Calogero – Private Concert – RTL2 Paris – June 4, 2021 – RTL2
Slowly-slowly the world is returning to some semblance of normal. Clubs are opening. Concerts are being scheduled. Festivals are making plans. Social distancing is a consideration, but it seems to be on the honor system at the moment. Finally after over a year, live music is echoing off walls and down alleys and there is no end to gratitude on display.
And the concerts are coming back to radio – RTL2 in Paris opened their auditorium to 100 ticket winners to hear a performance by the singer-songwriter Calogero on June 4. Needless to say, it was a cause to celebrate for a lot of reasons. It was good to hear live music again – it has been sorely missed.
Calogero is a household name to my French friends – here, not so much.
So here’s a rundown on who you’re going to be hearing via RTL2’s site:
“He has been an inspired artist for over 30 years. To whom the great Barbara had said at the beginning: “I believe in you”. Since then, 8 solo albums have been released, including “Center Ville” the very last one. Since then, Calogero makes hits, for him and for the others, the great others Francoise Hardy, Johnny Halliday, Pagny who says of him that he has this talent to be able to bring many different melodies on a single disc. How he has this talent of making us dance when he gets excited on his bass, or cry when he sits at the piano. Calogero has been a pillar of French song for more than 30 years, which combines rock and variety, stories in the plural or with a capital H. Welcome to the Pop-Rock Story of a singer whose voice, recognizable among thousands, can take us along very high, weightless.”
Enjoy the show.