Rock in Roma

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Rock in Roma
(Romarock Festival)
Rock in Roma Logo.JPG
Genre Rock music,
Dates June and July
Location(s) Rome
Years active 2002-present
Website
Official Site

The Rock in Rome (until its 2008 edition known as Romarock Festival) is a musical event that takes place annually in Rome at the Capannelle Racecourse usually at the turn of the months of June and July . Does not take place as a classic festival (i.e., it is not of one or more consecutive days in which more groups perform) but as a musical event in which, over a period of a month or so, several groups perform.[1]

Among the artists, Mark Knopfler, Slash, The Chemical Brothers, Jamiroquai, Ben Harper, Toto, Korn, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Skunk Anansie, Franz Ferdinand, The Killers, Cranberries, Nine Inch Nails, Motörhead, ZZ Top, The Cure, Testament, Duran Duran, Dream Theater, Radiohead, Franco Battiato, Caparezza, Subsonica, Vinicio Capossela, Elio e Le Storie Tese, Litfiba, Rammstein, Atoms for Peace, Arctic Monkeys, Green Day, Blur, Iggy & The Stooges, Smashing Pumpkins, Bruce Springsteen.

Feature of the festival is the quality and variety of the line-up thus allowing the meeting of different cultures and musical genres.

During the three previous editions, more than 370,000 people have benefited from the setting Capannelle Racetrack taking part in shows and allowing the achievement dell'esaurito for several evenings. The 2011 edition has seen a total of about two hundred thousand' appearances.

Editions[edit]

2002[edit]

5 July Banco del Mutuo Soccorso / Elettrojoyce
11 July Franco Battiato

2003[edit]

20 June Marlene Kuntz
4 July Latte e i Suoi Derivati
15 July Modena City Ramblers
23 July Elio e le Storie Tese
2 agosto Latte e i Suoi Derivati

2004[edit]

21 June Elio e le Storie Tese
23 June Verdena
26 June Marlene Kuntz
6 July Sean Paul
7 July Air
8 July Peter Gabriel
16 July Modena City Ramblers
19 July Latte e i Suoi Derivati / AnonimArmonisti

2005[edit]

16 June Banco del Mutuo Soccorso / Cappello a Cilindro
7 July Tori Amos / Tom McRae
8 July Emir Kusturica & The No Smoking Orchestra
18 July Jamiroquai
20 July Negramaro

2006[edit]

5 July Afterhours
19 July Franco Battiato / Joan as Police Woman
21 July Massive Attack
28 July Daniele Silvestri

2007[edit]

30 June Daniele Silvestri
1 July Placebo
3 July Peter Gabriel
4 July Deasonika
13 July Finley
16 July Steve Vai
17 July Ricky Martin
18 July Avril Lavigne
20 July Robert Plant

2008[edit]

19 June LOB Tech Tones / Piergiorgio Lucidi
30 June Francesco De Gregori
3 July Subsonica
4 July Fabrizio Moro
6 July Tokio Hotel
11 July Pino Daniele
12 July Aventura
15 July Fiorella Mannoia
16 July Duran Duran
18 July Massive Attack / Djavan
19 July Shaggy / Max Pezzali
24 July Finley
26 July Ben Harper

2009[edit]

27 June Subsonica
30 June UB40
1 July Vinicio Capossela & Calexico
2 July Negrita
4 July Marlene Kuntz
5 July Testament / Kreator / Cathedral
6 July Earth, Wind & Fire / Chic
8 July P.F.M. canta De André
9 July J-Ax
10 July Marta Sui Tubi / Massimo Volume / Surgery
11 July Bandabardò
14 July The Killers / Franz Ferdinand / White Lies
15 July Motörhead / Extrema / Merendine Atomiche
16 July 2 Many DJ’s [ANNULLATO]
18 July Caparezza
20 July Afterhours / Morgan / Hike Has The Giggles
22 July Nine Inch Nails / Animal Collective / TV on the Radio
24 July Daniele Silvestri
25 July Modena City Ramblers

2010[edit]

1 July Heaven & Hell [ANNULLATO]
5 July The Cranberries
6 July Mika
7 July The Gossip
12 July ZZ Top
13 July Ska-P / 99 Posse / Er Piotta / The Hormonauts
14 July Baustelle / Nina Zilli
15 July Skunk Anansie / Motel Connection
21 July Afterhours
22 July Litfiba
26 July The Cult
27 July Daniele Silvestri
28 July Gary Moore

2011[edit]

18 June Thirty Seconds to Mars + CB7
21 June Avenged Sevenfold
23 June Alessandro Mannarino
29 June Korn + Extrema + Stillwell + DJ Kid Knuckles
30 June Subsonica
3 July Black Label Society + Archer
4 July Dream Theater + Anathema + Gamma Ray
6 July Afterhours + Cesare Malfatti
8 July Mogwai + A Classic Education
9 July Fabri Fibra
13 July Chemical Brothers
15 July Franco Battiato
16 July Caparezza
17 July Almamegretta & Raiz (reunion tour)
18 July Daniele Silvestri
19 July Robert Plant & The Band of Joy + Ben Harper
20 July Skunk Anansie + Motel Connection
21 July Elio e le Storie Tese + Nevruz + Le Ossa
22 July Jamiroquai + Fabri Fibra
23 July Jack Johnson + Kaki King
24 July Moby (+ after show DJset)
29 July Slash & Myles Kennedy+ Japanese Voyeur
30 July Max Pezzali

2012[edit]

7 June Afterhours & Afghan Whigs (Tenutosi all'Atlantico Live)
25 June Incubus + fIN
26 June Cypress Hill + Everlast + Dope D.O.D. + Noyz Narcos
27 June Portishead
2 July Deadmau5
3 July Snoop Dogg +Cut Killer
5 July Negrita
8 July Justice + guest
9 July The Cure + Crystal Castles + The Cranes + Paolo Benvegnu' + Denimor
10 July Ray Manzarek & Robby Krieger ( dei The Doors )
11 July J-Ax
12 July Garbage
13 July Armin Van Buuren + Jochen Miller
16 July Nina Zilli
17 July Lenny Kravitz + Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
18 July Kasabian
19 July Elio e Le Storie Tese
20 July Caparezza
21 July Boys Noize + guest
22 July Goran Bregovic
23 July Ben Harper + Nneka
25 July Subsonica
26 July Beach Boys
27 July Simple Minds
28 July Litfiba
30 July Sonata Arctica
2 August Placebo
22 September Radiohead + Caribou

2013[edit]

29 May My Bloody Valentine
5 June Green Day + All Time Low
11 June The Killers + The Stereophonics
21 June Toto
25 June Korn + Bullet for My Valentine + Love and Death
4 July Iggy Pop and the Stooges
5 July Max Gazzè
9 July Rammstein
10 July Arctic Monkeys + The Vaccines + Miles Kane
11 July Bruce Springsteen
13 July Mark Knopfler
14 July The Smashing Pumpkins + Mark Lanegan Band + Beware of Darkness
16 July Atoms for Peace
18 July Ska-P + Casino Royale
22 July Deep Purple
24 July Zucchero
25 July Daniele Silvestri
26 July Neil Young
28 July Sigur Rós
29 July Blur
31 July Negrita

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