RPWL look back at a long history. The progressive rock band from Germany was formed in 1997 by Yogi Lang, Kalle Wallner, Chris Postl and Phil Paul Risettio as a Pink Floyd tribute band, but they quickly wrote and recorded their own music.
Gabriel Agudo is a singer, songwriter, musician and producer born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and is associated with the progressive rock genre. Currently as a solo artist, he became known as former lead singer and one of the main songwriters in the band Bad Dreams. Gabriel is also one of the lead singers of the In Continuum Band (Dave Kerzner’s supergroup project), and also the lead singer of The Steve Rothery Band while touring in South America.
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AYREON is a progressive rock project by Dutch songwriter, singer, multi-instrumentalist and producer Arjen Anthony Lucassen. Ayreon’s albums contain complex storylines featuring a lot of different characters. Their concept albums are critically acclaimed and very popular among fans. The music brings together classic progressive rock instruments with more classical or folk instruments.
PENDRAGON are a neo-prog band formed in the UK in the late 70ies. The band had a few personnel changes, but their lineup has been more or less stable since he mid-eighties. Over the years, the band has built up an impressive fanbase, especially in Europe. Pendragon are probably best known for their “Masquerade Overture” album (1996) and have recently celebrated their 40th Anniversary with sold out European shows and a 5 disc commemorative book.
Cheeto’s Magazine are a progressive rock ensemble from Barcelona. Bearing open-mindedness as their flag, the band brings together classic prog tradition and forward-looking paths under a colorful, humerous and joyful outlook that is embodied in their meticulous compositions, surrealistic imagery and eccentric live appearances.
WiV Entertainment is proud to announce one of the upcoming concert highlights for spring 2020: two Prog Generations on one stage! Both, prog veterans CHANDELIER and soundscaper ‘t’ were crowd pleasers at this year’s Night Of The Prog Festival and took the audience by storm.
Pure Reason Revolution (PRR) is a British progressive alternative rock group formed in 2003. They gained a lot of success with their first album “The Dark Third” in 2006. After 2 other albums the band however decide to split in 2011. After all these years the band leaders Jon Courtney and Chloë Alper decided it would be a great idea to get back together for a live show (in June 2019 at the Midsummer Prog festival in the Netherlands).
Moon Safari is a progressive rock band formed in Sweden. With five studio releases to date and touring across Europe, Japan and North America they have positioned themselves as one of the leading acts in 21th century progressive music. Most noteworthy is their performance in 2016 at the Royal Albert Hall supporting legendary British supergroup Yes.
We have updated our FAQ as well as the driving directions for you, if a question has gone unanswered send us an e-mail! We can also announce the prices for the box office: The festival ticket can be purchased for 180€, 2-day tickets are available at 140€, day tickets at 95€. See you all on the rock!
Please welcome on Friday, 19th July: SPECIAL PROVIDENCE played at Night Of The Prog in 2015 and we all remember they earned an enthusiastic response from the crowd – and they promised to bring enough CDs this year!
Please welcome on Saturday, 20th July: F.O.R.S. (Famous Or Random Stars) were formed in Switzerland in 2016. Four individual musicians with different backgrounds play together to create Prog Rock songs, preferably instrumental.
Please welcome on Friday, 19th July: TANGERINE DREAM. One of the biggest icons of electronic music, Tangerine Dream has painted stadium-sized soundscapes for over half a century. Founded and led by Edgar Froese, the German group has pioneered Ambient and Krautrock (or ”Kosmische Musik”), released over 100 studio albums and created over sixty film scores.
Well, we must say we are very flattered to be voted #1 in Prog Magazine’s readers’ poll. Thank you very much! Your support means the world to us. Let’s make 2019 special again! See you at the Loreley this summer!
Please welcome on Saturday 20th July: OVERHEAD is a Progressive Rock band from Finland with a recognisable and unique sound. The band has just recently released their long awaited fifth studio album titled “Haydenspark”!
Anathema are from Liverpool, UK and were formed back in the very early Nineties. The band’s history produced some changes in their line-up. Vincent and Daniel Cavanagh as well as John Douglas are their longest serving members.