Happy New Year and ‘lang may yer Lum reek’ Happy New Year everyone and I hope that 2020 turns out a great year for you. If you were out partying or ‘first footing” after the bells, then I hope that you had a really good time. I really used to really enjoy celebrating Hogmanay and … Continue reading It’s not every day one of your favourite prog rock stars pops in to say hello!
It’s Christmassss………. First of all, I hope that you and all your families had a great time over the Christmas period. I know that I did, despite having several ‘pain flareups’ and usual insomnia booting in. On Christmas Eve, Kirsty told me that she still had some presents to wrap, so I took Nathan out … Continue reading CELEBRATIONS AND RECOGNITION
The first time that I had come across Long Earth was around about summer 2018, not long after the inaugural Prog in the Park (PITP) had been launched on social media. When organising PITP, we had received requests from several bands wanting to be on the bill. Long Earth was one and the time … Continue reading JENNIFER CLARK AND LONG EARTH AT THE PROG BEFORE CHRISTMAS (PB4X) 2019
PROG IN THE PARK 2.0 I was absolutely delighted when Douglas Chapman MP came to see me on Thursday lunchtime for 5 minutes while he was out campaigning. Anytime I see Douglas or text him or message him, vice versa, he always asks about my health. Douglas had asked me how the preparations for Prog … Continue reading DOUGLAS CHAPMAN MP POPS INTO SUPPORT PROG IN THE PARK 2.0
Where ever you are in the world 🌎today, I hope that you and your family have a wonderful St Andrew’s Day today. 🏴 The St Andrew's Cross or Saltire is our national flag. Tradition has it that the flag, the oldest flag in Europe and the Commonwealth, originated in a battle fought in the East … Continue reading ST ANDREWS DAY
Last week the talented Alice Freya from Last flight to Pluto had emailed me to enquire about being on the bill for PITP 2.0. I replied to Alice's email by explaining that the bill is now complete and told her that hopefully PITP 2.1 happens and there might be a slot. Despite any disappointment about … Continue reading LAST FLIGHT TO PLUTO – A PROG IN THE PARK UPDATE
I am delighted that I can now finally announce that Lockerbie based band EBB - are on the bill at Prog in the Park 2.0 (PITP 2.0). A close lifelong mate of mine knows EBB really well and I asked him to talk to them about playing at PITP 2.0. I am really pleased that … Continue reading PROG IN THE PARK – ANNOUNCEMENT