Live Prog Around Town
(Not CalProg Shows)

COMING SOON

PAST EVENTS

NIGHT OF PROG
 

featuring the long-anticipated reunion of the highly regarded Classic line-up of GENESIS Tribute 
GABBLE RATCHET 
(featuring Matt Brown, Jeff Collins, Scott Connor, David Hussey, and Jim Wilson) 

also featuring powerful, virtuosic NEW Prog bands 
XNA and HELIOPOLIS
 
Saturday, September 27th at 7pm 

TICKETS ON SALE NOW!!
$35 for Premium Seats, $28 for Regular Seats


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GABBLE RATCHET has a full set of Gabriel-Era Classics and Deep Tracks planned, so be prepared to take a little trip back!
Fusing imaginative concepts, thoughtful, symphonic composition, and theatrical performance, XNA adds their virtuosic, lush soundscape to the world of progressive rock.  It's no wonder their debut album, produced by Billy Sherwood, who also adds his incredible talents on bass for the record, has been hailed as "The best of what classic melodic progressive rock should offer" (Craig Harranft, DANGER DOG) and "The most exciting prog rock release of the year!" (Brent Black, CRITICAL JAZZ)

 

And putting an emphasis on melody, composition and improvisation, HELIOPOLIS, born of the incredible musicianship of MARS HOLLOW, GABBLE RATCHET, and TEN JINN, aims to take their music further and ever higher, expanding on the sonic legacies laid down by their former bands and building upon them one melodic layer at a time, laying the foundation and paving the way to new musical landscapes.

It's a collection of three of the most exciting and moving top notch bands in the world--a NIGHT OF PROG not to be missed!

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Squonk 
Debut Concert 

April 20 - 8:00pm

Southern California's Premier Genesis Tribute will treat a special audience to 2 sets of Vintage 70's Genesis. Squonk is: Randy George, Scott Connor, Brian Holt, Jeff Robertson, and featured in this show on Vocals - Gerard Bozoghlian. Tickets will be on sale March 10; 8am for $30.00. The Curtis Theater has lots of quality eateries nearby, so make a night of it and enjoy the entire event in style. Hope to see you all there!

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* This is not a CalProg event, but we FULLY endorse it! *


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FOREVER TWELVE - Saturday October 22nd at 10:00 PM

$8.00 cover charge.
The lineup for the evening is:

8pm - THE BLOOZAMPS
9pm - SHOTSHELL PRESS

10pm - FOREVER TWELVE

11pm - REBEL REBEL
12am - DR.HUMP

Come on down to the cozy atmosphere of the Universal Bar and Grill. They serve food and have a nice bar.

http://universalbarla.com/
4093 Lankershim Blvd
North Hollywood, CA 91602-2826
(818) 766-2114

Less than two blocks from Universal Studios and one block from the Universal subway station.


 

 

 

 

Saturday May 7th, 2011 at 8pm

 

Gabble Ratchet will be appearing at the Curtis Theatre in Brea, part of the Brea Civic Arts Plaza (www.curtistheatre.comon: .  We will be playing the usual tasty selection of vintage prog Genesis in this intimate 199 seat facility.  For tickets, please email to gabbleratchetband@mac.com with how many tickets you'd like to purchase for the show.  Tickets are $29.95 each.  All ages welcome!

 

7th Annual CalProg -  October  2, 2010

March 20, 2010

Paladino's 6101 Reseda Boulevard (just a couple blocks North of the 101) Tarzana, CA 91335-7310 (818) 342-1563

 

May 15th Fans'Choice, All-Request Show, you'll probably get a taster of some of the best Genesis ever did. Then again, we always do that, don't we?! By the way, tickets for that show will be going on sale very soon, so stay tuned.)

El Rey theater


"Rewiring" tickets ON SALE NOW: Buy Tickets

 

April 11, 2009

Roundabout 

with special guests:  Gabble Ratchet 

OC Pavilion
Tickets on Sale Now

Roundabout on MySpace

Thursday, January 22
Bryan Beller's Thanks In Advance
West Coast Record Release Party Gig 
The Baked Potato  
3787 Cahuenga Blvd. West 
Studio City, CA  91604 
(818) 980-1615 
9pm: Special opener: Mike Keneally, Rick Musallam & Nick D'Virgilio playing all covers...and all instruments?!
10pm: Bryan Beller Band, one extended set 
Admission: $20  

Baked Potato lineup: 
Rick Musallam - guitar 
Griff Peters - guitar 
Mike Keneally - guitar, keys 
Michael Bluestein - keys 
Kira Small (now Kira Beller according to God and the State of Tennessee) - keys, percussion 
Bryan Beller - bass 
Joe Travers - drums 
with a special guest appearances by Scheila Gonzalez and Nick D'Virgilio
 
Neal Morse 
Returns to SoCal with a Full Prog Show
September 6, 2008 at the Downey Theater
- Details

Sound Sample (9min Mp3)
A Retrospective in Song: Neal w/Spock's Beard
(6min MP3)

 

CALPROG Presents...

