Tag Archives: ProgPower USA

Festivals adjust with the times

With Entertainment Weekly dubbing this concert season the “Summer of Sadness” — many acts have canceled dates, ProgPower USA is now selling single-day tickets for the first time, and admission prices to Lilith Fair have been slashed — the recent news about Projektfest ’10 comes as no surprise.

Symphony X marks the spot

Symphony X has finally entered the studio to begin recording the follow-up to 2007’s Paradise Lost, and the album should be released by year’s end.

11 days, 11 stages and even some prog bands

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Milwaukee’s Summerfest — billed as “the world’s largest music festival” — begins this week, and I must say I’m excited. Plenty of progressive bands — or at least bands with progressive tendencies — can be found on the Summerfest bill this year. (OK, less than a couple dozen in a field of 800 is not “plenty,” but it’s still more than I recall in past years.)

Everything’s Coming Up RoSy

by Michael Popke — It’s April, and that means it’s almost time for the curtain to rise on one of the most musically accessible progressive-rock festivals in the United States. The Rites of Spring Festival — RoSfest, for short — …