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    Dream Theater – Distance Over Time Tour 2020

    Date: 11 February 2020

    Time: 8:30 pm to 12:00 am

    The American band Dream Theater will perform on Tuesday, February 11, 2020, at the PalaLottomatica, in Rome, as part of their Distance Over Time tour.   THE BAND The band was formed in 1985 by John Petrucci, John Myung and Mike Portnoy, under the name Majesty. The three original members remained together until September 8, 2010, when Mike Portnoy left the band. In 2011, Mike Mangini was introduced as the new drummer. To date, Dream Theater released fourteen studio albums, with the band’s best-selling album being Images and Words, appeared in 1992. Throughout their career, the band sold over 12 million records worldwide and received two Grammy Award nominations.   THE VENUE PalaLottomatica, known also as Palazzo dello Sport, is a multi-purpose sports and entertainment arena in Rome, located in the heart of the modern EUR complex. Designed by Pierluigi Nervi and Marcello Piacentini 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, Read more [...]

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    Slipknot – Knotfest Roadshow Tour 2020

    Date: 11 February 2020

    Time: 9:00 pm to 12:00 am

    The American heavy band Slipknot will perform on Tuesday, February 11, 2020, at the Mediolanum Forum, in Assago, in the Metropolitan City of Milan. The concert is part of their Knotfest Roadshow Tour 2020.   THE BAND Slipknot was founded in 1995 by percussionist Shawn Crahan, drummer Joey Jordison and bassist Paul Gray in Des Moines, Iowa. After several lineup changes, the band settled on nine members for more than a decade: Crahan, Jordison, Gray, Craig Jones, Mick Thomson, Corey Taylor, Sid Wilson, Chris Fehn and Jim Root. Paul Gray died on May 24, 2010, and was replaced by guitarist Donnie Steele. Joey Jordison left the band due to illness on December 12, 2013. After his departure, the only founding member in the current lineup is the percussionist Shawn Crahan. Slipknot rose to fame after the release of their eponymous debut album in 1999. The 2001 follow-up album, Iowa, made the band more popular. After a brief hiatus, Slipknot returned in 2004 with Vol. 3: The Subliminal Verses, before going on another hiatus and returning in 2008 with its fourth album, All Hope Is Gone. After another long hiatus, Slipknot released its fifth studio album, .5: The Gray Chapter, in Read more [...]

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    Dream Theater – Distance Over Time Tour 2020

    Date: 12 February 2020

    Time: 8:30 pm to 12:00 am

    The American band Dream Theater will perform on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at the Mediolanum Forum, in Milan, as part of their Distance Over Time tour.   THE BAND The band was founded in 1985 under the name Majesty by John Petrucci, John Myung and Mike Portnoy. The original members remained together until September 8, 2010, when Mike Portnoy left the band. In 2011, Mike Mangini was introduced as the new drummer. Over time, Dream Theater released fourteen studio albums, with the band’s highest-selling album being Images and Words, appeared in 1992. To date, the band sold over 12 million records worldwide and received two Grammy Award nominations.   THE VENUE The venue, Mediolanum Forum, is an indoor sports arena located in Assago, about 8 kilometers from Milan. The arena has a seating capacity of 12,700 and is used mainly for sporting events and concerts. The Mediolanum Forum is located about 450 meters away from the Assago Milanofiori Forum Metro station, which can be reached with the Metro Line M2.

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    James Arthur – You: Up Close and Personal Tour 2020

    Date: 12 February 2020

    Time: 9:00 pm to 12:00 am

    The English singer James Arthur will perform on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at the Fabrique Club, in Milan, as part of his You: Up Close and Personal tour.   THE ARTIST James Arthur rose to fame after winning the ninth series of The X Factor in 2012. He released his self-titled debut album in November 2013. His second studio album, titled Back from the Edge, was released in 2016. His third album, You, is scheduled to be released in October 2019.   THE VENUE Fabrique is a club located on the outskirts of Milan, in Via Gaudenzio Fantoli, 9. The closest railway station is Milano Rogoredo, located about 3 kilometers away. From the train station, you can take the bus Line 88 and get off in Via Fantoli, about 50 meters from the club. You can also reach the club by tram, taking the Line 27 up to the intersection of Via Mecenate and Via Fantoli, about 160 meters away.

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    Jonas Brothers – Happiness Begins Tour 2020

    Date: 14 February 2020

    Time: 8:30 pm to 12:00 am

    The American band Jonas Brothers will perform on Friday, February 14, 2020, at the Mediolanum Forum, in Assago, part of the Metropolitan City of Milan.   THE BAND The band was formed in 2005 and gained popularity after appearingon the Disney Channel television network. The band consist of brothers Kevin Jonas, Joe Jonas and Nick Jonas. The Jonas Brothers released five albums: It’s About Time in 2006, Jonas Brothers in 2007, A Little Bit Longer in 2008, Lines, Vines and Trying Times in 2009, and Happiness Begins in 2019. The band was nominated in 2008 for the Best New Artist award at the 51st Grammy Awards and won the award for Breakthrough Artist at the American Music Awards. To date, Jonas Brothers sold over 17 million albums worldwide.   THE VENUE Mediolanum Forum is an indoor sports arena located in Assago, about 8 kilometers away from Milan. The arena has a seating capacity of 12,700 and is primarily used for sporting events and concerts. The Mediolanum Forum is located about 450 meters away from the Assago Milanofiori Forum Metro station, which can be reached with the Metro Line M2.

