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Jon Anderson Receives The Prog God Award

09/02/2016
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Jon Anderson

(Prog) Jon Anderson received the ultimate prize at this week's Prog Magazine Awards, accepting the Prog God Award from ARW bandmates Rick Wakeman and Trevor Rabin - the trio's first public appearance since reforming in January.

Other winners included Big Big Train, who picked up Band Of The Year and Event Of The Year - for their critically acclaimed three-night residency at Kings Place in London. The Album Of The Year award went to themorningband's Lighthouse, while the winner of the Chris Squire Virtuoso award went to King Crimson's Jakko Jakszyk, and Van der Graaf Generator picked up the Lifetime Achievement Award. The full list of winners can be found below.

Guests at the event, hosted by presenter Matthew Wright and held at The Underglobe on London's South Bank, included Rick Wakeman, comedian Ade Edmondson, Hawkwind's Dave Brock, Gong's Mike Howlett and Kavus Torabi, plus snooker star, DJ and radio host Steve Davis. The awards ceremony was preceded by a set by psychedelic rock band Purson. Read more and see the winner list here.

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