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Cambridge Rock Festival

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Cambridge Rock Festival takes place 7-10 August 2014 at Haggis Farm Polo Club in Barton on the outskirts of Cambridge.

Artists confirmed so far include FM (30th Anniversary show), Wishbone Ash, Snakecharmer, The Ultimate Eagles, Chantel McGregor, Don Airey and many more with 100+ artists yet to be added to the bill.

Visit cambridgerockfestival.co.uk/ for more information.

Featuring

FM

FM appearing at this event

Formed in 1984, FM signed to CBS (Sony) records and toured with such luminaries as Bon Jovi, Tina Turner and Whitesnake plus many more. They did their own headline theatre tour of the UK in 1989, including a sold out London Hammersmith Apollo. The band released 5 studio albums, a live acoustic album and 'Best Of' compilation. In 1996 with the changing musical tide the band split but remained close friends. Then, in 2007 they were persuaded to reform for a one-off show at Nottingham Rock City (Firefest IV) and are still rocking strong today.

See 10 tour dates featuring FM

Wishbone Ash

Wishbone Ash appearing at this event

More than 28 years after they were named the 'Brightest Hope' and the 'Best New Group' in the influential British music publications Melody Maker and Sounds, Wishbone Ash's following and influence continue unabated. In 2002, founder members Andy Powell and Ted Turner were voted among the top 20 guitarists of all time by Rolling Stone Magazine, and the group's albums continue to be strong sellers around the world. The current line-up is: Andy Powell, Bob Skeat, Muddy Manninen and Joe Crabtree. Having performed on five continents to worldwide acclaim, Wishbone Ash still perform more than 150 shows a year.

See 21 tour dates featuring Wishbone Ash

Snakecharmer

Snakecharmer appearing at this event

Six of the UK's most highly-esteemed and experienced rock musicians have joined forces to create Snakecharmer. Original Whitesnake members Micky Moody and Neil Murray have teamed up with Laurie Wisefield (Wishbone Ash), Harry James (Thunder, Magnum), Adam Wakeman (Ozzy Osbourne) and Chris Ousey (Heartland) to bring you classic twin-guitar based rock as it should be played.

See Snakecharmer tour dates

Ultimate Eagles

Ultimate Eagles appearing at this event

Here is a group of musicians that take the music of The Eagles very seriously. From the pitch-perfect harmonies to the blazing guitar solos, you'll be amazed by the stunning recreation of some of the finest songs ever written. Each and every member is an outstanding musician in their own right - rock stars, BAFTA award winners and all well respected players with years of touring and recording experience. And make no mistake - this is a band that loves what it does. One look at the Ultimate Eagles’ collective experience, musicality and professionalism, and it’s easy to understand the band's simple yet bold mission statement: To play The Eagles’ music better than anybody, anywhere, second only to The Eagles themselves.

See 2 tour dates featuring Ultimate Eagles

Chantel McGregor

Chantel McGregor appearing at this event

Imagine the tone of Robin Trower, the inspiration of Hendrix, the influence of Stevie Ray Vaughan, the energy of Bonamassa, the intensity of Walter Trout and the haunting vocal of Stevie Nicks all rolled into one.........then let me introduce Chantel McGregor, one of the most exciting rock-blues musicians in the UK! Chantel has won several awards, the latest being voted "Guitarist of the Year" and "Female Vocalist of the Year" in the British Blues Awards 2013.

See 6 tour dates featuring Chantel McGregor

The Pure Floyd Show

A high-energy seven member tribute to the legendary Pink Floyd covering every chapter of this great band, from the psychedelic pop of the 1960s to 'Dark Side of the Moon', 'The Wall', 'The Division Bell' and beyond.

See The Pure Floyd Show tour dates

Mostly Autumn

Mostly Autumn appearing at this event

Powerful atmospheric rock with a Celtic edge, influenced by Pink Floyd, Deep Purple and Genesis, and reminiscent of '70s Fleetwood Mac and Fairport Convention - difficult to pigeonhole, and although Mostly Autumn wears its influences on its sleeve, the originality far outweighs this. Mostly Autumn's sound incorporates the uses of flute, low and penny whistles, violins and vocal harmonies - over a powerful band, existing of keyboards, two guitarists, bass and drums.

See 4 tour dates featuring Mostly Autumn

Don Airey

Don Airey appearing at this event

Don Airey has been the keyboard player with Deep Purple since 2002. He plays classic tracks from his illustrious past career. As well as Deep Purple this includes – Rainbow, Gary Moore, Ozzy Osbourne, Judas Priest, Black Sabbath, Jethro Tull, Whitesnake, Wishbone Ash and many more. With a musical history as rich as that, it is no wonder that Don was recently inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. For lovers of Classic Rock, Prog Rock or just good music.

See 6 tour dates featuring Don Airey

Larry Miller

Larry Miller appearing at this event

Larry Miller is fast becoming known as a must see blues rock act. He holds the record for most encores at The Cambridge Rock Festival when he played in 2009 and then returned in 2010 to a standing ovation and the biggest crowd of the whole festival. A natural showman in the Rory Gallagher mould. 'Blues Rock brilliance' (Guitar And Bass magazine).

