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    Rock in Roma 2020

    Date: 1 June 2020 - 31 July 2020

    BE AWARE! At this point, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the events of any kind are suspended throughout Italy. Therefore, the events promoted on our website are to be considered cancelled or postponed until further notice. The date in this article is no longer valid.   Rock in Roma 2020 will take place during the months of June and July, 2020, at the Capannelle Racecourse, in Rome.   THE FESTIVAL Rock in Roma is a music festival that takes place every year in Rome, since 2002. Until its 2008 edition, the event was known as the Romarock Festival. Characteristic of the festival is the quality and variety of the lineup which allows the meeting of different cultures and musical genres.   THE LINEUP So far, the artists announced for the 2020 edition of the Rock in Roma festival are: July 7: Kendrick Lamar July 9: Cigarettes After Sex July 11: Coez Jul 26: Chemical Brothers   THE VENUE Capannelle Racecourse (Ippodromo delle Capannelle) is a horse racing venue in Rome. The course was constructed in 1881, and rebuilt in 1926 to a design by Paolo Vietti-Violi. The racecourse is the home of the Rock in Roma festival since 2009. You Read more [...]

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    Milano Summer Festival 2020

    Date: 1 June 2020 - 31 July 2020

    BE AWARE! At this point, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the events of any kind are suspended throughout Italy. Therefore, the events promoted on our website are to be considered cancelled or postponed until further notice. The date in this article is no longer valid.   Milano Summer Festival 2020 will take place during the months of June and July, 2020, at the San Siro Racetrack (Ippodromo Snai – San Siro), in Milan.   THE FESTIVAL The festival brings to Milan some of the best-known artists of different music genres, spanning from rock to electronic dance music, jazz, blues, heavy metal and much more. Of the artists who performed in 2018, we can mention Marilyn Manson, Carlos Santana, Martin Garrix, Iron Maiden, Alice in Chains, The Chemical Brothers, Alanis Morissette and Robert Plant. In 2019, among others, Metallica, KISS and Ben Harper performed at the festival.   THE LINEUP So far, the artists announced for the 2020 edition of the Milano Summer Festival are: June 10: Green Day, Weezer July 7: Faith No More July 9: Thom Yorke July 10: The Script   THE VENUE The San Siro Racetrack, dating back to the 1920s and renovated in 1975, can be Read more [...]

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    I-Days Festival 2020

    Date: 12 June 2020 - 17 July 2020

    BE AWARE! At this point, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the events of any kind are suspended throughout Italy. Therefore, the events promoted on our website are to be considered cancelled or postponed until further notice. The date in this article is no longer valid.   I-Days Festival 2020 will take place during the months of June and July, 2020, at the AREA EXPO Experience, in Milan.   THE FESTIVAL Formerly known as the Independent Days Festival, the I-Days Festival was born in 1999, in Bologna. The 2009 and 2018 editions were held in Milan and the 2016 edition took place in Monza. Over time, many important bands and artists performed on the stage of the festival, among which we can mention Blink-182, Limp Bizkit, Deftones, Muse, Coldplay, Queens of the Stone Age, Nine Inch Nails, Deep Purple, Arcade Fire, Green Day, Radiohead, Linkin Park, Pearl Jam, The Killers, Placebo and Liam Gallagher.   THE LINEUP So far, the names announced for the 2020 edition of the I-Days Festival are: June 12: System of a Down, Korn June 13: Aerosmith, Incubus June 14: Foo Fighters June 15: Vasco Rossi July 17: Billie Eilish, Finneas   THE VENUE AREA EXPO Experience Read more [...]

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    Spoleto Festival dei Due Mondi 2020

    Date: 26 June 2020 - 12 July 2020

    BE AWARE! At this point, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the events of any kind are suspended throughout Italy. Therefore, the events promoted on our website are to be considered cancelled or postponed until further notice. The date in this article is no longer valid.   The 63rd edition of the Spoleto Festival dei Due Mondi (Festival of the Two Worlds) will take place between June 26 and July 12, 2020, in Spoleto. The renowned international event of music, art and culture is held every year, in Spoleto, since 1958.   SHORT HISTORY The festival was created in 1958, in Spoleto, by the Italian-American composer and librettist Gian Carlo Menotti. He chose Spoleto due to the beautiful historical center of the town, for the presence of the two theaters, Teatro Nuovo and Teatro Caio Melisso, and for the Piazza del Duomo, a beautiful open-air theater suitable for an event of such magnitude. In 1962, the exhibition Sculpture in the city took place, one of the first major events of the festival. After the festival, some of the works were donated to the town, including the Teodelapio made by Alexander Calder. Starting with the mid-nineties and until 2007, the artistic director Read more [...]

