Tonight (September 12) marks the return of the Prog Magazine Awards 2019.
The event is set to take place at the Underglobe in London, on the site of Shakespeare’s iconic Globe Theatre and there are 15 awards up for grabs.
Last year, Steven Wilson was the big winner, claiming two gongs.Elsewhere, legendary Italian prog rockers PFM won the coveted Best International Band award, while other notable winners included Kilimanjaro Live, Roxy Music guitarist Phil Manzanera, Canterbury legends Caravan, and Gary Brooker, the iconic singer with Procol Harum.
Here, Music Week speaks to Prog Magazine editor Jerry Ewing about what to expect from tonight’s ceremony….
In the wider music event calendar, what have the Prog Awards come to represent?
Jerry Ewing: “A great night for people whose hair was (and is) long and their…