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Who? An Italian 'blues and rock star' is to close the Austrian resort's season at the famous Top of the Mountain concert. NEW

Ischgl's Top of the Mountain concert is notorious.

The resort is, anyway, known for its party ways and the end-of-season blow out is always an impressive event with big-name musicians featuring.

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Although some of us in the UK might not have heard of Zucchero, he is apparently a big deal in Italy.

"He was huge in the 80s and 90s and is kind of a national treasure," says one PlanetSKI reader from Italy, Milo Vallarino.

"An English equivalent would be maybe a mix between Rod Stewart, Elton John and Eric Clapton."

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The concert's previous performers have actually included Rod Stewart as well as Elton John and other big names such as Robbie Williams, Muse, Tina Turner, Lionel Ritchie and The Killers.

So Ischgl is going big again, it seems.

From Zucchero's new Black Cat album and tour:

An old classic:

See here for more on Ischgl's famous closing party last year with Muse.

PlanetSKI was last in Ischgl for its closing concert in 2014.

Duties were done by Robbie Williams - see here for our report at the time.

And below are a couple of videos from the day:

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