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Danfest 9

Published on 28th December 2019 | by Graham Thomas

The Musician, Leicester 29th November to 1st December 2019 For the uninitiated, Danfest is a prog festival invented, curated and promoted by Danny Mayo, so how the festival gets its name is a complete mystery! But... Read More

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Steve Hillage Band

Steve Hillage Band / Gong

Published on 13th December 2019 | by James R. Turner

O2 Academy, Bristol Wednesday, 20th November 2019 It’s been 50 years since Daevid Allen started the psychedelic behemoth that is Gong, and as the band head into their 50th year, with a wonderful new album The... Read More

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Soft Machine_Boerderij

Soft Machine

Published on 12th December 2019 | by Alex Driessen

Cultuurpodium Boerderij, Zoetermeer Saturday, 30th November 2019 Still going strong/Not dead yet On a cold November evening in 2019, Zoetermeer’s De Boerderij plays host to the legendary Soft Machine. Founded in 1966 by Daevid Allen, Mike... Read More

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Led Bib

Led Bib

Published on 2nd December 2019 | by Roger Trenwith

RIO Cinema, Dalston, London Sunday, 24th November 2019 An otherwise drifting grey November afternoon is given focus and brightened considerably by a visit to a splendid art deco cinema in the culture hub that is Dalston.... Read More

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The Floyd Effect

The Floyd Effect

Published on 29th November 2019 | by Andrew Halley

The Majestic Theatre, Retford Saturday, 16th November 2019 A century-old former silent movie cinema, Retford’s The Majestic Theatre, tonight hosted The Floyd Effect tribute show. As the ghosts of the old building reminisced fondly about the... Read More

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Steve Hackett UK Tour 2019

Steve Hackett

Published on 28th November 2019 | by Geoff Ford

Symphony Hall, Birmingham Monday, 18th November 2019 There is so much love for the music of Genesis from the years 1970 to 1977, and Steve Hackett, guitarist with the band during that period, has revitalised that... Read More

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Marillion - photo by Alan Jones

Marillion with Friends from the Orchestra

Published on 26th November 2019 | by Leo Trimming

St. David’s Hall, Cardiff Saturday, 16th November, 2019 ‘WHY IS NOTHING EVER TRUE?’ Climate Change… Humanitarian Crisis… Fake News… Super-Rich oligarchs running society… When did Marillion start to reflect the important issues of our time –... Read More

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HRH Prog 8


Published on 24th November 2019 | by Leo Trimming

Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London 26th & 27th October, 2019 After a few years in the beautiful location of the LLeyn Peninsula in North Wales, HRH Prog had to relocate their festival due to redevelopment of the... Read More

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Jadis / Mangrove

Published on 20th November 2019 | by Alex Driessen

Boerderij, Zoetermeer, The Netherlands Friday, 9th November 2019 On a cold Friday night in November, Jadis and Mangrove perform at the Zoetermeer (prog) rock temple. Mangrove is a Dutch prog rock band consisting of four good... Read More

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