Rosalie Cunningham announced for Summer's End Festival

Rosalie Cunningham
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Psych prog rocker Rosalie Cunningham has been announced on the bill for this year's Summer's End Progressive Rock Festival in Chepstow.

She'll be appearing on the Saturday at the four-day event which runs from October 3-6, which is headlined by Swedish prog rockers Moon Safari. Also appearing on the bill are Cyan, Simon Godfrey and Friends, Magic Pie, Guy Manning, Hayley Griffiths Band, Coma Rossi, Storm Deva and more.

Former Genesis tour manager Richard Macphail will also now be appearing at the event, discussing his days tour managing Genesis, and telling stories from his acclaimed My Book Of Genesis.

"We are thrilled to announce that the final main-set slot will be taken by Rosalie Cunningham, who will bring her unique and entertaining brand of psych-influenced prog to Chepstow," say the organisers.

Cunningham, who recently appeared at Fusion Festival, has also just released a brand new single, The Return Of Ellington, which features the character Donovan Ellington, whom Cunningham had immortalised in the song of the same name on her second solo album, 2022's Two Piece Puzzle, and features Fairport Convention's Ric Sanders on violin. You can watch the new video for the single, which is available through Esoteric Recordings for digital and CD and M.E. for vinyl.

Day splits for this year's Summer's End are as follows:

Friday October 4:
Simon Godfrey (and Friends)
Richard Macphail (May appear Thursday)

Saturday October 5:
Moon Safari
Rosalie Cunningham
Coma Rossi
Under The Surface
Storm Deva (Presented by Progzilla Radio)

Sunday October 6:
Magic Pie
Guy Manning
Hayley Griffiths Band
Long Earth
Forgotten Gods

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Jerry Ewing

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock.