Ramblin Man Fair: Further Prog acts added including ANATHEMA and ALCEST

Ramblin Man Fair: Further Prog acts added including ANATHEMA and ALCEST

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Ramblin’ Man Fair has announced further acts to join the already impressive bill. The Rock Collective and TeamRock presents… event will bring the best of Classic Rock, Progressive Rock, Country and Blues to Mote Park in Maidstone, Kent over the weekend of 25th and 26th July 2015.

Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th July will see the following Prog Stage additions (with more still to be announced)

Anathema 
are one of the most innovative and challenging progressive rock bands of the modern era. Formed in Liverpool in the early 90s, the band released its tenth album Distant Satellites in 2014 – an album that was compared to Radiohead’s Kid A, and described by Allmusic.com as “powerful and compelling.”

Haken 
formed in London in 2007 and have since become firmly established as a leading modern progressive rock band. Their most recent album, The Mountain, released in 2013, was compared to Dream Theater and King Crimson – heady praise indeed.

Alcest was founded in the year 2000, and via with releases such as Le Secret(2005) and Souvenirs d’un autre monde (2007) virtually created the post Black Metal Shoegaze/Black Metal “Blackgaze“ genre. Over the years, Alcest helped make this style surprisingly popular around the world and continue to be its foremost proponents.

Knifeworld 
are a leftfield psychedelic rock band led by former Cardiacs guitarist Kavius Torabi. Their 2014 album The Unravelling was given a maximum five-star rating in The Guardian, with writer Dom Lawson declaring it: “an ingenious, joyful exercise in exploratory zeal.”

Violinist and composer Anna Phoebe has been thrilling audiences all over the world with her stunning live performances. Dazzling and charismatic, she’s played major arenas all over the United States, London venues including the Royal Albert Hall and now brings her show to Ramblin Man Fair in 2015.

Unto Us, The progressive rock 5 piece from the UK are continuing on the road of success after the release of their critically acclaimed album ‘The Human Landscape’, with a place on this years prog stage at The Ramblin Man Fair. In a recent album review Prog Rock magazine had this to say – “The Human Landscape is a frequently enchanting debut, Surprisingly gripping and well worth the wait!”

More acts for all stages are set to be announced soon…

Early ticket buyers will have a once in a lifetime opportunity to take up the very special offer of being in the Founders Club. As well as including two years VIP tickets this unique offer gives the Founders access to their own special club area on site for life, exclusive merchandise and much much more.

All weekend tickets for Ramblin’ Man Fair include 6 months membership to TeamRock+. This provides online access via Teamrock.com to complete current issue magazine content for Classic Rock, Metal Hammer and Prog, and bonus content including archive articles going back 30 years.

Tickets are available from www.ticketmaster.co.uk

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