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Phil Manzanera and Paul Simonon teamed up with Tony Allen and a number of other musicians to perform at an Italian music festival.

Manzanera, Simonon and Allen will be joined by Italian musician Ligabue, Colombian singer Andrea Echeverri and London-based violinist Anna Phoebe for a performance at the Taranta Nighttaking place in Salento in southern Italy on August 22.

Manzanera is the Maestro Concertatore of the festival this year.

“I am delighted that La Notte della Taranta has attracted such wonderful artists, says Manzanera. “And it’s a tribute to the great local musicians and dancers that they want to be part of this incredible concert. I hope that this year each of us on stage can help one of Italy’s best kept secrets reach a wider international audience.

You can find more details about the festival by clicking here.

Meanwhile, Phil Manzanera appears in the new issue of Uncut, as part of our exclusive David Gilmour cover story.

The History Of Rock – a brand new monthly magazine from the creators of Uncut – a brand new monthly magazine from the creators of Uncut – is now on sale in the UK. Click here for more details.

Meanwhile, the September 2015 issue of Uncut goes on sale in the UK on Tuesday July 28 – featuring David Gilmour, a free Grateful Dead CD, Bob Dylan and the Newport Folk Festival, AC/DC, Killing Joke, the Isley Brothers, Julien Temple, Ryley Walker and more.

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