See Larry Miller tour dates

Will Johns Band

Will Johns Band appearing at this event

Will Johns is undeniably Rock Aristocracy. While his father, Andy Johns worked on the recordings of Led Zeppelin, Eric Clapton, Rolling Stones and more, and his mother is legendary actress and model Paula, the line-up of his uncles is Rock 'n' Roll Royalty! With the upbringing that Will enjoyed, he should be good - but he's far better than that. Onstage he is stunning, his singing and guitar playing driving his tremendous young band to the limit.

See Will Johns Band tour dates

Split Whiskers

Split Whiskers appearing at this event

A Cambridge five-piece playing rough and tumble blues. If you enjoy raw rockin', eye poppin', finger snappin', foot tappin' blues (with a bit of gypsy jazz, funk and skiffle thrown in) then the 'Whiskers will wow you with their unique style. Split Whiskers have their roots firmly planted in Chicago blues, crossing boundaries into rock, Americana and more than a hint of the Delta. The band’s fame is spreading and they are becoming one of the busiest bands at blues venues and festivals around the UK. They have been heavily influenced by their original drummer of 9 years who played with Howling Wolf, Little Walter Jacobs, T-Bone Walker, Jimmy Reed and Sonny Boy Williamson.

See Split Whiskers tour dates

Credo

Neo progressive rock band similar to Fish-era Marillion.

See Credo tour dates

Pearl Handled Revolver

Pearl Handled Revolver appearing at this event

Pearl Handed Revolver are a Bedford based blues-rock five piece. Since their arrival on the music scene they have built a strong local and wider following and become festival favourites. Their two albums, Colossus and This Mountain Waits have met with rave reviews from the music press as have their live shows. Their third album 'If The Devil Cast His Net' is released on 29 April 2016. Pearl Handled Revolver play with passion, they play with heart and on stage they deliver exhilarating, psychedelic live performances. "They sound like some half remembered dream you had about Tom Waits fronting the Doors. Creepy, groovy and utterly infectious". – Classic Rock Magazine "It's music that sounds like it's coming up through the gutter from a subterranean blues club that is frequented by a collection of vagabonds and circus freaks tripping on hallucinogens." – Powerplay

See Pearl Handled Revolver tour dates

Walkway

Walkway appearing at this event

A four piece rock band from Diss, Walkway have been influenced by Van Halen, Whitesnake, Led Zeppelin and Aerosmith, and have created a huge buzz in just three years. Walkway’s exhilarating pace has seen them tour extensively throughout East Anglia and beyond.

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Fleetwood Bac

Fleetwood Bac appearing at this event

Fleetwood Bac were the world's first Fleetwood Mac tribute show. The classic Mac sound, the look, the mystical atmosphere and that infamous on-stage chemistry are all portrayed with the passion and energy that got them the ultimate seal of approval from the real Fleetwood Mac members including Mick 'Big Daddy' Fleetwood and original Mac guitarist Peter Green! Included in a spectacular 2 hour show are several songs from the Peter Green days, plus some of Stevie's biggest solo hits.

See 38 tour dates featuring Fleetwood Bac

Who's Next

Who's Next appearing at this event

Who's Next are the premier live tribute to The Who. They capture a magical point in time when many believed that The Who were the greatest pop and rock group on Earth. Who's Next's live show aims to recreate this period in the early 1970s with the aid of authentic stage wear and instruments. The result is a time machine ride back to the days of Live at Leeds, The Isle of Wight Festival, Tanglewood and the Fillmore shows. It is a must for any Who fan!

See 12 tour dates featuring Who's Next

Roy Mette

Wonderful blues-rock performer.

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Leon Hendrix

Leon is the younger brother of rock icon Jimi Hendrix, who encouraged him to pick up a guitar. Best known for his original artwork of his beloved brother Jimi and his song writing regarding his life growing up as part of the Hendrix legacy. Leon aims to keep the Hendrix spirit alive with his own unique tribute to his legendary brother.

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Jorn Lande

Jorn Lande appearing at this event

Jørn Lande, born in Rjukan, Norway is one of the most highly acclaimed & diverse hard rock / progressive rock / heavy metal singer / songwriter's in the world today. He is known for his powerful, melodic voice, wide vocal range and has recorded more than 30 albums and sold over 1.5 Million records. Jørn's band members, past and present, are chosen for their technically ability and are recognised for their personal status and achievments in the rock / metal scene.

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Cloud Atlas

Cloud Atlas is the new progressive rock band fronted by ex Stolen Earth vocalist Heidi Widdop.

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Winter In Eden

Winter In Eden appearing at this event

The bands second album 'Echoes Of Betrayal' out now available at all good record shops, iTunes and www.winterineden.com 'For Winter in Eden is fraught with despair' - A 5-piece Symphonic Metal band from Northern England. The band have a very simple ethos: To produce and perform the music they feel compelled to create. Winter in Eden have received airplay on several UK radio stations, including 'Radio Caroline', 'Top Rock Radio' and 'The Rock Show', as well as in Europe and North America.

See Winter In Eden tour dates

Also Appearing

Northsyde (Formerly Funkydory), Raw Glory, Fireroad Walkway, Rooz, The Windmill

Haggis Farm Polo Club

  • Cambridge Road
  • Barton
  • Cambridge
  • CB3 7AT
Website:
haggisfarmpolo.com
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