RAMBLIN' MAN 2018 - PROG STAGE ANNOUNCED


Spirit Of Rock Presents Ramblin’ Man Fair Mote Park, Maidstone, Kent UK 30th June & 1st July 2018

Joining the existing line-up will be

Prog in the Park Stage FISH - Headliner (Playing Material From The “Clutching At Straws” Album) MOSTLY AUTUMN VON HERTZEN BROTHERS

Steve Earle & The Dukes UK Exclusive Set Halestorm UK Festival Exclusive Blackberry Smoke UK Festival Exclusive Sons Of Apollo UK Festival Exclusive

Following on from the critically acclaimed and commercially successful third year in 2017, Ramblin’ Man Fair returns in 2018! This year the festival will move from its traditional end of July slot to the 30th June and 1st July 2018
Ramblin’ Man Fair is pleased to announce the first bands confirmed for the event in 2018. These include Steve Earle & The Dukes – Playing a UK Exclusive set ‘Copperhead Road plus Hits!’ (Outlaw Country Stage, Headliner), Halestorm (Main Stage, Special Guests), Blackberry Smoke (Main Stage) and Sons Of Apollo (Main Stage). Ramblin’ Man Fair is the must see event for discerning festival goers. A quality musical line up with a number of UK exclusive performances. The event is a unique experience fast becoming a staple of the UK festival calendar. The festival will take place in the beautiful Mote Park in Maidstone, Kent – the garden of England. The park is one of the largest in South East England with more than 450 acres of mature parkland and a 30-acre lake. With multiple travel links via train (Ashford International, Maidstone East and Maidstone West in close proximity) and road (with three park and rides available around Maidstone). The festival site is also perfect for European festival goers with easy links to the London airports, Eurostar via Ashford Int’l and Channel Ferries to and from mainland Europe. Ramblin’ Man Fair will take place on Saturday 30th June and Sunday 1st July 2018. Announced acts to date are: Main Stage Halestorm (Special Guest) Blackberry Smoke Sons Of Apollo Country Stage Steve Earle & The Dukes (Headliner) (UK Exclusive Set ‘Copperhead Road plus Hits!’) STEVE EARLE & THE DUKES (Outlaw Country Stage, Headline / UK Exclusive) – With a career spanning over 40 years, Steve Earle is revered as a consummate songwriter and performer, in addition to film and TV actor, author, poet and playwright. He has also established himself as one of the most prolific songwriters of his lifetime, his songs recorded by the likes of Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings and Emmylou Harris. Since 1974 Steve Earle has released 16 studio albums. In 2018 he will be playing a UK Exclusive set of his iconic album ‘Copperhead Road plus Hits’ at Ramblin’ Man Fair. HALESTORM (Main Stage, Special Guest / UK Festival Exclusive) – One of the most exciting rock bands of recent years, fronted by the indomitable Lzzy Hale. The band have released a series of critically and commercially acclaimed albums and singles, including the Grammy winning single “Love Bi