A month of international concerts under the sky of Rome with the exhibition "July Sounds Good 2014", the summer season of the Fondazione Musica per Roma.
In the cavea of the Auditorium Parco della Musica, made even more comfortable for artists and spectators, in the company of:
Damon Albarn, Joan As Police Woman & Suzanne Vega & Cat Power, Asaf Avidan, Avion Travel, Jeff Beck, Loredana Berte, James Blunt, Stefano Bollani & Hamilton de Holanda, Buena Vista Social Club, Pino Daniele, Giorgia, Herbie Hancock & Wayne Shorter, Keith Jarrett, Kraftwerk, Massive Attack, Mogwai, The National, Tom Odell, Robert Plant, Patty Pravo, Simple Minds, Ambrose Sparagna and Italian Popular Orchestra, Yann Tiersen, Roberta Flack, Rufus Wainwright & Emma.
Good news for the most scintillating of the Estate Romana festival organized by the Fondazione Musica per Roma. July Sounds Good enchant the audience with a new and impressive series of international concerts. And, on the occasion of this twelfth edition, the parlor Auditorium performing a stage and an audience renewed. In fact, the capacity of the parterre and the stands will be increased to include 3,000 seats available to viewers. It also overlooks the big stage under the domes designed by Renzo Piano will be fully covered. Finally, the new image of the event was headed by Pablo Echaurren.
This year, the exhibition, curated by Flavio Severini, intends to go beyond itself to offer a reasoned playlist and customizable live for every single enthusiast (raise your hand if you would not want to miss at least three of the concerts on the bill).
In this round the world in 30 nights, missed the roundup of the big coming from the two homelands of rock and pop.
From Britain, in order of appearance, the singer-songwriter-pianist Tom Odell revelation, for the first time in Rome, invited to inaugurate the exhibition; to follow, Jeff Beck, one of the greatest rock guitarists of all time; from Bristol, another English myth, in this case 90 years of Trip Hop, Massive Attack, presented by the leaders of MIT - Meet In Town; between the myths of the music made in GB, the protagonist of another event that promises to be memorable, comes Robert Plant, the voice of Led Zeppelin, the greatest lead singer of the world according to the Rolling Stones; in succession, then, another star now glittering in the firmament of British music, Damon Albarn, leader of Blur and Gorillaz inventor of the project; English is also the young, talented, tender and shameless singer-songwriter James Blunt; from the UK (I'm Scottish) the return of indie band Mogwai, icon postrock;; finally arriving in LSB, even the legendary Simple Minds greatest exponents of the history of the new wave, also of Glasgow.
From the United States, before the much-loved Italian singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright, in the company of young Emma; followed by Keith Jarrett (Santa Cecilia hall, 19 hours) for only Italian date to the plan; Music, Feminine Plural is the title of an exclusive event that sees alternating a formidable trio of American ladies from the great temperament and great voice Joan As Police Woman, Suzanne Vega and Cat Power (a must); from Brooklyn here is one of the most popular indie rock band, The National, led by Matt Berninger; Finally, a pair of aces: Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter, a legendary pianist and saxophonist volcanic;
Around the world around the seven notes then goes to Israel, the homeland of Asaf Avidan, the first Italian date of the tour, singer-songwriter emotional timbre; Continue to Germany, the land of revolutionary performer Kraftwerk, guests in the auditorium for a single date exclusively Italian; divert to Brazil to permit the virtuoso mandolin player Hamilton de Holanda to perform together with our unique Stefano Bollani; arrives in Cuba for the last tour of the phenomenal virtuoso components of the 'Orquesta Buenavista Social Club; finally landed in France to give space to Yann Tiersen, author of (among many other things) the soundtrack of Amélie.
Fans of the great Italian music, and especially lovers of song writing, have something to get excited, being able to choose from Patty Pravo and Pino Daniele, between Georgia and Loredana Berte, including Roberta Flack, and Avion Travel (welcome return training "Little Orchestra"). For its part Ambrogio Sparagna, with the Orchestra Popolare Italian and numerous guests, will continue his journey in our cultural roots for an event exclusive version than ever "danceable".