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from July 12, 2018 hours 21:00 to July 12, 2018 hours 23:00

Suzanne Vega in concert

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Waves Festival

Waves Festival is a festival dedicated to music and songs. On stage only few elements, some instruments and a lot of emotionality. Waves Festival prefers singers and guitar songwriters, bands that deconstruct their sound in favour of a reduced and essential sound and visual approach, making the audience live a unique experience.

 

Suzanne Vega

Icon of contemporary music, Suzanne Vega debuted in 1985 with the homonymous album immediately well received by music critics. In 1987 she released "Solitude Standing", No. 2 of the UK Album Chart, which contains the famous single "Luka". A change of style in 1990 with "Days of Open Hand", a more mature, experimental and deep album, which won a Grammy in the Best Package category, reaching the seventh position in the British sales charts. Two years later it is the turn of "99.9F" °, an eclectic mix of folk, dance and industrial. In 1996 she released "Nine Objects of Desire", simple and essential. "Songs in Red and Gray" (2001) talks about her divorce from her husband and record producer Mitchell Froom, in 2003 she released "Retrospective, the Best of Suzanne Vega" and in 2006 "Beauty & Crime", produced by Jimmy Hogart who, for this work , won a Grammy as "best engineered album, non classical". After a seven-year silence, in 2014 she released "Tales from the Realm of the Queen of Pentacles", a wonderful collection of songs, a sound journey inspired by the material and spiritual world. Two years later it was the turn of "Lover, Beloved: Songs form an Evening with Carson McCullers", a tribute to the American writer Carson McCullers, a female figure who has always been an inspiration for the New York songwriter. Written by Suzanne Vega in collaboration with Duncan Sheik, the album is a beautiful collection of elegant folk-pop ballads.

The tour that will bring the great Suzanne Vega in Italy in July will see her on stage with guitarist Gerry Leonard, known for his collaborations with David Bowie, retracing the best hits of the long and prolific discography of this extraordinary artist.

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