We are currently working hard on a great lineup for 2018. Stay tuned!

Friday, 13. July

We are very proud to announce polish prog rock veterans RIVERSIDE. After a difficult year with the passing of founding member Piotr Grudziński, Riverside made a triumphant return on stage this year. A new album is scheduled for next year and Riverside will play the Loreley on Friday.

Big Big Train

3 times Prog Magazine’s Progressive Music Award Winner in different categories BIG BIG TRAIN will hit european mainland for the very first time to perform EXCLUSIVELY in 2018 at the Night of the Prog Festival. Did we say they join us with 13 musicians on stage including a 5 piece horn section?

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Saturday, 14. July

We are very proud to announce for the first time on the rock: MYSTERY. This is an exclusive german appearance in 2018! To celebrate the release of their brand new studio album on this very day, Mystery will play a special 2 hours show this night.


The Sea Within – a new art-rock group formed by Roine Stolt (Transatlantic, The Flower Kings), Daniel Gildenlöw (Pain of Salvation), Jonas Reingold , Tom Brislin and Marco Minnemann will join us on the rock on July 14 to present their very first album - We are already thrilled to listen to the result of this unique collaboration!


After their outstanding performance during our 10th anniversary festival in 2015, CAMEL will perform their masterpiece “Moonmadness” in its entirety on 14th July 2018 at the Night of the Prog Festival at the Loreley Amphitheater.

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Sunday, 15. July

TIGER MOTH TALES – an English Progressive Rock solo project from multi-instrumentalist Pete Jones is confirmed for sunday. Pete lost his sight at an early age but quickly latched onto music as a huge part of his life.Having Pete Jones on stage with Camel on Saturday 14th already, we decided to show his and his band mates’ talent on 15th of July 2018 as well.


From Down Under to the River Rhine…

ANUBIS will hit the Loreley Stage for the first time on 15th of July 2018. The Progressive Rock band from Sydney, Australia will perform on 15th of July 2018. It’s the first time that a band from down under performs at our festival.

Gentle Knife

For the first time on the rock: GENTLE KNIFE. The progressive rock band from Norway will perform on 15th of July 2018. The band has 11 members, all from Oslo. Their sound dives deep into 70’s prog rock, resurfacing with a modern take on the genre. After “Gentle Knife” (2015) and “Clock Unwound” (2017), the band is currently working on their 3rd album. We are looking forward to hear tracks of all three albums during the festival. 


STEVE HOGARTH & ISILDURS BANE (with special guest RICHARD BARBIERI) confirmed. Swedish Prog veterans ISILDURS BANE will perform their highly acclaimed last album “Colours Not Found In Nature” and other tracks together with Marillion vocalist STEVE HOGARTH exclusively on Sunday, 15th July 2018 at the Night of the Prog Festival.

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