Eppyfest announces stage times


Eppyfest, the left field prog festival has announced the stage times for this year's event, which takes place on Friday July 27 and Saturday July 28 at St Margaret's Hall, Coniston Road, Hatherley, Cheltenham

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The event, run by Ian Fairholm of the Eppy Gibbon Podcast along with Stephen Lambe and Huw Lloyd Jones of Summer's and Winter's End,  will begin on Friday 27th July and will feature Gong and the solo classical guitar of Neil Campbell. Friday tickets cost £18.

Saturday 27th July will feature a headline set from North Sea Radio Orchestra, the English contemporary music ensemble fronted by Craig Fortnam, with special guest, "modern day Janis Joplin" Doris Brendel and Band. Also taking part will be returning post rock band Thumpermonkey emerging Bristol-based Grunge outfit Lord Of Worms plus stripped down sets from Sanguine Hum and Fractal Mirror. Saturday day tickets cost £27.50,.

Tickets for the entire festival are available at £40, or £60 for a sponsor ticket which includes a T shirt here.

Running times are:

Friday July 27

Neil Campbell - 7.45-8.30
Gong - 8.45-10.30

Saturday Julu 28

Fractal Mirror - 1.00-1.45
Lord Of Worms - 2.00-2.45
Thumpermonkey - 3.30-4.30
Sanguine Hum - 6.00-6.45
Doris Brendel - 7.00-8.00
North Sea Radio Orchestra - 9.15-10.45

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.