Concert Reviews Night of the Prog X

Published on 18th July 2015

Night of the Prog X, Loreley, Germany – “As it Happens” Photo Blog


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So here were are, beautiful Loreley and Night of the Prog Festival…

View from Loreley

Loreley Amphitheater

Day One

Lesoir have just played and will post a photo later. Very good they were too with some nice mellow spacey sounds mixed with more bombastic prog. Two pretty girls too, bargain!

Beardfish!

Beardfish


Beardfish


Beardfish


Beardfish


Beardfish

Bumped into Bill Hubauer from the Neal Morse band…

Bill Hubauer

Amphitheater

The Gentle Storm and Anneke Van Giersbergen has lost her voice, but she still sings great and is determined to put on a high energy show…

AvG


AvG band


AvG band 2

Pendragon – sounding very, very good!

Pendragon


Pendragon


Pendragon


Pendragon


Pendragon

The Neal Morse band – live a million years, you will never see better! Amazing!!

NMB


NMB


NMB


NMB


NMB

Claude Leonetti enjoying the first day – Lazuli play tomorrow. Fabulous band…

Claude Leonetti

Andrew Latimer and Camel – smooth, very, very smooth…

Camel


Camel


Camel


Camel


Camel

Day Two

Welcome Proggers – we kick-off Night of the Prog Festival Saturday with young English group Luna Kiss

Luna Kiss

Temperatures hit 36 degrees here yesterday = cold beer on doctor’s orders!


Koblenzer


Soggy Dave

Ladies and gentlemen, the very wonderful Haken, with their blend of Prog Metal and Gentle Giant…

Haken


Haken


Haken


Haken


Haken

Haken

Sorry folks, lost data connectivity for a few hours. In the meantime, we saw Sylvan playing their new album, Home

Sylvan


Sylvan


Sylvan


Sylvan


Sylvan

What a great band! The crowd went wild for Lazuli and their symphonic, Celtic Prog…

Lazuli


Lazuli


Lazuli


Lazuli


Lazuli

Lazuli

Changing gears, tone, almost genres. The Enid!!

The Enid


The Enid


The Enid


The Enid


The Enid

See what you’re missing??! If you love prog then you have to come to Night of the Prog Festival at least once in your life!

Excellent set from Riverside. Not only a nice selection from their back catalogue, but a couple of new songs from the forthcoming album, Love, Fear and the Time Machine.

Riverside


Riverside


Riverside


Riverside


Riverside

Fish playing Misplaced Childhood!! Massive crowd and big emotions all round…

Fish


Fish


Fish

Fish

Fish

Day Three

Mornin’ all! Here’s Special Providence from Hungary. If you like your prog on the technical side, a bit jazzy, a bit metal, a bit Canterbury… Amazing musicians!

Special Providence


Special Providence


Special Providence


Special Providence


Special Providence

Marko Adam and the Special Providence guys are the big find for NotP X!!!


Special Providence


Special Providence


Special Providence


Special Providence

Special Providence are a tough act to follow. Total change now with IO Earth with their symphonic, new-age Prog. Fabulous guitar playing and, my goodness, what a beautiful singer!!

IO Earth


IO Earth


IO Earth


IO Earth


IO Earth

True Proggers, Lazuli are here the whole weekend and meeting the fans. Note the Haken t-shirt…


Lazuli


Lazuli


Lazuli


Lazuli

Roine Stolt with his “other” band, Kaipa Da Capo

Kaipa Da Capo


Kaipa Da Capo


Kaipa Da Capo


Kaipa Da Capo


Kaipa Da Capo

Roine Ar Kung

Pendragon‘s Nick Barrett…

Pendragon

Pain of Salvation playing Remedy Lane – beyond awesome!!

Pain of Salvation


Pain of Salvation


Pain of Salvation


Pain of Salvation


Pain of Salvation

Pain of Salvation, kicking some serious ass!


Pain of Salvation


Pain of Salvation

Boys and girls, Pain of Salvation are officially back! Amazing!!!

Pain of Salvation

Steve Rothery band. Lavender for the second time in 24 hours!

Steve Rothery Band


Steve Rothery Band


Steve Rothery Band


Steve Rothery Band


Steve Rothery Band

Quite a mix of characters. The pretty girl’s named Freddie and she’s well into Long Distance Calling. The other couple I didn’t catch their names, but have seen the0 around all weekend…


Loreley1


Loreley2

Prog royalty – Tushar & Stolty!


Roine Stolt


Tushar

Mr Steve Hackett, playing Genesis…

Steve Hackett


Steve Hackett


Steve Hackett


Steve Hackett


Steve Hackett

Daniel Gildenlöw meeting & greeting. What a lovely bloke!!

Daniel Gildenlow


Daniel Gildenlow


Daniel Gildenlow

Some happy campers!

Happy Campers

And here’s the host for the weekend, Olivia!!

Olivia

Supper, apparently, is ready. Small confession here – can’t stand Genesis…

Steve Hackett

Watcher of the Skies and that’s the final photo from this year’s Night of the Prog Festival at Loreley. It has been absolutely fabulous. Full write-up and proper photos on TPA soon!! Signing off from the banks of the Rhine…

Steve Hackett

The End

[All photos by Dave Baird]

LINKS
Night of the Prog Festival – Website | Facebook
~ The Artists:


Beardfish – Website | Facebook
Camel – Website
Fish – Website | Facebook
Anneke van Giersbergen – Website/ | Facebook
The Gentle Storm – Facebook
Steve Hackett – Website | Facebook
Haken – Website | Facebook
IO Earth – Website | Facebook
Kaipa DaCapo – Twitter
Lazuli – Website/ | Facebook


Lesoir – Website | Facebook
Luna Kiss – Website | Facebook
Neal Morse – Website | Facebook
Pain Of Salvation – Website | Facebook
Pendragon – Website
Riverside – Website | Facebook
Steve Rothery – Website | Facebook
Special Providence – Website | Facebook
Sylvan – Website | Facebook
The Enid – Website | Facebook

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