|Maid of Stone Festival Venue: Mote Park, Mote Avenue, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 7RN
| The South East’s Most Exciting Rock Festival Returns to Maidstone’s Mote Park in 2024
Maid of Stone Festival Venue: Mote Park, Mote Avenue, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 7RN Dates: Friday 19th – Sunday 21st July 2024 WWW.MAIDOFSTONEFESTIVAL.COM
The First 12 Bands to Perform at Maid of Stone 2024 Announced
Superstar US rockers Mr Big will return to the UK after their BIG Finnish UK Tour to headline Maid of Stone on Sunday 21st July 2024.
In what will be one of their final ever UK shows, the band will play the classics from their illustrious career, specifically the ‘Lean Into It’ album.
They will be joined on Saturday 20th by Those Damn Crows, a band that is described as the ‘most exciting band in UK rock’. Fresh off their headline tour European tour and Download performance the band will make their Mote Park debut.
As one of the most asked-after bands, they are sure to be a big hit with the Maidstone Moterheads!
Also joining them will be Scottish rockers GUN who will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of their hit album ‘Swagger’ by headlining the opening night on Friday 19th July 2024. 2024 will see the return of rock to Maidstone’s Mote Park after the success of this year’s event. An all-ages festival celebrating Rock, Heavy Rock, Blues Rock and Metal. It features diverse artists, such as melodic rockers Tyketto, southern rockers Preacher Stone, energetic blues rocker Jared James Nichols and Essex blues rock duo When Rivers Meet, fresh off their UK album chart success.
Maid of Stone also welcomes Canadian roots rockers The Commoners – currently appearing on Planet Rocks A-List and often described as ‘the new Robert Jon and The Wreck’ are expected to make a big splash at Mote Park.
Also performing across the weekend are highly regarded up-and-coming artists South of Salem, As December Falls and White Raven Down. And fresh from a speedy recovery, ex-Wolfsbane and Iron Maiden legend Blaze Bayley will be performing a special 30th Anniversary Iron Maiden set. Bringing both world-renowned international and British Rock artists to the County Town of Kent with cask ales, the best in worldwide street food vendors, walkabout entertainment, a signing tent, a festival market, axe throwing, an upgraded VIP chillout area with full camping, glamping and motorhome tickets available – rockers will feel at home at this hard-rocking, all ages weekend event in the beautiful surroundings of Mote Park. Maid of Stone 2024 will also welcome back the New Blood Stage, which will feature the best up-and-coming unsigned bands from many different genres including rock, blues and metal, including local talent from all over Kent.
Festival booker Chris Wright said ‘We set the bar pretty high for a new, independent rock festival in 2023 and it’s been hard work to ensure we not only grow but improve in every way we possibly can. We’re so excited to have Maid of Stone return in 2024. It’s our ‘difficult second album’ but we’re all focused on delivering a mind-blowing event and with this first announcement we have staked our flag in the sand. Maid of Stone is back – and it’s here to stay. EVENT INFORMATION Friday 19th – Sunday 21st July 2024
Those Damn Crows
Jared James Nichols When Rivers Meet Tyketto As December Falls South of Salem The Commoners Preacher Stone White Raven Down Blaze Bayley
Tickets available from www.maidofstonefestival.com
|EVENT INFORMATION Friday 19th – Sunday 21st July 2024
Those Damn Crows
Jared James Nichols
When Rivers Meet
As December Falls
South of Salem
White Raven Down