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    Liam Gallagher – Why Me? Why Not. Tour 2020

    Date: 15 February 2020

    Time: 9:00 pm to 12:00 am

    The English singer Liam Gallagher will perform on Saturday, February 15, 2020, at the PalaLottomatica, in Rome.   THE ARTIST Liam Gallagher rose to fame as the lead singer of the rock band Oasis. Later, he was the singer of Beady Eye, before performing as a solo artist starting with 2017. As You Were, his debut album, was released in October 2017, and proved to be a critical and commercial success, being certified Platinum. His second solo album, Why Me? Why Not., was released on September 20, 2019.   THE VENUE PalaLottomatica, known also as Palazzo dello Sport, is a multi-purpose arena in Rome, located in the heart of the modern EUR complex. Designed by Pierluigi Nervi and Marcello Piacentini 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.

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    Liam Gallagher – Why Me? Why Not. Tour 2020

    Date: 16 February 2020

    Time: 8:30 pm to 12:00 am

    The English singer Liam Gallagher will perform on Sunday, February 16, 2020, at the Mediolanum Forum, in Assago, part of the Metropolitan City of Milan.   THE ARTIST Liam Gallagher rose to fame as the lead singer of the rock band Oasis and later as the singer of Beady Eye, before performing as a solo artist. His debut album, As You Were, was released in October 2017, and proved to be a critical and commercial success, being certified Platinum. His second solo album, Why Me? Why Not., was released on September 20, 2019.   THE VENUE Mediolanum Forum is an indoor sports arena located in Assago, about 8 kilometers away from Milan. The arena has a seating capacity of 12,700 and is primarily used for sporting events and concerts. The Mediolanum Forum is located about 450 meters away from the Assago Milanofiori Forum Metro station, which can be reached with the Metro Line M2.

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    Mabel – High Expectations Tour 2020

    Date: 24 February 2020

    Time: 9:00 pm to 12:00 am

    Mabel, the English singer known for hits like Don’t Call Me Up and Mad Love, will perform on Monday, February 24, 2020, at the Magazzini Generali Club, in Milan.   THE ARTIST Mabel began her career in 2015, with the debut single Know Me Better. In May 2017, she released Finders Keepers, which reached the Top 10 in the UK. In January 2019, Mabel was nominated for British Breakthrough Act at the 39th Brit Awards and released Don’t Call Me Up, which debuted at number 11 on the UK Singles Chart and peaked at number three, becoming her highest-charting single to date. On June 7, 2019, she released Mad Love, the second single from her debut studio album, High Expectations. In 2019 and 2020, Mabel will embark on the High Expectations Tour across North America, the United Kingdom and Europe.   THE VENUE Magazzini Generalli is a music club born in Milan in the autumn of 1995 in a 1930s warehouse, located in Via Pietrasanta 14, near the Milano Porta Romana train station. The closest Metro station is Lodi, on the Metro Line M3, about 1.5 kilometers away. The closest bus station is Via De Angeli Via Ripamonti, about 250 Read more [...]

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    Ozzy Osbourne – No More Tours II 2020

    Date: 10 March 2020

    Time: 7:30 pm to 12:00 am

    The English singer Ozzy Osbourne will perform on Tuesday, March 10, 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 VENUE Unipol Arena is an indoor arena opened in 1993, located in Casalecchio di Reno, about 6 kilometers away from Bologna. The arena has a capacity of 18,000 seats. From Bologna, you can reach the arena by train. From Bologna Centrale, you can take the train Read more [...]

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    James Blunt – Once Upon a Mind Tour 2020

    Date: 25 March 2020

    Time: 8:30 pm to 12:00 am

    The English singer James Blunt will perform on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at the Mediolanum Forum, in Assago, part of the Metropolitan City of Milan.   THE ARTIST James Blunt rose to fame in 2004, with the release of his debut album Back to Bedlam. The most important singles from his album were You’re Beautiful and Goodbye My Lover. 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. His second album, All the Lost Souls, was released in 2007, and his third album, Some Kind of Trouble, in 2010. Then, followed Moon Landing in 2013, The Afterlove in 2017, and Once Upon a Mind in 2019. Over time, 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.   THE VENUE The venue, Mediolanum Forum, is an indoor sports arena located in Assago, about 8 kilometers from Milan. The arena has a seating capacity of 12,700 and is primarily used for sporting events and concerts. The Read more [...]

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    James Blunt – Once Upon a Mind Tour 2020

    Date: 27 March 2020

    Time: 9:30 pm to 12:00 am

    The English singer James Blunt will perform on Friday, March 27, 2020, starting with 9.30 pm, at the Kioene Arena, in Padua, as part of his Once Upon a Mind tour.   THE ARTIST 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, his forth album, Moon Landing, in 2013, and his fifth album, The Afterlove, in 2017. His sixth album, Once Upon a Mind, was released 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.   THE VENUE Kioene Arena is an indoor sports arena located in Via S. Marco, 53, in Padua. The arena has a seating Read more [...]