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    Lucca Summer Festival 2020

    Date: 1 July 2020 - 31 July 2020

    Time: 12:00 am to 12:00 am

    BE AWARE! At this point, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the events of any kind are suspended throughout Italy. Therefore, the events promoted on our website are to be considered cancelled or postponed until further notice. The date in this article is no longer valid.   Lucca Summer Festival 2020, the 23rd edition of one of the most important music festivals in Italy, will take place during the month of July, in Lucca.   THE FESTIVAL The first edition of the Lucca Summer Festival took place in 1998, when Bob Dylan, George Benson and Joe Cocker performed on stage. Over time, important names attended the festival, among which we can mention David Bowie, James Brown, Mark Knopfler, Jamiroquai, Seal, Zucchero, Ray Charles, Eric Clapton, Elton John, Paul Simon, Rod Stewart, Oasis, Anastacia, Giorgia, Green Day, Ennio Morricone and The Rolling Stones. On 5 July 2009, the Dave Matthews Band held a concert of over three and a half hours, the longest performance of their career. On 23 September 2017, it was held the historic Rolling Stones concert, the only Italian date of the No Filter European tour, which established the attendance record for this event, of about 55,000 people. On Read more [...]

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    Bologna Sonic Park 2020

    Date: 4 July 2020 - 20 July 2020

    BE AWARE! At this point, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the events of any kind are suspended throughout Italy. Therefore, the events promoted on our website are to be considered cancelled or postponed until further notice. The date in this article is no longer valid.   The rock festival Bologna Sonic Park 2020 will take place between 4 and 20 of July, in the Parco Nord area, in Bologna.   THE FESTIVAL Bologna Sonic Park is a rock music festival which took place for the first time in 2019. The lineup for the first edition of the festival included names like Slipknot, Amon Amarth, Testament, Skunk Anansie, Weezer, Greta Van Fleet and Bring Me the Horizon.   THE LINEUP So far, the artists announced for the 2020 edition of the Bologna Sonic Park are: July 4: My Chemical Romance July 6: Deep Purple July 4: The Chemical Brothers July 20: Iron Maiden   THE VENUE Arena Parco Nord is a natural amphitheater located in Bologna, used primarily for open-air concerts. The amphitheater served as the venue for the Independent Days Festival since 1999, a music festival which today is held in Milan under the name of I-Days Festival. The closest Read more [...]

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    Thom Yorke – Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes Tour 2020

    Date: 9 July 2020

    Time: 9:00 pm to 12:00 am

    BE AWARE! At this point, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the events of any kind are suspended throughout Italy. Therefore, the events promoted on our website are to be considered cancelled or postponed until further notice. The date in this article is no longer valid.   The English singer Thom Yorke will perform on Thursday, July 9, 2020, at the Ippodromo Snai – San Siro, in Milan, as part of the Milano Summer Festival 2020.   THE ARTIST Thom Yorke is known as the vocalist and main songwriter of the rock band Radiohead. A multi-instrumentalist, he also plays guitar and keyboards. Along with the other members of Radiohead, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2019. Yorke’s debut solo album, The Eraser, was released in 2006. His second solo album, Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes, was released in 2014, followed by Anima in 2019.   THE FESTIVAL The festival brings to Milan some of the best-known artists of different music genres, spanning from rock to electronic dance music, jazz, blues, and much more. Of the artists who performed in the past editions of the Milano Summer Festival, we can mention Marilyn Manson, Carlos Santana, Martin Garrix, Iron Read more [...]

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    Cigarettes After Sex – European Tour 2020

    Date: 9 July 2020

    Time: 9:45 pm to 11:15 pm

    BE AWARE! At this point, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the events of any kind are suspended throughout Italy. Therefore, the events promoted on our website are to be considered cancelled or postponed until further notice. The date in this article is no longer valid.   The American band Cigarettes After Sex will perform on Thursday, July 9, 2020, at the Capannelle Racecourse, in Rome, as part of the Rock in Roma 2020.   THE BAND Cigarettes After Sex was formed in 2008, in El Paso, Texas, by Greg Gonzalez. The current lineup includes Randall Miller (bass), Jacob Tomsky (drums) and Josh Marcus (keyboards). The band’s debut EP, I., was released in 2012, featuring the song Nothing’s Gonna Hurt You Baby. After the release of the standalone single Affection in 2015, the band released their self-titled debut album in June 2017, to positive reviews. In October 2019, Cigarettes After Sex released their second studio album, titled Cry, along with the single Heavenly.   THE FESTIVAL Rock in Roma is a music festival that takes place every year in Rome, since 2002. Until its 2008 edition, the event was known as the Romarock Festival. Usually, the festival has a various lineup, Read more [...]

