Proguphoria: all day UK prog event details

On Saturday 20th October 2012, a very special event is to be held in Poole, Dorset. In a celebration of 80s prog, Galahad will headline an all-day event.

Entitled Proguphoria, the event will also feature sets by The Cryptic Clues, The Paul Menel Band and ex-Pallas vocalist Alan Reed.

Prog fans will already know that Paul Menel is an ex-member of UK progressive rock titans IQ, having sang on their two 80s releases ‘Nomzamo’ and ‘Are You Sitting Comfortably’. His set will celebrate the 25th anniversary of ‘Nomzamo’ so that promises good things.

The Cryptic Clues will be presenting a set of music originally released by cult proggers Twelfth Night between 1981-83. You may not know The Cryptic Clues, but they are no ordinary tribute band… They include drummer Brian Devoil, guitarist Andy Revell and bassist Clive Mitten (all members of the classic line-up of Twelfth Night) with vocalist Mark Spencer of LaHost. What’s more, this appearance will be one of their very last.

In addition to the live music, there will be a charity auction, a prog rock disco and real ales available.

Proguphoria is to be held at Mr Kyps, Poole, 8a Parr St, Lower Parkstone, Dorset, BH14 0JY.

Tickets for the full day are priced at £20, but a special evening only ticket (allowing entry to see The Cryptic Clues and Galahad) is also available for just £12. You can get tickets from this location. Links for both an all day ticket and evening ticket are clearly listed in the right hand column.

More information regarding future Twelfth Night reissues and other band activities can be found at their official website, where you can also buy CDs etc.