Anchise Bolchi Country Rock Bluegrass Fiddle Violino Ligabue
Anchise Bolchi (ITA)
Country Rock – Irish – Bluegrass
Voice/fiddle + recorded tracks
From Mantova he is one of the most known and popular country artists in Italy.
Fond of American popular music, expecially country music, has shouldered his first guitar at age nine, and since then, by himself, has expanded his interests in many other instruments.
Today his main instrument is the violin, but he play every kind of stringed instrument.(fiddle/mandoline/Banjo/acoustic and electric guitar /Pedal steel Guitar).
In 1990 he started the professional career in music and soon he was appreciated by professionals to the point that LIGABUE wants with him in 1992 for an album, “Lambrusco, Knives and Popcorn” and for a tour in which he plays the violin, steel guitar, dobro and banjo.
Later, he had collaborations in recorded studio with ORNELLA VANONI, FAUSTO LEALI and MARIO LAVEZZI.
The passion leads him also to play with American artists like GUY CLARK, ALVIN CROW, STEVE YOUNG, ALBERT LEE
He toured in USA and also performed a fiddle contest (in 2000 in Colorado and he arrived at second place)
On 2003 he received from the Country Music Association in Nashville the nomination for Best Country artist not American.
In 2009, the singer / songwriter in Nashville MICHAEL PETERSON chooses him and his band as its European backing band.
In 2015 Ligabue wants him in his epic performance held in Campo Volo of Reggio Emilia.
“THE LAST TRACK” – 1997
“THE SPACE FIDDLER” – 1999
From the rock irish music to the new generation of Country-Rock
Anchise Bolchi: Voice/fiddle + recorded tracks – (see also NEXT STOP BAND)