Last autumn, on the occasion of the release of "Drive"her latest solo album, had enchanted the Milanese public with her ethereal and powerful voice; spring brings her back to Italy for two new dates.Anneke Van Giersbergenthe charismatic singer-songwriter and former frontwoman of the The Gathering, will be the 1 April in Bologna at Zona Roveri and 2 April in Conegliano Veneto (TV) at Apartamento Hoffman. Opening, the Swiss artist Anna Murphyformer member of the folk metal band Eluveitie.

After lending his extraordinary vocal qualities to the Dutch prog-metal band for 13 years The Gathering, Anneke embarked on a solo career in 2007. Together with the new band Agua de Annique, the singer produced several works that received wide public and critical acclaim. Between albums, she collaborates with long-standing friends and colleagues, from Anathema (in the album 'Falling Deeper'), to the eccentric Devin Townsend (in the albums 'Addicted!' and 'Epicloud'), to fellow countrymen Within Temptation (in 'Black Symphony'). After receiving two nominations at the Edison Awards - the most prestigious music awards in the Netherlands - in the categories 'Best Female Artist' and 'Best Album' for the album 'Best Female Artist'.Everything is Changing"of 2012, Anneke published 'Drive' in autumn 2013. Recorded analogue and anticipated by the singles "The Best Is Yet To Come" ( e "My Mother Said" (, the record is characterised by an organic and compact sound that perfectly captures the chemistry of the accompanying band.

ANNEKE VAN GIERSBERGEN - Opening act: Anna Murphy (Eluveitie)
Tuesday 01 April 2014
Bologna, Zona Roveri - Via dell'Incisore, 2
Tickets € 20.00 + d.p. / € 25.00 at the box office

Tickets on sale on the Ticketone circuit (atwww.ticketone.itand in authorised points of sale)
Wednesday 02 April 2014
Conegliano Veneto (TV), Apartamento Hoffman - Via Camillo Vazzoler, 30
Tickets € 20.00 + d.p. + ARCI membership card
booking by writing to [email protected]