Bite the Buffalo on the CATK stage

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Bite the Buffalo is a Desert Rock band formed in The Copperbelt, Zambia, by brothers Stos and Miti Goneos. Influenced by Rock and Psychedelia of the 60s and 70s with Blues overtones, the band brings dirty riffs and melodic harmonies together to create their unmistakable sound. More info Website YouTube Facebook Twitter

Headline band announced!


A Rock against Cancer All Star Band After a recent change to his touring dates we are super excited to announce that Paul “Wix” Wickens will be assembling a very special band to headline Rock against Cancer this year. Who’s he? OK, so the name may not be familiar, but “Wix” has been Paul McCartney’s keyboard player and musical director for many years. He joined Paul McCartney’s band in 1989 and he’s … Read More →

Verdisa to play CATK Stage

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Verdisa ‘Verdisa’ (formerly known as Sam Evans Band) have been working tirelessly in and around Bristol for over 6 years. With an eclectic blend of rock, funk, reggae, blues and beyond, you will be taken on a musical journey from the highest mountains, to the deepest oceans, to the core of your inner being and the edge of the universe itself. The band tunes to 432Hz, which is an alternative … Read More →

Invisible Vegas on the CATK Stage

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Invisible Vegas Formed in 2013 INVISIBLE VEGAS are 4 young guys from Oxford, influenced by American and UK classic rock, who are writing and performing modern anthems with massive melodic hooks and winning hearts and minds across the UK, Europe and Asia. With a globally appealing sound that fuses the spirit of Springsteen and Tom Petty with the sonic prowess of Kings of Leon and late 80s U2, the origins … Read More →

BBC Wiltshire interview

JOHN “GRUBBY” CALLIS interview on BBC Wiltshire on Sue Davies’ Saturday 9:00am show. Hear what John, one of Rock against Cancer’s founders, has to say about this year’s show. Hear it here for 7 days after the show

Alison Moyet joins the 2017 lineup


We are very pleased to announce that Alison Moyet will be joining us at Concert at the Kings 2017. Alison Moyet is a Basildon girl born to a French father and English mother. Having left school at 16, she began her musical journey in punk bands and on the Canvey Island pub rock scene. Her piano tuning studies came to an abrupt halt when ‘Only You’ became a worldwide hit … Read More →

Main Stage line up nearly there…

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We are getting close to being able to complete the main stage line up. There are currently two bands we are in talks with – just waiting for final confirmation and then we’ll be able to announce…

It’s Wilko Johnson!


‘I’m supposed to be dead!’ So said Wilko in a recent interview, having been diagnosed in late 2012 with terminal pancreatic cancer. But despite the doctors’ worst predictions he continued to perform and present himself with vigour and a new zest for life. In 2013, Wilko announced that, thanks to a second opinion and subsequent life-saving surgery, he was cancer-free. “Man, there’s nothing like being told you’re dying to make … Read More →

SWEET for 2017!

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Sweet are back for 2017! SWEET are a National Treasure, British at the core and a Rock Music Phenomena that has taken every continent by storm for more than four decades. The Golden Thread that links the past through to the present and into the future is Andy Scott. His determination to maintain high standards with the band’s musical legacy and touring is legendary. The band today has an illustrious pedigree … Read More →



Confirmed for the main stage John Coghlan joined Francis Rossi and Alan Lancaster in their newly-formed band ‘The Spectres’ in 1962. The group went through a series of name changes, including Traffic Jam, before becoming Status Quo in the late 60s when Rick Parfitt also joined the line-up. In the years that followed, a string of chart-topping albums and an almost endless stream of hits included Pictures of Matchstick Men; … Read More →

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