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National Saving Energy Day celebrated in style

Today the 16th February is National Saving Energy Day in Italy where people trying out various systems that visibly show that they are attempting to save energy. This evening the lights that normally illuminate many national monuments in Rome and Milano will be switched off to “highlight” this attempt at saving energy on a large […]

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The Rat Band at Barga Jazz Club

A welcome return to the Barga Jazz Club to those rocking rats from Lucca – The Rat Band. A packed barga jazz club this evening rocked along with the boys as they romped through a set that moved from soul, R+B, blues, funk and even at one point, a ukulele solo A big welcome back […]

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Michael Stimpson – new work based on the poems of Pascoli

One of Britain's fastest rising composers, Michael Stimpson has been a resident in Barga Vecchia for some time now. The influence of Barga and this area on his work will be put in front of the public for the first time during May with four performances of his latest compostion "Dall'Alba al Tramonto based on […]

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Michela Lombardi at Barga Jazz Club

A packed Barga Jazz Club (it really is becoming THE place to be in this area of late) this evening for the Michela Lombardi Trio – Michela Lombardi with her great voice and stage presence backed up by Nino Pellegrini on double bass and Angelo Ferrua on drums driving the whole thing along with Piero […]

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Associazione Musica Barga

L'Associazione è nata nel 1984; organizza i corsi della Civica Scuola di Musica per tutti quelli che, dai 3 ai 300 anni, vogliano suonare e divertirsi. La nostra prima iniziativa del 2007 è stata una celebrazione mozartiana molto particolare: una "festa letterario – jazzistico – alcolica per celebrare e contaminare il Maestro", nella sede del […]

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Matteo Becucci Quintet at Barga Jazz Club

   Matteo Becucci Quintet Well known as the Mr. Pitiful Soul Band lead singer, Matteo Becucci from Livorno this time confront himself with the Jazz & Soul atmospheres with his crystalline voice. Matteo Becucci – vocals | Simone Venturi – piano | Mirco Capecchi – double bass | Alessandro Rizzardi – t. sax | Daniele […]

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Who are the musicians in these photographs?

As you now know, we have been updating, renewing, moving and generally having a good old fashioned spring clean (well the winter has not yet arrived this year*) in the barganews offices, servers, databases and computers. Still lots more to do so please be patient out there we will get there in the end. A […]

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Moraldo Marcheschi at Barga Jazz Club

Fine Jazz at the Barga Jazz Club: Moraldo Marcheschi and his sax returned to play at the Barga Jazz Club this evening Moraldo Marcheschi was the “Luca Flores Award” ’s winner during Barga Jazz 2005 On stage this evening with him were Simone Venturi on piano, Luca Franchini on double bass and Piero Orsi on […]

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Domenico Caliri at Barga Jazz Club

Just yesterday there was one of those wonderful discussions which erupt out of nowhere in Aristo's bar concerning creativity. What started the ball rolling was a person who works backstage in the theatre and who feels a strong dividing line between actors, front of stage – "the creatives" and those who work backstage – "the […]

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The befana sung in Aristos Bar

the traditional song la befana is sung in aristos bar in barga vecchia La Befana is a character in Italian folklore, similar to Saint Nicholas or Santa Claus. The character may have originated in Rome, then spread as a tradition to peninsular Italy. Her name derives from the festival of Epiphany, and she visits all […]

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