Category: Concerts

May 06 2013

Spocks Beard | Newcastle 02 Academy. Sunday 5th May 2013

  When i was asked if i fancied going to see Spock’s Beard at Newcastle’s 02 academy it was a bit of a no brainer. Having seen The Spock’s before at the CRS i simply couldn’t wait to get there. Imagine my surprise when my co-pilot casually announced the “oh yes, there are two support …

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Apr 15 2013

The Paul Birchall Trio | Stokesley Town Hall 12/04/2012

  What’s that i hear you say? Jazz? On Well, not exactly. I make no secret of being a huge fan of Paul Birchall and the music he brought to us via the brilliant Combination Head who’s albums still rank highly as some of my favourite Prog albums. Having seen Paul perform on other …

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Mar 24 2013

UK Pink Floyd | Really rather good

  Friday evening (22nd March) proved to be very entertaining indeed. Due to cancelling an event that i had organised that evening i was coerced into attending a celebration Dark Side Of The Moon at forty. Being as down in the dumps as i was i  decided to go along. I am very glad i …

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Feb 28 2013

CRS Awards evening

On a very cold Saturday evening in February myself and Riversea keyboard ace Brendan Eyre set off for South Yorkshire to attend the Classic Rock Society awards evening. Little did we know what a magical evening it would turn out to be and one that we will both remember for a long time. As we …

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Jan 13 2013

Caravan | The Sage Gateshead Saturday 12th January 2013

  Team Progmeister arrived in good time for the Caravan’s gig at The Sage in Gateshead and a fast freezing Saturday evening only to have missed the support act. Yet another cherished institution displaying their historic wares in what is fast becoming the Thunderdome of Prog. Hall two at The Sage is a great place …

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Oct 14 2012

ReGenesis | Fibbers in York

When i say that ReGenesis are the best tribute band i have seen with regard to Genesis i mean this by quite a large margin and for a very good reason. Where as some other tribute acts throw thousands of pounds at getting everything as authentic as possible ( in some cases actually buying original …

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Jun 14 2012

Progmeister2 – A Very Special Event

  I thought i would leave it a few days before i put a few words together about Progmeister2. I have only just this very day re-entered Earth’s atmosphere. I have so many thanks to give and so many memories that will stay with me for many years to come. Before i say  thanks to …

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Feb 27 2012

Steve Hackett – The Sage, Gateshead

  The Sage in Gateshead is without doubt one of the best venues in the North East in which to stage any musical event and seems to lend itself perfectly to artists such as Prog icon Steve Hackett. This was the second time that the Progmeister crew had travelled to The Sage as true Hackett …

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