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    Umbria Jazz Festival 2020

    Date: 10 July 2020 - 19 July 2020

    BE AWARE! At this point, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the events of any kind are suspended throughout Italy. Therefore, the events promoted on our website are to be considered cancelled or postponed until further notice. The date in this article is no longer valid.   Umbria Jazz Festival, one of the most popular jazz festivals in the world, will take place between 10 and 19 of July, 2020, in Perugia.   THE FESTIVAL The first edition of the festival was held in 1973. Since then, every year, during in the month of July, Perugia hosts concerts of famous jazz players from around the world. In recent years, Umbria Jazz Festival also opened its doors to other musical genres. Some of the best artists who have taken part in Umbria Jazz Festival are B.B. King (in 1982, 1993, 2004 and 2009), Burt Bacharach (in 2009, 2015 and 2016), Chet Baker (in 1976), Tony Bennett (in 1996, 1998, 2007 and 2015), James Brown (in 2003 and 2006), Eric Clapton (in 2006), Natalie Cole (in 2000), Phil Collins (in 1996), Chick Corea (in 2002, 2006 and 2009), Miles Davis (in 1985), Lady Gaga (in 2015), Dizzy Gillespie (in 1976), Al Jarreau (in Read more [...]

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    The Script – Sunset & Full Moons Tour 2020

    Date: 10 July 2020

    Time: 8:30 pm to 10:00 pm

    BE AWARE! At this point, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the events of any kind are suspended throughout Italy. Therefore, the events promoted on our website are to be considered cancelled or postponed until further notice. The date in this article is no longer valid.   The Script will perform on Friday, July 10, 2020, at the Ippodromo Snai – San Siro, in Milan, as part of the Milano Summer Festival 2020.   THE BAND The Script is an Irish rock band formed in 2007, in Dublin, which consists of lead vocalist and keyboardist Daniel O’Donoghue, lead guitarist Mark Sheehan and drummer and bassist Glen Power. The band released its eponymous debut album in 2008. Their second album, Science & Faith, was released in 2010, their third, #3, in 2012, and the band’s fourth album, No Sound Without Silence, in 2014. The band’s fifth studio album, Freedom Child, was released on September 1, 2017. To date, the band sold over 20 million albums worldwide.   THE FESTIVAL Milano Summer Festival brings to the most important city of Lombardy some of the best-known artists of different music genres, spanning from rock to electronic dance music, jazz, blues, and much more. Of Read more [...]

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    Lenny Kravitz – Here to Love Tour 2020

    Date: 10 July 2020

    Time: 9:30 pm to 12:00 am

    BE AWARE! At this point, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the events of any kind are suspended throughout Italy. Therefore, the events promoted on our website are to be considered cancelled or postponed until further notice. The date in this article is no longer valid.   The American singer Lenny Kravitz will perform on Friday, July 10, 2020, at the Arena Santa Giuliana, in Perugia, as part of his Here to Love tour. The concert is one of the main events of Umbria Jazz Festival 2020.   THE ARTIST Kravitz’s debut album, Let Love Rule, was released in 1989. Then, in 1991, Mama Said was released, followed by Are You Gonna Go My Way in 1993, Circus in 1995, 5 in 1998, Lenny in 2001, Baptism in 2004, It Is Time for a Love Revolution in 2008, Black and White America in 2011 and Strut in 2014. In September 2018, he released his 11th studio album, Raise Vibration, and started his world tour with the same name. To date, Lenny Kravitz released 11 studio albums, one greatest hits compilation, four box set compilation albums, two extended plays, 58 singles and eight video albums. Over time, Kravitz earned three gold albums, Read more [...]

