Liri Blues Festival
On July 20th, until the 22nd, with the 31st edition of the Liri Blues Festival, three days dedicated to Blues and Jazz a festival of international scope and increasingly loved and which sees a number of spectators from all over the world. The location will be Piazza S. Maria Salome - Veroli (Frosinone).
A program, as tradition, of absolute quality, for the evenings that will be on stage in the historic center of Veroli. Veroli's beautiful setting, located above a relief of the Monti Ernici, the ancient Verlae was one of the allied countries of Rome, as testified by the Fasti Verulani tables, in 743 became a bishop's seat, as still today testify the numerous churches in the area . In Veroli it is possible to see the Building Peace, located in the historical center of the city, the sculpture is a corten steel structure set with 111 stones, officially donated by as many nations, as a symbolic contribution to the construction of peace.
Three evenings in the name of new discoveries and solid certainties. The program will see the performance of Laura Cox, the Parisian guitarist for the first time in Italy. The 21 will be the turn of the Sardinian guitarist Francesco Piu and the closing of the festival, on the 22nd, will touch the great Joe Louis Walker candidate dozens of times at the Grammy Award and winner four times of the same title. Inserted for a long time by the Blues Foundation of Memphis in the Blues All of Fame.
Joe Louis Walker, also known as JLW (class '49) is an American musician, blues guitarist, singer, composer and producer. With a career of fifty years behind it is a pillar of this kind. From meetings with Mike Bloomfield who introduced him to Jimi Hendrix and the Grateful Dead, to collaborations with Branford Marsalis, James Cotton, Tower of Power, Bonnie Raitt, Buddy Guy, Taj Mahal, Ike Turner and Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown.