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Sonic Voyage Fest launches in New England

Sonic Voyage is described as a “travelling progressive rock festival,” a somewhat different concept than the standard music festival. May 22-24 (Memorial Day Weekend in the US), three progressive rock bands will present their music in three different venues in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire.

by Jon Davis, Published 2015-04-08

Circuline, Shadow Eden, and Joe Deninzon’s Stratospheerius will carry the prog torch for a joint mini-tour they are billing as “Sonic Voyage,” giving New England music fans the chance to catch three flavors of prog each evening.

For the Saturday show, two additional bands will share the bill: Ben Levin Group and Joe Stump’s Black Knight Castle. The Sunday event will feature master classes in the afternoon on songwriting and improvisation.

From the press release:

The Sonic Voyage Fest also looking for a local from the Newmarket, Dover, Exeter, NH area to be the opening act for the New Hamphsire gig. Those interested in opening for the Newmarket gig should e-mail to Anne@AnneLeighton.com a short note, plus links to performance videos online. Include contact name, phone number, and website. Deadline is April 24. Note: Only e-mail is the way to contact us for the opener, who will be decided by the 1st of May).

Stay tuned for more information, and check out our pages for the bands involved. We’ve covered Joe Deninzon’s music for years, and have a Circuline review in the works.


Filed under: Festivals

Related artist(s): Stratospheerius (Joe Deninzon), Circuline

More info
http://sonicvoyagefest.com

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