Summer's End confirm revamped line-up

The Enid
(Image credit: Will Ireland)

Summer's End Festival organisers have confirmed a revamped line-up for this year's event, that sees The Enid, The Blackheart Orchestra, Haze, warmrain and The Emerald Dawn added to the line-up, replacing those acts who had to withdraw

The Enid replace Pallas as headline act for Saturday whilst Haze replace Gungfly as special guests on the Sunday. Robert Reed's new version of Cyan, featuring Tiger Moth Tales' Peter Jones, who were originally on the bill in 2020, but then moved to Winter's End are now back on the Sunday.

On the Friday, The Blackheart Orchestra replace Amy Birks, who recently announced she does not wish to resume performing live currently. The Emerald Dawn will now open the Saturday and UK prog band warmrain replace Meer on the Sunday (Meer will now appear at Winter's End next year).

"We are thrilled to confirm that the Summers End Festival will go ahead as planned this year," says Huw Lloyd-Jones. "We are hugely grateful to all the supporters of the festival for their patience and faith over the last eighteen months. The support of the Summers End family has kept us going through some incredibly difficult times, so we are really excited that the festival is finally able to go ahead."

The organisers add that they will be working to a reduced capacity this year and so while all ticket types remain available for now, purchasing as soon as possible is advised. The Thursday night pre-show event will not now take place and all ticket purchasers will be refunded.

This year's event takes place at the Chepstow Drill Hall between October 1-3.

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Full day splits:

Hannah Moule & The Moulettes
The Blackheart Orchestra

The Enid
The Emerald Dawn

I Am The Manic Whale

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.