The 19th Edition of Porretta soul Festival, tribute to Otis Redding, will take place in Porretta Terme from the 20th to the 23rd of July 2006. It will be a tribute to the big Soul and Rhythm & Blues cities, Memphis & New Orleans.
Memphis will be represented, in cooperation with Stax Museum of American Soul Music, by performances of the Bar-kays, Shirley Brown, J.Balckfoot, the Soul Children and the Memphis Horns. The Neville Brothers, Irma Thomas and the young phenomenon, the heir of Dr. John, Davell Crawford will be on stage to represent New Orleans.
The new edition will also feature a night dedicated to the new European voices of Soul Music.