Danfest announces running times for eighth festival


Danfest, the Leicester-based prog festival, has announced running times for this weekend's event. Now in it's eighth, year, the festival is the mastermind of local promoter Danny Mayo, a well-know face on the UK prog scene. As is the custom, Danny will be announcing the line-up for next year's Danfest at this year's event.

Danfest 8 takes place at The Musician in Leicester this Friday, November 30 and Saturday December 1.

Friday 30th November 

Doors 6.30pm

25yrd Screamer 6.50 - 7.50

Karmamoi 8.10- 9.10

Comedy Of Errors 9.30 - end

Saturday 1st December 

Doors 12.30pm

Servants Of Science 12.45 - 1.40

Orange Clocks 2.05 - 3.05

I Am The Manic Whale 3.30 - 5.00


Doors 7pm

The John Hackett Band 7.30 - 9

Galahad 9.30- end

Tickets are priced at £30 for the whole event, of £12 for the Friday, £22 for Saturday or £12 for the Saturday evening. Tickets are available now from Ticketweb, or from the venue or from Beat Route Records in Leicester.

Jerry Ewing

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.