Live music in September.
Basilica di Santa Croce - free entry - 055 7399970 - www.controradio.it
From Thu 20 to Sat 22, music, poetry and theater, from dusk to dawn. Among the guests Terry Riley, Cristina Donà and the Area.
Florence Jazz Fringe Festival
Oltrarno fiorentino - www.fjff.it - at 9pm
Wed 5 at the Basilica of S. Miniato al Monte, Enrico Rava, the trumpet par excellence of Italian jazz.
Sat 8 at Piazza Poggi Night Towers, three stages at 8 meters high. Among the guests Willie Peyote.
At Ponte Vecchio, Thu 6 Javier Girotto, Fri 7 Mauro Ottolini, Sat 8 Pietro Tonolo, Sun 9 Stefano Cocco Cantini.
At Piazza S. Spirito from Thu 6 to Sat 8 marching band, touring concerts from 7pm.
At Piazza del Carmine Thu 6 Licaones, Fri 7 Servillo, Girotto, Magalavite, Sat 8 Gabio Morgera, Sun 9 Swingtet Nico Gori.
At Sala Vanni Thu 6 John De Leo and Rita Marcotulli, Fri 7 sextet by Alessandro Fabbri with Pietro Tonolo on sax, Sat 8 Mirco Mariottini and Stefano Battaglia.
Open Book Florence
Fortezza da Basso - viale Strozzi - www.firenzelibroaperto2018.it
Wed 26 Stefano Bollani, opening concert of the event, preceded by the meeting / reading with Marco Vichi.
Fri 28 Roberto Vecchioni, with the show inspired by the latest book The life that you love, follow the lives of Tricarico and Motta.
Sun 30 Ginevra di Marco, live inspired by popular music.
Wired Next Festival
Palazzo Vecchio - piazza della Signoria - at 8.30pm - free entry on registration - www.wired.it
Sat 29 Negramaro and Motta, in the Salone dei Cinquecento with one of the most famous groups in Italy and the emerging soloist of the moment.
September in piazza della Passera
piazza della Passera - at 9pm - free entry - www.4leoni.com
Tue 11 Chet Project, an evening dedicated to the indomitable Baker, his jazz revived by an all-Italian quintet.
Wed 12 Scott Hamilton & Alkaline Trio, one of the greatest of American jazz along with the cornerstone formation of Florentine jazz.
Thu 13 Light Electric Folk Band, rock and popular music.
Fri 14 Dre Love & The Band, acid-rap and funky groovy between African-American tradition and electronic experimentation.
Tempo Reale Festival
Villa Strozzi, Firenze - 5/10 euro - www.temporeale.it
Fri 21 Klang # 11, Julia Mihaly in The Rebirth of Marlene musical theater work.
Sat 22 Soundride Isolotto, cycle tour to Villa Strozzi with Suondscape Audiovision.
Mon 24 at Casa Circondariale Sollicciano Orkestra Ristretta di Sollicciano, an ensemble of prisoners directed by Massimo Altomare.
Tue 25 Marathon Soundscape, meeting different sound cultures with five sound directors.
Sat 29 eRikm + Anthony Pateras, the French researcher meets the Australian pianist.
Le Murate, Pavoniere and other locations - free entry
Sat 8 at Le Pavoniere, Tarantolati of Tricarico, traditional Lucan music.
Sun 9 at Spiaggetta sull'Arno, Tango and literature, Maria Albano traces the history of the first female tango.
Mon 10 at La Compagnia, Cinema and Spirituality, projections of short films.
Tue 11 at San Salvi, A thorn in the flesh, a show inspired by the life of Leonilde.
Wed 12 at Osteria del Porcellino, Basilicata at the table, dinner in Basilicata.
Thu 13 at Le Murate, Music and culture, Enzo Mileo leads the Mediterranean Quartet.
Fri 14 at Anfiteatro delle Cascine, The city of utopia, theater, dance and acrobatics in the show of the director Gianpiero Francese.
Sat 15 at La Loggia Lucani in the world, gala dinner with important people from Basilicata.
Immagini e Suoni dal Mondo
Cinema La Compagnia - via Cavour 50/r - at 4pm - www.multiculti.it
Fri 14 At Story Of Sahel Sounds, Neopan Kollektiv brings to light the new scene of the Sahel.
Sat 15 Flamenco De Raiz, a trip to the world of Flamenco with director Vicente Pèrez Herrero.
Sun 16 Life of Marzouk, with multi-instrumentalist Marzouk Mejri.
Jazz in Forte
Forte Belvedere - via di S. Leonardo 1 - www.empolijazz.com
Fri 7 Campus della Musica, an evening with emerging musicians directed by Claudio Fabi.
Fri 21, Sat 22 Tuscany Jazz Young, two days of live with young promises of Tuscan jazz.
various location - from 12 euro to 50 euro - www.nextechfestival.com
Thu 20 at La Compagnia, Demdike Stare, electronic duo with contaminations dub.
Fri 21 at Club 21, Booka Shade, minimal house and deep house.
Sat 22 Amelie Lens, the Belgian is considered the future of techno. Open act Joy Kitikonti.
Teatro del Sale
via de’ Macci 111r - at 9.30pm - www.teatrodelsale.com - only members
From Sat 1 to Sat 15, Maria Cassi, actress, clown and character with her warhorses.
Tue 18 Jeff Pevar, American guitarist between rock and blues.
Wed 19 Bob Jay, swing singer.
Thu 20 Tarantesys, popular music from the Mediterranean.
Fri 21 Tribute to Lucio Dalla, an evening dedicated to the Bolognese singer-songwriter.
Sat 22 Mauro Di Domenico, guitar between Naples and South America.
Tue 25 Barrio Porteno, poetry and Latin music.
Wed 26 Akro Batik, violin, guitar and accordion, gypsy and folk.
via delle Cascine 35 - free entry - at 9pm
Sat 15 Dereproducers / Botanica, show between science and music.
via M. Mercati 24b - 055 487145 - at 9.15pm
Fri 21 Oumou Sangare, icon of the African muisca.
Anfiteatro delle Cascine - 20 euro - at 4pm
Sun 9 Dixon, DVS1, Samuele Pagliai, a day dedicated to electronic music with the Introservision boos and the pioneer of the US rave scene.
Gallerie degli Uffizi
at 7pm - www.uffizi.it
Wed 11 Dimitri Grechi Espinoza, the Italian-Russian pianist presents the Oreb project.
Lungarno A. Moro - at 9.30pm
Sat 22 Frankie Babylon meets the swing / blues of the Florentine Speakeasy.
Via dell’Ulivo 6 - at 4.30pm - www.ereditadelledonne.eu
Sat 22 The voices of rock, the feminine music told by music critics Ernesto Assante and Gino Castaldi.
Piazza delle Murate - free entry - at 9pm
Sun 23 No Woman No Die, concert against gender violence with female indie groups of the Florentine scene.