ProgDay Bands

Schedule: Saturday, August 31st

Valence photo

10:30am: Valence (US)

Often compared to bands like Animals As Leaders and Scale The Summit, no one will need coffee to wake up Saturday morning as Valence kicks off the ProgDay 25 weekend.

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12:45pm: Strange Changes (US)

In the grand tradition of luminous musical freak shows such as ZAPPA and the MOTHERS, CHARLES MINGUS, and MR. BUNGLE… the electrifying, the terrifying, the horrible… STRANGE CHANGES!!!

IZZ photo

3:15pm: IZZ (US)

Since first appearing at ProgDay 2002, they have become known as one of the pre-eminent symphonic progressive rock ensembles in the United States. The band will be performing music from its new album, Don't Panic, as well as old favorites.

Accordo Dei Contrari photo

5:45pm: Accordo Dei Contrari (Italy)

With influences ranging from classic seventies prog and jazz-rock to contemporary jazz, 20th century classical music and the avant-garde, the re-envisioned quartet brings its acclaimed music to the Storybook stage for the first time since the band's American debut at ProgDay 2012.

Romantic Warriors 4 cover

9:00pm: FREE Screening:
Romantic Warriors IV - Krautrock (Part 1)

A FREE screening of the feature film documentary, Romantic Warriors 4 – Krautrock (Part 1), by Adele Schmidt and José Zegarra Holder of Zeitgeist Media Production. Part 1 covers the music and history of Can, Faust, Harmonia, NEU!, Cluster, Damo Suzuki's Network, and more.

Where: Hotel Comfort Inn University Durham,
3508 Mt. Moriah Rd., Durham, NC 27707

Schedule: Sunday, September 31st

Us, Today photo

10:30am: Us, Today (US)

The genre-bending trio performs its signature experimental blend of jazz, post-rock, minimalism and electronic music.

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12:45pm: Farmhouse Odyssey (US)

Inspired by progressive rock, jazz, psychedelic, funk and world music, their music is organic, free-flowing symphonic rock with fusion overtones. The band will be featuring music from their new release Fertile Ground.

Mike Keneally photo

3:15pm: Mike Keneally & Andy West (US)

The "leading progressive rock genius of the post-Zappa era" (All Music Guide) joins forces with Dixie Dregs bassist Andy West for a special set of music prepared just for ProgDay 25.

Morglbl photo

5:45pm: Mörglbl (France)

Returning to the ProgDay stage after eight years, the fusion/metal/jazz trio
will be tearing it up at ProgDay 25 in support of their new album,
The Story of Scott Rötti.


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Artists and performance times are subject to change without notice.

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