06 Jun 2017

The Times!

The times are all here!

Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow 20.45
Sweet 19.15 – 20.15

Blue Oyster Cult 17.15
The Answer 15.45 – 16.30
GUN 14.35 – 15.15
The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown 13.25 – 14.05
Bang Bang Romeo 12.25 -12.55

06 Jun 2017

Introducing the Orange Amps Stage and a few new names

Stone Free Festival is proud to announce The Orange Amps Stage taking place in the concourse. The Orange Music Electronic Company is an English amplifier manufacturing company, famous for its distinctive sound and bright orange covering on amplifier heads and speaker cabinets. The timings for the Orange Amps Stage as

06 Jun 2017

Speakeasy: Spoken Word Lineup

Hosted in the 2nd floor of All Bar One
Pete Brown – 15:30 – 16:20
Beer and Music matching

Ray Foulk – 13:30 – 14:50
When the world came to the Isle of Wight
’68 – ’70 stories from the Original Promoter

Chris Salewicz – 14:00 – 14:20
Dead Gods – The 27 Club

06 Jun 2017

Speakeasy: Comedy Lineup

Hosted in the 2nd floor of All Bar One
Phil Nichol – 17:40
Kiri Pritchard Maclean – 17:10
Felicity Ward – 16:45
Rich Wilson MC – 16:30
Comedians Comedy Podcast – 12:30 – 13:30

06 Jun 2017

Cinema: The Wicker Man – 1pm

The Wickerman – 1pm Screen 5 – Cineworld The O2.
Free with a Ticket.

06 Jun 2017


Indigo from 10:15
Steve N Seagulls – 23:15
Anna Dumpe and Sophie “Family Woodward” DJ’s til close.

24 Apr 2017

Rainbow for Stone Free

Following the triumphant sold-out show at the Birmingham Genting Arena earlier this year, Kennedy Street and Kilimanjaro are pleased to announce Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow will be returning to tour the UK in June 2017. The very special opening night will see them headlining the second annual Stone Free Festival at

10 Apr 2017

5 Bands Looking To Make A Big Entrance At Stone Free

1. Evil Blizzard Four bassists a singing drummer and a dancing pig dressed in sinister-looking rubber masks. Sounds like the sort of children’s TV concept that narrowly missed going into production in the early eighties. In actual fact it’s conceptual rock band Evil Blizzard who’s live spectacle is a unique

09 Apr 2017

Blue Oyster Cult, The Answer, Gun & Steve’n’Seagulls

Playing a full headline set and closing the afternoon festivities at Indigo at The O2 will be the iconic New York hard rockers Blue Öyster Cult, who throughout their four-decade career have garnered huge critical acclaim, in particular for the hit single ‘(Don’t Fear) The Reaper’ & other fan favourites

26 Feb 2017

In Praise Of The Umlaut!

These days the umlaut is a heavy metal motif. But it wasn’t always so. While linguistic historians maintain that late-sixties German prog rockers Amon Düül were the first to adopt the diacritic mark, it’s undoubtedly Blue Öyster Cult that introducing it the world of mainstream rock. While sometimes credited to