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Published on 8th November 2017 | by Rob Fisher

229 The Venue, London Friday, 3rd November 2017 Alongside Andrew Latimer and Camel, Pendragon are perhaps one of the U.K.’s most important and seminal progressive rock bands still actively recording and touring today. It is not... Read More

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Motorpsycho / Sleep Token

Published on 28th October 2017 | by Roger Trenwith

O2 Academy, Islington, London Tuesday, 24th October 2017 The venue is a modern, purpose built standing-only space above a shopping centre, with the surprising added bonus of having an un-sticky floor, clean enough to sit on... Read More

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Published on 26th October 2017 | by Leo Trimming

The Marble Factory, Bristol Thursday, 28th September 2017 Fresh from their award for ‘Album of the Year’ by PROG Magazine for The Optimist, Anathema embarked on the U.K. leg of an extensive tour which has already... Read More

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Summer's End 2017

Summer’s End Festival 2017

Published on 21st October 2017 | by Jez Rowden

The Drill Hall, Chepstow 6th to 8th October 2017   “Sanctuary in Music…”   The Drill Hall is fast becoming the new spiritual home for the U.K.’s longest established festival of progressive music, the setting, close... Read More

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Public Service Broadcasting

Published on 20th October 2017 | by Leo Trimming

Great Hall, Cardiff University Friday 13th October 2017 No Brainer really… Every Valley, the latest album by Public Service Broadcasting, is based on the history of the South Wales coal industry and its workforce, from more... Read More

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All Them Witches

All Them Witches / The Ghost Wolves

Published on 13th October 2017 | by Roger Trenwith

Koko, Camden Town, London Thursday, 5th October 2017 Well, who would have thought it? A venue in Camden (just) that isn’t a toilet?! Koko is a splendid late Victorian edifice, originally opening as a theatre in... Read More

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Peter Jones – The Mad Mothster’s Tea Party

Published on 12th October 2017 | by Tony Colvill

The Islington, Tolpuddle Street, London Saturday, 30th September 2017 Tolpuddle, Dorset. Home, or nearly, of the Dorset Knob, a local delight served with cream and jam. How appropriate for an afternoon gig in the presence of... Read More

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Published on 9th October 2017 | by Rob Fisher

Bush Hall, London Tuesday 3rd October 2017 It’s my first visit to Bush Hall, a charming and exceedingly elegant music and dance hall originally built in 1904. Put to a diverse variety of uses throughout its... Read More

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Damian Wilson – The Acoustic Sessions

Published on 7th October 2017 | by Rob Fisher

The Bear, Oxford Wednesday, 27th September 2017 What a fabulous evening. A week ago Damian Wilson was singing and body surfing to an audience of 3,000 people in Tilburg as part of The Ayreon Universe series... Read More

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Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

Published on 4th October 2017 | by Roger Trenwith

O2 Arena, Greenwich, London Saturday, 30th September 2017 A rather spiffing day out in the capital was kicked off with a trip to the V&A for the Pink Floyd Exhibition, and a highly entertaining and informative... Read More

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