Progdreams VIII (Day 3)
Progdreams VIII (Day 3)The Watch | John Hackett Band | Gabriel Played Live by Brian Cummins | Franck Carducci
- Date: Sunday 22 Sep 2019
- Hall: CreativeColors Stage
- Doors open: 14:00
- Start: 15:00
- Presale: 38,50 (incl. service charge)
- At the door: 39,-
In September 2019 the 8th edition of the Progdreams Festival will take place. The indoor festival has grown into an annual event that many prog fans from home and abroad look forward to. The prog scene seems livelier than ever and we received requests from bands from all over the world for a spot at the festival. Once again we managed to present you with an interesting selection and have put together a versatile line-up.
We have a total of 12 bands performing over three festival days, including Gazpacho, The Watch, John Hackett Band, Sky Architect, Von Hertzen Brothers and many more. Both established names and newcomers get the chance to present themselves to fans of the genre. We have both day-tickets and passe-partouts for three days for sale. On Sunday, the closing day, the following bands will take the stage: The Watch, John Hackett Band, Moonparticle and Franck Carducci. Scroll down for more information about these bands.
The Watch is from Milan and is known for their pure passion for Genesis. The voice of frontman Simone Rossetti is very similar to that of Peter Gabriel’s. Under the name The Watch, the band also plays their own material alongside Genesis songs. During this show the band will mainly play songs from their third album “Vacuum” (2004). The band has played hundreds of shows over the years and is even embraced by Steve Hackett himself. Of course, some Genesis classics will not be missing.http://www.thewatchmusic.net/
John Hackett Band
When you mention the name Hackett, many will call out ‘Steve’, but the Hackett family has produced another musician that is at least as good, namely John Hackett. Steve’s younger brother is a multi-instrumentalist, who plays guitar, bass and keys alongside the flute, his main instrument. He has a classical and jazz background, has been part of his brother’s band and has worked with Anthony Phillips (Genesis), the English Flute Quartet, Westminster Camerata and was a member of the Symbiosis trio, with which he made so called ambient music. With his own band he makes a combination of progrock, folk, classic rock and jazz. He just produced an excellent new album, together with guitarist Nick Fletcher, entitled “Beyond The Stars”.http://hacktrax.co.uk/
Gabriel Played Live by Brian Cummins
Tonight Brian Cummins will be celebrating the work of Peter Gabriel. Cummins has become well-known as the charismatic singer of The Carpet Crawlers and the voice behind the rendition of Script For A Jesters Tear by Mick Pointer’s Marillion. Armed with a guitar and a whole lot of sound effect equipment Brian will perform songs such as Sledgehammer, Games Without Frontiers en Salisbury Hill, in his own inimitable style. In other words, the perfect evening out for all the fans of Peter Gabriel and British humour.http://www.carpetcrawlers.com/the-band/brian-cummins/
Multi-instrumentalist Franck Carducci grew up in a family where music is a way of life. At the tender age of 5 he had his first encounter with a Hammond organ, later went on playing guitar and joined his first rock band when he was just 14 years old. After falling in love with bands like Pink Floyd and Genesis, he devoted himself to progressive rock.http://www.franckcarducci.com/