Il Pozzo di San Patrizio
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Il Pozzo di San Patrizio

Salerno, Campania, Italy | SELF

Salerno, Campania, Italy | SELF
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Discography

2001 - Il Pozzo Di San Patrizio - cd album
2003 - Altri Tempi (Ethnoworld/Venus) - cd album
2006 - Lucidamente (Ethnoworld/Venus) - cd album
2008 - Hard Folk Café (UPR Folk Rock/Edel) - cd album

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Il Pozzo di San Patrizio was started in winter 1998 in Salerno (Campania, Italy) and it is one of the most appreciated folk rock band in Europe. This is proved by the great success obtained in the Altri Tempi European Tour 2004, the tour in the Netherlands and Germany in December 2005 and the partecipations at important continental manifestations: F.I.M.U. (Belfort, France), Folkwoods (Eindhoven, Netheland), Oerol Festival (Terschelling, Netherland) and Museum Festival (Frankfurt, Germany).
After a first approach to folk music, the band developed a style characterized by different musical influences, that create an amazing show.
The actual musical research want to reach a modern sound trough the use of acoustic instruments fused to analogical effects, so a little bit of electronics, folk, upbeat guitars, but also a lot of funny rock.
The first cd is the homonym "Il Pozzo di San Patrizio" a self-production of 2001. In 2003 the band published the second cd "Altri Tempi" and, in summer 2006, the third one, "Lucidamente", for the prestigious Milan label Ethnoworld with Venus distribution. In May 2008 Il Pozzo di San Patrizio published for UPR/EDEL, the most important Italian folk rock label, the cd “Hard Folk Cafè”, which contains some of the most loved hits of the band and an homage to Vasco Rossi, with the song “Cosa Succede in Città”, sung with Lino Vairetti, the Osanna's singer, historical band of Italian Prog.


Live Show

In 1998 the band started his live activity playing with success in a lot of clubs, as: Contestaccio (Roma), Carpe Diem (PZ), Due Lune (PG), Officina 99 (NA), La Casbah (BO), Velvet (NA), Beat (CS), Teatro Piccolo (MI), Rock Garden (TR), Velvet Underground (AR), Boca Barranca (RA), Classico Village (Roma), Mata Hari (LE), Mojo Pin (RC), Taxi Driver (CT), Villa Serena (BO), Corallo (RE), Ex-Machina (FO), Locanda Atlantide (Roma), Cantina Mediterraneo (FR), Arteria (BO), Cotriero (LE) and important national events too, as: Milano Film Festival (MI), Castellarte (AV), Ariano Folk Festival (AV), MusicAttiva (Roma), Sapri in Rock (SA), Benevento Città Spettacolo (BN), Acusticamente (RE), Festa della Musica (FO), Orsara Folk Festival (FG), Artisti in Piazza (PU), AgriCultura (NA), Marghera Estate Villlage (VE), Agerola World Music Festival (NA), Joggi Avant Folk Festival (CS), Musicalmonte (FR), La Notte Piccante (CZ), Irlanda In Festa @ Estragon (BO).
It's important to remember the brilliant participation to FIMU 2001 (Festival International de la Musique Universitaire), festival that involves emergent bands form all Europe in Belfort, in Alsace (France).
The French experience preceded the successes of the band in the European Tours of June 2004 (NL,D) and of December 2005 again in Holland, by now a second home for the crew. In these occasions Il Pozzo di San Patrizio performed in very important festivals as Oerol (Terschelling) and Folkwoods (Eindhoven) and in historical clubs as Patronaat (Harlem) and Melkweg (Amsterdam).
Il Pozzo di San Patrizio has also introduced concerts of Italian and international artists, all around Europe, like Roy Paci and Aretuska, Modena City Ramblers, Folkabbestia, 24 Grana, 99 Posse and, in summer 2011, Goran Bregovic at Negro Festival in Italy.
In 2010 Il Pozzo di San Patrizio recorded a studio album with the malian Baba Sissoko. This new folk project, called “The Eyes Over The World”, is a new experience that fuses African, Italian and Irish folk music.