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    The Chemical Brothers – No Geography Tour 2020

    Date: 11 July 2020

    Time: 9:30 pm to 11:00 pm

    BE AWARE! At this point, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the events of any kind are suspended throughout Italy. Therefore, the events promoted on our website are to be considered cancelled or postponed until further notice. The date in this article is no longer valid.   The Chemical Brothers, the English electronic music duo composed of Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons, will perform on Saturday, July 11, 2020, at the Palanord, in Bologna, as part of the Bologna Sonic Park 2020.   THE BAND The Chemical Brothers achieved widespread success with their second album Dig Your Own Hole, which topped the UK charts in 1997. Surrender was released in 1999, Come with Us in 2002, Push the Button in 2005, We Are the Night in 2007, Further in 2010 and Born in the Echoes in 2015. The Chemical Brothers’ ninth studio album, No Geography, was released on April 12, 2019, to critical acclaim. Over time, they had six number one albums and 13 top 20 singles in the UK.   THE FESTIVAL Bologna Sonic Park is a rock music festival which took place for the first time in 2019. The lineup for the first edition of the festival included names Read more [...]

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    KISS – The End of the Road World Tour 2020

    Date: 13 July 2020

    Time: 9:15 pm to 12:00 am

    BE AWARE! At this point, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the events of any kind are suspended throughout Italy. Therefore, the events promoted on our website are to be considered cancelled or postponed until further notice. The date in this article is no longer valid.   The American band KISS will perform in Verona on Monday, July 13, 2020, at the Arena di Verona, as part of their End of the Road World Tour 2020.   THE BAND The band was formed in 1973 in New York City by Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Peter Criss and Ace Frehley. The band, known for its members’ face paint and stage outfits, rose to prominence in the second half of the 1970s. Over time, the band has gone through several lineup changes, with Stanley and Simmons the only remaining original members. Today, besides them, the band includes Singer and Tommy Thayer. With over 100 million records sold worldwide, KISS is one of the best-selling bands of all time. In 2014, the four original members of KISS were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.   THE VENUE Arena di Verona is a Roman amphitheater located in the historical center of Verona, Read more [...]

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    Festa di Santa Rosalia 2020

    Date: 15 July 2020

    BE AWARE! At this point, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the events of any kind are suspended throughout Italy. Therefore, the events promoted on our website are to be considered cancelled or postponed until further notice. The date in this article is no longer valid.   Festa di Santa Rosalia 2020, one of the most important religious events in Sicily, will take place on July 15, in Palermo. The feast is dedicated to Saint Rosalia, also known as La Santuzza (Little Saint), the patron saint of Palermo, and it commemorates the miraculous appearances of the Saint from 1624, when Palermo was hit by plague.   SHORT HISTORY In 1624, Emanuel Filibert of Savoy, the Viceroy of Sicily, who resided in the city, brought to the port of Palermo a ship from Tunis, containing many gifts. The captain of the ship, Muhammad Calavà, and a part of the crew, were suspected of being sick. Shortly after, the disease, carried by rats, spread rapidly throughout the city. A 47-year-old woman, Girolama La Gattuta, suffering of strong fever at the Hospital of Palermo, had an angel vision. The angel told her to go to the Mount Pellegrino and pray. Three days later, Girolama Read more [...]

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    Simple Minds – 40 Years of Hits Tour 2020

    Date: 15 July 2020

    Time: 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm

    BE AWARE! At this point, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the events of any kind are suspended throughout Italy. Therefore, the events promoted on our website are to be considered cancelled or postponed until further notice. The date in this article is no longer valid.   The Scottish rock band Simple Minds will perform on Wednesday, July 15, 2020, at the Auditorium Parco della Musica, in the Cavea amphitheater, in Rome.   THE BAND Simple Minds was formed in 1977, in Glasgow. The current lineup of the band consists of the two remaining original members – Jim Kerr (vocals) and Charlie Burchill (electric & acoustic guitars, saxophone and violin), and the more recent members – Ged Grimes (bass guitar), Cherisse Osei (drums), Sarah Brown (backing vocals) and Gordy Goudie (additional guitar & keyboards). Simple Minds became best known internationally for their hit Don’t You (Forget About Me), released in 1985. Their other prominent hit singles include Alive and Kicking and Belfast Child. They were the most commercially successful Scottish band of the 1980s and, over the course of their career, they sold more than 60 million albums.   THE VENUE Auditorium Parco della Musica, designed by Renzo Piano and completed Read more [...]

