The platform in Piazza Napoleone is ready, while the construction of the platform under the ramparts of the walls is about to begin. Here we are now: the 24th edition of the history of the Lucca Summer Festival starts on Thursday 29 JuneThe year in which the performance – which, like all large mass events in 2020 and 2021, was put on hold due to anti-Covid restrictions – celebrates its “silver wedding anniversary” with the city.
The Kiss bill will open in Lucca as part of their End of the Road World Tour, as the New York band celebrates 50 years of their career and bids adieu to the scene after marking music history with those performances , which has given him one of the best performances. Representative group of rock. Skid Row’s heavy metal special guests on opening night. The Appointment on July 1st teems with British pop and the soul of Simply RedMick Hucknall’s band Joe will bring to the stage world hits such as Stars, Holding Back the Years, Fairground and Money’s Too Tight to Mansions.
July 4th is the only Italian date for Generation Sex, the project that united Billy Idol and Tony James of Generation X and Steve Jones and Paul Cook of the Sex Pistols. The special evening with Bob Dylan on 6 July, to which it is linked – it ran exactly on 6 July 1998 – the first concert in the history of the Summer. On July 12, Sigur Rós Celebrate your live return ten years after your last album KVikkur and a few months after the release of your upcoming eighth studio work.
Placebo will be on stage on July 13th With her successes and her latest album Never Let Me Go, to be released in 2022, while on July 14, for the only Italian date, the native blues sounds of Norah Jones are the protagonists. The event will continue on July 16 on the OneRepublic Stage, with a band led by Ryan Tedder; The following day the venue for Pat Metheny, a career spanning 50 years between jazz and pop rock, who will bring his new musical project Side-Eye to the occasion. And then: Lil Nas X stops in Lucca for his only Italian date on the 20th; To link the music calendars, iL21 Here is Checco Zalon with his show Amore+eva.
That’s when the celebration moves to the walls to welcome Blur’s only Italian date is July 22, The ultimate expression of 90s Britpop, Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James and Dave Rowntree, the band is back after 8 years of waiting and a few days ago they announced their ninth album, The Ballad of Darren. And then: On July 23, The Chemical Brothers will play live in Piazza Napoleone.
double appointment on 25 julyIt begins with a performance by American jam band Snarky Puppy, led by bassist Michael League, and continues with a performance by British multi-instrumentalist Jacob Collier. The 24th edition of the festival concludes Handed over to English super pop star Robbie Williams on July 28 in the historic Walls area, Where he will celebrate his 25 years of career. www.luccasummerfestival.it for information and ticket prices.