Australia's Progfest unveils epic full line-up for 2019

Progfest

Progfest, Australia's travelling prog festival, has announced its full line-up for 2019, which will feature a massive 40 bands over all, with extra side shows added in Perth and Adelaide for headline acts Monuments and The Ocean.

Joining the headliners, and previously announced Skyharbor are homegrown Australian and New Zealand progressive acts Circles, Chaos Divine, City Of Souls, Toehider, Ivanyi, Glass Ocean and Opus Of A Machine.

Also added, for each individual city are the following local acts:

Melbourne The Croxton - January 26

Bear The Mammoth, Transience, Mushroom Giant, Figures, Khan, Ebonivory, The Valley Ends, Red Lotus, M0DAL1TY, Neo Relic

Sydney The Factory Theatre - 27

Lo!, Hemina, Red Bee, Anubis, SEIMS, SNVFF, Hashshashin, Sevsons, Shanghai, Numidia

Brisbane The Valley Drive In/The Brightside - 28

Aerials, Kodiak Empire, Hazards Of Swimming Naked, Magenta Voyeur, Flynn Effect, Mass Sky Raid, Sum Of Us, The Stranger, Therein, Seraphic

Aside from this, Monuments will play the following sideshows:

New Zealand Wellington Valhalla - January 23
New Zealand Auckland Galatos - 24
Australia Adelaide Jive - 29
Australia Perth Badlands - 30

And The Ocean will play:

Australia Perth Badlands - January 24
Australia Adelaide Jive - 25
New Zealand Wellington Valhalla - 31
New Zealand Christchurch Club Tavern - February 1
New Zealand Auckland Galatos - 2

Tickets for all shows and further info is available here.

Progfest

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC, Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.