4 Jul

July 2023 | What to do in Bologna

Summer has arrived and people want to go out and enjoy the sun in the warmer months until late at night. From the huge number of cultural, culinary and musical proposals for Bologna in July we have selected some for you.

Award-winning English songwriter James Bay in concert

On July 6 the English artist arrives in Italy for a series of concerts not to be missed. Author of exciting lyrics, between interwoven life stories, James Bay will bring the emotional evocation of his songs in the best summer festivals in Italy, in a series of concerts full of energy and emotion.

Cycling Sundays: four days to discover the territory

On July 9, the 60 km excursion will take place to the Three Lakes of Monet, Brazil, Suviana, Santa Maria. “Cycling Sundays” is a non-competitive cycling event open to all, with the main objective of promoting the metropolitan area of Bologna and rediscovering its slowness and sustainability. The race on Sunday will be on closed road for security reasons. For information and reservations visit the Extrabo website.

A month full of events for the theater

In the beautiful setting of Piazza San Francisco in Bologna, back for the third year San Francesco Estate – Music and Theatre in the Square, a series of shows curated by Emilia Romagna Teatro ERT/Teatro Nazionale in collaboration with the Culture and Creativity Sector of Bologna of the Municipality of Bologna . The event, which runs from 23 June to 30 July, takes place in the square every weekend, from Friday to Sunday, and admission is free. To consult the program and the dates we invite you to visit this website: Emilia Romagna Teatro.

Damien Rice concert

The Irish singer-songwriter Damien Rice, announces his unmissable summer tour in Italy, the largest ever and that will cover the entire peninsula. The artist will be engaged in July in our country with eight new amazing appointments, the 14 July will be at Sequoie Music Park – Parco Caserme Rosse.