BSR will play the main stage, with the band already glowing with the success of their recent release 'Heavy Fire' (review is here).
Lead singer Ricky Warwick welcomed the announcement: “BSR are delighted to make their Ramblin' Man debut at this year’s festival.
"Having played there last year with Thin Lizzy and Warwick/Johnson I can vouch for what a wonderful and atmospheric experience it is. Black Star Riders will be ready and primed!”
Joining the Black Star Riders in the latest tranche of announcements are Danny Worsnop (Ex-Asking Alexandira), the mightily impressive blues guitarist, Aaron Keylock, plus Tyler Bryany and the Shakedown, and Lionize.
Northern Ireland acts Trucker Diablo and Screaming Eagles will play the Rising Stage.
The three-day festival will be in its third year with headliners Saxon ZZ Top and Extreme. Among the other acts are Y&T, Last In Line, Graham Bonnet, Dokken, Steve Harris' British Lion, Kansas, Magnum, Focus, Joanne Shaw Taylor, The Quireboys, Monster truck, Dan Baird & Homemade Sin as well as many others.
Weekend and day tickets, plus VIP upgrades can be found here.