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Vulcanology - La Playa Catania (Italy) - International Music and Art Festival July 14-16

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14.15.16 July 2006 - Vulcanology - La Playa Catania (Italy) - International Music and Art Festival

3 Day Music and Art Festival between the sea and towerning volcano Etna. Steamin' sounds, musical visions and Dreams ComeTrue!

Vulcanology Music and Art Festival, born out of a dream of Rocco Pandiani, Valerio D'Urso and Sandra Virlinzi, will happen from Friday 14 to Sunday 16 of July 2006 in the spectacular setting of Catania beach, between the sea and the towering volcano of Mount Etna.

Sounds will range from the world music of Peppe Barra with Lino Cannavaccluolo to the drum'n'bass of Amon Tobin, the afro jazz of Randy Weston Trio and the soul funk of Roy Ayers. Also appearing on the bill are folk-jazz legend Terry Callier, Kid Koala, The Next One of early Rock Steady Crew with the break dance crew Soul Brothers, Gak Sato, Astronaughty Quartet, Kid Loco, Dj Seep, Mau, Soul II Soul Sound System + Live Guests, Heinz Tronigger of Madrid De Los Austrias, Pain, Massimo Napoli, Kikko Solaris, Rocco 'Mad On Jazz' Pandiani, Luca Dondoni and Carl Craig.

In addition to music, there will also be a 'surprise' art exhibition curated by Sandra Virlinzi, of wood-deck chairs' canvas transformed into paintings by Natalie Du Pasquier, Fulvia Mendini, Sandra Virlinzi, Adalberto Abbate, Dario Arcidiacono, Akire.Erika, Andrea Buglisi, Massimo Caccia, Giordano Curreri, Andrea Di Marco, Fulvio Di Piazza, Massimo Giacon, Nino Mustica, Enzo Rovella, Antonio Sorrentino and Serginho Cartoons Inc.

The festival aims to highlight the beauty of the Ionian coastline, attracting quality music and art lovers who would have the chance to travel to this charming location. Special weekend packages are on offer by Best Western Hotel Catania so that soulful Festival goers can linger for more than just the Festival in this magical and unique spot.

The Program:

Friday 14 July

18.30 Opening of 'Tele da Sdraio' Art Exhibition curated by Sandra Virlinzi (by invitation only and only presenting valid festival ticket) apply

19.30 Opening of Festival Area to public

20.00 Kikko Solaris - celebration suite dj set

21.00 Peppe Barra con Lino Cannavacciuolo - world music live

22.30 Randy Weston Trio - african jazz live

00.00 Soul II Soul Sound System + Live Guests - soul vibrations live + dj set

01.30 Kid Loco feat. Dj Seep & Mau - the Italian job live + dj set & mc

02.30 Pain - funk reincarnation dj set03.30 Kid Koala - hip hop & break beat dj set

05.00 Heinz Tronigger (Madrid de los Austrias) - let the sunshine in dj set

Saturday 15 July

19.30 Opening of Festival Area to public

19.30 Art Exhibition 'Tele da Sdraio' curated by Sandra Virlinzi

20.00 Massimo Napoli - celebration suite dj set

21.00 Astronaughty Quartet - space lounge live

22.00 Terry Callier - folk jazz live

23.30 Roy Ayers - soul funky vibes live

01.00 The Next One con Soul Brothers - hip hop jazz dj set + break dance live

03.00 Amon Tobin - drum 'n' bass dj set

05.00 Gak Sato - 'Informed Consent' solo live

Sunday 16 July

20.30 Opening of 'After Festival Party' (limited availability of tickets)

21.00 Rocco 'Mad On Jazz' Pandiani - into vulcanology dj set

22.00 Luca Dondoni (Radio R101) - Summer Madness dj set

23.00 The Next One - soul funky jazz breaks & beats dj set + break dance live

00.30 Heinz Tronigger (Madrid de los Austrias) - sunshine dj set

02.30 Carl Craig - spiritual beats dj set

Festival hosts: Nappy G. & Luca Dondoni (Radio R101) Visuals: GGT

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