On Saturday 23 May, from 3pm – 12am Colston Hall Presents the Bristol Takeover Online, a digital festival in partnership with Music Venue Trust’s Save Our Venues campaign and hosted by BBC Introducing in the West.
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News of the new solo album from Yes guitarist Steve Howe – Love Is.
Fairport’s Cropredy Convention is the latest festival to take the step to cancel. The 2020 line up will make up the 2021 iteration of the festival.
News of the new album from Haken. Coming on Inside Out Music on 3rd June. We get a tease of Virus with a new song, Prosthetic.
News on the new Devin Townsend Empath Ultimate edition coming from Inside Out Music.
Listen to Here In My Autumn, the first song released from Prehensile Tales. The new album from Pattern-Seeking Animals on Inside Out Music.
Take a listen to Out There by Ranagri – a song which proves uncannily apt for our current times.
Beggar are set to release their new album, Compelled To Repeat, on 3rd April via APF Records. Here, the band discuss their love of Swedish experimental / extreme metal act, Meshuggah.
News of Hip To The Jag, the debut solo album by Kavus Torabi which is out on Believer’s Roast on 22nd May 2020.
They’ve only gone and done it. Rising from the dead, Genesis (or at least Collins, Banks and Rutherford) announce new tour dates.
Tour news – folk music ahoy as Faustus bring their Cotton Lords show back to Helmshore Textile Mill.
Matt McGinn has already released one of the best albums of 2020 in Lessons Of War. The County Down native is a master wordsmith who has crafted brilliant, narrative songs. Here, he tells us why he loves the music of John Martyn.
The Fairport Wintour is in motion and a good chunk of the team, including several Fairport/Cropredy vets have been in attendance sometime, somewhere. Here we look back on the opening of the tour in Southport, a stop in Manchester and a sojourn to Bath.
News of the new album from Pure Reason Revolution and a chance to listen to the new single, Silent Genesis.
Jethro Tull fans give praise – news of the Prog Years tour as well as Ian Anderson’s more intimate series of solo shows.