at the gate will cost R650. Please note that all camping tickets have been sold out. These tickets gives you access to the event for the 15th and the 16th of March but do NOT include camping. Check out the RAMFEst Facebook page and @RAMFest on Twitter for more information about RAMFest 2013 Johannesburg.
Great News! Running Wolf’s Rant is giving away a double ticket to RAMFest 2013 Johannesburg! All you have to do enter is to get your creative juices flowing, comment here and tell me what the most outrageous outfit is that you would be willing to wear to win these tickets. Take note that spreading the word about this competition on Twitter and Facebook will earn you some brownie points. The competition closes on Monday the 4th of March 2013 at 5 PM.
Watch this space for regular updates in the Music and Competitions categories on this blog.