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Jan Akkerman

Jan Akkerman

Published on 1st February 2020 | by Alex Driessen

Cultuurpodium Boerderij, Zoetermeer Saturday, 25th January 2020 Breaking the strings It has been some time since I last saw Jan Akkerman perform solo with his band. Most recent experiences were his ‘Knight of the Guitar’ sessions... Read More


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Dweezil Zappa

Dweezil Zappa plays Hot Rats

Published on 25th January 2020 | by Graham Thomas

Birmingham Town Hall Wednesday, 11th December 2019 In October 1969, Frank Zappa released an album which was to have a massive impact on the rock music world, still being felt fifty years on. The innovative blend... Read More


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Insomnium

Insomnium

Published on 22nd January 2020 | by Graham Thomas

Islington Assembly Hall, London Sunday, 19th January 2020 No Sleep ’til Islington So these Fins have been making fairly regular incursions into our fair isles since around 2011. In past raids, they have tended to limit... Read More


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Danfest9

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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