- Tiana Speter
MUSIC NEWS: Local prog legends unite for a worthy cause with PROGAID festival this March
As the Australian bushfire crisis still rages on, more and more creatives around the country and all over the globe continue to band together to raise some much-needed funds to help those impacted by these horrendous events. And in the name of all this progressive, some stunning local talent in the prog scene will jump onstage in Sydney this March for PROGAID.
Taking over Sydney's Oxford Art Factory on March 15, PROGAID brings together some stellar talent from the emerging prog scene including The Omnific, Teramaze, Red Sea, I Built The Sky Hashshashin, Anubis, Hemina, Genetics, Halcyon Reign and The Winter Effect ready to roll, as well as some killer raffle prizes including merch donated by international prog royalty, recording time valued at $1,200 with Def Wolf Studios in Sydney and the major prize: two after-show passes to the city of your choice for Dream Theater's upcoming Aussie tour.
With all proceeds going to WIRES and the Australian Red Cross to assist those most heavily affected by the bushfires, come join this awesome event for a wonderful cause - and remote attendance is also on offer if you'd like to contribute from afar.
Sunday, March 15 The Oxford Arts Factory, Sydney
The Complete Line Up for ProgAid is: THE OMNIFIC TERAMAZE RED SEA I BUILT THE SKY HASHSHASHIN ANUBIS HEMINA GENETICS HALCYON REIGN THE WINTER EFFECT
Tickets for PROGAID are available through facebook and moshtix: bit.ly/ProgAid
BY TIANA SPETER