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Saturday, January 28, 2017

NEWS: Ramblin Man Fair adds extra date and more bands

THE massively enjoyable and relaxed Ramblin Man Fair, in Maidstone, Kent, has added an extra date to their weekend of celebration of all shades of rock, and yet more bands.

As well as the Saturday and Sunday, July 29th and 30th the weekend of fun will now kick off on the Friday.

Headliners on the 28th will be Saxon, with Last In Line and the Graham Bonnet Band with further guest acts to be announced.

Biff of Saxon had this to say about making a return to Ramblin Man:

“After a great time at the first Ramblin’ Man Fair we are very happy to be asked back to headline the inaugural Friday night this year. With all the hits and more coming your way … get out your denim and leather, it's going to be special”

Already announced are ZZ Top and Extreme as headliners on the Saturday and Sunday respectively.

Here's a list of the bands announced so far...

Friday 28th July

Main Stage Saxon (Headliner)
Last in Line
Graham Bonnet Band
*Plus Guest Act to be Announced*

Saturday 29th / Sunday 30th July

Main Stage ZZ Top (UK Festival exclusive)
Extreme (UK Festival exclusive)
Dokken (UK Exclusive)
Blues Pills
Monster Truck
British Lion
Jared James Nichols
Colour Of Noise

Prog in the Park Stage Kansas (Headliner)
I Am The Morning
The Gift

Blues Stage Joanne Shaw Taylor (Headliner)
The Quireboys (Blues set)
Big Boy Bloater

Outlaw Country Stage The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band (Headliner)
Dan Baird & Homemade Sin
Whiskey Dick
Jessica Lynn

Grooverider Stage Rival Sons (Headliner)
Vintage Caravan
The Picture Books
Dirty Thrills

Editor and owner of this site, Jonathan Traynor, had this to say about Ramblin Man: "We have had a team out at Ramblin Man for the past two years, and it is one of the most relaxed, chilled out celebrations of rock and blues out there. A wide variety of styles and types of bands -  you'll see old favourites, discover new acts and toast them all with a fine selection of beer!

Weekend tickets cost £150 (subject to booking fee)

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