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Pistoia Blues Festival: all that you could wish to know about it

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From 5th to 12th July, the Cathedral Square once again will be home to one of the most long-running musical events ever: the Pistoia Blues Festival, this time in its 43rd edition.

From 5th to 12th July, the Pistoia Blues Festival will be back, one of the longest-lasting musical events in Italy.

Starting from 1980, every year the month of July in Pistoia has been enlivened with the musical sounds of both Italian and international artists. In the Cathedral Square, in the past many musicians and even true myths of the music world have taken their turn on the stage, from Ray Charles to Carlos Santana, B.B. King, David Bowie and Elton John.

This year, for its 43rd edition,Calexico, Mario Biondi, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Matteo Mancuso e Mark Lettieriand, for Storytellers – Suoni d’autore, Tommaso Paradiso, Elio e le Storie Tese ed Antonello Venditti will all be here.

Pistoia Blues Festival

Thursday 4th July – Calexico
Monday 8th July – Elio e le Storie Tese
Thursday 11th July – Mario Biondi e Dee Dee Bridgewater
Friday 12th July – Matteo Mancuso e Mark Lettieri
Saturday 13th July – The Devon Allman Project (Piccolo Teatro Bolognini)


Sunday 7th July – Tommaso Paradiso
Saturday 13th July – Antonello Venditti

Altri concerti dell’estate

Friday 5th July – Blue
Saturday 6th July – Teenage Dream Party