«Filagosto Competition». Twenty years and I can not hear them, however dance all of them

Veditions, over sixty roof lining together with Verdena and Lo Stato Sociale, dozens of unbiased teams and native groups, and over ninety volunteers of “Filagosto”, who return this yr with this system over thirty reside performances together with indie, electronics, reggae, hip hop and punk, as all the time free admission.

Even with Covid, a pageant organized byFilagogiovani Affiliation, that in the course of the two summer season pandemics he discovered alternative routes to proceed taking part in and dancing, however by 2022 we’ll return to the stage for six days of music, between order occasions and European bands “Metallic in case of an emergency”, now a part of the «Filagosto». Along with live shows, there are additionally craft beers supplied by native breweries, many dinner and appetizers with Meals truck and stalls to browse.

To inaugurate the pageant on Tuesday 2 optimistic night throughout which Africa unite the band of Bunny and Madaski, who’ve held the flag of Jamaican music in Italy for 41 years. To precede them on the primary stage, Fe De Rio and Gamba Lenk and even earlier on the Ink stage, Rootical Acoustic Duo, the primary formation taking part in in area born from cooperation with Ink Membership.

The Ink Stage will probably be hosted in the course of the aperitif reside with essentially the most fascinating rising proposals. After the primary live performance, nonetheless, a collection of particular visitors: in case «reggae night», the hero of the post-concert may solely be Vito’s battle, loam selector essentially the most well-known in Italy.

(photograph by Giada Arioldi)

Might be as a substitute Mobrici I’m the headliner Wednesday evening 3 devoted to the indie-songwriter: Canova’s former frontman will come to Filago along with his album “Even the monkeys fall from the bushes” and a handful of hits from his previous band. To precede this, Claudyum is Large Mama and earlier on the Ink stage Goodbye Cachi to me Crushed Fingers, that after midnight they might hand over the baton to the cliques Sing Unbiased Sing Evil.

“Insurgent” is the official debut start, punk focus and the pitfalls of … serpentine Marchigiano will probably be launching “Filagosto” on Thursday 4, together with singles similar to “California”, “Mamma does not speak to me” and “Spezzami my coronary heart”. To heat the ambiance Pixelfest and Fantahouse, adopted by Karakaz. South stage ink Blissful hour will probably be with Group and publish a night with a branded DJ set Pikselfest.

On Friday fifth, the Filago pageant brings worldwide electronics to the stage made in italy, with Sir Bob Cornelius Rifo aka Bloody Beetroot, a mission the place punk perspective meets techno and home sounds. Low polygon, Iside and Ele A. open the night, preceded by Joo to me Perhaps Gdańsk on the Ink stage the place it arrives Marlon after midnight.

Dargen D’Amico, San Remo 2022


Metallic for Emergency would be the absolute hero of Saturday’s Filagosto: the pageant no revenue from the afternoon of August 6 results in Filago Hellfox, Ulvedharr, Moonlight Haze e Rhapsody of fireplace. It will likely be the historic German trash steel group z Destruction I’m the headliner night, which after the live performance continues on the Ink z The scarlet spirit.

The final evening of the pageant with Dargen d’Amico and his cantautorap strictly in sun shades: the Milanese rapper who has been on the scene for years this yr additionally walked by way of Sanremo along with his tune “Dove si balla”. They’ll warmth up the ambiance of the primary stage BLK Donuts & La Paquita, MEC to me Fede Wealthy Goat, whereas on the Ink stage they may carry out Reality and the collective Soul Arrows.

As we speak they arrive to Filago from throughout Lombardy and sometimes somebody from distant takes their automobile to the pageant. Nonetheless, the occasion was born in 2003 by a gaggle of mates aged 18 to twenty, together with the present president of the Filagogiovani Affiliation, Giuseppe Carminati: «there was nothing in our nation, we went to events on the island and to live shows organized by others – he remembers – then Matteo Morganti (who was to turn out to be the primary president of the Affiliation, ed.) got here up with the concept: “Why are we not doing one thing?” That is the place it began. In 2003, for the primary version, we hosted native teams and Freshener, that we favored it quite a bit and for 3 years we did little issues. ”

The turning level got here in 2006 with the primary European visitor, Pipi from Ska-P, mother «The conclusion that we actually did one thing nice appeared after we dropped at Filago i Verdena to me Welfare state» Giuseppe Carminati summed up. “Filagosto” is now a consolidated pageant, and behind the live shows and evenings is the Filagogiovani Affiliation, which organizes the occasion and non-profit live shows: a part of the proceeds fund the group of the subsequent version, and the remainder is donated to help native realities or worldwide initiatives.

“This yr we’ve reached the utmost variety of volunteers, 97 – clarify Sarah Zonca the board of the affiliation – It was a shock, we have been involved that after these two years folks didn’t have the time or the willingness to get entangled, and as a substitute all of them eagerly resumed and redoed the pageant because it was earlier than Covid. ”

As we speak, there are a number of generations behind the scenes, behind the thorns, on the money register and managing your entire occasion: “There are historic volunteers who, like yearly, say that that is the final time they do a pageant, after which they’re all the time there – continues Sara Zonca – after which there are new recruits: the youngest is from 2004. It takes every thing to prepare yr of labor, however when the Filagosto begins, each effort is paid again. ”

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