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    James Blunt – Once Upon a Mind Tour 2020

    Date: 28 March 2020

    Time: 9:00 pm to 12:00 am

    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.   THE ARTIST 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.   THE VENUE 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 Read more [...]

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    Pentatonix – The World Tour 2020

    Date: 30 March 2020

    Time: 9:00 pm to 12:00 am

    The American a cappella group Pentatonix will perform on Monday, March 30, 2020, at the Alcatraz Club, in Milan.   THE GROUP Pentatonix was formed in 2011, in Arlington, Texas, and currently consists of vocalists Scott Hoying, Mitch Grassi, Kirstin Maldonado, Kevin Olusola and Matt Sallee. Their debut EP, PTX, Volume 1, was released in 2012, followed by their holiday release, PTXmas, the same year, and by their third release, PTX, Vol. II, in 2013. In 2014, the group released their fourth EP, PTX, Vol. III, two full-length studio albums and their second holiday release, That’s Christmas to Me. The following year, Pentatonix released their eponymous album, their first consisting mostly of original material, followed by a third Christmas album, A Pentatonix Christmas, in 2016, and a new EP, PTX, Vol. IV – Classics, the year after. To date, Pentatonix received three Grammy Awards. Their YouTube channel has currently over 17 million subscribers and 4 billion views.   THE VENUE Alcatraz, one of the most famous clubs in Milan, is housed in a structure built in 1946. The space was completely modernized between 1997 and 1998, and became a venue for events, exhibitions and music performances. The closest bus and Read more [...]

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    Evanescence – Worlds Collide Tour 2020

    Date: 14 April 2020

    Time: 9:00 pm to 12:00 am

    The American rock band Evanescence will perform on Tuesday, April 14, 2020, at the Mediolanum Forum, in Assago, near Milan. The concert is part of the Worlds Collide Tour 2020, in which Evanescence joined forces with the Dutch band Within Temptation.   THE BAND Evanescence was founded in Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1995, by singer and pianist Amy Lee and guitarist Ben Moody. Their debut album, Fallen, was released in 2003. The album sold over 17 million copies worldwide and helped the band receive two Grammy Awards out of six nominations. In 2004, Evanescence released their first live album, Anywhere but Home, which sold more than one million copies worldwide, followed in 2006 by their second studio album, The Open Door, which sold over five million copies. Their third studio album, Evanescence, was released in 2011, and the band’s fourth album, Synthesis, on November 10, 2017.   THE VENUE The Mediolanum Forum is an indoor sports arena located about 8 kilometers from the center of Milan, in Assago. The venue has a seating capacity of 12,700 and is used primarily for sporting events and concerts. The Mediolanum Forum is located about 450 meters away from the Assago Milanofiori Forum Metro Read more [...]

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    Within Temptation – Worlds Collide Tour 2020

    Date: 14 April 2020

    Time: 9:00 pm to 12:00 am

    The symphonic metal band Within Temptation will perform on Tuesday, April 14, 2020, at the Mediolanum Forum, in Assago, part of the Metropolitan City of Milan. The concert is included in the Worlds Collide Tour 2020, in which the Dutch band joined forces with the American band Evanescence.   THE BAND Within Temptation was founded in 1996 by vocalist Sharon den Adel and guitarist Robert Westerholt. After the release of their debut album, Enter, in 1997, the band became prominent in the Dutch underground scene. Only in 2001, with the single Ice Queen from their second album, Mother Earth, Within Temptation became known to the general public. Their next albums were The Silent Force in 2004, The Heart of Everything in 2007, The Unforgiving in 2011 and Hydra in 2014. Their latest album, Resist, was released on February 1, 2019.   THE VENUE The Mediolanum Forum is an indoor sports arena located about 8 kilometers from the center of Milan, in Assago. The venue has a seating capacity of 12,700 and is used primarily for sporting events and concerts. The Mediolanum Forum is located about 450 meters away from the Assago Milanofiori Forum Metro station, which can be reached with Read more [...]

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    Joe Satriani – The Shapeshifting Tour 2020

    Date: 12 May 2020

    Time: 8:45 pm to 12:00 am

    The American guitarist Joe Satriani will perform on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at the Teatro Verdi, in Florence.   THE ARTIST Joseph Satriani was born in Long Island in 1956. He began playing the guitar at age 14, influenced by Jimi Hendrix. A few years later, he began taking jazz lessons. Joe Satriani is a 15-time Grammy Award nominee. To date, he sold over 10 million albums worldwide, making him the best-selling instrumental rock guitarist of all time. His Shapeshifting Tour 2020 will start in April, 2020. After the United Kingdom and Northern Europe, the artist will arrive in Italy for six unmissable concerts, in Bologna, Florence, Naples, Lecce, Rome and Milan.   THE VENUE Teatro Verdi is a theater in Florence, established in 1854. The venue has 806 seats, including 6 reserved for wheelchairs. The closest bus stop is Verdi, located in Via Giuseppe Verdi, about 65 meters away from the main entrance of the theater. The venue can be reached with the bus Lines 23, C1 and C3.

