Saturday, October 1, 2011

Rock in Rio in Dubai?

Ever heard of Rock in Rio? No?! Well, maybe you should take the time to read the info below and stay tuned because it seems this great event just might come this way soon…

That’s right! Roberto Medina, Brazilian businessman and creator of Rock in Rio – simply one of the most important music festivals in the world – has announced that he is coming to the UAE for some meetings regarding a possible Rock in Rio in Dubai.

Why is Rock in Rio so special? World renowned artists putting on a great show, audiences of thousands of people every night and the possibility of a better world (during the last ten years, seven editions of Rock in Rio have generated a total of 4.803.357,00 Euros for several different social and environmental projects).

The first edition of Rock in Rio, held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, back in 1985, was followed by eight more – four in Portugal and two in Spain.

Who has played at Rock in Rio? Artists including Queen, James Taylor, Rod Stewart, Iron Maiden, Prince, Oasis, Joe Cocker, Men at Work, Faith no More, George Michael, Billy Idol and many, many more.

Actually, the tenth edition of Rock in Rio is happening in Rio as we speak. Stevie Wonder, Elton John, Katy Perry, Rihanna, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Snow Patrol, Motorhead, Metallica, Lenny Kravitz, Shakira, Joss Stone, Janelle Monáe, Jamiroquai, Ivete Sangalo, Titãs, Paralamas do Successo, Capital Inicial, Milton Nascimento,  Marcelo D2, Jota Quest and many other artists have already performed.

And there is still more to come over the last two days of the festival...

Today:
Frejat, Skank, Maná, Maroon 5, Coldplay.

Tomorrow:
Detonautas, Pitty, Evanescence, System of a Down, Guns N’Roses.

Curious? Click here and see it all live online!!!!

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