RockNess named Best Small Festival at 2012 NME awards
- Amy Anderson
- 1 March 2012
Boutique festival wins award for second year running
RockNess has been named as the UK's Best Small Festival at the annual NME Awards.
Organisers managed to beat off competition from other festivals including Latitude, Kendal Calling, Hop Farm and Field Day to win the award for the second year running.
On receiving the award, festival director Jim King said, ‘This is amazing. Thanks to everyone at NME and to everyone who took the time to vote for us. For those who have been to the festival before, thank you so much for your support and please now spread the word.’
Confirmed acts on this year's line-up include Biffy Clyro, Mumford & Sons, Deadmau5, Metronomy, Death in Vegas, Ed Sheeran, Noah and The Whale, Justice and Chic featuring Nile Rodgers.
RockNess takes place from Fri 8–Sun 10 June 2012 on the eastern banks of Loch Ness.
Tickets are on sale now at rockness.co.uk.