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John Hackett Band announce new live dates

John Hackett playing keyboards in a church
(Image credit: Kevin Nixon)

The John Hackett Band have announced a series of live dates for 2020 which see the band venturing over to Holland and Germany as well as a substantial amount of UK dates. Hackett and band are slo working on material for at least two new albums for next year.

"With new JHB and Hackett/Fletcher albums in the works 2020 promises to be a bumper year for the band," Hackett tells Prog. "We're playing more gigs than ever before with a wonderful array of guests. And it's fabulous to be playing in Holland again and Germany too!"

The John Hackett band play their final gig this year at Sheffield Greystones on November 22. Dates for next year are:

Keighley Studio 5 - March 14 (support from Apostle)
Sheffield Crookes - 15
Hull O'Rileys - 21
Penzance Acorn Theatre - 17
Tavistock The Wharf - 18
Chepstow Winter's End Festival - April 26
London Nambucca - May 1
Eastbourne Printer's Playhouse - 2
Heswall The Big Room - 23
Bilston Robin 2 - June (TBC)
Oundle Queen Vic Hall - 26 (with The Gift)
Ipswich St. Peter's By The Waterfront - September 5
GER Reichenbach Bergkeller - 19
NED Weert Muziekcentrum de Bosuil - 20
Leeds Seven - October 17
Leicester The Musician - 18
Norwich B2 - November 7
Bromsgrove Studio At Artrix - 20

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.