Dutch/UK modern prog band, Dilemma, are confirmed for RoSfest 2020. Dilemma has a history that goes back to the early 1990s and released their debut album “Imbroccata” on legendary cult prog label SI Music/RoadRunner back in 1995.

After a few years of extensive touring, the band took a hiatus until a one-off reunion concert back in 2012. This reunion created a spark that was kept alive for the next few years. The line-up solidified a few years back with the addition of frontman Dec Burke (Frost*, Darwin’s Radio) as the final piece of the puzzle.

Late 2018 Dilemma released their comeback album “Random Acts of Liberation”, a production described as being very much in the vein of artists such as Neal Morse, Frost* and Flying Colors. The album was mixed by sound engineer, Rich Mouser (Spock’s Beard, Transatlantic, Neal Morse). Random Acts of Liberation was received with high praise from the media, the audience, and colleague artists.Mike Portnoy (Flying Colors/Sons Of Apollo/ex-Dream Theater) named Random Acts Of Liberation ‘one of the best albums of 2018’: “Damn!! Yet another great new prog release.

The new album by Dilemma is some very tasty ‘modern Prog’ ala new Spock’s Beard, Frost*, Flying Colors, Steven Wilson & Haken. Awesome drumming by Collin Leijenaar and loving the melodic edge Dec Burke brings to the band! And as always an immaculate mix by Rich Mouser. One of the top-10 music albums of 2018!

RoSfest is extremely happy to introduce our audience to one of the bands that were a part of the second wave of neo-progressive rock bands from the 1990s. And with their latest release Dilemma transformed their music to an eclectic, modern prog sound with strong hooks and riffs, melodies and powerful live performances. It features seasoned musicians with a high-quality frontman in the shape of Dec Burke.

This is the icing on the cake. Dilemma will be the second band to play on Saturday, May 9th, and a band we imagine will be a positive and unexpected surprise for many in our audience. (Pending permit approval). Collin Leijenaar (Neal Morse, Affector, Kayak), drummer, producer, and manager of the band says: “It is so awesome to finally perform at RoSfest! It will be our USA debut.

We can’t wait to play the complete Random Acts Of Liberation’ album for you! Our set will be 70 minutes and with an album that clocks 72 minutes, we’ll have little time to talk from stage, so we will let the music do the talking”, he laughs. Dec Burke (ex-Frost*/Audio Plastik), who has performed at RoSfest twice already, says he is really looking forward to playing with Dilemma in the States. “It’s such a joy playing with this band, and even more joy to be able to come to Sarasota, Florida with this amazing band to perform our latest album and meet all you lovely RoSfest goers.

We are very excited to play at your festival”.
Website: www.dilemma.band
Facebook: www.facebook.com/WeAreDilemma
Instagram: www.instagram.com/dilemma.band
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/DilemmaBand
Link to latest album: https://dilemma.lnk.to/LiberationWE

Dilemma Videos
The Inner Darkness: https://youtu.be/XLtyoIFS1wo
Pseudocomaphobia: https://youtu.be/z6QAEZ79Iv4
Aether: https://youtu.be/3BHNTA3O4ig
Amsterdam: https://youtu.be/icqYVi_NyDk
The Space Between The Waves: https://youtu.be/sueURiH1neE
Dear Brian: https://youtu.be/HW9IM2OCU9U

RoSfest ticket update: May 8th, 9th, & 10th, 2020
Platinum Tickets go on sale on September 13th, 2019.
Gold Seat Tickets on sale October 18th, 2019.
Regular Seat Tickets go on sale November 22nd, 2019
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