Liquid Tension Experiment

GIG PHOTOS

Friday June 27 @ 8:30PM
Downey Civic Theater

Downey, California

All Ages

 DOWNEY CIVIC THEATER IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

 

MORE INFO

 

Come see The Source live at The Joint in LA.

FIRST SHOW OF THE YEAR IN OC

A Tribute to YES,  with YesStory   

 

Friday February 22nd  @10:00pm

19171 Magnolia Ave.
Huntington Beach, Ca. 92646
                                                     
          

Cover $7  21 w/id

Be our friend at www.myspace.com/YesStory

Fitzgeralds Pub

Saturday February 9th at Paladinos in Tarzana 
A Tribute to YES
Visit Their MySpace Page

Enchant / Redemption / Zero Hour /  Timeline

Saturday March 24th – Doors at 6:30PM, show at 7PM

Venue
Avalon Night Club
777 Lawrence Expressway
Santa Clara, CA 95051
408-241-0777

www.nightclubavalon.com
General admission show 21 and over

Tickets
Tickets are on sale immediately at the following link
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/10068
$25.00 plus service charge

Additional Information
For the latest information about this show and discussion check out the following link http://www.ultimatemetal.com/forum/bar-fest-430/

For direct questions pertaining to the show, please contact: david@bayarearockfest.com

Come see an evening of progressive rock and metal headlined by the first appearance of Enchant in 3 years in the Bay Area.  Joining them will be special guests Redemption fronted by Ray Alder from Fates Warning and led by guitarist/keyboardist/songwriter Nicolas Van Dyk. They will be hosting their record release party for their new album "The Origins of Ruin" on Inside Out Music. Additionally Bay Area progressive metal band Zero Hour led by the twin brothers Jasun and Troy Tipton featuring Power of Omens vocalist Chris Salinas will be featured. Livermore-based Timeline will open the show featuring material off off their upcoming CD.

An Evening With Tom Brislin

Keyboardist/Vocalist/Composer for Spiraling presents an evening of Spiraling music and many surprises as he appears solo in the intimate dinner club atmosphere of Martini Blues in Huntington Beach. His other credits include keyboard player for YES on their symphonic tour/DVD, touring keyboard player for Camel and Meatloaf (the GUY not the food!). 

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Wednesday January 17 8PM
$10 Cover - 21 and over
Come early for dinner!



5874 Edinger Avenue
Huntington Beach , CA 92649
(714) 840-2129
Reservations Recommended
Ages 21+ Only

PORCUPINE TREE returns to SoCal


10/11/06 West Hollywood, California, USA House Of Blues 

Tickets available through (arggg) Ticketmaster

 

Monday October 16, 2006

The Flower Kings
 
return to Whittier for their
 only Southern California appearance.

Click Here for Details

Tickets go on sale Saturday August 12

 

 

Hi Everyone, 

Closer To The Edge will be back in beautiful Malibu at the Malibu -Inn once again on Saturday, August 5th starting at 9:00 pm. We will also be playing with our good friends Gabble Ratchet - A tribute to Genesis

So come on out and spend the evening with us. It promises to be a very good night of fun and music. See you there...

 

AMAZING JOURNEY: 
A TRIBUTE TO THE WHO

SOLD OUT
Featuring:
MIKE PORTNOY
PAUL GILBERT
BILLY SHEEHAN
GARY CHERONE

Saturday May 27, 2006
Whittier Venue / All Seats Reserved


Event Documentation

 

Spock's Beard
May 12 2006 8:00P
The Key Club West Hollywood,, CA
May 13 2006 8:00P
Galaxy Theatre Santa Ana, CA

 

 

Saturday Feb 25th - 8pm

Progressive Rock Night
at

5874 Edinger Avenue
Huntington Beach , CA 92649
(714) 840-2129

Featuring...



More Details


CALPROG PROUDLY PRESENTS
SPIRALING

Spiraling's Offical Website 
Audio Sample

Date: January 18, 2006 - ALL AGES
Club: Steamers Jazz Club and Cafe 
Website:http://www.steamersjazz.com 
Time: 8:00pm (2 sets, no opening act) 

Steamers 
138 W. Commonwealth 
Fullerton, Ca 92832 

714/ 871- 8800 For Reservations
Come early for dinner!

