A Summer of great music at the Vittoriale in Gardone

Claudio Andrizzi
Written by Claudio Andrizzi

The 2016 edition of Tener-A-Mente, the Vittoriale Festival in Gardone Riviera which has become one of the most popular summer events on Lake Garda, kicks off on the night of July 6 with a concert by Steve Vai, an authentic virtuoso of rock guitar who chose the Garda to open the Italian tour of “Passion and Warfare”, which celebrates the twenty-five years of his most famous album (the last available unnumbered seats, with a view on the lake, are available on anfiteatrodelvittoriale.it).

On Friday July 8 the show takes off with Fiorella Mannoia, great italian singer who chose the Vittoriale as the first step of his four summer concerts for band and orchestra dedicated to his friend Lucio Dalla.

Tener-A-Mente will continue on Monday 11 with two jazz legends such as Pat Metheny and Ron Carter, while on the 12th it will be the turn of Steven Wilson, star of the prog-English scene as Porcupine Tree leader. On the 13th appointment with classic music with the Ned Ensemble, while on July 14th honor and glory to Joan Baez,  myth of the Woodstock generation. Saturday 16 will be the turn of the American cult singer-songwriter William Fitzismmons. Kings of Convenience and Lumineers shows, on the 17th and 20th, are already sold out. Blonde Redhead will arrive from New York on the night of the 22nd, while on 23 it will be dance time with the Gala of Stars, the 24. The grand finale is expected on the 29th with the new jazz project of italian singer and actor Massimo Ranieri. Ticket holders of one of the festival shows will be able to purchase at a reduced price tickets for the visit to the Vittoriale degli Italiani and the Mu.Sa Salo, which until November hosts the exhibition “From Giotto to De Chirico: The Hidden Treasures “, curated by Vittorio Sgarbi. Info and pre-sales on anfiteatrodelvittoriale.it.

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