ProgDay 2011! ...The 17th edition of the world's longest running progressive rock festival. Saturday, September 3rd, and Sunday, September 4th, 2011. Storybook Farm, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA. Join us for another great weekend of the best in progressive music!
Persephone's Dream with special guests Tiffany Apan, Sergei Lamash This show is 21+, with proper ID. Tickets are $10 in advance. Doors at 7:00pm.
Bio: Persephone’s Dream (fondly known simply as “PD” by fans and members) began as just that: a dream, conceived by founders Rowen Poole and Chris Siegle in the early 1990’s. The original conception of PD as a studio band evolved into something far more: a fusion of the auditory, the intellectual, t...See Full Bio
“In a live setting, Persephone's Dream actually boasts three singers: Mr. Waugaman, lead vocalist Josie Crooks (who replaced the album's Ashley Peer) and background singer Leah Martell. They keep the melodic elements front and center. "In prog rock today, the musical prowess is there, but they don't spend any time on memorable melodies," says Mr. Waugaman. "Most of them just think, 'Oh, we're going to make this complex to be clever.' "I come from a '70s background of Gentle Giant, Genesis, ELP and Mike Oldfield, and to me those bands, although they were also technical, had beautiful melodies," he continues. "I didn't write any of the music with [cleverness] in mind; I just want it to reflect the lyrics that Kelly wrote."”