Skip to main content

Kyros, Landmarq and HeKz headline Danfest 9

Kyros

Kyros, Landmarq and HeKz have been announced as the headline acts for this year's Danfest, the ninth incarnation of Leicester's annual prog festival run by local promoter Danny Mayo.

Joining the headline acts are Jump, Abel Ganz, Midnight Sun, Tim Burness, The Emerald Dawn and more. Danfest runs from Friday November 29 to December 1 and takes place at The Musician in Leicester. Tickets are priced at an extremely reasonable £45 for the whole weekend, Friday £15, Saturday £25 and Sunday £20. Tickets are available from Ticketweb and Beat Route Records in Leicester.

The day splits are:

FRIDAY (Doors: 6pm)

HeKz
The Emerald Dawn
Encircled

SATURDAY (Doors: 12.30pm)

Landmarq
Abel Ganz
Blank Manuscript
Midnight Sun
There Are Wolves Among Us

SUNDAY (Doors: 12.30pm)

Kyros
Jump
Tim Burness
Viper Soup Complex
Eyes Of Albion

Danfest

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.