Spirit Of Rock Presents
Ramblin’ Man Fair
Mote Park, Maidstone, Kent UK
19th, 20th& 21st July 2019
LINE UP ANNOUNCEMENT
THE TEMPERANCE MOVEMENT
UGLY KID JOE
(Saturday - The Planet Rock Main Stage)
2018 Critical Praise
"Great line-up, good vibes, green space... Ramblin' Man Fair is a classic rock lover's happy place." - Classic Rock Magazine
“Ramblin’ Man Fair Transforms Mote Park each year into its own raunchy turn off Route 66” - Planet Rock Magazine
"The highlight of the rock music calendar that sees the best genres of music come together in perfect 'southern harmony'.” - Powerplay Magazine
“As always, the Prog stage at Ramblin’ Man played host to a varied and compelling line-up, from the impossibly glamorous Goldray to explosive Finnish maestros the Von Hertzen Brothers. Topping it all was the legendary Fish, lots of songs from Clutching At Straws, and not a dry eye in the house. And, unlike some festivals, there were no queues at the bar.” - Prog Magazine
"A laid-back and most enjoyable rock festival." - Record Collector Magazine
“Long live Ramblin’ Man Fair” - Johnnie Walker BBC Radio 2 Rock Show
Following on from the critically acclaimed and commercially successful fourth year in 2018, Ramblin’ Man Fair returns in 2019! This year the festival will move back its traditional end of July slot on the 19th, 20thand 21stJuly.
THE TEMPERANCE MOVEMENT (Saturday Main Stage) –Hailing from Scotland and coming off the back of an extremely successful album “A Deeper Cut, the five-piece is ready to join the already staggering Ramblin’ Man Fair lineup. Formed in 2011, The Temperance Movement released their critically acclaimed third album last year entering the UK album chart in the Top 10. “A Deeper Cut” showed the world The Temperance Movement are back with their defining sound, which blends lyrical intensity and flawless music performance into a continuum of exciting rock. The band has also been conquering stages across the UK and Europe, winning over legion of fans with their enticing live performances.
UGLY KID JOE (Saturday Main Stage) – Formed in 1987, the Californian five piece burst onto the scene in 1991 with their multi-platinum debut EP ‘As Ugly As They Want Be’ - which shattered all records at that time becoming the biggest selling EP of all time. They followed this up with critically acclaimed records “Americas Least Wanted”, “Menace to Sobriety” and “Motel California” through the 1990s, which spawned an array of hit singles such as the truly global anthem “Everything About You” and the likes of “Cats in the Cradle”, “Neighbor” and “Busy Bee”. After a hiatus of over a decade the band returned with EP “Stairway to Hell” and then 2015’s critically acclaimed album “Uglier Than They Used To Be”. In Whitfield Crane, the band has one of the most engaging and entertaining rock front-man on the current scene. Crane as a frontman, a band as tight as they have ever been and a huge catalogue of hits mean Ugly Kid Joe are not to be missed at Ramblin’ Man Fair 2019
“UKJ is excited to play Ramblin’ Man Fair this year! We’ve be keeping an eye on it the past couple years and it’s grown into a monster! We are excited to feed the monster!!” - Whitfield Crane
EVERLAST (Sunday Blues Stage) – Once best known for his tenure in the rap unit House of Pain, Everlast successfully reinvented himself in 1998 with the best-selling Whitney Ford Sings the Blues. The critically acclaimed platinum selling record spurred a whole new career for Everlast which has gone from strength to strength most recently with last years release and his 8th solo studio album ‘Whitney Ford’s House of Pain’. This year Everlast will bring his unique blend of blues to Ramblin’ Man Fair when he performs on the Blues Stage on Sunday 21st.
THE TEMPERANCE MOVEMENT, UGLY KID JOE and EVERLAST join already announced bands including Rock legends FOREIGNER (Sunday’s Planet Rock Main Stage Headliner), BLACK STONE CHERRY (Saturday’s Planet Rock Main Stage Headliner), American blues singer/songwriter BETH HART (Blues Stage Headliner), Prog in the Park Headliner ANATHEMA, THE DARKNESS (Friday Planet Rock Main Stage Headliner),AIRBOURNE (Saturday Main Stage Special Guest)
THE WILDHEARTS (Friday Main Stage Special Guest), LIVING COLOUR (Main Stage), JESSE DAYTON (Outlaw Country Stage),KOYO (Prog in the Park Stage), ORANGE GOBLIN (Grooverider Stage), CROBOT (Grooverider Stage), OBSESSED (Grooverider Stage), ROBERT JON AND THE WRECK(Outlaw Stage) and CHRIS ROBINSON BROTHERHOOD as well as more prog acts including Swedish act Pain of Salvation and polish prog giants Riverside.
Also a wave of new rock talent including Kris Barras, Allman Betts Band, The Lazys, Austin Gold, Vola, Scardust, Wille & The Bandits, Elles Bailey, Chantel McGregor, Gin Annie, Outlaw Orchestra, Cellar Door Moon Crow, Fallen State, Dust Bowl Jokies, Rainbreakers, Matt Mitchell &The Coldhearts, Salvation Jayne and Ryders Creed.
2019 Line Up so far……..
Friday 19th July
Planet Rock Main Stage
Saturday 20th July
Planet Rock Main Stage
BLACK STONE CHERRY
The Temperance Movement
Ugly Kid Joe
Outlaw Country Stage
ALLMAN BETTS BAND
Robert Jon & The Wreck
The Plott Hounds
Wille and the Bandits
Prog in the Park Stage
Pain of Salvation
Planet Rock Main Stage
Chris Robinsoon Brotherhood
Saturday 20thand Sunday 21stJuly
Cellar Door Moon Crow
Dust Bowl Jokies
Matt Mitchell & The Coldhearts
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 19th, 20th and 21st July.
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