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    Joe Satriani – The Shapeshifting Tour 2020

    Date: 14 May 2020

    Time: 9:00 pm to 12:00 am

    The American guitarist Joe Satriani will perform on Thursday, May 14, 2020, at the Teatro Augusteo, in Naples.   THE ARTIST Joseph Satriani was born in 1956, in Long Island. He began playing the guitar at age 14, influenced by Jimi Hendrix. A few years later, he began taking jazz lessons. Joe Satriani is a 15-time Grammy Award nominee. To date, he sold over 10 million albums worldwide, making him the best-selling instrumental rock guitarist of all time. His Shapeshifting Tour 2020 will start in April, 2020. After the United Kingdom and Northern Europe, the artist will arrive in Italy for six unmissable concerts, in Bologna, Florence, Naples, Lecce, Rome and Milan.   THE VENUE Teatro Augusteo is a theater in Naples, built between 1926 and 1929. In 1992, the theater was renovated and returned to the city in its original appearance. The closest Metro station is Toledo, located about 350 meters away, on the Metro Line 1. The closest bus stop is San Carlo – Trieste e Trento, about 200 meters away, on the bus Line R2.

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    Kraftwerk – 3-D Tour 2020

    Date: 21 May 2020

    Time: 9:30 pm to 12:00 am

    The German band Kraftwerk will perform on Thursday, May 21, 2020, at the Gran Teatro Geox, in Padua.   THE BAND The band was formed in Düsseldorf in 1970 by Ralf Hütter and Florian Schneider. Considered pioneers of electronic music, Kraftwerk was among the first successful acts to popularize the genre. During the 1970s, the band released some commercially successful albums like Autobahn in 1974, Trans-Europe Express in 1977 and The Man-Machine in 1978. Following the release of Electric Café in 1986, member Wolfgang Flür left the group, and the band’s other longtime percussionist, Karl Bartos, did the same in 1990. Founding member Florian Schneider departed in 2008. In 2014, the band was rewarded with a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. Their latest album, 3-D The Catalogue, was released in 2017, and won the Grammy Award for the Best Dance/Electronic Album in 2018.   THE VENUE Gran Teatro Geox is a covered space in Padua, inaugurated on November 7, 2009, dedicated to live shows, located near the Arena Live Ex Foro Boario. Although there are some bus stops nearby, in Via Montà, on the bus Line U11, the easiest way to reach the venue is by taxi.

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    Kraftwerk – 3-D Tour 2020

    Date: 25 May 2020

    Time: 9:00 pm to 12:00 am

    The German band Kraftwerk will perform on Monday, May 25, 2020, at the Mediolanum Forum, in Assago, part of the Metropolitan City of Milan.   THE BAND The band was formed by Ralf Hütter and Florian Schneider in 1970. Considered as pioneers of electronic music, Kraftwerk was among the first successful acts to popularize the genre. During the 1970s, the band released commercially successful albums like Autobahn in 1974, Trans-Europe Express in 1977 and The Man-Machine in 1978. Following the release of Electric Café in 1986, member Wolfgang Flür left the group, and the band’s other longtime percussionist, Karl Bartos, did the same in 1990. Founding member Florian Schneider departed in 2008. In 2014, the band was rewarded with a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. Their latest album, 3-D The Catalogue, was released in 2017, and won the Grammy Award for Best Dance/Electronic Album in 2018.   THE VENUE Mediolanum Forum is an indoor sports arena located in Assago, 8 kilometers away from Milan. The arena has a seating capacity of 12,700 and is primarily used for sporting events and concerts. The Mediolanum Forum is located about 450 meters from the Assago Milanofiori Forum Metro station, which can be reached with Read more [...]

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    Milano Summer Festival 2020

    Date: 1 June 2020 - 31 July 2020

    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: July 9: Thom Yorke   THE VENUE The San Siro Racetrack, dating back to the 1920s and renovated in 1975, can be considered a monument of national interest. The area, dedicated to live concerts and equestrian sport, is located on the outskirts of Milano, in Piazzale dello Sport. The closest Metro Station is San Siro Ippodromo, on the Metro Line M5, about 650 meters away or about 8 minutes on foot from the San Siro Racetrack.

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    Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Ghosteen Tour 2020

    Date: 9 June 2020

    Time: 9:00 pm to 12:00 am

    The Australian band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds will perform on Tuesday, June 9, 2020, at the Mediolanum Forum, in Assago, part of the Metropolitan City of Milan.   THE BAND The band was formed in Melbourne in 1983 by vocalist Nick Cave, multi-instrumentalist Mick Harvey and guitarist Blixa Bargeld. Today, the band consists of Cave, violinist and multi-instrumentalist Warren Ellis, bassist Martyn P. Casey, guitarist George Vjestica, keyboardist & percussionist Toby Dammit and drummers Thomas Wydler and Jim Sclavunos. To date, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds released seventeen studio albums and completed numerous worldwide tours. Their debut album, From Her to Eternity, was released in 1984. In 1985, it was released The Firstborn Is Dead, and then Kicking Against the Pricks in 1986, Your Funeral… My Trial in 1986, Tender Prey in 1988, The Good Son in 1990, Henry’s Dream in 1992, Let Love In in 1994, Murder Ballads in 1996, The Boatman’s Call in 1997, No More Shall We Part in 2001, Nocturama in 2003, Abattoir Blues / The Lyre of Orpheus in 2004, Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!! in 2008, Push the Sky Away in 2013 and Skeleton Tree in 2016. Their seventeenth studio album, Ghosteen, was Read more [...]

