Italian Week Concerts - Art Phillips (free event)

Italian Week Concerts - Art Phillips (free event)

WHEN: Friday, 1 June 2012

TIME: 5.00 pm - 5.30 pm and 7.00 pm - 7.30 pm

WHERE: Queen Street Mall, Brisbane CBD, QLD, 4000


Italian-American guitarist Art Phillips 'Arturo Di Filippo' participates in a free concert in the Queen Street Mall stage as part of Italian Week 2012.

Art Phillips grew up learning the traditional instrumental music of Italy in his grandpa’s kitchen where food, family, love of life and the passion of music all came together.

Accomplished screen composer Art Phillips has worked on numerous film and television soundtracks and performed with industry legends Barry Manilow and Demis Roussos. 

Listen to the entertaining sounds of top Italian and Italian/Australian artists, as they give a free concert in the heart of town. Four hours of free concert at Queen Street Mall.

4.00 pm - 4.30 pm: Andrea Valeri

5.00 pm - 5.30 pm: Art Phillips

6.00 pm - 6.30 pm: Traditional Italian Dance - La Tammurriata

7.00 pm - 7.30 pm: Art Phillips

Brisbane’s Queen Street Mall is Queensland’s premier shopping destination. This vibrant shopping and lifestyle precinct lies at the heart of Brisbane City and is arguably Australia’s most successful pedestrian mall, playing host to over 26 million visitors a year.

It has long been considered Brisbane’s city heart, the place you head with friends and family if it’s fun and entertainment you seek. With the ‘QSM Live’ program, cinemas, a casino, many dining options, plus major events such as Italian Week calling the Queen Street Mall home, you won’t find it hard amusing yourself.


Each of the songs included in “Chitarre Acustiche d’Italia” have been an important element  for the music career of the two-time Emmy and APRA awarded artist composer Art Phillips (Arturo Di FIlippo). The Italian heritage of his father and grandfather and their love for music, drove Art into the music scene and inspired him to create, after more than 30 years of global  success, a tribute album like this. This album is the story of Italian family memories and traditions. Below, Art Phillips explains the feelings and memories related to each track contained on the album. Read more.


Click on the images below to buy Art Phillips' CD

Chitarre Acustiche d'Italia


Art Phillips

Chitarre Acustiche d'Italia

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