Glass/Forever Twelve 
Saturday Dec 10th 9pm (Date Changed)
Suzy's Bar and Grill 
1141 Aviation Blvd Hermosa Beach, CA 
310-379-8020
 


No cover charge 

About the bands 
Glass
was active in the mid '70's, but you probably never heard of them until recently (if at all) because they never released an album! However, they did do some studio sessions in the '70's and also some high quality recordings of themselves during practice sessions. After breaking up for many years, they have re-banded, formed their own label Relentless Pursuit Records, and released a double-CD of their studio and live recordings. Not only that, they have appeared at the new ProgWest  rock festival in 2001, Baja Prog  in 2002, and they put together the Progman Cometh festival in 2002 (where they, of course played) as well. They've come out of nowhere to being everywhere! Who says progressive rock is dead? In August 2004 they will finally have time to start work on their much-anticipated "comeback" CD. It will be recorded in Seattle, Washington and will contain all new material - their first studio recording in nearly thirty years. Glass is confident it will prove what longstanding Glass Fans have always known: great music like the talent of the musicians that create it, is timeless. http://www.rpursuit.com/GlassBros/Index.asp 

Forever Twelve is a five-piece progressive rock band from Los Angeles, California. Their symphonic sound includes female lead vocals, vintage keyboards, both electric and acoustic guitars, electric bass, and complex drums and percussion. The songs on both "Remembrance Branch" and "Spark of Light" range from intense rocking to gentle interludes, feature lots of time signature changes, and have several extended instrumental sections. Their original songs show influences by Genesis, Yes, Camel, and Rush, among others. Forever Twelve have appeared at ProgWest (2002) and Baja Prog (2004). www.forevertwelve.com

 

*CALPROG NIGHT at STEAMERS*
CalProg Proudly Presents an evening of classic Genesis Music Performed by
Gabble Ratchet


Wed. October 26, 2005 - 8:00 ($10 Cover)

Steamers Jazz Club in Fullerton
ALL AGES

To make reservations for the show call Steamers at:


714-871-8800

The CalProg executive staff met for dinner recently to discuss bands under consideration for next year’s festival and afterwards we adjourned to a small club in Huntington Beach where we saw the Genesis tribute band Gabble Ratchet for the first time. I have to tell you, I went in with low expectations. I had no idea how much fun I’d end up having! The band is made up of extremely talented musicians whose renditions of Genesis’ magical music was spot on, from the “Watcher” ‘tron intro, to the emotionally gripping HACKETT guitar solo in Firth of Fifth (complete with Taurus bass pedals), to a tasty banquet of tunes from The Lamb. Their delivery of these classics of progressive rock was truly inspiring. We were reminded that the strength of this music is the powerfully vivid and emotive writing. GR’s selection of material was perfect and their stage presence had a certain innocence yet intensity. It was a nostalgic journey surrounded by prog fans singing along to every song. Quietly of course, because we are after all, PROGSNOBS! ;-)  

So it is with great pleasure that we announce another installment in the continuing series of “CalProg Nights at Steamers”. On Wednesday October 26 Gabble Ratchet will present an evening of Genesis music. They will be performing songs from Genesis’ early years, including music from the albums Nursery Cryme, Foxtrot, Selling England by the Pound, The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway, Trick of the Tale and more.  

I highly recommend that you call Steamers Jazz club in Fullerton (714-871-8800) as soon as possible to make reservations for this very special evening. There will be a minimal $10 cover charge (hey we gotta pay the band!). The show starts at 8:00 and will go until about 11:00, but plan to get there early and show Terence (the owner) your appreciation for sponsoring CalProg nights by buying one of their deliciously affordable dinners. This is an all age’s venue and the atmosphere is very warm and friendly. It only holds about 120 people so don’t wait too long, it may fill up. . 

We hope to see you there!  

 

PORCUPINE TREE returns to SoCal


Sat.  Oct 22 2005  Los Angeles: House of Blues
Sun. Oct 23 2005  Anaheim: The Grove

Tickets available through (arggg) Ticketmaster

 
Two of the most renowned (and arguably the most popular) PROG bands from the 70's progressive music era were of course YES and GENESIS.

ROUNDABOUT is proud to announce a special PROG Rock Tribute show featuring the classic music of these two great bands together on one stage for one night only.  On Saturday night, August 13th, at the MARLIN BAR & GRILL in Huntington Beach, CA, you can hear the music of YES & GENESIS performed live on stage by two of southern California's most eclectic Tribute bands ~ ROUNDABOUT and GABBLE RATCHET!!

