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Your Guide to Rock The Bells - 2006-08-04 05:06:59

© The Wu-Tang Corp.- 2006-08-04

If your going to Rock The Bells this weekend, make sure you look no further than Wu-Corp for your guide to (possibly) the best hip hop festival of 2006. So take note to the do and donts of the festival and check the FAQs out to help you on the way...

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ROCK THE BELLS LINEUP:



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There are only a few days left until the big show. Tickets are still available and will be sold at the box office the day of the show. Please note that doors for the San Bernardino, CA show will open promptly at 11:00am. Doors for the Concord, CA show will open promptly at 10:30am.

RZA will be doing a special book signing of his "Wu-Tang Manual" at both shows! Dont forget to stop by and support Supernatural as he attempts to freestyle for over 9 hours and break the Guiness Book of World Records for "Longest Freestyle Rap."

Please dress for a warm day and check the weather report here on our site for both shows. It looks like we are going to catch a break from record heat and have shows in the low 90s! (Whew!) Its going to be an amazing day of quality Hip Hop that will go down in history. The surprise performances are going to be amazing!

VENDOR INFO:

Rock the Bells will feature the largest collection of festival booths on the West Coast. As a Rock The Bells vendor booth exhibitor, you will have access to thousands customers who are anxious to learn about new products, festival essentials, and various other goods and services. Rock The Bells does not charge a duty (percentage) and positions vendors in areas with the most foot traffic and visibility. All you have to do to take advantage of this highly profitable opportunity is harness your entrepreneurial spirit and be willing to work hard. A good idea can go a long way at Rock The Bells. Vendors must provide there own tent, tables, and chairs. Insurance is required. Electricity is available.

FESTIVAL RULES:

Whats OK...

OK BACKPACKS (medium)
OK HATS
OK SUN BLOCK
OK LIGHTERS
OK SUNGLASSES
OK SEALED CIGARETTES
OK SMALL BEACH TOWEL
OK ALL AGES WELCOME
OK FANNY PACKS
OK STROLLERS

Whats NOT OK...

NO INSTRUMENTS
NO KNIVES / WEAPONS etc.
NO CHAINS / CHAIN WALLETS
NO BLANKETS
NO OUTSIDE FOOD & BEVERAGE
NO REFUNDS or EXCHANGES
NO CHAIRS
NO VIDEO CAMERAS
NO AUDIO RECORDING DEVICES
NO DRUGS AND/OR PARAPHERNALIA
NO CAMERAS

REQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

How big is a medium backpack? / How will this be enforced?
A medium backpack should be no bigger than 20" tall, 15" wide and 9" thick packed. Bags will have to fit into a box of that size similar to the system used at Airports. If your bag doesnt fit in the box it wont be able to go inside the venue.

What about bringing in my medical prescription? IE: Diabetic insulin?
You should identify yourselves to security while waiting to enter the venue. Security will locate the EMT adjacent to the main entrance, and they will assist you in storing your medication. Medical prescriptions and accompanying names on those containers will need to match the persons proper ID.

Can I bring in eye drops for my contact lenses?
Yes, but it needs to be in a marked container.

Can I bring a water squirt gun or mister?
Sorry, these will not be allowed into the venue. Check the vendor village.

Is Chapstick OK?
Yes.

Is there just beer in the beer garden or will there be other alcohol choices?
No hard alcohol will be served at the festival except in the V.I.P. Area. Beer will be available in designated areas, 21+ I.D. required.

Will there be vegetarian food offered?
There will be both Vegan and Vegetarian choices available along with a variety of other choices at the food courts.

Will there be flushable toilets and sinks available?
Yes there will be both.

Will there be ATM machines?
Yes, inside the grounds plus clearly marked on the festival guide.

Will there be a Lost & Found or Information Booth?
Yes, there will be a combination Lost & Found AND Information booth area clearly marked on the festival guide.

Will there be First Aid on site?
Yes. First Aid stations will be on site, clearly visible to find, and clearly marked on the festival guide.

Will I be able to find security if needed?
Yes, both Security and On-duty police officers will be stationary and free roaming.

What time does it end?
The festival ends at 12AM.

Will there be a printable map with directions to the site?
We are planning to have maps available to you closer to the festival date, please check back for details.

Will there be a festival map available ahead of time? And see locations of food courts, bathroom areas?
The festival guide will be available at vendor booths. Will you be posting set times in advance? Yes, check the website regularly.

Where can I buy tickets? I dont have a credit card to use internet/phone?
Please visit our tickets page for complete ticketing information.

Will there be tickets sold at the event?
If tickets are still available, they will be sold at the box office - cash or debit or credit card. Check back here for updated info closer to the day of the event.

What time can I pick up my will call tickets or tickets left for me?
There is not will call for the event, but the box office will be open at 11AM. The Ticketfast option is available on-line to print out your ticket.

SECURITY AND STAFF:

Public Safety is our number one concern. Everything will be done to ensure a quick and easy entrance to our event. All festival attendees will be subject to a search for your safety. Rock The Bells employs professional and courteous security and staff. There is a zero-tolerance policy for your protection. No fighting, lewd behavior, or misconduct will be allowed. All security and staff will be easily identified. Any and all issues should be reported to a supervisor or public safety officer.

ROCK THE BELLS FAQS:

1. Why is the show being held at NOS Events Center?
The grounds are better suited for a European-style music festival. With all of the open space, the scenic lagoon, and spacious aircraft hangers available, the NOS Events Center is the best place to have our show. The Orange Pavilion has a very large stage with an even larger viewing window. It’s a true general admission festival. Please be aware that moshing or crowd surfing may occur at this event. Hot & cold food stands, 21+ bars, friendly staff & security, clean flush restrooms, patrolled parking, and ATM’s. There will be a large vendor village where you can buy all your festival essentials, clothes, jewelry, music, and unique merchandise.

2. What about the weather?
Rock The Bells will happen rain or shine. Every precaution has been made to ensure that the quality of the show will not be affected by inclement weather.

3. I heard tickets might sell out. There are plenty of tickets available for Rock The Bells?
Buying tickets early avoids being charged more closer to the date of the show or waiting in line at the event. The NOS Events Center floor plan will be open and spacious. Don’t worry about tickets selling out.

4. Are the bands playing short “radio festival” style sets?
Rock The Bells allows the artists ample time to play full live sets. Usually, artists will only have enough time to play a few songs at your favorite radio stations’ music festival or Summer Jam. Rock The Bells allows its artists/bands to play all their favorite songs and even some new material. There will be some awesome groundbreaking music at this year’s show. There will be no “short” sets.

5. Where can I buy tickets?
You can buy tickets at all Ticketmaster outlets or on-line at ticketmaster.com. Ticketmaster outlets are located at all Tower Records, Wherehouse Music, Ritmo-Latino, and Robinson-May department stores. There are also tickets available at a few select Hip Hop shops around Southern California only.

6. How can I save money?
You can save money by purchasing your tickets early. If youre a Southern California resident, you can check your local record store for tickets to avoid the fees incurred from an outlet.




For even more details, check out the official website rockthebells.net


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