UFO have been added to the bill for this years' Ramblin' Man Fair festival. The celebrated veteran British band join Scorpion Child, Toseland, Stone Broken and Caitlin Koch, as the latest acts to be announced for the event which takes place at Mote Park, Maidstone, from 28 - 30 July.
The latest additions join the likes of headliners ZZ Top, Extreme and Saxon, along with Vivian Campbell's Last In Line, classic rock favourites Y&T, and former Rainbow vocalist Graham Bonnet, who are all set to appear.
Other acts taking to the stage across the weekend include former Deep Purple man Glenn Hughes, Iron Maiden leader Steve Harris' British Lion, and hair metal supremos Dokken. Also announced Scott Gorham and Black Star Riders will be taking to the bill.
Following on from the critically acclaimed and commercially successful second year in 2016, Ramblin’ Man Fair returns bigger, longer and louder. Set in the beautiful Mote Park in Maidstone, Kent, the festival's location is right in 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.
Fittingly, for its third outing, following the inaugural event in 2015, and its follow-up in 2016, Ramblin’ Man Fair this year for the first time adds a third day, The festival will now be open from 4pm on Friday 28th July with the first wave of bands announced available to view on the poster below.
Stages announced so far include Planet Rock Mainstage, Prog In the Park Stage, Outlaw Country Stage and Blues Stage. New for 2017 is a Guest stage unique to next year’s event more details of which will emerge in a later release.
Tickets for Ramblin' Man Fair are available now, with Friday only ticket general admission priced at £45, and Friday only ticket VIP £65, subject to booking fee. Weekend General Admission tickets meanwhile start at £150, with VIP upgrades £250, again, subject to booking fee. Finally, day tickets for Saturday and Sunday are available from £85, subject to booking fee.
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