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Warmrain replace The Gift at Prog The Forest

Warmrain
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British melodic proggers Warmrain have replaced The Gift at the forthcoming charity Prog The Forest show. The change has been blamed on an "unforeseen scheduling conflict."

“While we’re sorry that The Gift will not be playing, we’re delighted to welcome Warmrain to the bill, whose excellent debut album Back Above The Clouds featured on many prog fan’s top 2019 album lists," says festival organiser Chris Parkins.

“We’re sorry to disappoint our supporters, but assure them that we will be gigging extensively throughout the rest of the year," adds Mike Morton of The Gift.

This year's event takes place at Camden's Fiddlers Elbow pub on July 4 and features I Am The Manic Whale, The Far Meadow, Emperor Norton and The Chamber Music Box.

The event raises money for the World Land Trust, who are helping restore forests that have been lost to deforestation. Tickets for the all-day event are available now.

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.