Ramblin Man Fair 2017 Announces Fourth Wave of Artists.

Vince Ray

Ramblin Man Fair returns in 2017 after its successful debut in July 2015 and its follow-up weekend in July 2016. Ramblin Man Fair 2017 takes place on Saturday 29th to Sunday 30th July 2017 in the beautiful surroundings of Mote Park, Mote Avenue, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 7SU, United Kingdom.

The 2015 weekend featured The Classic Rock stage (Main Stage), The Prog Stage, The Outlaw Country Stage and The Blues Magazine Stage and showcased the talents of The Temperance Movement, Danny Bryant, Rival Sons, Joanne Shaw Taylor, Blue Oyster Cult, Toseland, Bernie Marsden, Aaron Keylock, Jess and The Bandits, JD and The Straight Shot and others as well as the headliners Scorpions and Gregg Allman.

In 2016 we were treated to sets by Headspace, Procol Harum, The Cadillac Three, Airbourne, The Kentucky Headhunters, Inglorious, The Answer, Thunder, Europe, Family, Uriah Heep, Purson. Hayseed Dixie, Bob Wayne, Whiskey Myers, IO Earth,, Thin Lizzy, Hogjaw, Leogun, Tax The Heat, Terrorvision The Zombies and headline sets from Whitesnake and Black Stone Cherry.

Ramblin Man have also released the following: “After the storming and the very successful Friday night at last year’s fair we realised we needed to get a MUCH BIGGER stage for this year. So with that in mind we are opening up the main arena at 4pm Friday 28 July and are very pleased to announce and are excited to welcome back to Ramblin’ Man ……. The forever mighty, the legends of heavy metal Mr Biff Byford and Saxon (Official) who will headline our all new Friday at The Fair! And they will be joined by Last In Line featuring Def Leppard’s Vivian Campbell and ex Dio drummer extraordinaire Vinny Appice and finally but by no means least and of Rainbow. the Michael Schenker Group, & Alcatrazz and Impellitteri fame, the voice that is Graham Bonnet Band!”

You can read our full review of Ramblin Man Fair 2015 with a photo gallery by John Bull at Rockrpix and Kieran White at KW Media here: http://bit.ly/1ZSleRG

You can read our full review of Ramblin Man Fair 2016 with a photo gallery by John Bull at Rockrpix and Kieran White at KW Media here: http://bit.ly/2aaEqnq 

More artists, stages and day splits have been announced and are listed below:

Friday 28th July 2017

 Main Stage
Saxon (Headliner)
Last in Line
Graham Bonnet Band
Saturday 29th July 2017  

Main Stage

  • Extreme (Headliner and UK Exclusive)
  • Black Star Riders (Special Guests & UK Festival Exclusive)
  • Dokken (UK Exclusive)
  • Steve Harris’ British Lion
  • Jared James Nichols (Articles about Jared James Nichols here: http://bit.ly/2g7nxyk)

Groove Rider Stage

  • Rival Sons (Headliner)
  • The Vintage Caravan
  • The Picturebooks
  • Lionize
  • Dirty Thrills

Outlaw Country Stage

  • Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band (Headliner) (Articles about Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band here: http://bit.ly/2jNHFbb)
  • Dan Baird & Homemade Sin
  • Ghoultown
  • Whiskey Dick
  • Jessica Lynn

Sunday 30th July 2017   Main Stage

  • ZZ Top (Headliner and UK Festival Exclusive) (Our exclusive interview with Billy F. Gibbons: http://bit.ly/2blHNqH
  • Monster Truck (Articles about Monster Truck here: http://bit.ly/2gUNtP6
  • Blues Pills
  • Danny Worsnop (Solo – Asking Alexandria Frontman)
  • Colour of Noise

Prog In The Park Stage

  • Kansas (Headliner)
  • Magnum
  • Focus
  • I Am The Morning
  • The Gift

Blues Stage

  • Joanne Shaw Taylor (Headliner) (Articles about Joanne Shaw Taylor here: http://bit.ly/2g7ouXA
  • The Quireboys (Exclusive Blues Set)
  • Tyler Bryant and The Shakedown
  • Aaron Keylock (Articles about Aaron Keylock here: http://bit.ly/2lh1UPK)
  • Big Boy Bloater (Articles about Big Boy Bloater here: http://bit.ly/2dK3AfD)

Rising Stage (In Association with  Laney Amplification, Tama Drums & Zildjian Company)

  • Broken Witt Rebels (Articles about Broken Witt Rebels here: http://bit.ly/2kbmb9x)
  • Aaron Buchanan & The Cult Classics
  • Knock Out Kaine
  • Blackwater Conspiracy
  • Kris Barras Band
  • SKAM
  • Bad Touch (Articles about Bad Touch here: http://bit.ly/2kQkYBp)
  • Screaming Eagles
  • The Nile Deltas
  • The Fallen State
  • Trucker Diablo
  • Treason Kings
  • KilliT

Glenn Sargeant

Ramblin Man Fair 2017 takes place at Mote Park, Mote Avenue, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 7SU, United Kingdom on Saturday 29th July and Sunday 30th July 2017.

An extra day of music has been added for Friday 28th July 2017. Tickets for this a sold separately at £45 each (plus fees). 

You can also purchase tickets (Standard and VIP), camping and passes for cars, caravans, camper vans, motorhomes and motorbikes from http://www.ramblinmanfair.com/ 

(Feature Image Credit: Vince Ray. Many thanks to Ramblin Man Fair and Duff Press for help with this announcement)

Ramblin Man Fair 2017