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Rhythm and Alps 28-29 December 2012

Rhythm and Alps 28-29 December 2012

Christchurch, December 24, 2012 - More than 50 prolific international and local acts are gearing up to take the stage for the South Island’s premier 2-day camping music festival on the 28th and 29th of December.

“Netsky has landed on kiwi shores and gearing up for a big one; “It’s my third time to New Zealand, and this time I have my live band. We’ll be playing live on the main stage on the 28th and I can’t wait!”

Situated in the picturesque Canterbury Plains region, Terrace Downs Resort will play host to Rhythm and Alps for its second consecutive year. Only a 50 min drive from Christchurch City Airport, an accessible location with free camping for ticket holders.

Rhythm and Alps will boast 3 stages each with their own personality and stature. ‘The Alpine Arena’ will the host the heavyweights including; SBTRKT LIVE, Disclosure, Netsky LIVE and Hospitality (Showcase); ‘The Rhythm Room’ will bring the heat with the likes of Flume, Hermitude, Die!Die!Die! and JStar; and the third and final, is tucked away in the forest amongst a magical woodland setting hence it’s name, ‘Where The Wild Things Are’ - staging a stellar, all-local line up.

Festival director, Alex Turnbull says, “The festival site is looking amazing, and we’re really happy with it. Just putting finishing touches on the production and we’re ready to rock!”

It’s not just music that will entertain; there are three fully stocked bars, 10 vendors operating in The Hunger Hub, volleyball, touch rugby, waterslides, Camp Central, The Edge Style Lounge, Spotify Chill Lounge, and so much more providing ticket holders with plenty of action and places to refuel and refresh.

Transport from Christchurch is easy. Methven Travel is operating services from Christchurch airport to Methven. Please contact Dave to make your booking; phone 03 302 8106 or free call 0800 684 888 (from anywhere in NZ) or visit their website at

If you have any further questions about how to get to R&A, including buses from Methven to the festival site, please visit

Tickets only $169.00 with free camping included

“The weather forecast is looking brilliant so get your crew together and come and enjoy the biggest camping and music festival these holidays,” says Turnbull. “It' s going to be one hell of a party.”

For more info go to

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