ROME, ITALY – Confirmations of big names has arrived for yet another great edition 2010 of “Rock in Roma” , one of the most successful rock event within the most important European musical events, that gathers thousands of people every evening in the historic city of Rome l at the Rome Cappannelle. Summer in Rome is going to be filled with good music !
Right after Ska-p, 99 Posse, Skunk Anansie and The Cult, a new line up of artists has been announced for the much anticipated rock event of the year – Rock In Rome 2010 . Famous names includes the British singer Mika . A multi-platinum artist who released his first full-length studio album, Life in Cartoon Motion in 2007 which sold more than 5.6 million copies worldwide and got the artist to win a Brit Award and receive a Grammy award nomination.
Also in the line-up includes the band – Gossip (formerly The Gossip) who is an American indie-rock band fronted by Beth Ditto. The band was relatively unknown until they hit success with their third studio album, “Standing in the Way of Control”. Their style has been described as “a soul or gospel” voice with “a sort of funky punk soundtrack”. The band stated a liking for post-punk bands birthday-party but also for other genres like dance and hip-hop.
Finally, ZZ Top – an American blues rock trio, formed in 1969 in Texas . ZZ Top is ranked number 44 on VH1’s “100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock”. The trio is one of the longest running rock bands to retain the same line-up. ZZ Top was inducted by Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame during the annual ceremony on March 15, 2004. Cub Koda wrote, “As genuine roots musicians, they have few peers; Gibbons is one of America’s finest blues guitarists working in the hard rock idiom … while Hill and Beard provide the ultimate rhythm section support.”
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Tickets in pre-sale for “ROCK IN ROMA 2010” (28 June – 28 July).
MIKA (July 6)
GOSSIP (July 7)
ZZ TOP (July 12)
SKA-P + 99 POSSE (July 13)
SKUNK ANANSIE (July 15)
THE CULT + Special Guest (July 26)
Ippodromo delle Cappannelle – Via Appia Nuova, 1245 – Roma
Information on : Tel. 06-45496305
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