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House Of Progression announces That Joe Payne live at the 299 in October

That Joe Payne
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Much-loved London prog promoter House Of Progression has announced their first gig for several years, with a full band show from That Joe Payne at London's 229 venue on October 6. Support comes from Dec Burke.

"After two years of anxiety, loss and lots of what the hell is going to happen, we have a live show," announces HoP mainman Jon 'Twang' Patrick. "The doors to the House of Progression have been unbarred with a crowbar. The doors have been sprayed with enough WD40 to ensure a smooth and gliding entrance."

"If this pandemic has taught me anything, it's that I live to perform," adds Payne. "So, having that taken away from me has made me value live music more than ever! It's felt like forever since I've been able to bring a full band show to London, and I'm delighted to be teaming up with House of Progression again for what promises to be a memorable night of music, much of it fresh and unreleased! We're even working on a new light show to go with it, which should make this all the more interesting to watch. It's gonna be a fun evening, that's for sure!"

Dec Burke released his second solo album, Life In Two Dimensions, late last year. He recently announced that Darwin's Radio would reform for a new album later this year.

Tickets for the 229 show cost £22.40, with no additional booking fee.

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Jerry Ewing
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, 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.