CHANDELIER confirmed!

Please welcome on Friday 19th July: CHANDELIER is a German Neo-Prog band, which released three critically acclaimed albums on InsideOut Music in the 90ies, before calling it a day by the end of the last century. Fast forward 20 years: The albums are now being re-released, and were remastered by Grobschnitt legend Eroc.


Please welcome on Friday, 19th July: TANGERINE DREAM. One of the biggest icons of electronic music, Tangerine Dream has painted stadium-sized soundscapes for over half a century. Founded and led by Edgar Froese, the German group has pioneered Ambient and Krautrock (or ”Kosmische Musik”), released over 100 studio albums and created over sixty film scores.


TIM BOWNESS confirmed!

Please welcome on Saturday, 20th July: TIM BOWNESS is primarily known as vocalist/co-writer with “no-man”, a long-running collaboration with Steven Wilson. In addition to releasing six studio albums and a documentary DVD with no-man, Tim has worked with popular Italian artist Alice, Mercury Prize nominated Banco De Gaia, Robert Fripp, Peter Hammill and Roxy Music’s Phil Manzanera (amongst many others).

ANATHEMA confirmed!

Anathema are from Liverpool, UK and were formed back in the very early Nineties. The band’s history produced some changes in their line-up. Vincent and Daniel Cavanagh as well as John Douglas are their longest serving members.


The Windmill confirmed!

Please welcome on Sunday, 21st July, THE WINDMILL! They have been waiting patiently for a long long time to perform on the rock and now we are very happy to announce that THE WINDMILL will be performing on Sunday, 21st July, presenting new material from their critically acclaimed new album “Tribus”.



Please welcome our HEADLINER on Sunday, 21st July – The STEVE HILLAGE Band! We are very proud to announce that STEVE HILLAGE will perform a special set with The STEVE HILLAGE Band on sunday, 21st July 2019, at our NIGHT OF THE PROG FESTIVAL on the famous Loreley, Germany.


OAK confirmed!

Please welcome on Sunday, 21st July – one of the “hottest” bands in Prog- and Artrock Music, from Norway: OAK’s core of Simen Valldal Johannessen on piano and vocals, Øystein Sootholtet on bass, keys and programming and Sigbjørn Reiakvam on drums, keys and programming all come from diverse backgrounds spanning from classical piano to electronica, prog- and hardrock, and includes references to the alternative scene as well as progressive rock. 


RanestRane confirmed!

RanestRane (that means “Strange Frogs”) is an Italian progressive rock band formed in Rome in 1998. The band writes progressive style music and concept albums inspired by art films such as “Nosferatu the Vampyre” by W. Herzog, “The Shining” and “2001: A Space Odyssey” by Stanley Kubrick. The “A Space Odyssey’s trilogy” features guest appearances from Steve Rothery and Steve Hogarth, guitarist and frontman of Marillion respectively.


KARCIUS confirmed!

Please welcome on Saturday, 20th July: Karcius are from Montreal, Canada and were formed in 2001. They create a unique style of fusion with elements from Rock, Pop, African, Classical, Jazz and Ambiant music. The band released five albums to date and their latest one, “The Fold”, has just been released some weeks ago and surely is their most powerful album to date and a contender for the best Prog Album of 2018.


t confirmed!

Please welcome on Saturday, 20th July: t. German multi-instrumentalist, singer, producer and control freak Thomas Thielen is t. He has always been famous for his enigmatic existence in the studio – but now, after 19 years of claiming it was impossible to get t on stage, he’s doing it!


IQ confirmed!

Please welcome on Friday, 19th July: IQ were formed in 1981 and are part of the Neo-Prog scene (along with Marillion, Pendragon and others). In the beginning, they were influenced by big prog bands like Yes and Genesis, but quickly developed their own style.


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.


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!


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.