"When Manu Chao and Goran Bregovic meet with Fellini"
Singer-songwriter Luca Bassanese from Italy is a socially-engaged artist with twelve albums and various awards under his belt.
During the lockdown, Luca decided to go live every day to meet his fans and followers and give them some comfort. Within three months, Luca had already grown his fanbase by thousands - from 30 000 to more than 80 000 on FB. Luca was also able to collect enough money to produce the album "Piazza Bassanese" that he distributed exclusively to his followers.
Luca's shows, in a trio, quartet, or with his band La Piccola Orchestra Popolare are festive, explosive, theatrical, and full of positive energy.
"Standing ovation for the minstrel, activist, poet and musician Luca Bassanese, who slays austerity by summoning Trans-alpine fanfares and tarantellas in a grand Fellini operetta, in a style that is both musical and theatrical. For all ages and creeds.''
A highlight of some European festivals like Paleo or Sziget, Luca will be available all year round in Europe in 2021/22.
2020 Piazza Bassanese, Limited Edition, Ola Ola Music
2019 Liberate l’Elefante! Venite Gente Pim Pum Pam, CD, Ola Ola Music
2019 Live at Paléo Festival Nyon, CD, Ola Ola Music
2017 Colpiscimi felicità, CD, Buenaonda
2015 Quando piove tutti cercano riparo tranne gli alberi che hanno altro a cui pensare, CD, Buenaonda
2014 L’amore (è) sostenibile, CD, Buenaonda
2013 Popolare contemporaneo – per l’acqua, per la terra per la dignità dei popoli, CD, Buenaonda
2012 La Rivoluzione, CD, Buenaonda
2011 C’è un mondo che si muove!, CD, Buenaonda
2010 Il Futuro del Mondo, CD, Buenaonda
2008 La Società dello Spettacolo, CD, Buenaonda
2006 Al mercato, CD, X-Land
2005 Oggi che il qualunquismo è un’’arte mi metto da parte e vivo le cose a modo mio, EP, X-Land
“A minstrel show, full of music and fantasy, where italian Commedia dell’Arte meets Fellini magic world.” Cabaret Sauvage, Paris (FR)
“ The actor, musician and singer-songwriter Luca Bassanese has proved again to be one of the most interesting exponents of the new Italian popular music. “ Michele Fumagallo, Il manifesto (IT)
“In Paris, Place d’Italie, a crowd gathered and danced to the rhythm of the hectic tarantella of the Italian artist Luca Bassanese and his group. Congratulations to Luca whom we want to hear again in many public places of the city!”
Nadia Khouri-Dagher, Babelmed.net (IT, FR, UK)
„I was there… A spectacular concert of Luca Bassanese and his band... magnificence, fantasy, poetry…“ Bruno Moio, Radio Aligre, Paris (FR)
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