Ramblin’ Man Fair: UFO, Scorpion Child, more added to bill


Another five artists have been announced for this year’s Ramblin’ Man Fair.

UFO, Scorpion Child, Stone Broken, Toseland and Caitlin Koch have all been confirmed for this year’s festival of classic rock, prog, country and blues at Mote Park in Maidstone, Kent on July 28-30.

They’ll join previously announced artists including Saxon, ZZ Top, Extreme, Black Star Riders, Dokken, Supersonic Blues Machine, Kansas, Magnum, Martin Turner’s Wishbone Ash and Joanne Shaw Taylor.

Find the full list of artists and stages below.

Tickets for the 2017 Ramblin’ Man Fair are available from the official festival site.

Ramblin’ Man Fair 2017 lineup

July 28

Main Stage

Last in Line
Graham Bonnet Band

July 29-30

Main Stage

ZZ Top
Black Star Riders
Supersonic Blues Machine
Glenn Hughes
Blues Pills
Monster Truck
Danny Worsnop
British Lion
Jared James Nichols
Stone Broken

Prog In The Park Stage

Martin Turner’s Wishbone Ash
I Am The Morning
The Gift

Blues Stage

Joanne Shaw Taylor
The Quireboys
Tyler Bryant
Aaron Keylock
Big Boy Bloater

Outlaw Country Stage

The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band
Dan Baird & Homemade Sin
Steve “N” Seagulls
Whiskey Dick
Jessica Lynn
Caitlin Koch

Grooverider Stage

Rival Sons
Vintage Caravan
The Kyle Gass Band
The Picture Books
Scorpion Child
Dirty Thrills

Ramblin’ Man adds Glenn Hughes, Supersonic Blues Machine

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