This show has been a long time coming, and both bands are very excited about the prospect of combining music from two of the greatest PROG Rock bands on one stage ~ the ultimate fantasy progressive

Two of the most renowned (and arguably the most popular) PROG bands from the 70's progressive music era were of course YES and GENESIS.

ROUNDABOUT is proud to announce a special PROG Rock Tribute show featuring the classic music of these two great bands together on one stage for one night only.  On Saturday night, August 13th, at the MARLIN BAR & GRILL in Huntington Beach, CA, you can hear the music of YES & GENESIS performed live on stage by two of southern California's most eclectic Tribute bands ~ ROUNDABOUT and GABBLE RATCHET!!

This show has been a long time coming, and both bands are very excited about the prospect of combining music from two of the greatest PROG Rock bands on one stage ~ the ultimate fantasy progressive rock billing becomes reality!

The show starts with ROUNDABOUT at 9 pm followed by GABBLE RATHCET at 11:30 pm.  Below is a flyer for the show.  Hope to see you all there!

ROUNDABOUT

The show starts with ROUNDABOUT at 9 pm followed by GABBLE RATHCET at 11:30 pm.   Hope to see you all there!

 

Steamers Jazz in Fullerton
Sunday July 17

FROM NEW YORK ­ PIANIST/VOCALIST RACHEL Z
Returning from a 3 year tour with Peter Gabriel, the stunning Rachel Z and her piano trio is reaching audiences and captivating them from the moment they hit their seats. With recording and performing credits including Peter Gabriel, Al DiMeola, Wayne Shorter, Steps Ahead, and Stanley Clarke, Rachels magnificent and exquisite song poems are beautiful and demanding. Manhattan-born and raised Rachel Nicolazzo (aka Rachel Z) had music practically ingrained in her genetic code. Groomed to follow in her mothers operatic footsteps, she began voice lessons at two, started classical piano lessons at seven and attended the opera by age nine. Then I heard Miles Smiles. Listening to Herbie Hancocks harmonies over Wayne Shorters compositions helped her bridge the gap from her classical training to jazz. Rachel Z graduated from the New England Conservatory with a Distinction in Performance award. While performing and recording steadily with the classic fusion band Steps Ahead from 1988 through 1996, she also worked with Al DiMeola, Larry Coryell, Special EFX, and Angela Bofill. Her connection to saxophone great Wayne Shorter grew from major influence to full-blown collaborator over the two years she worked on his 1995 hit comeback album High Life, for which she built a synthesized orchestral framework to crystallize his musical vision. The CD won a Grammy for Best Contemporary Jazz Album. Rachels latest CD Grace is her debut release on the highly acclaimed Chesky label. The album is also significant as it debuts the formidable vocal talents of this acclaimed pianist who was trained as a classical singer from childhood. Grace continues a Rachel Z tradition of combining beautifully crafted original songs with stunningly innovative arrangements of cover songs drawn from the rock and pop worlds. On Grace Rachel selects songs by U2, Nirvana, Kate Bush, Björk and John Lennon to mix with her own compositions binding the ten tracks of the album with spare arrangements and universal themes encompassing love, pain and growth. In addition to extensive touring and recording, Rachel Z is currently an instructor of Jazz Theory and The Jazz Improvisation Ensemble at New School University in New York City.  For more information on this exciting, young artist, visit her website at www.rachelz.com.

PORCUPINE TREE

June 10 – Los Angeles 
   The Wilshire Theater

June 11 – Anaheim 
   The Grove of Anaheim

The band are pleased to announce that Robert Fripp will open the shows in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Anaheim.

Thursday May 12th @ The Casbah 
2501 Kettner Boulevard - San Diego, CA 92101
10:15pm - Bigelf 
11:15pm - Fu Manchu 
Age: 21+ 
Friday May 13th @ The Knitting Factory 
7021 Hollywood Boulevard - Los Angeles, CA 
8:30pm - Bigelf 
10:15pm - Fu Manchu 
All ages
Monday, May 16th @ The Dragonfly (TBC) 
6510 Santa Monica Blvd Los Angeles, CA
11:00 - Bigelf 
Age:21+
Thursday May 19th @ Detroit Bar 
843 W.19th Street - Costa Mesa, CA 92627
10:30pm - Bigelf 
11:30pm - Fu Manchu 
Age: 21+
Spock's Beard

April 10 (Sun) Hollywood, CA - House Of Blues

 

*These are non-CalProg events and listings are offered as a public service. Contact Live@calprog.com if you would like an event listed.