Steelhouse / Graham Bonnet joins, as Europe confirmed as Sunday headliners

Europe, fresh from their Whitesnake Farewell Tour appearances, will make their only UK Festival appearance at this year’s Steelhouse, headlining on Sunday evening.

The Graham Bonnet Band will make their debut Steelhouse appearance on Saturday, with a set based on Rainbow’s Down To Earth album. “I am very excited to be back in the UK this summer and especially to be playing Steelhouse, a festival which I’ve heard so much about,” Graham Bonnet said. “We will be playing all of the Down to Earth classics along with everything else you want to hear. So join us on top of The Mountain.”

“Myself and the boys are well pleased to be back at Steelhouse after last year’s unfortunate postponement,” Joey Tempest says. “We’re all back on track and up for some great fun on The Mountain. See you all very soon.”

“We’re are beyond happy to announce, finally, that Europe will make it back to the top of the Mountain in 2022,” Max and Mikey said. “We have had to keep this under wraps for quite some time. There was, of course, a huge amount of disappointment when it became obvious that the travel restrictions of 2021 would prevent them from making that headline appearance. However, when they made it clear they wanted to fulfil their commitment, we knew it would be worth the wait.”

Finland’s Von Hertzen Brothers will make their return to Steelhouse. “It’s been way too long since we climbed up the hill to play for the wonderful crowd of the best, welcoming and sunniest Rock Festival in Britain,” Mikko said. “We are thrilled to be on the bill and will deliver a show to remember. That’s a promise.”

“On a personal level, we’re overjoyed to have VHB return to Steelhouse,” Max and Mikey said. “They are one of our favourite bands of this century. A real marker for where rock music which contains depth, ambition and integrity, can go. It also didn’t hurt that the band’s fans mobilised themselves and requested en masse for them to play – something we were more than happy to facilitate.”

Weekend and all-day tickets are now on sale; demand has been such that Glamping sold out weeks ago. Tickets are available from

Steelhouse Festival 2022
Steelhouse Festival 2022

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