UK Tech-Fest – After-Parties and Workshops Announced!

Never satisfied with just being the best damned UK festival for Prog and Tech metal the UK Tech-Fest, which takes place this year between the 5th and 9th of July at Newark Show Ground, have announced the additional fun to be had that weekend!

A programme of daytime workshops and talks, as well as great after-party acts which will play after the headliners across the weekend.


11:30 – Of Virtue
12:15 – The Royal
01:00 – Invisions

11:30 – Nervewrecker
12:15 – Battalions
01:00 – Mastiff

11:30 – Chiasmata
12:15 – Simon You Crazy Diamond
01:00 – Super Jam

11:30 – VNDTA
12:15 – Cure For The Tech
01:00 – Techeoke


1pm: Harrison White – Vocal Health Q+A
2pm: Richard Barnes / Joseph Taylor – Pravitas – Guitar Masterclass/Q+A
3pm: Oliver G Kamyszew – Scarim Management – Industry Insights/Q+A
4pm: Dan Thornton – The Haarp Machine/Novena – Guitar Masterclass/Q+A

1pm: Corinna Kearney – Decca – Music Law Q+A
2pm: Ash Doodkorte – Voyager – Drum Programming & Creativity Masterclass/Q+A
3pm: Dalbello Guitars – Product Demo/Q+A
4pm: Joey Izzo – Arch Echo – Keyboard Masterclass/Q+A

1pm: Chris Schiermann – Guitar Master Class/Q+A
2pm: Winspear Instrumental – Product Demo/Q+A
3pm: Roopam Garg – The Surrealist – Guitar Masterclass
4pm: Ola Strandberg / Adam Arch Echo – / Strandberg Guitars  – Product Demo/Q+A

1pm: Ilja John Lappin – The Hirsch Effekt – Bass Masterclass/Q+A
2pm: Voyager Scott/Simone – Dual Guitar Lines Masterclass/Q+A
3pm: Steph Knight – PR Guru Industry Insights
4pm: Waghorn Guitars – Product Demo/Q+A

UK TECH-FEST features HEART OF A COWARD, SIKTH, and THE ACACIA STRAIN, Norma Jean, Bleed From Within plus many more and takes place at the Newark Showground on 5 – 8 July 2018.

Weekend tickets are £79.99 + £20 Camping.

Purchase tickets here:

UK TECH-FEST has been nominated for Best Festival in the The Heavy Music Awards. Vote here now:


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