The Blackheart Orchestra at Masham Town Hall 2022

The Blackheart Orchestra

Masham Town Hall, North Yorkshire Tuesday, 6th September 2022 This evening’s venue is Masham Town Hall, an imposing Grade II listed building just off the Little Market Place in the historic town of Masham, famous for its Theakston and Black…

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ArcTanGent 2022 - photo by Derek Bremner

ArcTanGent 2022

Fernhill Farm, Compton Martin Friday 19th & Saturday 20th August 2022 Returning after a three year absence, and for its eighth incarnation, the ArcTanGent festival has marked itself out as a kind of Glastonbury for the math-, post- and noise-rock…

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Lifesigns - by Ron Kraaykamp


De Boerderij, Zoetermeer Saturday, 20th August 2022 More than a year after the release of their most recent album, Altitude, at last Lifesigns finds itself in the Netherlands for a live show. “Finally” are the first words of founder/songwriter/singer/keyboardist John…

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Prog For Peart 2022

Prog For Peart 2

Abingdon United Football Club, Oxfordshire 1st & 2nd July, 2022 A year ago, the first outing of this wonderful little festival, in aid of Glioblastoma Multiforme Research (for the particular form of brain cancer that ultimately took the life of…

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O2 Forum, Kentish Town, London Wednesday, 27th July 2022 I felt a bit Transatlantic myself this time: flying via Schiphol airport in Amsterdam to the United Kingdom over the North Sea, a tributary of the Atlantic Ocean. I took the…

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Kaprekar's Constant

Kaprekar’s Constant

Little Mill Oast, Marden, Kent Friday, 1st July 2022 My phone pinged. Message alert. Nick Jefferson… “We are doing a private, warm-up gig on July 1st in an old oast house in Marden. We’d like to invite you. Free food…

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The Emerald Dawn

The Emerald Dawn

The Acorn, Penzance Saturday, 2nd July 2022 Home. Homeward bound. The comfort zone. Feelings of warmth and familiarity as I get to see two things: firstly, a full set from The Emerald Dawn, and secondly, an encore that would never…

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