Emir Kusturica & The No Smoking Orchestra

01 November 2008

1 November at 9.30p.m. sees the PalaNet of Padua transformed by the musical energy of Emir Kusturica & The No Smoking Orchestra.The Balkan group with their punk gypsy music are rightly one of the most popular and famous, and their stage shows are always a lively treat.With the success of Super 8 Stories, Black Cat White Cat and Life is a Miracle, the bands full historic line-up will be reunited under the guidance of the director Emir Kusturica (guitar including his son Stribor (drums) and Nenad Jankovic (vocalist). The fixture for Padua is the only Northern Italy date of a long tour which stretches until Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Mexico, Greece, Norway and Serbia. The audience will have the possibility to enjoy classic tracks such Djindji Rindji Bubamara, Pitbull Terrier, Upside Down and Devil in the Business Class, as well as new material from both the director and the No Smoking Orchestra.The magisterial orchestration by Dejan Sparavalo and the incredible vivacity Nelle Karajilic, in the role as gypsy chief, have always ensured immense enjoyment and success from both the public and critics, making Emil describe their concerts as a great punk opera! The groups basis is the fusion of traditional Balkan folk music with the energy of modern rock and punk, creating a unique blend, rich in passion, improvisation, vitality and energy.Having played now for more than 20 years, Kusturicas group represent (together with Goran Bregovic) the best of Balkan music, even if their musical evolution has deemed them irreducible to such a term. Tickets from Coin Padua and Treviso, Boxoffice, Primi alla Prima (Banca del veneziano, BCC del veneto and Casse Rurali Trentine Happyticket, Unicredit, Cariparo and Ticketone. Seat pricesFRONT STALLS 30,00STALLS NUMBERED 25,00GALLERY NUMBERED 25,00UNNUMBERED 20,00Prices do not include any possible booking charges.
By Insidecom Editorial Staff