RAMfest, one of South Africa`s biggest annual alternative music festivals, announced that Rise Against will be headlining RAMfest in 2013. After the success of their phenomenal set at RAMfest 2010, Paul Harding and Ben Verse from Pendulum will also be returning to perform at RAMfest 2013.
Rise Against is an American punk rock band from Chicago, Illinois. The band`s first two albums “The Unraveling” (2001) and “Revolutions per Minute” (2003) met with considerable underground success. Their major label debut “Siren Song of the Counter Culture” brought the band mainstream success, producing several successful singles. The two albums after that “The Sufferer and the Witness” and “Appeal to Reason” respectively debuted at number ten and number three on the Billboard 200 Chart. All three albums reached platinum status in Canada and Gold status in the USA.
Rise Against will be performing at RAMfest Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban, and Pendulum will be performing in all five cities between 8-16 March 2013.
Cape Town: 7-9 March, Circle of Dreams, Riviersonderend.
Bloemfontein: 13 March, venue TBA.
Port Elizabeth, 15 March, venue TBA.
Durban: 15 March, Wavehouse, Gateway Shopping Centre.
Johannesburg: 15-16 March, Riversands Farm, Fourways.
Ticket prices for RAMfest main shows:
Cape Town: 7-9 March: R490 early bird (limited amount available), R550 pre-sold and R650 at the gate.
Johannesburg: 15-16 March: R490 early bird (limited amount available), R550 pre-sold and R650 at the gate.
Durban: 15 March: R300 early (limited amount available), R350 pre-sold and R450 at the gate.
Ticket sales for side shows will open soon:
Durban: 8 March: R100 early (limited amount available) and R150 pre-sold.
Bloemfontein: 13 March: R100 early bird (limited amount available) and R150 pre-sold.
Port Elizabeth: 15 March: R100 early bird (limited amount available) and R150 pre-sold.