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Online events this evening from Steven Wilson, Jordan Rudess, Dave Bainbridge and more

Steven Wilson
(Image credit: Turner Hall)

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.

Marc Atkinson

The Riversea and Moon Halo singer will be live via his Facebook page at 8pm (BST) this evening

Steven Wilson

Steven is the subject on Tim Burgess' latest listening party on Twitter, where he'll be listening to and answering questions about 2015's Hand. Cannot. Erase. on his Twitter page at 9pm (BST).

Steven states: “A reminder that I will be participating in a very special listening party with Tim Burgess on Twitter for my album Hand. Cannot. Erase. this Tuesday, 21st April at 9pm BST. Here's how it works - start listening to the album using your format of choice and follow the hashtag #timstwitterlisteningparty (opens in new tab) on Twitter - I will be sharing my own thoughts and insights into the making of the album throughout and trying to answer as many questions in real time as I can. Make sure to also follow my Twitter to make sure you catch all of my tweets.”

Jordan Rudess

Dream Theater’s keyboard virtuoso returns with his piano mediation at 9pm (BST) via his Facebook page

Dave Bainbridge

The Lifesigns and Strawbs guitarist will be performing two pay-what-you-want 30 minute sets this evening as part of Uncancelled Music Festival via the Stage It website tonight at 10 and 11pm (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, stay in and prog on

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.