One of the “Most beaufitul villages in Italy”, in a territory summing what of the most magical and suggestive atmosphere Puglia has to offe: the Locus live experience will be completed with meetings and cultural focuses, bike rides, cinema and all the ingredients of Puglia’s summer: high-quality food, fine wines, great walks in the charming historic center, with peacefulness of the districts and the liveliness of the near beaches.

Locus means place, and the name of the town of Locorotondo express the circularity of the historic center and the global inspiration of the festival.

A solid fan-base of loyal users, knows well that on Locus Festival there is always something interesting to discover. Often, in these ten years, Locus Festival have programmed artists before they reached global popularity (Aloe Blacc, Fat Freddy’s Drop, Luca Sapio, Raphael Gualazzi, Robert Glasper, Laura Mvula, Jacob Collier) as well as many italian pop artists qualitatively worthy of Locus (Franco Battiato, Malika Ayane, Sergio Cammariere, Nina Zilli, Mannarino…). Young stars such as Kings Of Convenience, Snarky Puppy, Kamasi Washington, Esperanza Spalding and Seun Kuti but also old lions like Gil Scott-Heron, Enrico Rava, Mulatu Astatke … and so many other greats like David Byrne, Paolo Fresu, Vinicio Capossela, Cody Chesnutt, Stefano Bollani, Gregory Porter, Sly & Robbie, Dj Premier … just to name a few. There have been also djs like Rob Garza from Theo Parrish, Thievery Corporation, Nicola Conte, Gilles Peterson, and intriguing vanguard proposals as Nils Frahm, Floating Points, Thundercat, and The Bad Plus.