Rockness 2012 have announced further acts including Jeff Mills, Ash and The Pigeon Detectives.

Rockness 2012 have announced a mixed range of acts ranging from electro to indie, yes not long now……

Singer song writer Nina Nesbitt comes to Rockness, described as “a maverick, a one-off, utterly idiosyncratic and totally unique” or “a female Ed Sheeran” the un-doubtable talent saw her EP “The Apple Tree” launched in April. Former Groove Armada collaborator Becky Jones aka Saint Saviour whose captivating vocal style that has seen her compared to Kate Bush and Sinead O’Connor returns to Rockness. Her debut album ‘Union’ due for release a fortnight after her appearance at RockNess.

Ash return to the Highlands after mixed reviews in 2011 following Loopallu and Ironworks (We liked them – Ash at the Ironworks, others it would be fair to say, not so much) and we hope that that the opportunity to singalong with ‘Girl From Mars’ and the like will unite the audience. The highly energetic live shows of The Pigeon Detectives will be brought to Inverness twice this year (first up a night at the Ironworks in May). Other local favourites to return are Liverpudlians Sound of Guns, whose consistency is undoubtable.

Also on the  bill are All the Young are described as “Britrock revivalists whose sounds ooze the feel good factor of classic 90’s indie. Mixing brains and brawn the band have come to smash 2012 into a brave new frontier of indie rock n roll”. Errors are a Glaswegian band whose unique take on dance music have brought them acclaim across the board from MTV, Zane Lowe and Vic Galloway along with sessions at Maida Vale for Mary Anne Hobbs, Rob Da Bank and Huw Stephens, magazines such as NME, Dazed and Confused and Rock Sound,

Mixing swing, jazz, cha-cha-cha and a dollop of fat drum and bass are The Correspondants, who will also be joined by Brooklyn rapper Theophilus London, “electro wizard” Jeff Mills and RockNess favourite Rob Da Bank.

RockNess 2012 takes place 8-10 June, 2012 Dores. Ticket details available via

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