Prog rock, avant-garde and related gigs in London

v: Links to venues given below.
14 Feb
Hats Off Gentlemen It's Adequate The Fiddler's Elbow, Camden
free (but suggested donation of 5)
A (not overtly romantic) Valentine's Day charity fundraiser in aid of the World Land Trust with Hats Off Gentlemen It's Adequate, A Void, Global Noise Attack, and Aleksandra Wosniak. Hats Off Gentlemen It's Adequate are playing music from new album Broken But Still Standing, plus classic rock/prog covers.
21 Jan
Aviv Geffen
Oslo Hackney

Playing solo and Blackfield material
9 Mar
Entrance Hall, The British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 2DB
Re-booting Art of Noise's In Visible Silence. Support by DJ Food.
24-5 Mar

Playing half of Tales from Topographic Oceans and more
25 Mar
50th anniversary Yes fan convention Palladium 1-5pm
Includes performances by Yes tribute bands Seyes and Fragile
27-9 Mar
Steven Wilson
Royal Albert Hall 6:45pm (doors)
(27th/28th sold out)
In support of new album, To the Bone
1 Apr
Royal Albert Hall

In support of 40 Trips Around the Sun
25 Apr
Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith
With Joe Satriani, John Petrucci & Uli Jon Roth
18 May
Kronos Quartet
Barbican Hall, The Barbican Centre v
With visuals from Sam Green
16 Jun
Laura Cannell + Charles Hayward + Hoofus
LSO St Luke's
A triple bill curated by Cannell, plus talks from Jennifer Lucy Allan and Luke Turner
16-7 Jun
Stone Free Festival
The O2

Scorpions headline 16 Jun, supported by Megadeath. Yes featuring Anderson Rabin Wakeman headline 17 Jun, supported by Roger Hodgson, and by Joanne Shaw Taylor.
6-7 Jul
Roger Waters
Hyde Park
2pm (6 Jul); 8pm (7 Jul)
Us + Them tour, with material from Pink Floyd's The Dark Side of the Moon, The Wall, Animals, Wish You were Here  and Waters' Is This the Life We Really Want?
24 Aug
Stewart & Gaskin

around 25
To be confirmed, but Dave Stewart and Barbara Gaskin are planning a live show with a 4-piece band including Gavin Harrison (drums)
17 Sep
Royal Albert Hall
Playing Moonmadness in its entirety and more
2 Nov
King Crimson
Palladium, W1F 7TF
With Robert Fripp, Jakko Jakszyk, Mel Collins, Tony Levin, Pat Mastelotto, Gavin Harrison, Jeremy Stacey, Bill Rieflin
10 Nov
Australian Pink Floyd
Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith
Pink Floyd tribute band

All details are to the best of my knowledge, but errors can creep in and arrangements change, so check with the venue. Full price tickets are given in the Bookings column: there may be concessionary tickets for less, and there may be booking fees on top.

Venue links:
The Barbican Centre, Silk Street
South Bank Centre (Royal Festival Hall & Queen Elizabeth Hall)
The Spitz, 109 Commercial St., Old Spitalfields Market, E1
The Klinker club @ The Sussex Pub, 107A Culford Road, N1 every Tuesday and Friday
Roundhouse, Chalk Farm Road, NW1 8EH

Contact tel. numbers:
Astoria (020) 7434 0403
Barbican Centre (bookings) (020) 7638 8891
Pizza Express Jazz Club (020) 7439 8722

Other pages with live listings:
CALYX (Canterbury music)
The Progressive Aspect UK gig list
London Musicians' Collective
Cuneiform artists' tour news
Yes and Yes members' news
Contemporary Music Network Tours
Oxford Contemporary Music

Local artists links:
The Progressive Rock MAP

Last updated: 20 Jan 2018
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