13 Feb 2017

SWEET

The O2 arena In the main arena joining headliners Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow will be legendary British glam rock giants Sweet, who during the ‘70s had thirteen Top 20 hits including ‘Blockbuster’, ‘Hell Raiser’, ‘Fox On the Run’ and the evergreen feel-good anthem ‘The Ballroom Blitz’. The band say, “It has

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13 Feb 2017

Comedy for the Speak Easy Lounge

One of the must-visit destinations at last year’s event, the Speak Easy Lounge, is back to make you shed tears of laughter with a whole host of performances to be announced including comedian and singer-songwriter Phil Nichol, who found fame in the Canadian comedy music trio Corky and the Juice

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09 Feb 2017

6 Things You May Not Know About Ritchie Blackmore

1. Monster Raving Loony Connection His first professional gig was with the former leader of the Monster Raving Loony Party Screaming Lord Sutch. 2. Airport Worker Ritchie once worked as an apprentice radio mechanic at Heathrow Airport, which might explain the next factoid. 3. UFO Believer Ritchie’s waiting for a

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02 Feb 2017

7 Reasons We Need To Pay Homage To Blue Oyster Cult

They’re 45 years old this year and during that time Blue Oyster Cult have proved hugely influential in many spheres. Here are seven reasons to pay homage to the thinking heavy metal fan’s band of choice. 1. That Riff It’s one of the most recognisable riffs in rock history and

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01 Feb 2017

Big Entrance Stage & Beer Garden

Big Entrance Stage The Big Entrance Stage will be there to welcome all Stone Free Festival goers with a bang as they arrive into the venue, and will have performances throughout the afternoon providing a non-stop soundtrack to the variety of entertainment on offer. Headlining will be the menacing Evil

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01 Jan 2017

Stone Free 2016

A festival of classic rock for true rock fans with the odd piece of pantomime chaos and the occasional contemplative moment thrown in for good measure. This was Stone Free Festival 2016 and the blueprint for the event going forward. On day one Alice Cooper delivered his trademark visual carnival

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09 Oct 2015

Vinyl Fair

Free to the general public, VIP Record Fairs will be returning to Stone Free Festival on Saturday 17th June. VIP Record Fairs produce more Vinyl Record Fairs than any other company in the world and at the Stone Free Festival they will present specially selected vinyl dealers from around the

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09 Oct 2015

Rare & Classic Screenings

STONE FREE FESTIVAL will be screening some classic films associated with the genre at the cinema inside The O2 during the weekend. To make this a special interactive event we are throwing open the programme to fans to tell us what long forgotten films or stone cold classics they want to see.

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09 Oct 2015

Rock N’ Roll Story Sessions

Mixing up the tried and tested Q&A format, we will be hosting a number of intimate storytelling sessions from a range of artists over the weekend, giving fans a chance to hear first hand the defining moments of their idol’s careers with Q&As from the audience as well. More detail

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