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La Terza Classe
May 13, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm$15
La Terza Classe was born in Naples in October 2012. The band started to produce music and shows playing traditional and modern American folk songs: from Bluegrass to Dixieland, also called Early Jazz, up to Jug Band songs, combining each one of the styles with typical Neapolitan “theatricality”.
In 2013 the band made a first LP, “Ready to Sail”. In May 2016 the second studio work came out, “Folkshake”, which included 8 new tracks and one original song; this is distributed on Amazon, Spotify and iTunes.
Over the years has performed in many European countries (Germany, France, Belgium, Netherlands) and especially in the United States; the band has been featured on many American radio shows and had the honor of playing for three years in a row at “Music City Roots” in Nashville,TN.
In 2015 the band participated at the “Bluegrass Contest” in the town of Anderson, S.C., and won second place and had the opportunity to perform on the Main Stage of the “Boograss Bash Festival”, together with internationally recognized artists like Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Rhonda Vincent and Flatt Lonesome.
In 2016 the band has performed in a series of concerts, in the south of Italy, with the Grammy awarded musician Jim Lauderdale.
La Terza Classe has produced a documentary “Flat Tyre”,which shows the story of the first trip to the USA that led the band to discover the roots of American folk music. The documentary, directed by Ugo di Fenza and edited by Paolo Ielpo, won the 2016 edition of the Napoli Film Festival.