Live music in May.
piazza Berlinguer - 055 667566 - www.bitconcerti.it
Sun 5, Mon 6 Ultimo, rising star of Italian music.
Fri 10 Giorgia, on tour with the new album Pop Heart.
Sat 18 Giorgio Moroder, eminence of the 70/80 disco in live version.
Tue 21, Wed 22, Marco Mengoni, on tour with the new album.
via Ghibellina 99 - 055 667566 - www.bitconcerti.it
Wed 7 Fiorella Mannoia, in concert with the new album Personal.
Sat 11, Sun 12 Elisa, concert-show in the theater with the new Diari Aperti project.
Lungarno A. Moro - 055 667566 - www.bitconcerti.it
Tue 14 PFM sings De Andrè, tribute concert to the poet of the Italian song.
via delle Cascine 41 - 055 362067 - at 9pm
Thu 23 Paolo Vallesi, Florentine singer-songwriter.
via Pistoiese 309/4 - at 10pm - 055 0195912 - www.viperclub.eu
Fri 17 Nu Guinea, Neapolitan duo between groove, funky and afro beat percussion.
Thu 30 Mahmood, last winner of the Sanremo Festival.
Villa San Lorenzo al Prato
via Scardassieri 47 - Sesto Fiorentino - 055 4211901 - www.iedm.it
Sat 11 Lucilla Galeazzi & Levocidoro, sextet with traditional polyphonic songs and songs.
Sat 25 What a fool! Voices and sounds from mental hospitals, poems and reflections of men and women confined to asylums.
Tempo Reale Festival
Teatro del Maggio and Limonaia of Villa Strozzi - 055 717270 - www.temporeale.it
Sat 11 at May Carola Schaal, multimedia show between sounds, signs and gestures.
Sun 12 at Maggio Giuseppe Chiari, tribute to the Florentine composer and painter.
Tue 14 at Limonaia Walter Prati, Annette Vande Gorne, Gabriele Marangoni, show between improvisation, composition and innovation.
Wed 15 at Limonaia Stefano Pilia, Ute Wessermann and Volkmar Klien, guitar, vocal and acousmatic expression.
Sat 18 Les Percussions de Treffort, ensemble that combines able-bodied and disabled percussionists.
Prato a tutta Birra
Piazza del Mercato Nuovo, Prato - at 6pm - free entry - www.pratoatuttabirra.it
Wed 15 Bobo Rondelli & Eighth Pavilion, songs and irony from Livorno.
Thu 16 Ruggero de I Timidi, demented music.
Fri 17 Bandabardò, celebrations for his 25-year career.
Sat 18 Myss Keta, trap from Milan.
Sat 19 Franco 126, rapper in Roman rhyme.
Il Girone - via Aretina 24 - 055 240397
Tue 14 For Haden’s Sake, Alessandro Galati and his quartet rework the creations of the jazz giant Charlie Haden.
Tue 28 Dedication to Max, posthumous tribute to the genius of sax Massimo Urbani.
Teatro del Sale
via dei Macci 111r - at 9.30pm - only members - www.teatrodelsale.com
Thu 9 Bagaria Metropolitan Jazz, sounds from the metropolitan tradition.
Fri 10 Dusty Broom, concert in memory of rock prodromes.
Sat 11 Ripostiglio Music, from the Maremma swing with the new album Zan Zarà.
From Tue 14 to Sat 18 Maria Cassi, comic actress.
Tue 21 Meeting with Angela Terzani, widow of the famous philosopher.
Wed 22 Ray Cashman, star of deep blues.
Thu 23 Jono Manson, American between blues, soul and rock'n'roll.
Fri 24 Marcus Eaton, from Idaho funk, reggae, jazz and folk.
Tue 28 Megale, acoustic electronics and vocalism of another era.
Thu 30 Blues Queen, a delightful combo devoted to the Delta blues.
Fri 31 Duisberg & Chen, German duo, piano and cello.
via V. Emanuele II, 135 - at 9.30pm - 339 8615225 - www.circoloilprogresso.it
Sun 12 Ian Svenonius, icon of punk rock.
Fri 17 Alda sings Ancora, a theatrical-musical reading in homage to Alda Merini.
at 9.30pm - free entry
Sat 25 Hoodoo Farmers, country-blues.
via del Fosso Macinante 13 - 370 3539222 - from 3pm
Sat 11 Annibale Festival, thirteen hours with Annibale Records.
Thu 30 Underground Youth, psychedelia and post-punk.