Saturday July 10 – Outdoor Sunset Benefit Concert & Picnic

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  • Following last summer’s successful events, the outdoor benefit concert series, in the beautiful nature venue of Parco Torretta de’ Massimi.  Spend a lovely day on this privately-owned estate with easy parking and public transport access.   A perfect outdoor setting for a relaxing Sunset Picnic, catered by Hummustown. An outdoor experience in this lovely venue while listening and dancing to live music with different artists.


    When: Saturday July 10 @17.30 to 9pm (Other dates:  July 24, August 1 September 4)


    Where: Parco Torretta de’ Massimi, a private nature & animal reserve in Rome with entry on viale Luigi Moretti (corner with via della Pisana)


    The welcome desk is located at the park upon entry and it will be open from 5.30pm in order to allow time for the entrance and safety procedures which are required. There is a short walking path in the lovely park from the welcome desk to the main picnic and concert area.


    Why: To enjoy a beautiful & relaxing venue, panoramic sunset view, LIVE music, delicious catered picnic, delightful setlist, & benefit the arts.


    Artists: BOOGALOO BAND – Junior James on vocals & guitar, Massimo Ciolfi on guitar, Gyneth Sick on bass and Gabriella Vizzutti on drums.


    Setlist: The band will be performing a varied setlist – New Orleans – R&B – Rocksteady – Country – Gospel – Zydeco – including songs by Fats Domino, Bill Withers, Norah Jones, Ray Charles, Tom Waits, JJ Cale, Tab Benoit, Delroy Wilson, Sturgill Simpson, Big Mama Thornton, Little Feat, Wilson Pickett, Sam Cooke and more! The concert will take place approximately from 6.30 to 8.30pm


    Catering by: Hummustown caters HEALTHY, freshly-made Syrian dishes, and helps refugees integrate into the community by providing them with an occupation. Hummustown is also now hiring Romans who have lost their jobs due to the pandemic. Sharing work and helping integration is their mission.


    Saftey: It’s easy to sprawl out in the vast park and take as much space as you wish. The event is organized in accordance with safety provisions.


    Donation: €20 per person (includes park entry + safely packaged picnic plate with falafel, various dips and bread + defray costs of live entertainment and support the artists). Extra picnic plates and drinks available on site as well as picnic tables with seating. Kids 16 and under have Free admission.


    Info and bookings: OR +39  3478248661

    Booking is strongly suggested for organizational reasons.


     NOTE: Dogs are not allowed by park regulations