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Carl Palmer, Focus, Curved Air for Cambridge

Carl Palmer’s ELP Experience, Focus and Curved Air have been named as headliners for this year’s Cambridge Rock Festival.

It takes place on the weekend of August 4-7 at the Haggis Farm Polo Club, Barton, UK.

Also confirmed are the reunited Pink Fairies, HeKz, Purson, The Mentulls, Hazel O’Connor, Cregan And Co, Walkway, Yossarian, Malayan Blues, Doris Brendel and Derecho.

Organisers say: “With classic rock, blues, progressive rock and metal, all stages are covered. The festival has some great food stalls – and it’s renowned for its 70 real ales, ciders, wines and lager.”

Further acts will be announced in due course. Tickets are on sale now via the festival website.

Martin Kielty

Not only is one-time online news editor Martin an established rock journalist and drummer, but he’s also penned several books on music history, including SAHB Story: The Tale of the Sensational Alex Harvey Band (opens in new tab), a band he once managed, and the best-selling Apollo Memories (opens in new tab) about the history of the legendary and infamous Glasgow Apollo. Martin has written for Classic Rock and Prog and at one time had written more articles for Louder than anyone else (we think he's second now). He’s appeared on TV and when not delving intro all things music, can be found travelling along the UK’s vast canal network.