ARENA confirmed!

Please welcome for the third time on the rock, from the UK: Arena. Mick Pointers Band will perform at Night Of The Prog Festival on Sunday, 15th July. The band will play their most famous album “The Visitor” in its entirety. Additional songs and surprises from other albums will complete their set.

Hotel & Festival Shuttle Package

For the first time, we offer an additional Hotel & Festival Shuttle service. In a nutshell: You book the package and we take care for your accomodation AND the transfer from the airport to the hotel and from the hotel to the festival grounds on the Loreley. We have plenty of offers for stays between one night and four nights. It includes the overnight stay at NH Hotel close to Frankfurt Airport (including breakfast), Airport transfer, single or double rooms and bus shuttle service to and from the festival ground. More information in the accomodation section.

LONG DISTANCE CALLING confirmed!

Please welcome for the second time on the rock, from Germany: LONG DISTANCE CALLING is a German prog band which was formed in Münster in 2006. Their latest album “Boundless” was released earlier this year through Inside Out Music. We are proud to have them again!

DEAFENING OPERA confirmed

Please welcome for the first time on the rock, from Germany: Deafening Opera! Their new 70-minute concept album “Let Silence Fall” (2018) surpasses its predecessors not only in sheer length but also in complexity and depth. With widely diverse experimental styles that are technically rigorous, this multicultural ensemble seems to have found the right balance to satisfy a wider audience, appealing to those new to the genre as well as to the musically sophisticated.

WOBBLER confirmed!

Please welcome for the first time on the rock, from Norway: WOBBLER! WOBBLER is by many considered to be Norway’s leading symphonic progressive rock band. They are known for their love for analog equipment and the overall aesthetics of the 60’s and 70’s. Their last album, “From Silence to Somewhere” has been reviewed in over 20 different countries around the world since its release in October 2017!

Smalltape confirmed!

Please welcome for the first time on the rock, from Germany: SMALLTAPE, a promising project by musician and sound designer Philipp Nespital from Berlin. Their newest album “The Ocean“, which was released in 2017, received great reviews in German Prog magazines and websites (i.e. Eclipsed Magazine). SMALLTAPE will present their new album among other tracks on the Loreley.

Rikard Sjöblom’s GUNGFLY confirmed

Please welcome on saturday, from Sweden: Rikard Sjöblom’s GUNGFLY, the musical solo outlet of the multi-instrumentalist madman behind the microphone of the now-legendary BEARDFISH. Expect incredible vocal range, intensely personal lyrics, Sjöblom’s signature sense of complex-yet-catchy keyboard melodies, and a guitar work that spans the spectrum of folksy to downright face melting.

ANGE confirmed!

For the first time on the Loreley: The legendary French Prog band ANGE will perform their first ever gig in Germany on the Loreley. ANGE were formed in 1970 by the Décamps brothers Francis and Christian and were mainly influenced by two major Prog bands: King Crimson and Genesis. Although they undertook their Farewell Tour in 1995, the band eventually returned in 1999, this time with Christian and Tristan Décamps (Christian’s son). ANGE are currently working on their new album, “Heureux”, to be released this year.

ANTIMATTER confirmed!

Liverpool’s band ANTIMATTER, fronted by Mick Moss has continued to forge forward on the live scene with an ever-evolving live band. Their release,  “Live Between The Earth & Clouds” was described by Prog Magazine UK as ”essential viewing, capturing them at their very best”.