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Are you ready to Rock in Rio?

Rock in Rio
Written by Varsha Pillai

The iconic music festival, Rock in Rio, begin in the year 1985. Over the course of 32 years, the festival has attained the status of the world’s largest musical and entertainment festival. After 18 editions, 4 countries (Brazil, Portugal, Spain and United States) ,more than 9.2 million people ,1778 musical shows and 108 days of music, the festival is here again to offer some thrills to music aficionados.

Rock in Rio Fans

Throughout its editions, Rock in Rio has welcomed artists like The Rolling Stones, Queen, Elton John, Bruno Mars, Justin Timberlake, Bruce Springsteen, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Rihanna, Stevie Wonder, Metallica, among many others.

This time, Rock in Rio would be held in the capital city of Portugal, Lisbon across 4 stages in the Bela Vista Park. The line-up this time includes Muse, Bastille, HAIM, Bruno Mars, Demi Lovato, Anitta, Agir, The Killers, The Chemical Brothers, Katy Perry, Jessie J, Ivete Sangalo, Hailee Steinfeld, among many others.

Apart from the biggest stars of the musical universe, Rock in Rio would be a scintillating experience for music lovers as the City of Rock is a venue like none other. The venue consists of the Main Stage, Music Valley, EDP Rock Street, Street Dance, Super Bock Digital Stage, Pop District; fun and essentials (Ferris Wheel and Zipline); Street shows (cosplay, street dance, theatre references, art, and more); shops and brand activations areas; and a Time Out Market Rock in Rio – a Michelin star food court.

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About the author

Varsha Pillai

She’s human. At least that’s what she’ll tell you. Dare you tell her that she has a good sense of humor and be prepared to be the lab rat for all her lame jokes for the rest of your life. Apart from that, she’s got a master’s degree in ‘Being a 4 a.m. friend’ and is currently pursuing her PhD in making instant noodles.

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