Great music in Tuscany

Great music in Tuscany

Italia Wave Love Festival Livorno, July 16 - 19   One of the summer's traditional music festivals kicks off in its new coastal location.   Big names include The Verve (July 16), Gnarls Barkley (July 17) and The Chemical Brothers (July 19). See www.italiawave.com for complete program

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Italia Wave Love Festival

Livorno, July 16 – 19

 

One of the
summer’s traditional music festivals kicks off in its new coastal
location.   Big names include The Verve
(July 16), Gnarls Barkley (July 17) and The Chemical Brothers (July 19)
.

See
www.italiawave.com for complete program information (in English).

 

Lenny Kravitz at Pistoia Blues 2008

Pistoia, July 11 – 13

 

Piazza del
Duomo in Pistoia hosts the
most famous blues festival in Italy. This year’s
edition boasts numerous famous names including Watermelon
Slim,  Hot Tuna Johnny, Winter Dickey
Betts & Great Southern (July 11);  Commander
Cody, The Last Standing, Nine Below Zero, Tommy Emmanuel, Andy Timmons, Deep
Purple (July 12); and John Lee Hooker Junior , Lenny Kravitz (July 13)
. Get complete
program information at www.pistoiablues.com.

 

Play Festival   

Arezzo, July 21 – 27 Fortezza Medicea park

 

Joan Baez
(July 21), Ben Harper (July 25) and Carmen Consoli (July 27)
bring this
exciting art festival to life. For more information, see www.playarezzo.it.

 

Lucca Summer Festival

Lucca, July 5 – 27 Piazza Napoleone

 

Chicago celebrates
their 40th birthday with a concert on July 26 at Lucca’s premier
festival. Other top names performing include Mario
Biondi (July 16), Ennio Morricone (July 18), Alicia Keys (July 20) and Leonard
Cohen (July 27)
.

See
www.summer-festival.com for more information.

 

Porretta Sweet Soul Music Festival

July 17 – 20 Porretta Terme (near Pistoia)

 

Chaka Khan entertains on
July 20.

See
www.porrettasoul.it for complete program information.

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