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    Lana del Rey – Norman Fucking Rockwell! Tour 2020

    Date: 9 June 2020

    Time: 9:00 pm to 12:00 am

    The American singer Lana del Rey will perform in Verona, on Tuesday, June 9, 2020, at the Arena di Verona, as part of her Norman Fucking Rockwell! tour.   THE ARTIST Elizabeth Woolridge Grant was born in New York City and raised in Upstate New York. In 2005, she returned to New York to embark on her music career. After the release of her debut album entitled Lana del Rey in 2010, she rose to fame in 2011, after the viral success of her debut single Video Games. In the same year, she signed with Interscope and Polydor. Her second album, Born to Die, released one year later, proved an international success. Also in 2012, Del Rey released the Grammy-nominated EP Paradise. The next year, Del Rey ventured into film as she wrote, directed and starred in the short music film Tropico. Del Rey subsequently released her sophomore album, Ultraviolence, in 2014, to critical success, topping the charts. In 2015, she released the critically acclaimed Honeymoon and, in 2017, her fifth album, Lust for Life, which was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album. Del Rey’s sixth studio album, Norman Fucking Rockwell, was released on August 30, Read more [...]

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    Firenze Rocks 2020

    Date: 10 June 2020 - 14 June 2020

    Firenze Rocks 2020 will take place between 10 and 14 of June, at the Visarno Arena, in Parco delle Cascine, in Florence.   THE FESTIVAL The first edition of Firenze Rocks took place in 2017, when Placebo, Aerosmith and System of a Down attended the festival. In 2018, in front of over 210,000 spectators, The Kills, Foo Fighters, Guns N’ Roses, Helloween, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest and Ozzy Osbourne appeared on stage. In 2019, the most important artists who performed at the festival were Ed Sheeran, The Cure, The Smashing Pumpkins, Dream Theater and Eddie Vedder. In only 3 years, Firenze Rocks became one of the most important festivals in Tuscany, and its fourth edition will represent, without doubt, one of the most engaging music events in Italy for the summer of 2020.   THE LINEUP So far, the artists announced for the 2020 edition of Firenze Rocks are: June 11: Green Day, Weezer June 13: Red Hot Chili Peppers   THE VENUE Visarno Arena is an outdoor arena located within the Visarno Hippodrome, in the Cascine Park, in Florence. In the middle of nature, the area is a perfect summer venue for concerts, festivals and other kind of events. Read more [...]

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    Green Day – Hella Mega Tour 2020

    Date: 10 June 2020

    Time: 6:00 pm to 12:00 am

    The American band Green Day will perform on Wednesday, June 10, 2020, at the Ippodromo Snai – San Siro, in Milan, as part of their Hella Mega Tour.   THE BAND Green Day was founded in 1986 by the lead vocalist and guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong and bassist Mike Dirnt. In 1990, the band was completed with the drummer Tré Cool. To date, the band released 12 studio albums, three live albums, five compilation albums, one soundtrack album, four video albums, ten extended plays, four box sets, forty-three singles, ten promotional singles and forty-four music videos. The band released their first studio album, 39/Smooth, in 1990, and their second album, Kerplunk, in 1991. Dookie, their third album, was released in February 1994, and it was a breakout success, selling over 10 million copies in the United States and 20 million copies worldwide. Insomniac, the band’s fourth studio album, was released in 1995, and Nimrod followed in 1997. Their sixth album, Warning, was released in 2000, and the band’s seventh studio album, American Idiot, in 2004. The band’s eighth studio album, 21st Century Breakdown, followed in 2009. A trilogy of studio albums, ¡Uno!, ¡Dos!, and ¡Tré!, were released in 2012. In Read more [...]

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    Paul McCartney – Freshen Up Tour 2020

    Date: 10 June 2020

    Time: 9:00 pm to 12:00 am

    The English singer Paul McCartney will perform on Wednesday, June 10, 2020, in Piazza del Plebiscito, in Naples, as part of his Freshen Up Tour 2020.   THE ARTIST Paul McCartney rose to fame as the vocalist and bassist for the English group The Beatles. After the group disbanded in 1970, he pursued a successful solo career and formed the band Wings with his first wife, Linda, and Denny Laine, the founder and vocalist of The Moody Blues. In 1970, McCartney debuted as a solo artist with the album McCartney. Throughout the 1970s, he led Wings, one of the most successful bands of the decade, with more than a dozen international top 10 singles and albums. Since 1989, he toured as a solo artist, and in 1993, he formed the music duo the Fireman with Martin Glover from the Killing Joke. Paul McCartney is one of the most successful composers and performers of all time. He has written or co-written 32 songs that have reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. He was included twice into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, as a member of the Beatles, in 1988, and as a solo artist, in 1999. Throughout Read more [...]

