The English singer James Blunt will perform on Saturday, March 28, 2020, at the PalaLottomatica, in Rome, as part of his Once Upon a Mind tour.
James Blunt rose to fame with the release of his debut album Back to Bedlam, in 2004. The album sold over 11 million copies worldwide, was the best-selling album of the 2000s in the UK and is one of the best-selling albums in UK chart history. The most important singles from his debut album were You’re Beautiful and Goodbye My Lover.
His second album, All the Lost Souls, was released in 2007, his third album, Some Kind of Trouble, in 2010, and his fourth album, Moon Landing, in 2013. Then, followed The Afterlove in 2017, and Once Upon a Mind in 2019.
To date, James Blunt sold over 20 million records worldwide. He received several awards, including two Brit Awards, two MTV Video Music Awards and two Ivor Novello Awards, as well as receiving five Grammy Award nominations.
PalaLottomatica, formerly known as Palazzo dello Sport, is a sports and entertainment arena in Rome, located in the heart of the well known modern EUR complex. Designed by Pierluigi Nervi and Marcello Piacentini in 1956 for the Olympic Games held in Rome in 1960, the arena was reopened in 2003 as a multi-purpose space.
The PalaLottomatica is located in Piazzale dello Sport, 1. The closest Metro station is EUR Fermi, on the Metro Line B, about 1.1 kilometers away. The closest bus station is Palazzo Sport, on the bus Lines 070, 071, 705 and 709, located right in front of the arena.