DEEP PURPLE: TREVES BLUES BAND will open the four Italian dates

After the announcement of the cancellation of part of the Rival Sons' European tour, including their four dates as opening act for Deep Purple, The TREVES BLUES BAND will open the Italian dates of the legendary band, on stage in Italy for four unmissable concerts: Friday 30 October at Palafabris in Padua, Saturday 31 October at the Mediolanum Forum in Assago (Milan), Thursday 5 November at the Mandela Forum in Florence e Friday 6 November at the Palalottomatica in Rome.

The Treves Blues Band, headed by Fabio Treves, known as the Puma of Lambratehas been keeping the Italian blues flag flying high for more than 40 years. Throughout his career he has collaborated with several blues legends such as Chuck Leavell, Mike Bloomfield, Roy Rogers, Dave Kelly, Willy DeVille, John Popper, Warren Haynes and many others, and is the only Italian artist to have played on stage with the great genius Frank Zappa.

In addition to leader Fabio Treves, the group consists of Alex 'Kid' Gariazzo (guitar and vocals), Massimo Serra (drums) and special guests on this tour will also be Guitar Ray (guitar and vocals) and Gab D (low).

Tickets for Deep Purple's Italian datesproduced and organised by Barley Arts, are available on the Ticketone and Vivaticket circuits.

Virgin Radio is the official radio media partner of the event.