Haken, Rikard Sjoblom, Jordan Rudess and Chimpan A streams today

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With the cancellation of almost all live entertainment owing to the the worldwide Covid-19 outbreak many bands and artists are turning to the Internet to as an outlet for their creativity and to entertain their fanbase.

We're bringing you daily updates here too on the Prog website, pointing you in the direction of anything that's prog-friendly, on a daily basis (working with Chris Parkins'  Virtual Prog Gigs Facebook page to highlight what's going on.

Rikard Sjoblom

The Big Big Train and Gungfly singer and guitarist will live stream on YouTube this morning at 11am (BST).


The UK prog rockers will have their live performance of their set from London's Roundhouse when they supported Devin Townsend recently streaming on the InsideOut YouTube channel at 6pm (BST).

Chimpan A

Robert Reed and Steve Balsamo's elcetro-prog outfit will host a listening party for their upcoming second album The Empathy Machine at the Chimpan A Facebook page at 8pm (BST)

Jordan Rudess

And of course the Dream Theater keyboard player hosts another daily Piano Meditation at his official Facebook page at 9pm (BST).

If you know of any upcoming prog-friendly streams, please e-mail us at: prog@futurenet.com and we'll add you to our listings.

Stay safe and prog on.

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.