The Canadian singer Bryan Adams will perform on Sunday, December 15, 2019, at the Mediolanum Forum, in Assago, near Milan. The concert is part of his Shine a Light Tour 2019. THE ARTIST Bryan Adams rose to fame in 1983 with his album Cuts Like a Knife, and became a global superstar in 1984 with his album Reckless, which featured hits like Run to You and Summer of ’69. In 1991, he released (Everything I Do) I Do It for You, from the album Waking Up the Neighbours, which was written for the film Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, and became a worldwide hit, reaching number 1 in many countries. Throughout his career, he received many awards and nominations, including 20 Juno Awards, 15 Grammy Award nominations including a win for Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or Television, MTV, ASCAP, American Music awards, three Ivor Novello Awards, and was nominated five times for Golden Globe Awards and three times for Academy Awards. Bryan Adams sold over 100 million records all over the world, making him one of the world’s best-selling music artists of all time. In January 2019, Adams released Shine a Light, the single from Read more [...]
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 [...]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
I-Days Festival 2020 will take place between 16 and 19 of 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: July 17: Billie Eilish 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 station is Casa di Reclusione, about 200 meters away, on the bus Line Read more [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]