Ligabue will perform as guest at “La Notte della Taranta” concertone. He has accepted the invitation of the Maestro Concertatore Phil Manzanera and he will be on the stage in Melpignano, in Salento, on the 22nd of August to celebrate the 18-year-old popular music festival, the greatest festival in Europe.
In front of an audience of over 150 thousand people coming from all over the world, Ligabue will interpret some songs from the salentine popular tradition chosen by Manzanera among 100 songs and recordings of the fieldwork research by Alan Lomax.
Massimo Manera (President of La Notte della Taranta Foundation) “we are very proud to host Ligabue on the stage in Melpignano during his 25-year-old career. I am sure that our marvellous audience will feel unique emotions. It will be, as usual, a collective party on the tambourine rhythm. ".
Phil Manzanera (Maestro Concertatore La Notte della Taranta 2015) "I am very happy that Ligabue has accepted my invitation to La Notte della Taranta festival. I am his fan and I am looking forward to playing with him on the 22nd of August ".
Manzanera, committed during these days in his London studio to choose love and work songs that he will play with the popular Orchestra during the Concertone, assures to project pizzica into a rock context.
NOTTE TARANTA 2015