PSF 2024. PSF 2024. Billy Vera, will be awarded the Sweet Soul Music Award 2024

During the 2024 edition of Porretta Soul Festival, Billy Vera will be awarded with the Sweet Soul Music Award 2024, for his contribution to the promotion and diffusion of soul and rhythm & blues music. The award will be presented to him during the Porretta Soul Festival, which will be held in Porretta Terme (on […]

Porretta Soul Festival 2024! Dates and House Band

Porretta Soul Festival

The bond between the Porretta Soul Festival and the city of Memphis is consolidated. The Memphis Music Hall of Fame Band, directed by Kurt Clayton (2 Time Grammy Nominated, producer, songwriter arranger and Music Director), will be the house band of the 36th edition of the Porretta Soul Festival which will be held in Porretta […]

New TPER service in collaboration with Porretta Soul Festival 2023

Do you want to attend the Porretta Soul Festival but don’t know how to get back to Bologna at the end of the show? ✔ Friday 21/07, Saturday 22/07 and Sunday 23/07 there are night buses to Bologna departing from Porretta Terme at 1:00 in the morning. (Bus departure from Piazzale Porretta Terme Railway Station […]

MonoNeon will perform at PSF 2023 on July 20

MonoNeon will perform at PSF 2023 on July 20! Dywane Thomas, Jr., also known as MonoNeon, is an American bassist and experimental musician from Memphis, Tennessee. He is known for his presence on YouTube playing bass guitar and being one of the last people to work with Prince. Thomas is a Grammy Award-winning artist, for […]

Porretta Soul Festival 33th Edition

Otis Redding has become the most prestigious European event dedicated entirely to soul and rhythm & blues music, with a particular reference to the music of Memphis, the Memphis Sound, the musical school of the great Otis Redding, to whom the festival is dedicated. It will be a special edition, in winter style, and will […]

PSF 2021: special edition

The programming will take place in four phases: 1. From 21 to 27 June Street Art Week.A new series of 9 murals will tell the story of soul music and the Porretta Soul Festival. The public will have the opportunity to attend the works. Musical moments on June 26th and 27th with rhythm & blues […]

Chiambretti at Porretta Soul Festival

In 1995 a memorable edition of the Porretta Soul Festival was held. That year there was an incredible cast and among the audience, intrigued by the fame that the festival was beginning to have, even Piero Chiambretti

Zucchero at Porretta Soul Festival

The bond between Zucchero and Porretta started in March 1987, when Adelmo Fornaciari was producing his first album of pure Rhythm & Blues in Italian at the Fonoprint studios in Bologna.