26 March 2008

Summers End festival updates

The Summers End Festival is delighted to announce that Abel Ganz will play the third slot on Sunday 28th September. The resurgent Scots will shortly release their eagerly awaited new album Shooting Albatross, which features guest appearances from former band member Alan Reed of Pallas and Chris Fry of Magenta. The album combines melodic prog with delicious Celtic textures and promises to be one of the releases of 2008.


The current festival line up now looks like this, with 4 bands still to be announced:

Friday 26th
September - Threshold (UK - headliner) www.thresh.net
Support band TBC

Saturday 27th

IQ (UK - headliner)
Magenta (UK - special guests)
Quidam (Poland )
Abarax (Germany)
Opening band TBC

Sunday 28th

The Tangent (UK / Sweden - headliner)
Frost* (UK - special guests)
Abel Ganz (UK)
Other two bands TBC

The 2008 festival will take place on the evening of Friday 26th, Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th of September, at the Hall, Lydney, with 1, 2 or 3 day tickets available. There are no age restrictions.

More details of the festival, including further bands, ticket sales, accommodation, and sponsorship packages will be released very soon.

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