July News Round-Up

Here's a quick round-up of news ahead of the Big Big Train London shows next month:

  • Wassail (the song) has been nominated in the Anthem category of the 2015 Progressive Music Awards. Listeners can vote for their favourites here: http://awards.prog.teamrock.com/
  • Wassail (the EP) has been flying high in Amazon's folk(!) charts for over a month. The CD version of the EP is available at Burning Shed: http://www.burningshed.com/store/progressive/collection/506/ and the download and streaming versions are available from the usual sources.
  • A new Big Big Train range of fine-art prints, t-shirts, polo shirts, mugs and badges is available from The Merch Desk: http://themerchdesk.com/shop/index.php?route=product/product&path=87_115...
  • An interview with David and Greg appears in the July issue of Prog magazine which is on sale now.
  • David performed Spectral Mornings with Magenta at two gigs in June.
  • For those coming to the Big Big Train gigs at Kings Place, London, next month, please be aware of the gig timings:

    Fri 14th & Sat 15th Aug:
    Band on stage: 7.30pm
    Two sets with interval
    Finish: 10.25pm

    Sun 16th Aug:
    Band on stage: 2.00pm
    Two sets with interval
    Finish: 5.00pm

  • The "Stone & Steel" DVD, featuring "live in the the studio" performances recorded last year at Real World Studios, is due for release in time for Christmas this year.
  • After the gigs in August, Big Big Train will be returning to the studio to finish work on the next album which will be called "Folklore" and is due for release early in 2016.