BE PROG! MY FRIEND! July 1st-2nd 2016 — Line-up includes Steven Wilson + Opeth plus Magma, The Pineapple Thief and many others

Taking place in the beautiful outdoor setting of the Poble Espanyol … by day, this hotspot in Catalonia is a museum of architecture but — on the first weekend of July 2016 — it will host some of the best progressive rock bands in the world.

Steven Wilson
Steven Wilson

Sponsored by Metal Hammer and Prog Magazine2016 will see Be Prog! My Friend co-headlined by Steven Wilson and fellow progressive heavy-weights Opeth.

Steven Wilson who released his latest album Hand. Cannot. Erase. earlier this year, to critical acclaim, commented:

This is going to be a very special day, almost like a family event for me, with so many of my friends and favourite bands appearing on the same stage, and in such a beautiful location.  I look forward to getting blown off stage by Opeth and Magma as expected...”

While Opeth frontman Mikael Åkerfeldt who recently celebrated the band’s 25th anniversary and headlined the festival in 2014 hads this to say:

We’re very happy to return to the Be Prog! My Friend festival. A beautiful site, great line-up with many friends there. It’ll be a memorable event for me as a musician but also as a fan. I mean Magma, Steven Wilson, Anneke and Bruce Soord and his posse. What can go wrong? Absolutely nothing! It will be great!

BE PROG! MY FRIEND! July 1st-2nd 2016. Line-up includes Steven Wilson, Opeth, Magma, The Pineapple Thief, Obsidian Kingdom, Anneke Van Giersbergen, Agent Fresco plus many more
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