AGRICANTUS by tonj ACQUAVIVA

AGRICANTUS by tonj ACQUAVIVA

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 Agricantus by Tonj Acquaviva
Is a band gender  'ethnic electronica' , born in Palermo. ?The group became famous  in the mid 90's with the 'sound' created by bandleader Tonj Acquaviva, and the arrival of Swiss singer Rosie Wiederkehr.
?Is a group that blends ethnic and acoustic sounds with samplers and electronic manipulations.
Along their way Agricantus approached and fused diverse influences in their music: Ethnic, Electronic, World, Trance, now add to that Psychedelic influences.
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Biography

Is a band gender  'ethnic electronica' , born in Palermo. ?The group became famous  in the mid 90's with the 'sound' of bandleader Tonj Acquaviva, and the arrival of Swiss singer Rosie Wiederkehr. ?Agricantus, have musical narrative through links with the cultures of the five continents, and a use of dialect and different languages.
They published more than 10 CD and were published in Italia, French, USA, the last Relise is “Millenium Klima”
They won several awards such as: the Targa Tenco (album in dialect), Premio A. Daolio (social commitment), P.I.M. Italian Music Prize(border music).

Discography

Selected Discography Distributed worldwide
ALBUM (LP)
1989 - Nachitabumma - Agricantus
1989 - Maavro - Agave
1993 - Gnanzù! - Agricantus
1996 - Tuareg - Agricantus
1998 - Kaleidos - Agricantus
1999 - Faiddi - Agricantus (Recorded live)
1999 - The best of Agricantus
2001 - Ethnosphere - (Weltlabyrinth / Agricantus)
2002 - Calura - Agricantus
2005 - Habibi - Agricantus
2007 - Luna khina - Agricantus
2009 - Millenium klima - ACQUAVIVA feat. Rosie Wiederkehr

Cd ROM
1996  Under the Skull - Tonj ACQUAVIVA / Sheila McKinnon - (Weltlabyrinth)

EP
1995 - Viaggiari
1997 - Hale-Bopp souvenir
1998 - Amatevi
2002 - Jamila

COMPILATION
1989 -"Tonight: live at the festival" - Shamrock - Austria
1993 - "Arezzo Wave European Rockfestival" – Italy
1994"- Les decouvertes du printemps de Bourges" – France
1995 - "Canti Sudati"- Il Manifesto/CNI –Italy
1995 - ""Parla! - Radio Tandem – Spain
1996 - "And the World's is all Yours" - Polygram UK
1998 - "Greenpeace Vol. 1" – MCD - Brasil
1998 - Disco del Mese di Repubblica "Mediterraneo" - Italy
2000 - "New Millenium Ethnic" - Paradoxx - Brasil 
2000 - "An Italian Odyssey" -Putumayo - USA 
2000 - La Stampa - Italy
1999 - The best of Agricantus - CNI/WORLD CLASS - USA
2001 - "Nirvana Lounge" – Carles V - Francia
2002 - Buddha Bar IV - Carles V - Francia
2002 - "Music Bazaar" - BMG
2002 – "Massage" - Universal
2002 - Trance Planet Vol.6 - Triloka / Universe
2003 - Casa Italia - Amiata - Italy
2003 – Siddharta vol 1 - GeorgeV - France
2004 - Contesta RockHair by ACQUAVIVA - CNI - Italy
2010 - Crimini - Warner chappell - Italy

Set List

BACKLINE

DRUM
Ludwig, DW, Yamaha,
MEASURE
01 KICK DRUM - 22"x18"
01 SNARE - 14"x5"
01 TOM - 12"x9"
01 FLOOR TOM - 16"x16" ( a terra )
Hardware:
01 Kick pedals
01 Hi Hat Stand
03 Cymbals stands with booms
01 Snare Stand
01 Drum throne
01 black drum carpet
01 Music Stand
Cymbals: PAISTE Signature
01 Hi Hat 14"
01 Ride 20"
01 Crash 18"
01 Crash 19"

ELECTRIC GTR
01 Ampli - Fender Deville 2x12/ or Marschall Jcm 800+ 4x12 Cabinet

KEY
01 KURZWEIL k2500 or k2600 ( WE ABSOLUTELY NEED!)
01 Sustain pedal
01 Volume pedal
01 Double Keyboard Stand
01 Key Throne
01 Music Stand
MISCELLANEOUS:
02 Riser Mt. 2x2

VIDEO
01 Video Projector 5000 ansilumen
01 Cinema screen Mt. 3x2 or higher
01 DVD player

AUDIO CREW
We will require, as a minimum, the following deployment of crew.
1 X FOH Systems technician
1 X Monitor technician
1 X Stage technician