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RockNess Music Festival 2013
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Categories Fairs & Festivals Rock

RockNess Music Festival 2013

Friday, Jun 7, 2013 8:00a
Clune Farm Inverness, Scotland

‘It left us with a flavour of what has fast become one of the UK's most musically open-minded and well programmed mainstream festivals.’ The Independent

‘‘To label Rockness anything less than a triumph would be blasphemy.’ Virtual Festivals

After winning LINE UP OF THE YEAR at the UK Festival Awards and ‘BEST SMALL FESTIVAL’ in the 2011 NME awards, RockNess has firmly established itself as one of the UKs best loved festivals. Set in front of the stunning Loch and described by the NME as ‘the UK’s
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Madness
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Madness took its cue from other British ska revivalists such as the Specials and the Selecter, but where those bands took aim at social issues, Madness went in for goofy fun. In the early days of MTV, the group had several stateside hits, but nothing to match its success at home....
Plan B
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Puerto Rican Reggaeton duo Plan B was formed by cousins Javier Valle Vega and Edwin Vázquez Vega, who go by the alter egos Chencho and Maldy, respectively. Originally called the Panic, Plan B began releasing singles in 1998....
Basement Jaxx
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British duo who formed one of the top DJ/production units during the 1990s and 2000s, with music incorporating house, rap, funk, ragga, and disco. ~ Rovi
Fatboy Slim
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One of the most successful producers and DJs in the big beat movement, with hit singles "Rockafeller Skank" and "Praise You." ~ Rovi
Above & Beyond
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One of the most successful trance acts of the 2000s, Above & Beyond are a British trio known for their production and remix work, as well as their DJ performances and record label. Founded in 2000 in London, England, the trio is comprised of Jono Grant, Tony McGuinness, and Paavo Siljamäki....
Camera Obscura
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Not to be confused with the Scottish twee pop outfit with the same name, this Camera Obscura hailed from San Diego and augmented their hardcore influences and propulsive rhythms with synthesizers and other electronics....
The Futureheads
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One of the best bands to come out of the U.K.'s new New Wave of the early 2000s, the Futureheads take their cue from classic British punk acts like the Buzzcocks, Wire, and the Jam. Their short, brisk punk melodies are accented by a truly novel and, at times, quite complex approach to vocal arrangements....
Steve Aoki
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Steve Aoki, aka Kid Millionaire, is a celebrity DJ and also the founder of Dim Mak Records, which counts leading indie rock bands such as Gossip, Bloc Party, and Battles among its stable of signees....
The Maccabees
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UK indie rock outfit the Maccabees formed in London in 2004, supposedly picking their name at random from a page of the Bible. The group is led by singer and guitarist Orlando Weeks. Their first single, "X-Ray," was released in 2005, with debut album COLOUR IT IN following in 2007....
Ben Howard
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Before launching his career as an acoustic singer/songwriter, Ben Howard grew up in South Devon, England, where his mother’s collection of folk records helped instill a love for Joni Mitchell, Donovan, and Richie Havens....
Newton Faulkner
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Dreadlocked folk-rocker who fuses mellow singer/songwriter vibes and funky jam band influences. ~ Rovi
The Temper Trap
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With their choir boy vocals and panoramic pop/rock sound, the Temper Trap began building an audience in Melbourne, Australia, where the band first rose to local acclaim after playing St....
Example
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His initials being E.G., English MC/vocalist Elliot Gleave performed under the name Example. Gleave got his feet wet as an MC while attending Royal Holloway, where he met Joseph Gardner (aka Rusher) and recorded a concept album in the audio booth of the university's film department....
Skream
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Yup. Ready or not, here he comes. Genre defining, genre disowning, CDJ giving away, BBC radio show hosting, remixer of renown, and all around master of his domain. We are very excited to announce that Skream aka Oliver Jones is coming to Lights Down Low and we know only to expect the unexpected....
Bombay Bicycle Club
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A melodic, guitar-driven indie rock outfit from North London, Bombay Bicycle Club comprise frontman Jack Steadman, guitarist Jamie MacColl, drummer Suren de Saram, and bassist Ed Nash. Steadman, MacColl, and Saram -- who at the time were all students at University College School (attending at the same time as members of Cajun Dance Party), and not one of them over the age of 15 -- formed the group in Crouch End in 2005, initially calling themselves the Canals....
Ellie Goulding
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Having caught the public's attention in 2010 with her singles "Starry Eyed" and "Guns and Horses," British vocalist Ellie Goulding quickly rose to the top of the charts with her infectious electronic pop sound....
Julio Bashmore
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It might seem counterintuitive for a producer to detach themselves from one of the planet's most thriving music scenes, but in the case of Julio Bashmore, that's exactly what he did growing up in bass music hotbed, Bristol....
The Vaccines
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Infectious London-based indie rock outfit the Vaccines formed in the late 2000s around the talents of Justin Young (vocals, guitar), Árni Hjörvar (bass), Freddie Cowan (guitar), and Pete Robertson (drums)....
Alabama 3
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Alabama 3 was one of the oddest musical outfits to arise from late-'90s London, but also one of the most original. The band's origins are shrouded in urban myth -- the band likes to claim that the three core members met in rehab, while their Southern accents have many believing they are from the U....
Madeon
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Hailing from Nantes in France, 17 year old Madeon came to the attention of the world for his unique blend of Pop/House/Electro via his "Shuriken" and "For You" tracks as well as his amazing remix of Pendulum's "The Island" single....
Jessie Ware
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A diverse handful of guest appearances and solo singles across 2010 and 2011 situated Jessie Ware in a line of remarkable soul-inspired U.K. vocalists including Tracey Thorn, Sade, Lisa Stansfield, and Caron Wheeler....
Lianne La Havas
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Offering a mostly acoustic and hushed hybrid of alternative folk and soul, Lianne La Havas was born and raised in London, England, the daughter of a Jamaican mother and Greek father. The singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist was a member of the Paris Parade with Christian Pinchbeck (a future member of Elephant), but the act proved to be short-lived....
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Clune Farm
Aldourie
Inverness, Scotland IV2 6DP
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