Villa Aperta Festival at Rome's Villa Medici

Electro, Pop and Rock Music Festival at Villa Medici from 7-9 June.

The 2018 edition of Villa Aperta, the electro, pop and rock music festival, returns to the gardens of Villa Medici, the French Academy of Rome, on 7, 8 and 9 June.
The popular annual music festival, now in its eighth year, also features talks, projections, video art and aperitifs at sunset.The 2018 line-up contains numerous big-name international acts and is centred on the collaboration between musicians, composers, visual artists and writers.Its theme Calling for a new Renaissance is an appeal to artists "to experiment, to mix the arts, to change the world through culture", according to this year's curator Cristiano Leone.
Brigitte perform on 9 June. Photo Sophie Ebrard.
Villa Aperta opens on 7 June with the Nobel Prize-winning novelist and playwright Gao Xingjian, and concludes on 9 June with Rone, a leading French music producer and electronic musician. In between there are performances by Alvin Curran, Brigitte, Flavien Berger, Fred Firth, Joakin, L'Imperatrice, Julian Ribot, Tiger & Woods, Pedro Winter alias Busy P, Jacques and MYD, Flavien Berger, Xavier Veilhan and Agents of Time.Tickets cost €15 per evening while a three-day pass costs €30. For full information and programme details see Villa Medici website or Facebook page.

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Address Viale della Trinità dei Monti, 1, 00187 Roma RM, Italy

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Villa Aperta Festival at Rome's Villa Medici

Viale della Trinità dei Monti, 1, 00187 Roma RM, Italy

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