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    Billie Eilish – Where Do We Go? Tour 2020

    Date: 17 July 2020

    Time: 5:30 pm to 12:00 am

    BE AWARE! At this point, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the events of any kind are suspended throughout Italy. Therefore, the events promoted on our website are to be considered cancelled or postponed until further notice. The date in this article is no longer valid.   The American singer Billie Eilish will perform on Friday, July 17, 2020, at the I-Days Festival 2020, in Milan.   THE ARTIST Billie Eilish was born and raised in Highland Park, Los Angeles. She gained some success in 2016, when she released her single Ocean Eyes. Her debut EP, Don’t Smile at Me, released in 2017, reached the top 15 in the United States. Eilish collaborated with Khalid for the single Lovely, which was released in April 2018. Her debut studio album, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?, released in 2019, reached number one in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia. The single Bad Guy became her first number-one single in the United States.   THE FESTIVAL The I-Days Festival, formerly known as the Independent Days Festival, was born in 1999, in Bologna. The 2009 and 2018 editions were held in Milan and the 2016 edition took place in Read more [...]

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    Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals – Tour 2020

    Date: 17 July 2020

    Time: 9:00 pm to 12:00 am

    BE AWARE! At this point, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the events of any kind are suspended throughout Italy. Therefore, the events promoted on our website are to be considered cancelled or postponed until further notice. The date in this article is no longer valid.   The American singer Ben Harper will perform on Friday, July 17, 2020, in Piazza Napoleone, in Lucca, as part of the Lucca Summer Festival 2020. He will be accompanied by The Innocent Criminals.   THE ARTIST Benjamin Chase Harper is a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, who plays an eclectic mix of blues, folk, soul, reggae and rock. Between 1994 and 2018, he released fourteen studio albums, five live albums, two digital albums, three concert films and three miscellaneous albums. Ben Harper is a three-time Grammy Award winner and seven-time nominee. He has four albums and one single that have been certified Gold by the RIAA.   THE FESTIVAL The first edition of the Lucca Summer Festival was held in 1998, when Bob Dylan, George Benson and Joe Cocker performed on stage. Over time, important names attended the festival, among which we can mention David Bowie, James Brown, Mark Knopfler, Jamiroquai, Seal, Zucchero, Ray Charles, Eric Read more [...]

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    Festa del Redentore 2020

    Date: 18 July 2020 - 19 July 2020

    BE AWARE! At this point, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the events of any kind are suspended throughout Italy. Therefore, the events promoted on our website are to be considered cancelled or postponed until further notice. The date in this article is no longer valid.   Festa del Redentore 2020, one of the most important events in the Venetian calendar, will take place in the weekend of July 18-19, in Venice. The event, held every year in the third weekend of July, was at first a purely religious feast. Over time, profane elements were added to the religious manifestations, and today the celebration includes a party, a regatta and one of the most impressive fireworks display in the world.   SHORT HISTORY Between 1575 and 1577, a merciless plague killed about one-third of Venice’s population. The epidemic spread rapidly throughout the city and was difficult to control due to the precarious conditions in which the people were living and to a high population density. In 1576, the Venetian Senate commissioned a church dedicated to Jesus the Redeemer (Il Redentore), hoping to get rid of the disease. A year later, in July, the city was declared cured, and the Venetians initiated Read more [...]

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    Simple Minds – 40 Years of Hits Tour 2020

    Date: 18 July 2020

    Time: 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm

    BE AWARE! At this point, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the events of any kind are suspended throughout Italy. Therefore, the events promoted on our website are to be considered cancelled or postponed until further notice. The date in this article is no longer valid.   The Scottish band Simple Minds will perform on Saturday, July 18, 2020, on the magical Sicilian stage of Teatro Antico, in Taormina.   THE BAND Simple Minds was born in 1977, in Glasgow. The current lineup of the band consists of the two remaining original members – Jim Kerr (vocals) and Charlie Burchill (electric & acoustic guitars, saxophone and violin), and the more recent members – Ged Grimes (bass guitar), Cherisse Osei (drums), Sarah Brown (backing vocals) and Gordy Goudie (additional guitar & keyboards). Simple Minds became known internationally for their hit Don’t You (Forget About Me), released in 1985. Their other prominent hit singles include Alive and Kicking and Belfast Child. Simple Minds was the most commercially successful Scottish band of the 1980s and, over the course of their career, they sold more than 60 million albums.   THE VENUE The Ancient Theater of Taormina is an ancient Greek theater built around the Read more [...]

