THE MARCUS KING BAND'S biting blues in Italy for a one-off date in October

After its resounding debut in Italy last year, Marcus King comes back with his band to our country for an single datehis vibrant bluesy atmospheres will invade the Santeria Social Club, Milan Monday 15 October. I tickets will be available on the Vivaticket official circuit from 11am on Friday 11 MayBe wary of unofficial sales channels.

Young phenom from South Carolina, Marcus King is a songwriter, guitarist, singer and bandleader who, at just 20 years old, has the musical ability and experience of a true mature bluesman. Growing up in Greenville, Marcus rattled the blues strings and his sense of rhythm from an early age, playing with his father, famed bluesman Marvin King.

The Marcus King Band (Fantasy Records) is a project that showcases King's highest qualities, his voice, his guitar style, his songwriting soul and one of the most sought-after bands in the country. With his soul-influenced psychedelic southern rock, Marcus King goes beyond the sonic textures that characterised his 2015 debut album with the new album, Soul Insight and widens its sound: The Marcus King Band captures the energy of a live show and the talent of the young singer-songwriter and is built on a dense network of influences ranging from funky to r&b to soul, with bursts of brass, a tight rhythm section and swirling idiomatic paths. Marcus King he moves between different instruments, between electric and acoustic guitar and effects, all driven by the groove and soul of his incendiary voice. He is accompanied on this adventure by Jack Ryan on drums and percussion, Stephen Campbell on bass, Matt Jennings on keyboard and organ, Dean Mitchell on sax and Justin Johnson on trumpet, trombone and backing vocals. In The Marcus King Band a large number of mentors and collaborators, including Dereck Trucks e Warren Haynes who produced the entire album, capturing the band's live sound and delivering a cohesive work that reflects the band's musical explorations. Haynes also contributed his unique Virginia slide guitar style. With this in mind, the live show promises to be unmissable and Italy is finally ready for the Marcus King Band's melting pot of styles.




Monday 15 October 2018

Milan, Santeria Social Club - viale Toscana, 31

Ticket: € 20,00 + prev.