Rome concert

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Rome concert

Postby nowmedical » Thu Jul 26, 2018 12:20 pm

This was a really fun concert, with an end-of-a-long-tour kind of feel, held outdoors at the marvellous ruined Roman amphitheatre at Ostia Antica. Perfect size for a Burt concert, lovely balmy warm evening, everything was just fine.
Congrats to the Italian fan club who unfurled a huge BB banner at the front of the stage before the concert and during the Raindrops encore - caused much mirth onstage particularly from Burt. The occasional plane flying in to Rome airport seemed to add to the off-beat nature of the show.

Had pizza and beer in the town square afterwards till 1 am. Sort of night that only comes along once in a while.

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Re: Rome concert

Postby Chris1968 » Thu Jul 26, 2018 1:08 pm

Found a few clips from the concert. Enjoy!

Opening (What The World Needs Now) and spoken introduction by Burt

I Say A Little Prayer

I´ll Never Fall In Love Again

Close To You

A House Is Not A Home

That´s What Friends Are For

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