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    Posted: January 17 2013 at 21:16
Pretty big festival that takes place in Mexicali, situated right beside Calexico and a few hours from San Diego and Los Angeles. 

http://www.bajaprogofficial.com/

http://www.facebook.com/bajaprogofficial?fref=ts

Lineup looks really interesting, featuring some big names. The festival already had more than 10 years ongoing, but it stopped for 4 years, returning this one. 
 
Lineup:
 
Steve Hackett (UK)
Eddie Jobson (UK)
The Crimson ProjecKt (UK-USA)
Anglagard (Sweden)
Cast (Mexico)
Three Friends (UK)
New Trolls (Italy)
Locanda Delle Fate (Italy)
Galahad (UK)
Jelonek (Poland)
Mystery (Canada)
Panzerballett (Germany)
Gran Turismo Veloce (Italy)
Crisalida (Chile)
Introvision (Costa Rica)


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Nogbad_The_Bad Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 17 2013 at 21:27
It's an interesting looking line-up. I've seen most of the bands playing before and can only really afford to fly to one festival a year so unfortunately will have to pass on Baja this year as I'm going to RIO in France.

Hope it's successful as I've heard nothing but good reports and hope to get there in future years if it keeps going.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Easy Livin Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 18 2013 at 03:00
Could you add the line up to your original post please Runaway, for ease of reference. Thanks.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Runaway Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 18 2013 at 12:57
Originally posted by Easy Livin Easy Livin wrote:

Could you add the line up to your original post please Runaway, for ease of reference. Thanks.
 
Alright Smile   No problem, thanks.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Dellinger Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 18 2013 at 18:40
Oh no, a prog festival in Mexico. Too bad they ar too far away, I don't think I'll make it... though I'd love to.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Progosopher Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 19 2013 at 01:08
Not too far away for me to go, but I CANNOT take time off from work on those days.  Dammit!  Angry  There are five bands I would just love to see live (the first five on the list), and several others I wouldn't mind seeing.  The rest would just be gravy.  I hope attendence is good, so that maybe, just maybe, I could attend some other year.
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I tried to go every year the last few they were holding this festival.  It is truly a blast!  Expertly run, beautiful theater, and very inexpensive.  I will definitely be going this year and am way too excited right now for the event to be this far away.  Glad to have the festival back.  Here's to many more!
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The BajaProg is a very important festival that unfortunately stopped being celebrated for several years, but this 2013 returns with an excellent line-up: the bands that will be presented are very talented, and are great examples of different genres and eras, is a unique festival.

I'm so proud that this festival is in my country, and I'll definitely be there, no matter how far I am from Mexicali, the effort will be worth because is the kind of cultural events to which we can hardly access.

So I recommend you to go to BajaProg to make history again, and this festival continues to live many more years!


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote memowakeman Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 20 2013 at 21:15
Hope to meet some of you there! It will be an amazing journey!

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Finnforest Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 20 2013 at 21:26
Wow, what a line-up!  

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Dellinger Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 22 2013 at 20:37
Originally posted by memowakeman memowakeman wrote:

Hope to meet some of you there! It will be an amazing journey!


Should I make up my mind and go? It is a long way.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote jimcore Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 24 2013 at 09:37
I just got the time off to attend this festival! Is this the best forum location  to connect with a fellow prog head to share some expense (ie room,gas)? I will be flying into so. Cal. the weekend before and  I can meet up anywhere down there for the drive into Baja.  Can't wait!
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Progamundo

Prog act CAST a mainstay at Baja Prog,which returns this year...

Baja Prog 2013 will take place from April 3 through 6 at two locations: outdoor concerts will be held at noon daily at Hotel Colonial and evening concerts will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Teatro del Estado.

http://www.sandiegoreader.com/news/2013/feb/20/blurt-progamundo/
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Glad to see a strong prog scene in the motherland  but too bad the crime rates are too high Angry

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote zwordser Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 01 2013 at 13:57
Wow Looks like a great show!

 I want to go for a couple days, but I guess ticket sales online have ended... looks like there are still seats.
 
Does anyone know if I can just get tickets at the venue on Wednesday??     Thanks
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some people are selling their tickets, as seen in some comments left on the BajaProg Facebook
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote memowakeman Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 02 2013 at 09:07
Yeah, so who's coming? It would be nice to see some of you there.

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Hi,
 
I would not mind seeing this ...
 
With that said, I would like to see more music from TODAY, instead of so many yesterday things ... of all these the only band I would love to see and meet? ... Anglagaard! I don't dislike Jobson or Hackett, but I'm getting tired of them usurping the development of thsoe folks that are around today, trying hard to get some recognition.
 
To me, it is important that these festivals also give creedence to some of the local folks ... to ensure that they also can succeed and live ... a long life like Steve and Eddie have, for example.
 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Garion81 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 02 2013 at 20:01
Having seen Hackett last night in LA with a band full of those musicians you say he is usurping their recogniton I can say he just helped all of them.  2.5 hour show 1200 people in attendance.  Baja you are getting a great show coming your way. 


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