7 June-24 July. Rock in Roma is a major summer-long event dedicated to rock music, taking place from 7 June to 24 July. Since it began in 2009, the event has hosted over one million fans and some of the world’s biggest-name rock bands.
This year the line-up includes major rock and heavy metal acts, as well as other genres of music, and kicks off on 7 June with Duran Duran, followed by Nightwish (8 June), Lukas Graham & Joan Thiele (21 June), Blackberry smoke (28 June), Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, and The Aristocrats (2 July), and David Gilmour at the Circus Maximus (2,3 July).
The programme continues with Glen Hansard (6 July), Suede & Stereophonics (11 July), Slayer (12 July), The 1975 (13 July), Skunk Anansie (15 July), Bruce Springsteen at the Circus Maximus (16 July), Primal Scream (18 July), and Iron Maiden (24 July).
With the exception of the Circus Maximus concerts by Gimour and Springsteen, the action normally happens on three different-sized stages throughout the Rock in Roma racecourse site near Ciampino.
For full details see Rock in Roma website.
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Rock in Roma 2016
Rock in Roma, Via Appia Nuova 1245.