Four giants from the Venezuelan music scene and an Emmy Award winning singer based in Canada merge their talents and passion for music into an exceptional eclectic prog band. ProgDay is pleased to host Backhand's first performance in the US.
by Peter Thelen, Published 2014-07-16
Backhand consists of Adrianus Van Woerkom (keyboards), Pablo Mendoza (guitars), Oscar Fanega (bass), and Adolfo Herrera (drums). With long established musical resumes, they are individually known as some of the best musicians in Venezuela. Three years in the making, Backhand released its new album Through The Turbulence earlier this year with the contribution of the band's newest addition Phil Naro (Talas, Druckfarben, Ddrive) on lead vocals
Backhand (Venezuela) joins the Alex Carpani Band (Italy), Sensations' Fix (Italy), Necromonkey (Sweden), The Galactic Cowboy Orchestra (US), Luz De Riada (Mexico) and Kotebel (Spain) at ProgDay 2014, the 20th Anniversary of the longest running progressive rock festival in the world. ProgDay 2014 will take place on Saturday, August 30th, and Sunday, August 31st, at Storybook Farm in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. To hear music and for more information about this year's bands, please visit us at www.progday.net.
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