Music in Ireland, the Bobbio Capital of Celtic Music at the Weekend


After a prolonged forced hiatus, Music in Ireland is back on Friday 22 and Saturday 23 July, celebrating the foundation of the city of Bobbio by the Irish monk Columbus for more than twenty years, making Celtic music the capital of the Trebia Valley. has been brought in. , The festival will be deeply renewed in content, offering music, beer and food. During the two days of the festival, different bands will alternate on the stage set in Piazza San Colombo, each with a different scene of Irish music.

XXIII ° Edition | 22-23 July
Piazza San Colombo, Bobbio
free admission

music programming

Friday 22 July

– 9 pm Talmho

– at 9.45 Lokkamiriya, Were born in 2007 with the aim of bringing folk music to the pub without leaving the rock impact. Their repertoire has always been very diverse, but the real strength of the Folkcomiseria is the spirit and attitude with which they propose their music, to the fascinating arrangements and lively life. In 2010 they decided to have their first studio album titled “Festa Mobile”: 2000 copies sold in 3 years, thousands of views on YouTube and an increasing number of viewers at their concerts. Their visibility on the Italian arena has increased significantly, thanks to the numerous openings to live performances by undeniably in-depth artists, such as Inti Illimani, Edoardo Benato, Modena City Ramblers, Carlos Nez, Folkestone, Dubioza Collective, Cocani Orchestar. and many others. With 15 years of activity, 5 albums, over 1000 concerts, performances at the best European festivals with national and international artists, Folkcomiseria is one of the most popular and famous Italian Folk/Rock/Celtic realities!

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Saturday 23 July

– at 9.30 The Trio Stewart, Demi and Lombardi, The trio was formed in 2021 with the idea of ​​a collaboration between Scottish musicians Callum Stewart and Fourth Moon and two musicians from the Allier group David Lombardi (Italy) and Jean Demi (France). Callum Stewart is one of the most sought-after and established bagpipe and flute players in Europe and boasts collaborations with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the London Symphony Orchestra and the BBC Symphony Orchestra. Callum. Callum is very active as a session musician and has a trio and quartet to his name. He is also the winner of Best Instrumental of the Year 2018 for the BBC Scotland Traditional Music Awards. David Lombardi and Jean Demi are established musicians in the European folk scene, thanks to their contemporary folk music projects such as Fourth Moon, Allier, Dalhan, Roots Quartet and Event Horizon. The trio decided to come together and collaborate to form a new energetic trio with a catchy sound, a mix of traditional Irish and Scottish melodies and original compositions.


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