Photos to the right: Pär Lindh Show in Portugal 2008 at Goveia Festival with local backing musicians Ricardo & Flavio.
Anecdotes and amusing stories from tours and concerts all over the world.
Pär Lindh project Live at Prog´Sud festival in France
Pär Lindh has been given much credit for the renewed interest in symphonic and progressive rock on a worldvide basis the past twenty years. This due to the fact that he was the first chairman of as well as the main force behind forming the Swedish Art Rock Society Crimson in 1991 and also in organizing the first ever Progressive Rock festival that same year.
In 1993 USA followed suite with the Progfest-festival in Los Angeles where Pär Lindh performed as guestartist of Swedish legendary band Änglagård where he managed to draw the festivals first thunder of applause after his spectacular concertorgan solo five minutes into Änglagårds set.
In the wake of the success of these festivals many progressive rock festivals, progmagazines and progrock societies has since started around the globe.
Pär also started his band The Pär Lindh Project 1994 releasing progressive hit selling albums. Beeing the most successful new progressive band of the nineties PLP started a six year run of constant touring including headlining festivals in Europe as well as in both North and South America.
Pär had a long history in music where he´s had several different careers, namely as church organist, as a touring classical pianist, as a concert harpsichordist, as drummer, as Hammond organist, as jazz & ragtime entertainer and as Progressive rock virtuoso keyboardist.
In early years Pär started to entertain audiences with a mixture of classical music, jazz standards, ragtime pieces and his own compositions in several styles.
It is in this tradition of a both a serious music as well as a more vaudevillian flamboyant style The Pär Lindh Show becomes such a unique musical experience in the world today!
Pär Lindh reviews as soloartist:
Pär Lindh is the Scandinavian king of the keyboards.
IO pages Netherlands
The greatest composer & artist to emerge in the nineties!
Pär Lindh, stole the equipment show by sitting in on the house concert organ. His sound added a new degree of boneshaking meaning to the phrase ¨Pedal Tones¨.
KEYBOARD MAGAZINE USA
Thank you for the beautiful concert at the Swedish Club in Paris which really was a feast.
Gustav von Platen former chiefeditor of Svenska Dagbladet Sweden
If you want to hear what Bach might haved soulded like were he alive today…
Dragon Music France