Oh hello, August. Find out what’s on this month across Puglia.
Each month, we feature the top events, happenings, and latest openings across Puglia – a handpicked, specially-curated selection of places and events we especially appreciate and share with you.
Locus Music Festival
Six weekends of concerts with the participation of world-renowned musicians and jazz players. The XV Edition of the Locus Music Festival goes to new heights this year with the confirmed performance of Ms. Lauryn Hill. The five-time Grammy Award winner will perform on 7 August in Locorotondo.
Viale Olimpia, Locorotondo
Starts at 21:00
The 15th of August is really a holiday in this part of Italy, each city with its processions and harvest festivities with family and friends. Celebrate regional traditions with a feast of your own, a tribute to the riches of this land. Our tip: plan a special lunch onboard a yacht.
Artist Ektor Garcia was born in Red Bluff, California in 1985 and received a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2014 and an MFA from Columbia University, New York in 2016. His recent exhibitions include SculptureCenter, New York (2019), and the Cooper Cole in Toronto. Working with clay and chains, Garcia creates sculptures, vessels, and garments. His latest works can be visited at Progetto Space.
Until 7 September
Via Idomeneo 72
61st Annual Sagra Pirotecnica of the Valle d’Itria
The five-day celebrations for Locorotondo’s patron saint, San Rocco, end with an impressive fireworks standoff, bringing Italy’s most renowned fireworks specialists together for a competition in pyrotechnics. Locals and international travelers take to the streets for drinks and
Starts at midnight
Locorotondo (Lungomare is the perfect spot)