Festival Rock Italiano

The spectacular Roman amphitheatre Arena Verona is a wonderful setting for operas and symphonies throughout the summer, from June to September. During the prestigious Venice Biennale, which takes place every two years, contemporary music is presented in various venues in Venice to bring out the best of the latest and most innovative music from around the world, from Europe and North America to Asia and Africa.
The MITO Settembre Musica festival is a long event of music of all genres, which will be held in September in the famous northern city. There are stages all over downtown Syracuse, from a raucous boat party to a concert hall where the best of the most talented musicians, artists and musicians from all walks of life are animated. Among them are musicians such as Andrea Boccelli, and there are concerts by Elton John, David Bowie, John Lennon, Paul McCartney and many others.
The beautiful town of Vasto, which moves to the east coast of Italy, is home to the Siren Festival, while the Beach Brew is called Beach Brew, with fresh indie and electronic artists playing on the main stage that borders the Adriatic Sea. Ypsigrock, who also lives in Sicily, has taken her place in recent years, bringing the same symbiosis of music and environment to a rural palace with huge gardens northwest of Milan.
The Eternal City loves its music so much that it has created a park, Parco della Musica, in the squares and parks of the city, where local and national musicians meet from June to September. It is managed by the Music Foundation in Rome and hosts the largest music festival of its kind in Italy and one of the largest in Europe.
Southern Italy’s biggest rock festival is held every July in the heart of Naples. The stunning backdrop of Ravello on the Amalfi Coast hosts some of the best rock bands in the world, from U2, Pink Floyd and the Foo Fighters to the Rolling Stones.
Known as the Wagner Festival, the event focuses on art and performances, as well as music, with an emphasis on classical music. This small, well-known town in southern Piedmont is located between two branches of the Liri River and is also the waterfall of the city where some of the best rock bands in Europe play.
The Independence Days concert in September is an eclectic mix of mostly punk-themed bands, but there are also bands from other genres such as hip-hop, folk, jazz and rock’n “roll. Mainstream groups are joining in – and on top of that, the festival is aimed at the well-known university city of Piedmont, home to many of Italy’s best universities.
Umbria Jazz is the largest jazz jam in Italy, attracting international headliners and Italian musicians alike to celebrate the jazz genre in the medieval city of Perugia. The Festival of Spoleto, officially known as the “Festival of the Two Worlds,” is a medieval town in Umbria, famous for its festivals. It is a cultural, artistic and musical event that unites the old and the new world.
In the spring of 1968, hordes of vibrant hippies were expected to flock to Italy for the first international music festival. Tuscan coastal town to perform a kind of modern version of Woodstock on a meadow in July.
The event was aptly called the First International Pop Festival, and featured the likes of Elvis Presley, the Rolling Stones and the Grateful Dead. Everything was prepared in the sports hall, now called PalaLottomatica, which became the venue of one of the largest international music festivals ever held in Europe.
At first glance, it seems obvious that the festival was a flop, with fewer than a thousand visitors per day. Mainstream Italian festivals suffer from what might be called “headliner syndrome,” as the lineups of such festivals are packed with names and great acts are placed before young, emerging artists from all corners of the world.
Italy is one of the six largest industries in the world, and paradoxically, a single show therefore attracts many more people than a festival. In 2018, the I Days festival, now based in Milan, consisted of just 20 artists, numbering just under 1,000 people, less than half of their hard and rock-oriented counterparts.
Founded in 1998, La Notte della Taranta is an annual music festival that attracts more than 120,000 people each year. The 2019 TarantA Night festival will take to the streets in Melpignano on 25 August and will make its debut in Naples, Italy’s second largest city.
The FRAC Festival for Research in Contemporary Arts has earned a reputation as one of the leading underground festivals for music and visual arts worldwide. People like to dance to the sounds of national music and infect rock stars and artists with enthusiasm. The most talented and forward-thinking artists in the world from all over Italy come together for a series of shows that will last over a month.