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Paolo Nutini in the Green Room at Villa Libano

Paolo Nutini in the Green Room at Villa Libano

The musician Paolo Nutini who was in Barga this week enjoying a few well earned days respite from his busy touring season managed to get past the locked door of the Green Room

The Green Room which so captivated the local population last year during the Barga Jazz Festival – more than 700 portraits  (all images can be seen here) were taken by the two photographers, Caterina Salvi and Keane using the lighting project designed by Marco Poma, recently moved out of Villa Libano and instead Caterina and Keane set up their […]

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Paolo Nutini talks about Barga on BBC radio 4

Paolo Nutini talks about Barga on BBC radio 4

An interview with Paolo Nutini just aired on BBC Radio 4 included references to Barga   listen to ‘paolo nutini on bbc radio 4’ on Audioboo        

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Paolo Nutini’s new album streaming now

Paolo Nutini’s new album streaming now

one week before the official release

There is an article this week on the Scotsman by Fiona Shepherd reviewing Paolo Nutini’s long awaited third studio album – Caustic Love. The album is not due for release for another week or so BUT there is a link here over on itunes that is working (at least for the moment) which allows you […]

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Paolo Nutini in the Abbey Road studios

Don’t give yourselves to these unnatural men - machine men with machine minds and machine hearts! You are not machines! You are not cattle! You are men! You have the love of humanity in your hearts! You don’t hate! Only the unloved hate - the unloved and the unnatural! Soldiers! Don’t fight for slavery! Fight for liberty!

Two weeks he appeared at the Festival Sanremo with three songs including one off his new album “Caustic Love” which should be released to the public on April 15th. Now comes another song, “Iron Sky” from that album, this time with a video recorded in the Abbey Road studios in London. Included in the video […]

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Paolo Nutini plays Sanremo 2014

after a gap of 5 years Paolo is back

The Festival della canzone italiana di Sanremo – Sanremo Italian song festival is a popular Italian song contest, held annually in the city of Sanremo, in Italy, and consisting of a competition amongst previously unreleased songs. In the aftermath of World War II, one of the proposals to revitalize the economy and the reputation of […]

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Rachel Sermanni, stella nascente del folk con sangue barghigiano

Rachel Sermanni, stella nascente del folk con sangue barghigiano

C’è un certo entusiasmo a Barga – e altrettanta curiosità – attorno a un nuovo nome emerso da un articolo uscito su Il Tirreno di qualche giorno fa: pare infatti che il nostro comune abbia un nuovo nome illustre tra gli astri nascenti della musica d’oltre Manica. Si chiama Rachel Sermanni, ha venti anni, vive […]

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Paolo Nutini, Kraczyna e “Coming up easy”

Paolo Nutini, Kraczyna e “Coming up easy”

Swietlan Kraczyna has just recently opened a new exhibition of work based around Paolo Nutini’s lyrics to his  song “coming up easy”. As you can hear in the short interview at the end of this article, Swietlan was particularly touched  by Paolo’s words which according to him he found ” oneiric, sensual and extremely close […]

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Paolo Nutini representing Scotland in Olympics opening concert

Paolo Nutini representing Scotland in Olympics opening concert

Duran Duran, Snow Patrol, Paolo Nutini and Stereophonics will all play a huge show in London’s Hyde Park this summer to mark the start of the Olympics. The show will take place on July 27, the same day as the Olympics opening ceremony, which will be broadcast live on huge screens in between the acts. […]

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Paolo Nutini at Villa Moorings – enojazz jam session

Paolo Nutini at Villa Moorings – enojazz jam session

Back in 2009 we published an article with the headline: Paolo Nutini for Bargajazz 2010? – (that complete article can be read here) ….. what should have been a short presentation this morning in Palazzo Pancrazi with Paolo Nutini and his parents in fact turned into a rather longer affair with what could be interesting […]

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Dolcenera a Barga per Barga Jazz

Dolcenera a Barga per Barga Jazz

Dolcenera, singer, songwriter and actress was in Barga this week to see for herself firsthand The Barga Jazz Festival 2011. Nuovi artisti d’eccezione a Barga. Dopo Paolo Nutini, che ancora si trova nella cittadina dove ha deciso di trascorrere un ulteriore periodo di riposo (e dove domenica sera in fuoriprogramma ha cantato durante il concerto […]

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Bargajazz festival con Emma & gli Aristodemos e con Paolo Nutini

Bargajazz festival con Emma & gli Aristodemos e con Paolo Nutini

Bisogna proprio dirlo. Mai e poi mai ti saresti aspettato quest’anno, visto la levatura degli ospiti delle serate precedenti, che una delle migliori serate del Bargajazz festival di tutti i tempi fosse quella proposta da una band tutta di casa nostra. Una formazione nostrana, nata tra un bicchiere di vino, una risata ed un’altra dal […]

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Planking leaves Paolo Nutini bemused

Planking leaves Paolo Nutini bemused

It was only a month ago when we first reported on planking in Barga. We asked then if the planking phenomenon which was gradually creeping up on this area was a sport or an internet meme or just a crazy pastime for the summer (article here) Since then the whole planking phenomenon has just exploded […]