This fifth edition of the RIO (Rock In Opposition) Festival is set to take place September
21-23, 2012 at Maison de la Musique in Le Garric, France. The festival features avant-garde, Canterbury, chamber rock and Zeuhl forms of progressive rock.
The 2012 program will be slightly different from the previous editions. It will be divided into two parts: the concerts and the finale.
The Festival as such will take place on Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd September 2012. Seven groups are scheduled:
Kafka / Benjamin de la Fuente (France)
One Shot (France)
Spoke Orkestra (France)
We Insist ! (France)
Thinking Plague (USA)
Strange Enquête (France)
Ticket price for two days:
Ticket will be available in advance for €25 per day. The two-day pass will be 50 euros . Additional fees may add up if tickets are purchased online or using Paypal. Tickets will also be sold at the venue for €30 per day.
a.. AM, in the main venue: projection of Adele Schmidt’s and Jose Zegarra Holder’s movie about the European “Rock In Opposition” movement.
b.. Lunch time: closing lunch for festival-goers and musicians
c.. PM: in the main venue: workshop/ master class with Christian Vander (Magma) and concert by Erik Baron. Festival closing time: 5PM.
Entrance fee for September 23rd
Movie projection/ masterclass and concert: €10. Closing lunch: €15. Reservation recommended payable online or at the venue.
For those who wish to participate to the whole festival, it is recommended to book for accommodation at the uUberge Cap Decouverte or any hotel in the neighborhood in advance.
Rock in Opposition Festival 2012
Maison de la Musique
Cap Découverte 81450
Le Garric (Carmaux), France
More at: http://www.rocktime.org/rio/