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Big Big Train Announce Live Dates For 2017

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Big Big Train have announced eagerly awaited live dates for 2017. The band will play London’s Cadogan Hall on September 29 and 30. The band have kindly offered Prog readers the chance to purchase tickets ahead of them going on general sale on Monday, although tickets have been made available to the band’s own fans forum since lunchtime.

These will be the first live shows from Big Big Train since the release of their acclaimed new album Folklore, and the band say, “The Cadogan Hall performances will be the first full-band gigs since 2015, and will feature the full thirteen musician line-up including the five piece brass ensemble featured on The Underfall Yard, English Electric and Folklore albums.”

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.