A bicycle with dynamos attached to the rear wheel was connected up to a red light over the heads of Barga Swing Band - The Aristodemo’s.
1st March 2019 is the National Saving Energy Day, “M’illumino di meno” which is held each year in Italy when people try out various systems that visibly show that they are attempting to save energy. The campaign was launched by the Italian radio programme Caterpillar in 2005 and seeks to reduce private and public energy […]
A grande richiesta, tornano i Baldo degli Ubaldi per una serata di divertimento e allegria.
They were last here in June (article here) and so great was their effect on the public that they had to invited back for a second event.
This evening Piazza Salvo Salvi in Barga Vecchia was filled with people enjoying the fourthof series of events which will take place all through the summer season – the Aristo’s Corner Festiva. Organised by the dynamic crew at the Da Aristo bar the opening concert was by the house band, The Aristodemos who as usual […]
This evening Piazza Salvo Salvi in Barga Vecchia was filled with people enjoying the third of series of events which will take place all through the summer season – the Aristo’s Corner Festiva. Organised by the dynamic crew at the Da Aristo bar the opening concert was by the house band, The Aristodemos who as […]
DA ARISTO - Written by Linsey and dedicated to Giovani, Antonella, Lorenzo, Keane, The Aristodemos and all the wonderful people who inhabit this wonderful little bar, the unofficial cultural centre of Barga, the most Scottish town in Tuscany, Italy.
Back in 2014 we published an article about the Scottish folk musicians, Linsey Aitken and Ken Campbell who are regular visitors to the city and mentioned that once again their particular sound was heard in Barga Vecchia as they gave a series of impromptu “mini- concerts” in five different locations through out the city. Why five […]
11 o'clock in the morning and metal tables in the sun in Piazza Salvo Salvi steaming as they are wiped over with a damp cloth
swing music and roast chestnuts in Barga Vecchia
On what seemed like a spring day with bright blue sky and high temperatures, the annual Autumn Festa took place this afternoon in Barga Vecchia. The Aristodemos were there to add their touch of swing to the event as chestnuts were roasted over open fires outside Da Aristos. Normally for the Autumn festa there would […]
An interesting short message on twitter.com today … “What’s 60 years old and has been in space? Me of course and… Sputnik-1, the first satellite ever launched! Happy Birthday #Sputnik60” On Oct. 4, 1957, Sputnik 1 successfully launched and entered Earth’s orbit. Thus, began the space age. The successful launch shocked the world, giving the […]