Wishbone Ash This weekend's Prog Rock Festival at Camp HRH in Pwllheli, North Wales is an ever growing Prog Rock Festival at Haven Hafan y Mor Holiday Park on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park. The festival is on a mission to "the biggest and friendliest Prog Community in Europe" - with the numbers attending the festival are growing year-on-year from around 800-900 last year to several thousand this year....


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Strawbs Strawbs have been around in various guises since the late 1960’s. Among the large number of musicians passing through the ranks of the band have been celebrated chanteuse Sandy Denny and prog-rock keyboard wizard Rick Wakeman. Band leader Dave Cousins is the only original survivor, but the current line up includes key members from the 1970s, Dave Lambert (guitar) and Chas Cronk (bass). Versions of the band have been touring on and off for years, but what makes this tour particularly exciting is that it is the full-on electric band, rather than the more frequently seen stripped-down acoustic ensemble. Also, keeping it in the family, Rick Wakeman’s son, Adam, is playing keyboards.


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