Foo Fighters Play Italy Gig After Viral Video

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Foo Fighters recently announced that they will be playing in Cesena after a video of 1’000 people playing ‘Learn To Fly’ went viral earlier this year. The video was created as an appeal for Foo Fighters to play in Cesena.

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl later responded to the video by posting a video of himself thanking the fans and speaking in Italian. Grohl then promised the fans that they would play a gig for them in Cesena.

It appears now that Grohl has issued an official statement, confirming the show will take place at Carisport in Cesena on November 3rd. Grohl spoke about how he find out about the video originally “I’ll never forget that day that my phone was flooded with texts from friends, all saying ‘Have you seen this???’, ‘Amazing!’, ‘So insane!’ with an anonymous YouTube link attached.”

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Grohl continued in the statement saying “I Assumed it was just another ‘CAT GETTING STUCK IN A PAPER BAG’ video, I didn’t bite at first, but after the 10,000th message, I clicked the link and was absolutely blown away by what I saw.”

Later he confirmed that Foo Fighters would play the gig “Ever since that day we have been looking forward to this incredible experience… We are beyond excited an honored to come play for Cesena.”

Photo Credit: Ben Houdijk