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Seventh edition of "Skopje Blues & Soul Festival" which took place on July 1st and 3rd in "Colosseum", nice outdoor venue in City Park, has proven once again its credibility among blues lovers as respectable event in global familyt of world blues festivals. With partecipation of artists from USA, Italy, France, Russia and Macedonia, festival offered various layers of blues segments which created positive vibes in the audience which came in large numbers when blues called! ...
mama's pit
...Italian band "Mama's Pit" had the honour to close this year's festival and they did it in style! The band had the audience jumping and asking for more with their brand of blues including classic blues an R&B material, some Stevie Ray Vaughan stuff, a couple of funky pearls, some rock memories of Janis Joplin and good vibrations in general which were greeted with excitement of music lovers. Five excellent individuals featuring excellent guitar player Alessio Menconi and exceptional vocals of Barbara Vulso made a party to remember. Barbara really tore the place apart with her performance which included material road-tested throughout countless European gigs.Perfect ending of a festival which has maintained its tendency of prosperity that says we can expect more exciting blues happenings in the near future! ~Danilo Parodi

Mama's Pit were born as the last line up of Big Fat Mama, the popular Italian blues band. This set of smokin' blues and soul features one disc of studio sessions and one live disc, over 30 tracks.

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