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    Weezer – Hella Mega Tour 2020

    Date: 11 June 2020

    Time: 4:00 pm to 12:00 am

    The American rock band Weezer will perform on Thursday, June 11, 2020, at the Visarno Arena, in the Cascine Park, in Florence. On this occasion, Weezer will be the support act for Green Day on their Hella Mega Tour, and the concert will take place in the first day of the rock festival Firenze Rocks 2020.   THE BAND Weezer was founded in 1992, in Los Angeles. The band consists of Rivers Cuomo (lead vocals, lead guitar and keyboards), Patrick Wilson (drums), Brian Bell (guitar, keyboards) and Scott Shriner (bass). In 1994, Weezer released their self-titled debut album, also known as the Blue Album. Their second album, Pinkerton, released in 1996, was a commercial failure, but achieved cult status and critical acclaim later. In 2001, Weezer returned with another self-titled album, also known as the Green Album. Their fourth album, Maladroit, was released in 2002, and their fifth album, Make Believe, in 2005. In 2008, Weezer released a third self-titled album, also known as the Red Album. Raditude was released in 2009 and Hurley in 2010. The band’s ninth album, Everything Will Be Alright in the End, appeared in 2014 and their fourth self-titled album, also known as the White Read more [...]

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    Green Day – Hella Mega Tour 2020

    Date: 11 June 2020

    Time: 4:00 pm to 12:00 am

    The American band Green Day will perform on Thursday, June 11, 2020, at the Visarno Arena, in the Parco delle Cascine, in Florence, as part of their Hella Mega Tour. The concert will be held in the first day of Firenze Rocks 2020.   THE BAND Green Day was formed in 1986 by lead vocalist and guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong and bassist Mike Dirnt. In 1990, the band co-opted the drummer Tré Cool. The band released their debut album, 39/Smooth, in 1990, and their second album, Kerplunk, in 1991. Their third album, Dookie, was released in 1994 and it was a breakout success, selling over 10 million copies in the United States and 20 million copies worldwide. The band’s fourth studio album, Insomniac, was released in 1995, and their fifth album, Nimrod, in 1997. Their sixth album, Warning, was released in 2000, and the band’s seventh studio album, American Idiot, in 2004. The band’s eighth studio album, 21st Century Breakdown, followed in 2009. A trilogy of albums, ¡Uno!, ¡Dos! and ¡Tré!, was released in 2012. In 2016, another studio album, Revolution Radio, was released. On September 10, 2019, the band announced the Hella Mega Tour and released the single Father Read more [...]

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    Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Ghosteen Tour 2020

    Date: 11 June 2020

    Time: 9:00 pm to 12:00 am

    Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds will perform on Thursday, June 11, 2020, at the Auditorium Parco della Musica, in the Cavea amphitheater, in Rome.   THE BAND The band was formed in Melbourne in 1983 by vocalist Nick Cave, multi-instrumentalist Mick Harvey and guitarist Blixa Bargeld. At present, the band consists of Cave, violinist and multi-instrumentalist Warren Ellis, bassist Martyn P. Casey, guitarist George Vjestica, keyboardist & percussionist Toby Dammit and drummers Thomas Wydler and Jim Sclavunos. To date, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds released seventeen studio albums and completed numerous tours. Their debut album, From Her to Eternity, was released in 1984. In 1985, The Firstborn Is Dead appeared, and then Kicking Against the Pricks in 1986, Your Funeral… My Trial in 1986, Tender Prey in 1988, The Good Son in 1990, Henry’s Dream in 1992, Let Love In in 1994, Murder Ballads in 1996, The Boatman’s Call in 1997, No More Shall We Part in 2001, Nocturama in 2003, Abattoir Blues / The Lyre of Orpheus in 2004, Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!! in 2008, Push the Sky Away in 2013 and Skeleton Tree in 2016. The band’s seventeenth studio album, Ghosteen, was released on October 4, 2019, Read more [...]

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    I-Days Festival 2020

    Date: 12 June 2020 - 17 July 2020

    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 15: Vasco Rossi July 17: Billie Eilish, Finneas   THE VENUE AREA EXPO Experience is a park built in the area of Expo 2015, in Milan, inaugurated 6 months after the conclusion of the universal exhibition. The Area Expo Experience hosts sports events, cultural manifestations and concerts. The closest Metro stop is Rho Fiera Milano, on the Metro Line M1, located about 650 meters away. The closest bus Read more [...]