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    Yusuf Cat Stevens – Tea for the Tillerman: 50 Year Anniversary Tour 2020

    Date: 18 July 2020

    Time: 9:00 pm to 12:00 am

    BE AWARE! At this point, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the events of any kind are suspended throughout Italy. Therefore, the events promoted on our website are to be considered cancelled or postponed until further notice. The date in this article is no longer valid.   The British singer Yusuf Cat Stevens will perform on Saturday, July 18, 2020, in Piazza Napoleone, in Lucca, as part of the Lucca Summer Festival 2020.   THE ARTIST Steven Demetre Georgiou, known by his stage name Cat Stevens, and later Yusuf, debuted in 1967 with the album Matthew and Son. With his fourth and fifth albums, Tea for the Tillerman, released in 1970, and Teaser and the Firecat, appeared one year later, he became a superstar. In 1977, Stevens converted to the Muslim faith, taking the name Yusuf Islam. Following his conversion, he abandoned his musical career for nearly three decades. In 2006, he returned to music, releasing his first new studio album in 28 years, titled An Other Cup. In 2009, he released the album Roadsinger, and in 2014, he released the album Tell ‘Em I’m Gone, and began his first US tour since 1978. In 2017, he released the album The Read more [...]

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    Iron Maiden – Legacy of the Beast Tour 2020

    Date: 20 July 2020

    Time: 6:45 pm to 12:00 am

    BE AWARE! At this point, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the events of any kind are suspended throughout Italy. Therefore, the events promoted on our website are to be considered cancelled or postponed until further notice. The date in this article is no longer valid.   The English band Iron Maiden will perform on Monday, July 20, 2020, at the Palanord, in Bologna, as part of the Bologna Sonic Park 2020.   THE BAND Iron Maiden was formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975, by bassist and songwriter Steve Harris. The band achieved initial success during the early 1980s. After several line-up changes, the band went on to release a series of UK and US platinum and gold albums. Since the return of lead vocalist Bruce Dickinson and guitarist Adrian Smith in 1999, the band became popular again. As of today, the band’s discography includes 39 albums – 16 studio albums, 12 live albums, four EPs and seven compilations. Over time, Iron Maiden sold over 100 million copies of their albums worldwide.   THE FESTIVAL Bologna Sonic Park is a rock music festival which took place for the first time in 2019. The lineup for the first edition of the Read more [...]

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    Yusuf Cat Stevens – Tea for the Tillerman: 50 Year Anniversary Tour 2020

    Date: 20 July 2020

    Time: 9:00 pm to 12:00 am

    BE AWARE! At this point, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the events of any kind are suspended throughout Italy. Therefore, the events promoted on our website are to be considered cancelled or postponed until further notice. The date in this article is no longer valid.   The British singer Yusuf Cat Stevens will perform on Monday, July 20, 2020, at the Baths of Caracalla, in Rome.   THE ARTIST Steven Demetre Georgiou, also known as Cat Stevens, and later as Yusuf, debuted in 1967 with the album Matthew and Son. He rose to fame with his fourth and fifth albums, Tea for the Tillerman, released in 1970, and Teaser and the Firecat, appeared one year later. In 1977, Stevens converted to the Muslim faith, taking the name Yusuf Islam. Following his conversion, he abandoned his musical career for nearly three decades. In 2006, he returned to music, releasing his first new studio album in 28 years, titled An Other Cup. His most popular songs are Father and Son, Wild World, Moonshadow, Peace Train and Morning Has Broken. In 2007, he received the Ivor Novello Award for Outstanding Song Collection from the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors and, in Read more [...]

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    Michael Kiwanuka – Tour 2020

    Date: 23 July 2020

    Time: 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm

    BE AWARE! At this point, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the events of any kind are suspended throughout Italy. Therefore, the events promoted on our website are to be considered cancelled or postponed until further notice. The date in this article is no longer valid.   The British singer Michael Kiwanuka will perform on Thursday, July 23, 2020, at the Auditorium Parco della Musica, in the Cavea amphitheater, in Rome.   THE ARTIST Michael Samuel Kiwanuka released his debut album, Home Again, in 2012, to positive reviews from critics. His second album, Love & Hate, released in 2016, was a critical and commercial success, reaching number 1 on the UK albums chart. His third album, Kiwanuka, was released in 2019. To date, Michael Kiwanuka was nominated for numerous honours, including the Brit Awards, MTV Europe Music Awards, Mercury Prize and BBC Music Awards.   THE VENUE Auditorium Parco della Musica, designed by Renzo Piano and completed on December 21, 2002, represents a complex of halls dedicated to music, in particular, and to art, in general. The Cavea is an open-air amphitheater in the heart of the Auditorium, which can accommodate up to 3,000 spectators. Auditorum Parco della Musica is located Read more [...]

