Archive for July, 2015

Crepes, crepes and more crepes…

Back by popular demand… Damien (affectionately known as ‘Crepe Dude’) from ‘La Parisienne Creperia’ will be back! With crepes, crepes and more crepes – have a look at the recipes here. There is nothing as good as a crepe at 4 o’clock in the morning to keep you going on that dancefloor!

#BringOnTheCrepes…

La Parisienne Creperia

Inspired Earth in La Vall…

We are thrilled to announce…

‘Inspired Earth’ is coming to La Vall for this year’s Riba Rocks festival. Bringing their Fair Trade clothing and accessories, La Vall with be filled with a colourful variety of ethnic, handmade clothing, homeware and accessories, bringing beautiful shopping to the festival doorstep.

For more information on the Inspired Earth products, their shop locations and to just give them a ‘like’ click here.

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Craft Beer at Riba Rocks!

We are thrilled to announce…

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Locally brewed Craft Beer will be available at this year’s Riba Rocks festival! Rafa and Jordi from the Vic Brewery (Vic, Catalunya) will be serving you their artisan ales throughout the weekend.

The Riba Rocks team have been fortunate enough to taste test these thirst-quenching ales and we are very much looking forward to September!! Click here to read more about the Vic Brewery.

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Go and give the Vic Brewery a like on facebook here.
You can also follow them on twitter here!

Adam Pinson – Exhibition

At this year’s Riba Rocks, you will not only be able to listen to some superb bands and djs from all over the world. You will also be treated to a series of contemporary art exhibitions.

The first, installed in the Daff Cafe, presents Adam Pinson’s work, which is something you will want to stand and stare at for hours on end, admiring the unique talent of the artist, reading the content and concept and admiring the absolute commitment by the artist to these all consuming works of art. Click here to view more of Pinson’s work.

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“A selection of drawings rendered using Colour Pencils by Adam Pinson, maker
of things & stuff, an illustrator of nothing in particular…”

Adam Pinson

No More Plastic Plates

We promise there will be no plastic plates or forks at this year’s Riba Rocks. Everything you use on the Great Beyond Records Main Stage will be COMPOSTABLE… we have sourced compostable plates and forks from Enviropack in the hope to make the festival as sustainable as we possibly can…

Discarded plates and forks on the Main Stage will be placed into separate containers and allowed to rot down and then it will be mixed in with the ‘deposits’ in the compost toilets and spread on the garden!

We are a small, intimate festival. Still our goal is to ‘Leave No Trace’ on the valley each year and to respect the beautiful wildlife therein. Help us to do that by separating your waste during your stay! Thanks so much. The RR Team.

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The ‘Riba Rocks Shuttle Bus’!

We are absolutely thrilled to bring you the ‘Riba Rocks Festival Shuttle Bus’…

  • Visit the picturesque village of Riba-roja d’Ebre
  • Have a swim at the public pool
  • Take a stroll around the ancient streets
  • Take a dip in the cool River Ebro
  • A leisurely kayak or pedalo
  • …or maybe you’re staying in the village and need to travel to the festival each day?

…the reliable and low cost shuttle service at this year’s Riba Rocks festival is the answer!

The Riba Rocks Festival Shuttle Bus will be running from the festival site to the village (via the train station) and back throughout the weekend including the very early hours of the morning!

There will be full details of the Shuttle Bus timetable at the train station, in the village and at the Riba Rocks festival site.

The village of Riba-roja d’Ebre – Photography by Dave Turley Photography

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The Riba Rocks Festival Shuttle Bus

Permaculture workshop with Boodaville

This year at Riba Rocks, we welcome to The Valley Anna Gurney from the Boodaville Project. Anna will be talking to us about permaculture ideas and philosophies as well as running a daytime workshop. We are really excited for you all to meet Anna and we feel this will be an invaluable exercise for our festival community.

The Boodaville Project, in the Matarranya district of Spain started in 2008 with the purchase of 1.5 hectares of olive terraces and pine forests in a stunning, tranquil location. Over the years, many people in an ever-growing international community have become involved and we’ve learned about, and applied, permaculture design during the development of the site.

The long term goal is to create a working example of permaculture principles in action, including food production, comfortable accommodation for guests and plenty of space for workshops and courses. In a nutshell, permaculture means that we will plan carefully to design hyper-efficient systems which make the most of natural processes, use few external resources, generate very little waste and are considerate of the local and global community. It will be a constantly evolving project as we move as close as possible to being truly sustainable while enabling others to change their own lifestyles and opening minds to alternative ways of seeing the world and relating to it.

Here’s dates for a few of the upcoming Boodaville events:
July 24-26 2015 : Weekend Retreat / Retiro – Yoga / Naturaleza / Relaxation
October 3 – 10 : Workcamp – Applied Permaculture Design / Campo de Trabajo – Permacultura

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Official line up for Riba Rocks 2015…

This is it!! The official line up for Riba Rocks 2015 – 4,5,6, September!

All day, all night… you will be entertained by some of the best DJs and groups from around the world for a whole weekend in the stunning valley environment in Riba-roja d’Ebre.

Come and join us and be part of this fantastic community. Grab a ticket here and we’ll see you in September!

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Riba Rocks 2015

A very special guest… Andreu Carranza

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Benvingut a la vall… un convidat molt especial a Riba Rocks d’aquest any. Autor, poeta i músic del grup Lo gitano blanc… Andreu Carranza!

More news from the valley… we welcome a very special guest to this year’s Riba Rocks. Author, poet and musician from the group Lo gitano blanc… Andreu Carranza!

Bienvenido al valle… un invitado muy especial a Riba Rocks de este año. Autor, poeta y músico del grupo Lo gitano blanc… Andreu Carranza!

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Couch Covers on the Delta Vista

Introducing….

‘Couch Covers’ to this year’s Riba Rocks festival…
Our artists will not only being giving you a superb performance on the Great Beyond Records Main Stage this year but they will also be showing you what they can do completely ‘unplugged’.

The ‘Delta Vista’ will host daytime ‘couch covers’ throughout the weekend. Artists will be showcasing some acoustic numbers plus a cover or two of their choice, all sitting on the Riba Rock’s couch!

‘Couch Covers’ al festival Riba Rocks…
Nuestros artistas no van a tocar solo actuaciones excelentes en el Escenario Principal ‘Great Beyond Records’ este año, pero que también van a mostrar que lo que pueden tocar por completo ‘unplugged’.

El ‘Delta Vista’ acogerá durante el día ‘Couch Covers’ todo el fin de semana. Los artistas estarán tocando algunos números acústicos más uno o dos ‘versiones’ de su elección, todos en el sofá de Riba Rocks!

‪#‎Couch‬ ‪#‎Covers‬ ‪#‎Intimate‬ ‪#‎Daytime‬ ‪#‎Peformances‬ ‪#‎RibaRocks2015‬ ‪#‎September‬

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