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    Posted: March 16 2013 at 07:06
Luckily I chose to see Riverside in London on Thursday night instead. They were excellent but the singer was struggling with some kind of throat infection, so I think the reason for them cancelling Sheffield was true. I do feel sorry for Kris who put so much effort into organising Y-Prog, only for everything to go wrong it seems. And also sorry to all those who lost money on it.

The fact is there is not a large enough prog audience in the UK to support more than 3 or 4 festivals a year, and we already have Summer's End, Celebr8, Danfest, Electric Garden, to some extent Cambridge Rock Festival, and new for this year HRH. I think the fact HRH was scheduled 3 weeks after Y-Prog and only about 5 miles away was the main killer of Y-Prog.
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^^ sorry to hear that, I was not around Sheffield so I was lucky I guess...
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 I found out the gig was cancelled on the train. Carried on and had a few beers in and around Sheffield. I was really looking forward to it but these things happen and hope he gets back on track soon
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Check out the Electric Garden Prog Festival instead. The North's premier progressive rock feastival. Everyone has a good time and no-one leaves disappointed.
Tickets are cheaper and a really strong line-up.

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