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    Celine Dion – Courage Tour 2020

    Date: 25 July 2020

    Time: 9:00 pm to 12:00 am

    BE AWARE! At this point, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the events of any kind are suspended throughout Italy. Therefore, the events promoted on our website are to be considered cancelled or postponed until further notice. The date in this article is no longer valid.   The Canadian singer Celine Dion will perform on Saturday, July 25, 2020, in the former Campo Balilla, alongside the City Walls of Lucca. The concert is part of the Lucca Summer Festival 2020.   THE ARTIST Born in Charlemagne, Quebec, Celine Dion emerged as a teen star with a series of French-language albums during the 1980s. In 1988, she gained international recognition by winning the Eurovision Song Contest, where she represented Switzerland. In 1990, Celine Dion released her debut English-language album, Unison. During the 1990s, she achieved worldwide fame with albums like Falling into You, released in 1996, and Let’s Talk About Love, released in 1997. She also had a series of number-one hits, such as The Power of Love, Think Twice, Because You Loved Me, It’s All Coming Back to Me Now and My Heart Will Go On. Over time, Celine Dion won five Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year and Record Read more [...]

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    The Chemical Brothers – No Geography Tour 2020

    Date: 26 July 2020

    Time: 9:45 pm to 11:15 pm

    BE AWARE! At this point, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the events of any kind are suspended throughout Italy. Therefore, the events promoted on our website are to be considered cancelled or postponed until further notice. The date in this article is no longer valid.   The Chemical Brothers will perform on Sunday, July 26, 2020, at the Capannelle Racecourse, in Rome, as part of the Rock in Roma 2020.   THE BAND The Chemical Brothers achieved widespread success with their second album, Dig Your Own Hole, which topped the UK charts in 1997. Surrender was released in 1999, Come with Us in 2002, Push the Button in 2005, We Are the Night in 2007, Further in 2010 and Born in the Echoes in 2015. The Chemical Brothers’ ninth studio album, No Geography, was released on April 12, 2019, to critical acclaim. Over time, they had six number one albums and 13 top 20 singles in the UK.   THE FESTIVAL Rock in Roma is a music festival that takes place every year in Rome, since 2002. Until its 2008 edition, the event was known as the Romarock Festival. The festival usually has a various lineup, which allows the meeting Read more [...]

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    Simple Minds – 40 Years of Hits Tour 2020

    Date: 4 August 2020

    Time: 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm

    BE AWARE! At this point, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the events of any kind are suspended throughout Italy. Therefore, the events promoted on our website are to be considered cancelled or postponed until further notice. The date in this article is no longer valid.   The Scottish band Simple Minds will perform in Verona, on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, at the Arena di Verona, as part of their 40 Years of Hits Tour 2020.   THE BAND Simple Minds was formed in 1977, in Glasgow. The current lineup of the band consists of the two remaining original members – Jim Kerr (vocals) and Charlie Burchill (electric & acoustic guitars, saxophone and violin), and the more recent members – Ged Grimes (bass guitar), Cherisse Osei (drums), Sarah Brown (backing vocals) and Gordy Goudie (additional guitar & keyboards). Simple Minds became best known internationally for their hit Don’t You (Forget About Me), released in 1985. Their other prominent hit singles include Alive and Kicking and Belfast Child. They were the most commercially successful Scottish band of the 1980s and, over the course of their career, they sold more than 60 million albums.   THE VENUE Arena di Verona is a Roman Read more [...]

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    Luminara di Santa Croce 2020

    Date: 13 September 2020

    BE AWARE! At this point, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the events of any kind are suspended throughout Italy. Therefore, the events promoted on our website are to be considered cancelled or postponed until further notice. The date in this article is no longer valid.   The candlelight procession of Luminara di Santa Croce 2020 will take place on Sunday, September 13, 2020, in Lucca. On this occasion, the buildings are decorated with thousands of candles, a tradition now common only in Lucca and Pisa, for the Luminara di San Ranieri.   SHORT HISTORY The procession takes place on the eve of the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, celebrated each year on September 14. In the Roman Catholicism and Eastern Orthodoxy, the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross celebrates the cross itself, as an instrument of salvation. In Lucca, the origins of the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross are ancient – the first mention of the date of September 14 was made in 1118. On this day, Lucca celebrates the Holy Face (Volto Santo), a wooden crucifix measuring 2.24 x 2.65 meters, kept in a chapel built in 1482 by Matteo Civitali, Read more [...]

