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Sunday 2nd July 2023
At the 1865 

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There is no need to print your ticket. Just give your name at the table inside the venue. We will have a list of ticket buyers


International Pop Prog Band Zio is the brainchild of former Karnataka Drummer Jimmy Pallagrosi.

The band made their live debut at Crescendo Festival in France in 2018, unveiling a line-up that included Olivier Castan (Keys), Marc Fascia (Guitar) and Liz Hayes (Bass) alongside guest vocalists Hayley Griffiths (Karnataka/The Hayley Griffiths Band) and former Enid vocalist Joe Payne. Together they released the bands debut award-winning album Flower Torania, a concept album inspired by video games, fantasy and 80’s sci-fi films. Flower Torania won a host of incredible reviews and was Notes Reviews No.1 Album of 2020.

The bands energetic and powerful 2023 Tour will see them perform not only Flower Torania but also their brand new album TRUEWAVES slated for release 7th April. The album features a plethora of talented vocalists including Eric Gillette (Neal Morse Band) John Mitchell (Arena/Lonely Robot/Frost*) - Corvax - Hayley Griffiths, Magda & Miranda and Gabriel Agudo (Incontinuum Band /Steve Rothery Band.)

Book your tickets now and come along for the ride as we take you on a journey through pure prog, calm ballads, pop melodies and metal riffs. There will be several vocal guests throughout the tour.

Vocalists with Zio for this tour will be Hayley Griffiths (Ex-Karnataka) and Charlie Bramald (Ghost of the machine).


"All star fantastic voyage through the prog O Sphere."  Prog Magazine

"Flower Torania stakes its claims for the first major concept album of the new decade." Spirit Rock

"Everyone plays a blinder and the whole thing is utterly brilliant." Power Play Magazine

"There are moments of great restrained melodic prog beauty here. And there are also sections of sheer metallic hammer."

Velvet Thunder

"ZIO are purveyors of wonderful progressive Rock/Metal that is of a highest quality." Fireworks Magazine

Heather Findlay 

Singer songwriter, illustrator, producer & author. Best known as the former vocalist with Mostly Autumn


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