LA City Council Member Joe Buscaino declared September 30th Zucchero day in Los Angeles: “I am excited to proclaim September 30 Zucchero Day in Los Angeles, in recognition of Zucchero’s incredible contributions to Italian culture! Zucchero is hailed as ‘the father of the Italian blues’, having introduced the sweet sounds of blues music to Italy.”
Special 15% off ticket offer for the LA event:
Saban Theatre 8440 Wilshire Boulevard Beverly Hills, CA 90211 323-655-0111 FRI SEP 30, 2022 – 8:00 PM Ages: Guests Under 18 Require Accompanying Adult
Some big names of pop performed at the final night of the annual pizzica festival in Salento, Puglia, last month including Elodie, Marco Mengoni, Stromae, Dardust, and Samuele Bersani. The annual event, since 1998, attracted 200k on its final night according to festival organizers.
A reminder that Zucchero’s world tour hits North America on September 9th in Atlantic City, NJ and goes across the US and Canada through October 2nd. For those in the Chicago and Detroit areas, visit our Facebook page and leave a comment in the last Zucchero post for a chance to win tickets to the shows in those cities.
Sep 9 – Atlantic City, NJ Sep 10 – New York City Sep 11 – Foxwoods Casino, CT Sep 13 – Washington, DC (sold out) Sep 14 – Washington, DC Sep 16 – Boston Sep 17 – Montreal Sep 18 – Niagara Falls, ON Sep 20 – Detroit Sep 21 – Chicago Sep 24 – Seattle Sep 25 – Vancouver Sep 27 – Portland Sep 29 – San Francisco Sep 30 – Los Angeles Oct 1 – San Diego Oct 2 – Tucson
Bocelli was discovered by Zucchero during an audition for the featured part in “Miserere,” recorded by Luciano Pavarotti.