Nene Valley Rock Festival
Nene Park, Peterborough, 31st Aug - 3rd Sept 2023
* Subject to licences and contracts *
Swan & Heron stages
These stages will operate alternately so you will be able to see all of every band if you wish.
Both stages, and the bar, are housed within one marquee to protect you from the weather.
Ten Years After
Ten Years After will not stand still even in their 53rd year of existence. Following their legendary Woodstock performance in 1969, the pioneers of the British Blues Invasion went on to gain international fame, playing some the world’s largest venues. Now in their current incarnation, they are promoting their latest live recording, entitled "Naturally Live" with
founder members Chick Churchill (keyboards) and Ric Lee (drums), youngster Marcus Bonfanti (vocals and guitar) and bass master Colin Hodgkinson playing the classics 'Love Like A Man', 'One Of These Days', 'Choo Choo Mama and so much more..
Curved Air is a unique band, synthesizing an eclectic blend of musical styles into an instantly identifiable sound. Their hits include "It Happened Today", "Vivaldi", "Marie Antoinette" and "Backstreet Luv". Founder member vocalist Sonja Kristina now leads a skilled and talented new line-up, bringing their unique music to an existing and new fanbase in the 21st Century. They continue to thrill a steadily increasing mass of new and old fans worldwide with their experimental blends of classical themes, electronic sounds and pop/rock energy and beautiful, timeless songs are performed with fire and passion and tremendous musicianship.
Corky Laing's Mountain
Corky Laing is a legendary powerhouse drummer, songwriter, singer, and raconteur. He is best known as the drummer of the bands Mountain (1969-) and West, Bruce & Laing (1972-74). Over his 50+ years career, he has written, recorded, and performed with the who-is-who of rock. Since 2015, Corky has been touring the world with Corky Laing’s Mountain, a band that celebrates Mountain’s musical legacy with passion and authenticity.
Space Elevator was formed by guitarist David Young and flamboyant lead singer The Duchess. The line up is completed by Brian Greene (drums), Chas Maguire (bass) and Michael Bramwell ( Keyboards). With three albums to date, the band have produced a contemporary rock sound that draws on the influences of the best and biggest artists in rock history whilst creating something uniquely identifiable. Live is where the band really feels at home, with the soaring vocals of the Duchess performed over powerful songs laden with musical motifs and hooks
HRH Prog XI, kicked doors wide open to mainstream festivals such as Weyfest and Cambridge Rock Festival for The Spriggs. Their version of Prog is diverse , blending overdriven guitars with instruments such as saxophone, recorders and whistles - a perfect backdrop for charismatic vocalist Fay Brotherhood to tell stories in that unique singing voice, together with Jadoo Tribal Dance and Sword wielding tribal belly dance troupe.
Winter In Eden
Winter In Eden’s music builds from delightful symphonic instrumentals to crunching aggressive rock. It is identifiable by its compelling vocals, muscular riffs, memorable hooks, swirling keyboards together with pounding bass and thunderous drums. Previously working with Ruud Jolie (Within Temptation), on their third album, their appearance will showcase new music from their highly anticipated fourth album “Social Fake”, as well as anthemic crowd favourites from their back catalogue.
Despite their reputation as a progressive rock band, Haze have always included a wide variety of influences, from pop, rock, folk & metal. They established their reputation as one of the hardest working underground bands of the ‘80s and continue to perform regularly, including weekly live-streams during Lockdown.
Their latest studio album, Back to the Bones, is their fastest-selling album to date, proving that Haze’s legendary reputation is richly deserved.
Eyes Of Albion
The sound has impressive echoes of the rock style that startled a generation, with a modern take, that simply takes you on a journey with it.
The Eyes of Albion formed in 2018 when Guitarist and Sound Engineer Robert Kemp had a vision/concept of putting together a band that was just a little bit different from the norm, drawing inspiration from many different styles from The Blues, 60’s 70’s hard Rock, all the way through to Indian modal playing
Last Flight To Pluto
Last Flight To Pluto are currently taking the rock world by storm with their blend of hard/classic rock with progressive roots.
Fronted by dynamic powerhouse vocalist/guitarist Alice Freya and her songwriting partner, drummer Darren Joseph, supported by dazzling guitarists Ryan Barnard, Jon Evans and bassist Athanasios Patsiouras.
They’ve lit up the stage at Trinity with Marillion's Steve Rothery, Crescendo Festival France and Planet Rock Winter's End.