Bar LunÀtico's fourth Anniversary Music Festival proudly presents Alessandro Mannarino.
Mannarino is one of the most popular, original and prolific singer-songwriters in the Italian music scene today. Alessandro began his artistic activity in 2001, exhibiting in the famous neighborhood Monti, in Rome, with original shows that mix DJ music with acoustic concerts.
In 2006 he founded the band "Kampina", formed by six members, with which he exhibits in the most popular localities of the capital. He created the show "Roma di note" with his actor/author friend Massimiliano Bruno, which was inserted in the theatrical review LET from Rome's Cometa Off, edited by Valerio Aprea and soon enough Mannarino started working with artists such as Ascanio Celestini, David Riondino and Don Pasta.
He was invited in many radio broadcasts, such as Fiorello’s Viva Radio 2, and he was a guest of reviews such as Repubblica Roma Rock at Rome's Auditorium Parco della Musica.
After appearing in several episodies of Italian TV show "Parla con me", presented by Serena Dandini, he released his debut album in 2009. Titled Il bar della rabbia, it was selected as finalist at "Premio Tenco" (One of the most prestigious Festivals for writers in Italy, named after the late great Luigi Tengo) for Best Debut Album.
Mannarino also received a special prize in 2014 PIMI edition, awarding Italian independent music artist.
In 2015,his song "Scendi giù", won the Amnesty Award.
On 20 March 2009 he released his first album "Bar della Rabbia" (released by Leave Music and distributed by Universal Music). With this first record project he won the prestigious prize Giorgio Gaber in Viareggio and his record was one of the finalists in Targa Tenco 2009 as "Emergent album – Opera prima".
Although "Bar della rabbia" was his debut album it obtained a great success both in the critics’ and public's eyes being certified "oro" from FIMI and it became even more populare due to the numerous live performances on Serena Dandini's TV show "Parla con me".
That same year he debuted on stage with the 1 May concert and Tevere Grand Hotel became the protagonist of his first videoclip shot at Casalino 900, the biggest rom field in Europe closed in 2010.
In 2010 he plays the part of Rocco, an Italian singer who moved to Amsterdam, in the movie "Tutto l’amore del mondo", distributed by Medusa. In one of the scenes he sang his most famous song "Me so ‘mbriacato".