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    Korn – Europe Tour 2020

    Date: 12 June 2020

    Time: 5:00 pm to 12:00 am

    The nu metal band Korn will perform on Friday, June 12, 2020, at the AREA EXPO Experience, in Milan. On June 12, they will share the stage with the American band System of a Down, as part of the I-Days Festival 2020.   THE BAND Korn was formed in Bakersfield, California, in 1993. The band’s current lineup features James “Munky” Shaffer (rhythm guitar), Reginald “Fieldy” Arvizu (bass), Brian “Head” Welch (lead guitar), Jonathan Davis (lead vocals and bagpipes) and Ray Luzier (drums). The band’s debut album, Korn, was released in 1994, followed by Life Is Peachy in 1996. The band experienced mainstream success with Follow the Leader, released in 1998, and Issues, released one year later. In 2002, Untouchables was released, followed by Take a Look in the Mirror in 2003 and See You on the Other Side in 2005. Their other albums are Korn III: Remember Who You Are, released in 2010, The Path of Totality in 2011, The Paradigm Shift in 2013, The Serenity of Suffering in 2016, and The Nothing in 2019. As of today, Korn released seven video albums and 39 music videos. The band received two Grammy Awards out of eight nominations and two MTV Read more [...]

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    System of a Down – Europe Tour 2020

    Date: 12 June 2020

    Time: 5:00 pm to 12:00 am

    The heavy-metal band System of a Down will perform on Friday, June 12, 2020, at the AREA EXPO Experience, in Milan. On June 12, they will share the stage with the American band Korn, as part of the I-Days Festival 2020.   THE BAND System of a Down was formed in Glendale, California, in 1994. The band currently consists of Serj Tankian (lead vocals and keyboards), Daron Malakian (vocals and guitar), Shavo Odadjian (bass) and John Dolmayan (drums). System of a Down achieved commercial success with the release of five studio albums between 1998 and 2005. The band went on hiatus in 2006 and reunited in 2010. Since then, they performed live occasionally, without releasing any new material since 2005. Over time, System of a Down sold over 40 million records worldwide. The band was nominated for four Grammy Awards, and their song B.Y.O.B. won a Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance in 2006.   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 Monza. Over time, many important bands and artists performed on Read more [...]

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    Red Hot Chili Peppers – Europe Tour 2020

    Date: 13 June 2020

    Time: 4:00 pm to 12:00 am

    The American band Red Hot Chili Peppers will perform on Saturday, June 13, 2020, at the Visarno Arena, in the Cascine Park, in Florence, as part of the music festival Firenze Rocks 2020.   THE BAND Red Hot Chili Peppers was formed in Los Angeles in 1983 by vocalist Anthony Kiedis, bassist Michael Peter Balzary (Flea), guitarist Hillel Slovak and drummer Jack Irons. Currently, the band consists of Kiedis, Flea, drummer Chad Smith and guitarist Josh Klinghoffer. Their fifth album, Blood Sugar Sex Magik, released in 1991, became the band’s first major commercial success. Their seventh album, Californication, released in 1999, was sold in more than 16 million copies worldwide, becoming theirs biggest commercial success to date. Red Hot Chili Peppers are one of the best-selling bands of all time, with over 80 million records sold worldwide, and sixteen Grammy Awards nominations, of which they have won six. In 2012, they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.   THE FESTIVAL Firenze Rocks is a rock festival which takes place every year in Florence, since 2017. The 2020 edition of the festival will take place between 10 and 14 of June, at the Visarno Arena, in Florence. Read more [...]

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    Paul McCartney – Freshen Up Tour 2020

    Date: 13 June 2020

    Time: 9:00 pm to 12:00 am

    The English singer Paul McCartney will perform on Saturday, June 13, 2020, in the former Campo Balilla, alongside the City Walls of Lucca. The concert is part of the Lucca Summer Festival 2020.   THE ARTIST Paul McCartney gained worldwide fame as the vocalist and bassist for the Beatles. After the group disbanded in 1970, he pursued a successful solo career and formed the band Wings with his first wife, Linda, and Denny Laine. In 1970, McCartney debuted as a solo artist with the album McCartney. Throughout the 1970s, he led Wings, one of the most successful bands of the decade, with more than a dozen international top 10 singles and albums. Since 1989, he toured as a solo artist, and in 1993, he formed the music duo the Fireman with Martin Glover from the Killing Joke. Paul McCartney is one of the most successful composers and performers of all time. He has written or co-written 32 songs that have reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. He was included twice into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, as a member of the Beatles, in 1988, and as a solo artist, in 1999. He received 18 Grammy Awards. Read more [...]

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    Tones and I – The Kids Are Coming Tour 2020

    Date: 24 June 2020

    Time: 9:30 pm to 12:00 am

    The Australian singer Tones and I will perform on Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at the Roman Theater (Teatro Romano), in Verona.   THE ARTIST Toni Watson, known under the stage name Tones and I, released her debut single, Johnny Run Away, on March 1, 2019. Her second song, Dance Monkey, released on May 10, 2019, reached number one on the official music charts of 27 countries. Tones and I released her debut EP, The Kids Are Coming, on August 30, 2019.   THE VENUE The Roman Theater of Verona, located at the foot of the San Pietro Hill, near the Adige river, is considered the most important Roman theater in the northern Italy. Since 1948, during the summer season, the venue is home to the Verona Summer Theater and the Verona Jazz Festival. The closest bus stop is in Via Santo Stefano 14, about 150 meters away, on the bus Lines 31, 32, 33, 73, 91, 101, 103, 104, 105 and 107.

