PORRETTA PROG 2019

Art Direction : Guglielmo Bernardi – Marco Coppi – Giorgio Marco Cespugli – Gianni Landroni

PORRETTA PROG 2019
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4th – 5th – 6th August 2019 From 9 pm.
RUFUS THOMAS PARK – PORRETTA TERME

On August 4th, 5th and 6th will take place the first edition of PORRETTA PROG, a festival dedicated to a music genre whose fans number millions since the ’70s.

Bands and musicians who made this genre shine in its heyday will star the event. Each evening will be opened by a live performance by artists who express themselves through the cultural and historic tradition of Progressive Rock, keeping it up with the times: the Soft Machine (Aug 4th), the Caravan (Aug 5th) and Jethro Tull’s Martin Barre Band (Aug 6th)

ENTRANCE
Single show ticket 20€ (+ 2€ pre-sale) – 3 days ticket 45€
Online presale at www.botteghinoweb.com



PROGRAMME

Sunday August 4th at 9 pm.
SOFT MACHINE

Leading exponents of the so called Canterbury School, forerunners of the jazzrock, the Soft Machine will perform at the Rufus Thomas Park with John Etheridge (guitar), John Marshall (drums) and Roy Babbington (bass), band members in the ‘70s, and Theo Travis (sax) also known for Gong, Robert Fripp and Porcupine Tree.

Opening Monkey Diet


Monday August 5th at 9 pm.
CARAVAN

It’s the 50th anniversary tour from the birth of one of the most representative bands from the Canterbury School and brit prog, a band able to skilfully melt rock, jazz, melody and improv. On stage, Pye Hastings (singer, guitar), Peter Richardson (violin, guitar), James Leverton (bass), Mark Walker (drums), Jan Schellhass (keyboards) and above all a music which crosses decades.

Opening  D.S.T.


Tuesday August 6th 9 pm.
JETHRO TULL’S MARTIN BARRE BAND

Martin Barre is one of Jethro Tull’s funders and was Jan Anderson’s band guitarist until 2011. Beside many cooperations (Paul McCartney, Phil Collins, Gary Moore, Jo Bonamassa, Chris Thompson), from 2015 he recorded 7 albums with his band. In this show his songs will be performed along with Jethro Tull’s. With Barre, Dan Crisp (singer), Alan Thomson (bass) and Darby Todd (drums).

Opening Stefano Testa & Direzione Artistica Live Band


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