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RAMFEST III This Weekend!

February 25, 2009 – 16:54 by admin

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RAM FESTIVAL -  27 FEB – 01 MARCH 2009
NEKKIES HOLIDAY RESORT, WORCESTER, CAPE TOWN:

Only a few days to go to Ramfest 2009! Join us for a phenomenal line up, debuts and reunions, carnival characters, new tented rock rooms and bars, swimming & camping and the 2nd SA Guitar Championships.


Tickets: www.webtickets.co.za or at gate. Gate opens 8h00 on Fri 27 Feb – come early to avoid traffic congestion.

AIR GUITAR CHAMPIONSHIPS

The first SA Air Guitar Championships was held at Ramfest 2008.  Winner Heinie vd Walt “LORD WOLMER” was the first representative from Africa at the World Air Guitar Championships, held in in Finland in August 2008: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EMDyQo9Bo1g.  Heinie reached the no 19 position in the world and will be back at Ramfest this year to defend his title at the 2nd SA Air Guitar Championships.

To enter for Air Guitar Champ 2009:

Send a 30 sec video clip of yourself playing Air Guitar to:info@ramfest.co.za or RAMFEST, P.O.Box 39, Stellenbosch, 7599
Remember to add your contact detail and stage name.

The line-up is a mix of some of SA`s finest acts. Bands performing on the Main Stage include:

aKing, Lark, The Dirty Skirts, Fokofpolisiekar,  Battery 9, Bed on Bricks, Dan Patlansky,  Foto na Dans, Van Coke Kartel, Kidofdoom, Taxi Violence,  New Holland ,  Isochronous, Die Antwoord – previously known as Max Normal and many more.

Special Highlights include:

Inge Beckmann to join her former bandmembers for a Lark performance.

The debut performance of Max Normal`s new  futuristic rap rave act ‘Die Antwoord’

Reunion performance by VOD (Voice of Destruction.) Francois Blom teaming up with his former bandmates.


MAINSTAGE ( in Alphabetical order)

aKING (CT)
BATTERY 9 (JHB)
BED ON BRICKS (CT)
DIE ANTWOORD previously known as MAX NORMAL.TV (CT)

DAN PATLANSKY
THE DIRTY SKIRTS (CT)
FOKOFPOLISIEKAR (CT)
FOTO NA DANS (CT)
HOG HOGGIDY HOG (CT)
ISOCHRONOUS (PTA)
KIDOFDOOM (PTA)
** LARK** (Tour Kick off) (CT)
LITTLE KINGS (CT)

MR.CAT & THE JACKAL
NEW HOLLAND (CT)
PRETTY BLUE GUNS (CT)
TAXI VIOLENCE (CT)
THE BEAMS (CT)
THE HAVOC VULTURES (PTA)
THE PLASTICS (CT)
THE VIOLENT FREE PEACE (CT)
YESTERDAY’s PUPIL (PTA)
VAN COKE KARTEL (CT)
3rd WORLD SPECTATOR (CT)
……………………..


ELECTRONIC TENT


DJ FOKKOLNONSENSE (JHB)
LIFT CITIZEN (JHB)
MALCOLM SKENE aka MAGNUM HI FI (CT)
REGAN (Nano)
DJ SASSQUATCH (JHB)…………………


THE BLACK PARADE STAGE ( in Alphabetical order)

ARCHITECTURE OF AGGRESSION (PTA)
AZRAIL (CT)
CONTRAST THE WATER (DBN)
DAY TURNS NIGHT (CT)
EREBUS (JHB)
FACING THE GALLOWS (JHB)
GADABOUT (JHB)
MASSACRE ON 64th (CT)
MIND ASSAULT (CT)
REVENGE BY DAWN (CT)
RHUTZ (JHB)
THE DEAD WILL TELL (JHB)

THE HORROR CAST
THE SLEEPERS (CT)
YES SIR! MR MACHINE (CT)
VOICE OF DESTRUCTION (V.O.D) (CT) Reunion

TICKETS:

Weekend pass -
R250+ booking fee, available at www.webtickets.co.za from Dec 2008
R300 @ Gate

Saturday & Sunday pass –
R200 available @ Gate only

Sunday pass –
R70 available @ Gate only

**2009 Will see an enormous TENTED main bar area, which will double up as the electronic tent at night, thanx to HUNTERS and RED BULL’s stretched event vehicle – DJ station.
There will also be a separate HUNTERS freeform tented Lounge area, with couches and tables for the HUNTERS connoisseur.

**The famous ROCK ROOM (Stellenbosch)**
.. wil also be there putting up their TENTED restaurant with delicious gourmet burgers and special live performances.

**Food Stalls and Arts and Crafts Market**
There will be a variety of different food stalls from pizza’s and smoothies to full English breakfast & ice cream, catering for everybody’s needs as well as merchandise, clothing and other festival paraphernalia…
for bookings please contact info@ramfest.co.za or 021 8833607 during office hours

**The 2nd OFFICIAL SOUTH AFRICAN AIR GUITAR CHAMPIONSHIPS**
… will be held at RAM 2009. Please contact us if you think you have the mad skill and want to compete. See details on website: www.ramfest.co.za


** CAMPING, SWIMMING and BRAAIing**
RAM is a full weekend camping excursion, bring your tents caravan’s and camping gear. There is a large Swimming pool and a river, don’t forget your inflatable’s, and other swimming paraphernalia. There are many designated braai areas around the camp site and braai wood will be for sale.

**SHADING by BLAISE**
a huge Roof Structure will protect you from the harsh African sun and there will also be multiple shaded areas around the main entertainment area.

** Medics**
As always there will be professional medics on site, with all necessary emergency equipment, bring your own headache tablets and please PARTY SAFE!

**GREEN**
Environmentally Friendly: Please help to keep us as environmentally friendly as possible. Bring rubbish bags to keep your area clean.Rubbish bags will also be handed to each car arriving. All rubbish bags will be collected by our cleaners and sorted into the relevant recycling bins. Please leave glass at home.

INVITE ALL YOUR FRIENDS!

Website: www.ramfest.co.za

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