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    Spoleto Festival dei Due Mondi 2020

    Date: 26 June 2020 - 12 July 2020

    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 of the festival was the adopted son of Gian Carlo Menotti, Francis Menotti. In autumn 2007, the minister of cultural heritage, Francesco Rutelli, appointed Giorgio Ferrara as the artistic director of the festival and assigned him the task of relaunching the event. Over time, many famous 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

    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 this occasion, the stage was built alongside the City Walls, precisely in the former Balilla field.   THE LINEUP So far, the artists announced for the 2020 edition of the Lucca Summer Festival are: June 13: Paul McCartney, in the former Ballila Field; June 28: Liam Read more [...]

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    Bologna Sonic Park 2020

    Date: 6 July 2020 - 20 July 2020

    The rock festival Bologna Sonic Park 2020 will take place between 6 and 20 of July, at the Arena Parco Nord, 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 6: Deep Purple 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 bus station is Parco Nord, located about 80 meters away, on the bus Lines 25, 410 and 925.

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    Deep Purple – The Long Goodbye Tour 2020

    Date: 6 July 2020

    Time: 8:00 pm to 12:00 am

    The English rock band Deep Purple will perform on Monday, July 6, 2020, at the Arena Parco Nord, in Bologna, as part of the Bologna Sonic Park 2020.   THE BAND Deep Purple, formed in Hertford in 1968, is considered to be among the pioneers of heavy metal and modern hard rock. Originally formed as a psychedelic rock and progressive rock band, the band shifted to a heavier sound in the 1970s. To date, Deep Purple sold over 100 million copies of their albums worldwide. The band received the Legend Award at the 2008 World Music Awards and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2016.   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. The closest bus station is Parco Nord, located about 80 meters away, on the bus Lines 25, 410 and 925.

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    Thom Yorke – Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes Tour 2020

    Date: 9 July 2020

    Time: 9:00 pm to 12:00 am

    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 Maiden, Alice in Chains, The Chemical Brothers, Alanis Morissette, Robert Plant, Metallica and KISS.   THE VENUE The San Siro Racetrack dates back to the 1920s, was renovated in 1975 and it can be considered a monument of national interest. The area, dedicated to live concerts Read more [...]

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    Umbria Jazz Festival 2020

    Date: 10 July 2020 - 19 July 2020

    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 1996 and 2007), Elton John (in 2005), Alicia Keys (in 2008), Pat Metheny (in 1999, 2002 and 2007), Sting (in 1987) and Prince (in 2011).   THE LINEUP So far, the names announced for the 2020 edition of the Umbria Jazz Festival are: July 10: Lenny 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

    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, two platinum albums, two double platinum albums and one triple platinum album.   THE VENUE Since 2003, the most important concerts of Umbria Jazz Festival take place at the Arena Santa Giuliana, a stadium in Perugia, used mainly for soccer games. The stadium is located about 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

    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, in Piazza Bra. The Arena is one of the best preserved amphitheaters in the world, the eighth Roman amphitheater in the world by size and the fourth among those located in Italy. Arena di Verona is located in Piazza Bra, about 1.5 kilometers from the Verona 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

    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 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 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

    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 Laughing Apple. 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 2014, he was inducted 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

    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 VENUE Palanord is an event space and concert hall in Bologna, located in the Parco Nord area. The hall is close to the natural amphitheater Arena Parco Nord, another venue of the Bologna Sonic Park 2020. The closest bus station is Parco Nord, located about 600 meters away, on the bus Lines 25, 410 and 925.

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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

    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 2014, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.   THE VENUE The Baths of Caracalla (Terme di Caracalla) were one of the largest Roman public baths in Rome, likely built between 212 and 217 AD, during the reigns of emperors Septimius Severus Read more [...]

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    Celine Dion – Courage Tour 2020

    Date: 25 July 2020

    Time: 9:00 pm to 12:00 am

    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 of the Year, and she remains the best-selling Canadian artist, with record sales of 200 million copies worldwide.   THE VENUE The former Balilla Filed is located near the historical center of Lucca, between the Viale Giosuè Carducci and the sixteenth-century walls of the city. Starting 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

    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 Milan. The arena is used primarily for sporting events and concerts, and has a seating capacity of 12,700. The Mediolanum Forum is located about 450 meters away from the Assago Milanofiori Forum Metro station, which can be reached with the Metro Line M2.

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    Simply Red – Blue Eyed Soul Tour 2020

    Date: 16 November 2020

    Time: 8:00 pm to 12:00 am

    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 away from Milan. The arena has a seating capacity of 12,700 and is primarily used for sporting events and concerts. The Mediolanum Forum is located about 450 meters from the Assago Milanofiori Forum Metro station, which can be reached with the Metro Line M2.

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    Nightwish – Europe Tour 2020

    Date: 3 December 2020

    Time: 7:00 pm to 12:00 am

    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 in almost 2 million copies. On October 1, 2012, Nightwish announced the replacement of Olzon with the Dutch singer Floor Jansen. On March 27, 2015, the band released the album Endless Forms Most Beautiful, featuring the new singer. To date, Nightwish is the most successful Finnish Read more [...]