Donovan Plays Beatles Days 2011 in Switzerland

Donovan’s first “star” of the Beatles Days 2011

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It will take place from Thursday 16 to Saturday, 18 June the eleventh edition of Bellinzona Beatles Days,
festival organized by the Patrician of Bellinzona in order to
promote the great heritage of culture and music of one of the most creative periods of the twentieth
century, the Sixties, from what has been one of its greatest icons,
Beatles note. A festival which this year will taste very special because
focuses on an important occasion as sad: 10 years of the death of George
Harrison, “The Quiet Beatle”, died in November 2001 after a long illness for
tackle who spent a period in Ticino, in particular, the Institute
Swiss Italian Oncological Regional Hospital of Bellinzona, just as in
few meters away, the Beatles were born, quite independently Days.

The memory of George Harrison to review the divided during a program, as usual,
rich and varied art, culture and entertainment, from musical point of view, it
unfold mainly in the Piazza del Sole where it will perform, as usual, various
important members of the music scene this year will be led by
a true legend of British rock and pop: Donovan Leitch, singer and
guitarist originally from Glasgow, one of the biggest stars of the sixties long
considered the alter-ego European Bob Dylan, but also closely related to character
both on the Beatles psychedelic epic, both in terms of
the approach to philosophy and Indian religions of which he was, with just George
Harrison, one of the first followers.

Author of a long line of pop classics (Sunshine Superman, Mellow Yellow, Wear
Your Love Like Heaven, Jennifer Juniper, Colours, Catch The Wind, The Season Of The
Witch) Donovan, as well as being one of the most influential artists ever in the history
pop, a singer and musician, is still riding high, as confirmed by its
“live” (the show of Bellinzona, scheduled for Saturday, June 18 will
immediately after a concert in the “temple” of music across the Channel, the Royal
Albert Hall in London) but also the success of last year’s “Sunshine
Superman “film Hannnes Rossacher dedicated to his life and his career.
Original Italian text:
valorizzare il grande patrimonio culturale e musicale di uno dei periodi più creativi del XX
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Donovan’s Band

Donovan Leitch

Trevor Knight
MD & Keys

Noel Bridgman

John Quearney

Ed Deane

Rod Callan
Tour manager & Sound engineer

Robbie Meade
Gtr Tec.