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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 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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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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