Music to suit all tastes this 2011
There is no better time of year to enjoy music in the outdoors. You know when it’s getting hot because the cultural agenda in every country fills up with numerous festivals. Italy, of course, is no exception and amongst all those activities on offer there, one of the most interesting is the Milan Jazzin’ Festival.
Don’t be confused by the name. The Jazzin’ Festival is much more than Jazz. It is a festival for musical omnivores and features all styles of music including rock, indie, soul, hip hop, pop and electronic, which will be blasted out in this popular festival that is celebrating its 5th anniversary this year.
From the 1st to the 28th of July, every night, there will be a concert filling the pleasant Milan evenings with music. In addition, the line up this year also promises to be the envy of all the other European Festivals taking place this summer, and not for nothing as renowned international musicians will be performing on the Arena Cívica stage.
Genuine music legends such as Lou Reed, Ben Harper & Robert Plant, Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band, George Benson and Paul Simon will be delighting the audience with their beats, guitars and unique voices. The likes of Arcade Fire, Skunk Anansie, Duran Duran, Cindy Lauper, Cipress Hill and Moby will also bringing a more modern take the event.
Finally, Nick the Nightfly will be opening the festival with the Montecarlo Nights Orchestra on the 1st of July. Jazz fans will also be to enjoy performances from legendary George Benson, Caro Emerald and Stefano di Battista who will be presenting their latest and recently released album.
An unmissable event with something to suit all tastes, which throughout the month of July, will be putting Milan at centre stage of the music scene.
Jazzin’ Festival 2011 concert programme:
1st July 2011: Nick the Nightfly & The Monte Carlo Nights Orchestra
2nd July 2011: Davide Van De Sfroos
3rd July 2011: Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band
4th July 2011: Alessandra Amoroso
5th July 2011: Arcade Fire
6th July 2011: Burt Bacharach & Mario Biondi
7th July 2011: Ludovico Einaudi
8th July 2011: Lou Reed
9th July 2011: Afterhours
10th July 2011: Chicago
11th July 2011: George Benson
12th July 2011: Cypress Hill
13th July 2011: Cyndi Lauper
14th July 2011: Stefano Di Battista Woman’s Land
15th July 2011: Randy Brecker & Bill Evans: Soulbop
16th July 2011: Vinicio Capossela
17th July 2011: Paul Simon
18 July 2011: Orquestra Buena Vista Social Club
19 July 2011: Skunk Anansie
20 July 2011: Ben Harper Robert Plant & The Band of Joy
21 July 2011: Erykah Badu
22 July 2011: Moby
23 July 2011: Duran Duran
24 July 2011: Gackt
25 July 2011: Caro Emerald
26 July 2011: Subsonica
27 July 2011: Musica Nuda [P.Magoni & F.Spinetti]
28 July 2011: Slash