Hawkwind, Pendragon for HRH Prog 5


Hawkwind, Pendragon, Wishbone Ash and John Lees’ Barclay James Harvest are among the first batch of bands to be announced for next year’s HRH Prog 5 festival.

Also announced for the event at Pwllheli, Gwynedd, North Wales from March 16 to 19 are IQ, The Enid, Gong, Curved Air, The Strawbs, The Pretty Things, David Cross Band, Davy O’ List, Panic Room, Gandalf’s Fist, Karnataka, Jump, Hexvessel, Dream Circuit, Credo, Haze, Maschine and Red Spektor.

More acts will be announced in due course.

HRH Prog CEO Jonni Davis says: “Having these four class acts together will be a real treat for all prog enthusiasts, adding the rest of the quality acts in on top is going to achieve what we set out to do in the first place, which was to create the biggest and friendliest prog community in Europe.”

Tickets are on sale now.

Stef wrote close to 5,000 stories during his time as assistant online news editor and later as online news editor between 2014-2016. An accomplished reporter and journalist, Stef has written extensively for a number of UK newspapers and also played bass with UK rock favourites Logan. His favourite bands are Pixies and Clap Your Hands Say Yeah. Stef left the world of rock'n'roll news behind when he moved to his beloved Canada in 2016, but he started on his next 5000 stories in 2022.