Steelhouse Festival have announced a trio of additions to their 2019 line-up, including Thunder – who will be performing a fully electric UK festival exclusive set on the Saturday. Also announced are neo-blues trio, Wille & The Bandits and fast-rising Cambridgeshire hard rock quartet, Hollowstar.

Steelhouse promoters Max and Mikey said: “We’re a classic rock festival and it doesn’t get much more classic than a full tilt electric show by one of the UK’s greatest components of the genre. Thunder tick all the boxes but, essentially, in the live arena they deliver in spades…nobody does it better. 

“Not only is their Steelhouse appearance a 2019 UK festival exclusive, the chaps have also agreed to make this a ‘By Request’ show – they’ll look at your song suggestions and work some into what will be a very special Saturday night headlining set. Yes, the forecast is stormy!”

Thunder frontman Danny Bowes added: “We’re very pleased that you’ve remained seated during our recent tour but this summer we’re playing Steelhouse Festival where we want you to jump up and down in your best jumping trousers on July 27.”

Max and Mikey added: “Wille and the Bandits are a formidable live act, there’s some real momentum there and with props from the likes of Joe Bonamassa, Ian Paice and Francis Rossi, their reputation precedes them. Add to this wholly positive support from radio to broadsheet, their Steelhouse performance is not to be missed.

“When it comes to the earlier slots on the Steelhouse bill, we like to give them to bands we’re truly excited about, the ones we think have what it takes to go somewhere – Hollowstar are such a band.”

The new raft of acts join Thin Lizzy, Living Colour, Uriah Heep, Temperance Movement, Gun and more.

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