News: CELEBR8.3 Prog Festival 31 May and 1 June 2014

It Bites, photo by Noel Buckley

Now in its 3rd year and this time being held in Central London, the final line up for
Celebr8.3 can confirm many exclusives:

A one off London performance by Anathema Acoustic. The last performance from Twelfth Night, the first ever live performance by Cosmograf, as well as Theo Travis (Porcupine Tree, Gong, Robert Fripp, Steven Wilson, David Sylvian & Bill Nelson) joining The Tangent for a special one off performance. An exclusive Live show from Frost*.

Unique acoustic performances by John Mitchell (It Bites, Frost, Arena) and Kim Seviour (Touchstone) on Saturday and Andy Tillison (The Tangent) and Matt Stevens (The Fierce and The Dead) on Sunday. It is also planned to have a number of very special guests from the world of prog performing with both acoustic duos.

Celebr8.3 takes place at Islington Assembly Hall on Saturday 31st of May and Sunday 1st of June

Doors Open at 1.00pm, with performances starting at 2.00pm.
The full lineup in order of appearance is:

Saturday May 31st
Twelfth Night
Anathema Acoustic
The Tangent

An acoustic performance by John Mitchell and Kim Seviour will take place between 6.30-7.30 at The Vineyard opposite the venue.

Sunday June 1st
Sanguine Hum
The Fierce and The Dead

An acoustic performance with Andy Tillison and Matt Stevens will take place between 6.30-7.30 at The Vineyard opposite the venue.

The Tickets
Weekend tickets are available from at £75.00 or £95 for a Celebr8 Gold supporters package (including a unique T shirt and programme).

Websites & Contacts
The new Celebr8 website is at
Information is also available at

For further information please contact either:
Jon Patrick – email or Geoff Banks – email


The latest Facebook Live session from Canadian singer-songwriter Josh Taerk was streamed on Sunday 20 December., imbued with a festive flavour to raise the spirits

More about Josh:

David Randall presents a weekly show on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, Sundays at 22:00 BST (GMT+1, repeated on Mondays and Fridays), when he invites listeners to ‘Assume The Position’. This show was first broadcast on 20 December 2020 and announces the results of the Popular Poll for Best of 2020.

UK Blues Broadcaster of the Year (2020) Pete Feenstra presents his weekly Rock & Blues Show on Tuesday at 19:00 ( BST, GMT+1) as part of a five hour blues rock marathon “Tuesday is Bluesday at GRTR!”. The show is repeated on Wednesdays at 22:00, Fridays at 20:00). This show was first broadcast 20 December 2020 and includes Pete’s best of the year selections

Listen in to Get Ready to ROCK! Radio…
Click the appropriate icons at the top of the page.

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12:00-13:00 SERGEANT STEEL Truck Tales (Boyz Tyme Records)
14:00-16:00 DAN REED Liftoff (Zero Entertainment)

Power Plays w/c 11 January 2021 (Mon-Fri)

BLACK SPIDERS – Good Times (Dark Riders Records/Cargo Records)
GRAVITY MACHINE Standing Stones (Zyse Records)
EMPIIRES Love Or Hate (TLG Entertainment/INgrooves)
RAY FENWICK Tam Tam (Singsong Music)
DEAD REYNOLDS Voices (The Fort)
LAYLA ZOE Don’t Wanna Help Anyone (indie)

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