Merthyr Rock Festival full line-up announced

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Merthyr Rock are proud to announce the full line for one of the last alternative festivals of the Summer.

 

Independently run and with a huge community focus, the festival is situated in the beautiful historic Cyfarthfa Park, a public, Grade II space in the heart of Merthyr.  This boutique festival brings a mix of indie and rock bands, both home-grown talent and further afield.

FULL LINEUP/STAGE SPLITS


Friday 31st August:
Main Stage:
RAZORLIGHT
SAVES THE DAY
FUTURES

Second Stage:
Dirty Goods
The People the Poet
The Lash
The Undivided

Saturday 1st September
Main Stage:
SKINDRED
LOWER THAN ATLANTIS
YASHIN
EXIT TEN
THE DIRTY YOUTH
DOPAMINE
PROSPERINATHE DEAD WRETCHED

Second Stage – Lostprophets takeover:
Pulled Apart by Horses
Save Your Breath
Neil Starr & Gavin Butler
Exit_International
Black And Reds
Bastions
Astroid Boys
The Dead Formats

Sunday 2nd September

Main Stage:
KIDS IN GLASS HOUSES
DEAF HAVANA
WE ARE THE OCEAN
FUTURE OF THE LEFT
DON BROCO
STRAIGHT LINES
THE JAMES CLEAVER QUINTET
SHADOWS CHASING GHOSTS
REAPER IN SICILY

 

Second Stage – The Blackout Takeover
A  (EXCLUSIVE)
Canterbury
Marmozets
Proxies
Page 44
Blowgoat
Verses
Buried in Alaska

More news coming soon including Jagermeister trucks, and Skate & BMX half-pipe action!

Merthyr Rock is the UKs best new 3 day alt/rock festival in the heart of Wales. The festival will run from Friday 31st August- Sunday 2nd September 2012.

TICKETS:
Advance Weekend tickets are £65
Advance Day Tickets are priced at Friday £20 – Sat & Sun £25
Camping is £15 per person, for 3 nights (Fri, Sat, Sun)

Bus Home to Cardiff: £7 and £5 (U16): Coming to Merthyr Rock and want to leave the car behind? The Merthyr Rock Express Bus allows you to come to Merthyr by train and then get home by late night buses. The buses leave the Festival Site at 11.30pm and will call at the following stations en route to Cardiff: Abercynon, Pontypridd, Cardiff Central.

Merthyr Rock is a 14+ years only event and under 16s must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

External ticket stockists: Ticketline UK and See Tickets or call the Box Office on 01497 822 629

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Merthyrock Battle Of The Bands- entry to this has now closed.  The final heats will take place at the below locations. Prizes this year will include, once again, slots on the bill at Merthyr Rock, a Dean guitar, a shedload of CLIC goodies and much, much more.

Soar Chapel, Merthyr Tydfil – Friday 3 August
Bogiez, Cardiff – Thursday 9 August
Sin City, Swansea – Friday 10 August
Hobo’s, Bridgend – Saturday 11 August
Galeri, Caernarfon – TBC

The final will take place at Ebbw Vale Institute on Friday 17 August.

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