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    Steven Wilson – The Future Bites Tour 2020

    Date: 23 September 2020

    Time: 9:00 pm to 12:00 am

    BE AWARE! At this point, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the events of any kind are suspended throughout Italy. Therefore, the events promoted on our website are to be considered cancelled or postponed until further notice. The date in this article is no longer valid.   The English singer Steven Wilson will perform on Wednesday, September 23, 2020, at the Mediolanum Forum, in Assago, part of the Metropolitan City of Milan.   THE ARTIST Currently a solo artist, Steven Wilson became known as the founder, lead guitarist, vocalist and songwriter of the band Porcupine Tree. As a solo artist, he released five albums: Insurgentes in 2008, Grace for Drowning in 2011, The Raven That Refused to Sing (And Other Stories) in 2013, Hand. Cannot. Erase. in 2015, and To the Bone in 2017. At the moment, he works on his sixth studio album, expected to be released in 2020. In October 2019, Steven Wilson announced The Future Bites Tour, that will be performed in large arenas in the UK, Italy, France, Germany, The Netherlands and Poland in September 2020.   THE VENUE The Mediolanum Forum is an indoor sports arena located in Assago, about 8 kilometers from the center of Read more [...]

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    Simply Red – Blue Eyed Soul Tour 2020

    Date: 16 November 2020

    Time: 8:00 pm to 12:00 am

    BE AWARE! At this point, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the events of any kind are suspended throughout Italy. Therefore, the events promoted on our website are to be considered cancelled or postponed until further notice. The date in this article is no longer valid.   The British band Simply Red will perform on Monday, November 16, 2020, at the Mediolanum Forum, in Assago, part of the Metropolitan City of Milan.   THE BAND Simply Red was formed in Manchester in 1985. Led by the vocalist Mick Hucknall, the band released their debut studio album, Picture Book, in the same year. Men and Women was released in 1987, A New Flame in 1989, Stars in 1991, Life in 1995, Blue in 1998, Love and the Russian Winter in 1999, Home in 2003, Simplified in 2005 and Stay in 2007. Simply Red disbanded in 2010, but the band was reformed in 2015 for a 30th anniversary European tour, the Big Love Tour 2015. A new album, Big Love, was released in 2015. The band’s twelfth studio album, Blue Eyed Soul, will be released in November 2019.   THE VENUE Mediolanum Forum is an indoor sports arena located in Assago, 8 kilometers Read more [...]

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    Ozzy Osbourne – No More Tours II 2020

    Date: 19 November 2020

    Time: 7:30 pm to 12:00 am

    BE AWARE! At this point, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the events of any kind are suspended throughout Italy. Therefore, the events promoted on our website are to be considered cancelled or postponed until further notice. The date in this article is no longer valid.   The English singer Ozzy Osbourne will perform on Thursday, November 19, 2020, at the Unipol Arena, in Casalecchio di Reno, near Bologna, as part of his No More Tours II tour. The English heavy metal band Judas Priest will accompany Ozzy, as the special guests of the tour.   THE ARTIST John Michael Osbourne rose to prominence in the 1970s as the vocalist of the heavy metal band Black Sabbath. In 1979, he was kicked out of the band due to drug problems, and he started a solo career, releasing 11 studio albums to date. Over time, both in Black Sabbath and as a solo artist, Ozzy Osbourne sold over 100 million albums. In 2006, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Black Sabbath. In 2015, Osbourne received the Ivor Novello Award for Lifetime Achievement from the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors.   THE Read more [...]

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    Nightwish – Europe Tour 2020

    Date: 3 December 2020

    Time: 7:00 pm to 12:00 am

    BE AWARE! At this point, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the events of any kind are suspended throughout Italy. Therefore, the events promoted on our website are to be considered cancelled or postponed until further notice. The date in this article is no longer valid.   The Finnish band Nightwish will perform on Thursday, December 3, 2020, at the Lorenzini District, in Milan.   THE BAND Nightwish is a symphonic metal band formed in 1996 by lead songwriter and keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen, guitarist Emppu Vuorinen and former lead singer Tarja Turunen. The band soon picked up drummer Jukka Nevalainen and bassist Sami Vänskä after the release of their debut album, Angels Fall First, in 1997. In 2001, Vänskä was replaced by Marco Hietala, who also became the male vocalist. Nightwish achieved wider success after the release of the albums Oceanborn in 1998, Wishmaster in 2000 and Century Child in 2002. Their 2004 album, Once, was sold in more than one million copies. In October 2005, Tarja Turunen left the band and was replaced in May 2007 by the Swedish singer Anette Olzon. In September of the same year, the band released their sixth album, Dark Passion Play, which was sold Read more [...]