London FRANCESCO DE GREGORI – 23 October
Written by londononeradio on 18th May 2017
Award winning songwriter and performer Francesco de Gregori has announced a London
date as part of his forthcoming European tour this autumn. On Monday 23 October, he will
perform a selection of his greatest hits and favourite tracks, at the o2 Shepherds Bush
Francesco De Gregori is often referred to as a singer-songwriter and poet. His elegant
lyrics and way with words have garnered him the nickname “Il Principe dei cantautori” The
Prince of the singer-songwriters and is one of Italy’s most cherished Artists.
42 years since his debut album and with a discography that includes 39 live and studio
albums, he has many songs that have become classics of Italian music. Such as ‘La donna
cannone’, ‘Rimmel’ , “Generale” and “Un angioletto come te”.
His latest album released in February 2017, Sotto Il Vulcano is a tribute to De Gregori’s
long time collaborator and friend, jazz musician Lucio Dalla. Recorded live on the “Amore e
Furto” tour in Taormina, Sicily in the awe inspiring setting of the ancient Greek theatre,
Entering the FIMI charts at #4, ( #1 on vinyl).
TICKETS ON SALE 10am FRIDAY, MAY 19 th
Monday 23 rd October 2017
o2 Shepherds Bush Empire
Tickets are available from
24hr Ticket Hotline 0844 249 2222* www.bookingsdirect.com