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Watch 1,000 musicians woo the Foo Fighters to Italy

Superfan stages performance of 'Learn to Fly' in Cesena

One thousand musicians gathered in Italy this week to perform the Foo Fighters song "Learn to Fly," as part of an effort to bring the band to Cesena — a northern city of about 100,000 people. The Rockin' 1000 event was organized last year by Fabio Zaffagnini, who described the performance as a "huge, huge miracle." Zaffagnini used crowdfunding to raise more than $50,000 for the performance, with the hope that it would convince Dave Grohl and his bandmates to hold a concert in Cesena. It seems to have worked. The band later tweeted a link to the video, writing: "Ci vediamo a presto, Cesena," which means "See you soon, Cesena."