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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

HRH Prog VIII

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

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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Focus

Focus

Published on 13th November 2019 | by Rosamund 'Pandarosa' Tomlins

Under the Bridge, London Friday, 25th Oct 2019 An evening of delight and surprises! The venue, although tucked away and a bit further to walk within Chelsea football club grounds than one might expect, works really... Read More


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Portico Quartet

Portico Quartet / Phil France

Published on 9th November 2019 | by Jez Rowden

Gorilla, Manchester Wednesday, 6th November 2019 Another unexpected gig night – this is getting to be a habit – and Manchester beckons. So what’s on? Having studied the gig listings I’m drawn to Portico Quartet, a... Read More


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Hayley Griffiths Band

The Hayley Griffiths Band

Published on 8th November 2019 | by Tony Colvill

The Wharf, Tavistock Saturday, 19th October 2019 The penultimate night of the tour, and an audience of around about 80. You might expect any band to be a little weary, but no, from the off we... Read More


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Van Morrison -(c) Bradley Quinn 2019

Van Morrison

Published on 7th November 2019 | by Geoff Ford

Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham Monday, 28th October 2019 When Van Morrison takes to the stage, it’s all about the music. No fanfares, no fantastic light show, no conversation between songs (and sometimes not even a gap... Read More


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Summer’s End Festival XV

Published on 4th November 2019 | by Leo Trimming

The Drill Hall, Chepstow 4th to 6th October 2019 The annual pilgrimage for many fans to the charming border town of Chepstow in South Wales for the annual progressive rock festival was just as popular as... Read More


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Battles

Battles / Luo

Published on 3rd November 2019 | by Jez Rowden

The Exchange, Bristol Saturday, 26th October 2019 With a couple of days in Bristol pending, I scoured the listings to find some suitable entertainment, my eyes immediately lighting up when coming upon Battles. I’ve liked their... Read More


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King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

Published on 18th October 2019 | by Owen Trimming

O2 Victoria Warehouse, Manchester Thursday, 3rd October 2019 Having taken a well-earned rest from releasing anything in 2018, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard are back with two shiny new records to show the world. It’s... Read More


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