A staple of Italy's musical scene, Zucchero is the kind of artist that inherently resonates with New York audiences as well: rough around the edges but an inarguable artistic genius. The 68-year-old is considered the father of Italian blues, after all, and has performed on this side of the Atlantic plenty of times since his 1983 debut LP, “Un Po' d...

Five concerts around Italy were sold out in no time. Others across Europe got as much interest and love from local audiences. Finally, on July 27th, he opened for the Rolling Stones in Germany, for the second time in his career. This is what any artist dreams of. Simply put, summer 2022 became sort of a perfect one for Zucchero Sugar Fornaciari, ri...

The famous Italian rock singer Zucchero Fornaciari is bringing his talents to the Los Angeles area at the end of September.  Hailed as the “father of Italian blues,” Zucchero will play at Beverly Hills’ Saban Theatre on Sept. 30, one of several American stops on his World Wide Tour that started in April.  In July, Zucchero opened for the Rolling St...

After his two previously scheduled U.S. tours were postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak, finally, GRAMMY nominated singer, Zucchero, hailed as the “Italian Joe Cocker,” is back on U.S. shores, fresh from opening a show for The Rolling Stones on their current European trek, and wowing audiences across the country with his soulful blend of rock and...

The Zucchero show, originally scheduled for October 13th, 2021 at Revolution Hall (1300 SE Stark St #203, Portland, OR), has been rescheduled to September 27th, 2022. All original tickets will be honored on the new date. Zucchero, Adelmo Fornaciari was born in Roncocesi (Reggio Emilia - ITALY) on September 25th 1955. His family then moved to Forte...

Adelmo Fornaciari, better known to the world as Zucchero, a nickname given to him by one of his school teachers, is back on a world wide tour that will take him to three cities in the US South West: Los Angeles (September 30 at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills) and San Diego (October 1 at Balboa Theatre) in California and Tucson in Arizona (Octob...

Zucchero Fornaciari World Wild Tour 2022. September 14, 2022 @ 8:00 PM. Howard Theatre, 620 T Street NW, Washington DC 20001. Buy tickets here. Credited as the father of Italian blues and boasting over 50 million records sold worldwide, Zucchero is coming back to the United States with a special, intimate performance at the Howard Theatre in Washin...

For 7 years I have been dealing with everything that is Italian American on a daily basis, and by now I have learned to recognize when a name comes back often, involved in many things: that is a leader of the community in which he/she lives and works. This is what happens in the Italian American community in Chicago: if there is music or the celebr...

Zucchero parte per l'America e inaugura il “diario del nuovo album”. Il disco sarà registrato nei prossimi giorni tra Los Angeles e San Francisco: il cantautore è pronto a raccontarlo sui social e prepara il nuovo tour. L'artista ha mostrato sui social i momenti prima della partenza per gli Stati Uniti. “Sono in aeroporto pronto a partire per l'Ame...

Blind Lemon jefferson crooned "The Blues came from Texas, looping like a mule” as the uniquely African-American music genre eventually made its way to Italy, where a budding musician named Adelmo Fornaciari (nicknamed “Zucchero,” which is Italian for “sugar”) fell in love with the sounds of Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles and Otis Redding. Born in the...