The Blues is back in Town! From June 21st to June 23rd 2018, the best Blues comes back to Bellinzona with the international BELLIZZONA BLUES SESSIONS.
13 free concerts in 3 days that will have as protagonists, on the stage in “Piazza Governo”, the biggest names in the international blues music scene.
Over 20 hours of live music in the magic frame of “Piazza Governo”, in the historic city center and surrounded by the UNESCO Castles. In the area of the festival, there will be a Music Village with several attractions: A main stage (covered in case of rain), a smaller stage for acoustic concerts and cocktails, a food corner with different specialties in collaboration with Ticino Street Food Truck, 2 bars, a kid’s area and a Vintage Music & Arts thematic market.
In the area surrounding the main stage, there will be an exclusive guest area (upon payment) with private services such as a private table for cocktail and dinner, special position with a clear and privileged view of the stage and backstage access).
Discover the full program on www.bellinzonablues.ch
As per its tradition, the entrance is free.
The 2018 edition is characterized by the concomitance with the Football World Cup and in particular with the Swiss game on Friday, June 22nd. For this reason, there have been some changes in the usual playlist and in the organization of the Music Village in “Piazza Governo”. In the food area there will be some TV screens with no sound for those who want to keep an eye on the matches and in the same time taste and hear the “Concert cocktails”.
JOE LOUIS WALKER (USA)
MUD MORGANFIELD (USA)
SUGARAY RAYFORD (USA)
MAMOU BLUES con COREY HARRIS, ALVIN YOUNGBLOOD HART, CEDRIC WATSON (USA)
CARLO SONNY LEYLAND con EGIDIO INGALA & THE JACKNIVES QUINTET (USA/I)
NICO DUPORTAL & HIS RHYTHM DUDES (F)
GUY KING BAND (USA), guest LUCA GIORDANO – anteprima del 28 aprile
GREG IZOR & MARCO PANDOLFI (USA/I)
THE SUITCASE BROTHERS con Santos e Victor Puertas (ESP)
BAND OF FRIENDS (CH) con Rocco Lombardi, Frank Salis, Daniel Macullo, Matteo Ballabio, Gian-Andrea Costa, Davide Delcò, Matteo Bertini e Marco Nevano.
DRIVIN’ MAD (CH) – anteprima del 28 aprile
DELTA GROOVE BAND (CH) – anteprima del 28 aprile
T-ROOSTER BAND (I)
JC HARPO & ARDY BLUES BAND (CH/I)
THE RED HOT SERENADERS ORCHESTRA (CH)
BELLINZONA BLUES SESSIONS SPONSORS/PARTNERS:
• BANCA STATO,
• CITTÀ DI BELLINZONA
• AMB – Azienda Multiservizi Bellinzona
• OTR BELLINZONESE E ALTO TICINO
• CAVIEZEL SA
• APPENZELLER AG
• SPUMANTI GEMIN
• GIN 27
• PERCENTO CULTURALE - MIGROS TICINO
• MS CATERING
• LA MOBILIARE
• AMAG- SKODA
Società Cooperativa Paso
Coopaso Music Events
CP 189, 6500 Bellinzona
Direzione artistica: Claudio Egli, 079 240 46 07
- CATEGORIES Music