Prog Before Xmas 2022

Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow Saturday, 26th November 2022 ‘Twas the month before Christmas and our intrepid TPA scribe and his faithful companion Bronwen got up before they went to bed and flew to a distant land up North. Many…

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Magnum / Vega / Theia

The Tramshed, Cardiff Wednesday, 7th December 2022 I love The Tramshed. Not only is it a very nice space, the staff are the best I’ve ever experienced. It’s a pleasure to roll up to the door and be cheerily greeted…

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Ozric Tentacles

Ozric Tentacles / Gong

Trinity Centre, Bristol Sunday, 20th November 2022 After seeing Gong turn the Good Ship Thekla into a space vessel back in March, loosing its moorings to take us grinningly happy throng to the stars, the thought of a double-header with…

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Leap Day at Hof 88 _ October 2022

Leap Day

Hof 88, Almelo, The Netherlands Sunday, 30th October 2022 If Mohammed doesn’t come to the mountain… I had been particularly looking forward to this for quite a long time: a show by Dutch proggers Leap Day in Youth Center ‘t…

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Pink Project

Pink Project

Poppodium De Boerderij, Zoetermeer, the Netherlands Thursday, 8th October 2022 Exactly one year ago to the day, I saw Pink Project perform, also in Zoetermeer, and also in front of a completely sold out crowd. In that sense it was…

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Marillion / June Road

Muziekcentrum Frits Philips, Eindhoven, Netherlands Thursday, 20th October 2022 I love seeing bands outside the UK, it’s usually a very different experience, and a smashing Christmas pres from a wonderful wife has led us to Eindhoven for Marillion’s second night…

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