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Soft Machine

Soft Machine

Published on 29th March 2022 | by Richard Swan

The Astor Theatre, Deal Saturday, 17th March 2022 What a treat to see Soft Machine on their 2022 tour, particularly in the delightful Astor Theatre in Deal, a seaside town on the Kent Coast that’s almost... Read More


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Caravan

Caravan

Published on 27th March 2022 | by Richard Swan

The Booking Hall, Dover Sunday, 20th March 2022 I seem to be on a roll of attending Canterbury Scene gigs recently, and my journey continues with Caravan at The Booking Hall in Dover, Kent’s newest independent... Read More


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Gong

Gong

Published on 26th March 2022 | by Jez Rowden

Thekla, Bristol Wednesday, 23rd March 2022 What would a perfect gig look like? Well, for a start the band would need to be on their ‘A’ game. The crowd has to be fully in tune with... Read More


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Tangerine Dream - photo by Mick Schofield

Tangerine Dream

Published on 25th March 2022 | by Leo Trimming

Photos by Mick Schofield (used with kind permission). The Phoenix, Exeter Wednesday, 17th March 2022 Tangerine Dream dazzled a packed Exeter Phoenix crowd on St. Patrick’s Day with a pulsing, mesmerising show. Originating in 1967 in... Read More


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Fusion Festival 3.5

Fusion 3.5 Festival 2022

Published on 18th March 2022 | by Leo Trimming

The Civic, Stourport on Severn Friday 4th March to Sunday 6th March 2022 Finally, the Fusion Festival, first planned for late March 2020 and postponed twice, returned triumphantly to this excellent venue in the Midlands after... Read More


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Dream Theater

Dream Theater / Arch Echo

Published on 14th March 2022 | by Basil Francis

Warner Theater, Washington DC, USA Sunday, 6th March 2022 Prologue It was pretty surreal to be at the Warner Theater at 7:30pm on a Sunday; it was my first concert since the pandemic began two years... Read More


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Franck Carducci & the Fantastic Squad

Franck Carducci & The Fantastic Squad

Published on 13th March 2022 | by Jez Rowden

The Picton, Porthcawl Saturday, 12th March 2022 Anyone who has seen Franck Carducci and his band play live – in any incarnation – will understand the thrilling sense of exuberance and enthusiasm that they bring to... Read More


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Nordic Giants

Nordic Giants / Årabrot

Published on 7th March 2022 | by Nick Hudson

Arts Centre, Colchester Tuesday, 22nd February 2022 I had been looking forward to this gig for quite some time, yet my excitement was tempered slightly by waking up on the day to first read that Russian... Read More


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Van der Graaf Generator, photo by Roger Trenwith

Van der Graaf Generator

Published on 5th March 2022 | by Roger Trenwith

Town Hall, Birmingham 21st February 2022 by Roger Trenwith 21st February 2022 was a significant date, as it was the first date of Van der Graaf Generator’s much Covid-delayed tour, and also my first venture out... Read More


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Prog the Forest

Prog the Forest

Published on 20th December 2021 | by Rosamund Tomlins

The Fiddler’s Elbow, Camden, London Sunday, 5th December 2021 Prog the Forest’s second outing finally took place after two COVID 19-related postponements, from the summer, and last year when a video play-list event was held online... Read More


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