Rock In Rio is returning to Rio De Janeiro
Rock in Rio

The biggest music and entertainment event is happening this Sept. 18- Rock in Rio returns to Rio de Janeiro. Celebrating its 30-year anniversary, the music festival is guaranteed to not disappoint.

The seven-day event will take place on Sept. 18-20 and Sept. 24-27 and is expected to welcome nearly 600 thousand people. It will not only feature an impressive lineup of amazing performances, it will also feature over a hundred music attractions, rides, stores and restaurants.

Among the exciting lineup are Katy Perry, Rihanna, Queen + Adam Lambert, One Republic, Sam Smith, Rod Stewart, Elton John, Seal, Faith No More, Metallica and Mötley Crüe.

The music festival organizers intend to present a memorable experience for attendees. Operating from 2 pm to 3 am, people can enjoy performances from major national and international artists, art, culture and music dedicated to Brazil, Electronic DJs, street dance performances and bigger and better rides such as the roller coaster, zip line and x-treme.

Also to celebrate its 30th anniversary, Rock in Rio will launch the Dubhits promotion. You can register via the festival’s website www.rockinrio.com and record videos with songs suggested by the festival organizers. The best videos will win prizes and at the end of each week, the best video will win an extra prize. They will also stand to win the ultimate prize- watch Metallica perform.

To keep up with the fast-approaching music festival, you can visit the following sites: Rock in Rock official site, Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram. You can also check out the full lineup of the stages below.

The stages of Rock in Rio 2015:

World Stage Line-up

September 18, Friday
7 pm - Rock in Rio 30th anniversary special / 9 pm - The Script / 10:30 pm - OneRepublic / 12 am - Queen + Adam Lambert

September 19, Saturday
7 pm - Gojira / 9 pm - Royal Blood / 10:30 pm - Mötley Crüe / 12 am - Metallica

September 20, Sunday
7 pm - Paralamas do Sucesso / 9 pm - Seal/ 10:30 pm - Elton John / 12 am- Rod Stewart

September 24, Thursday
7 pm - CPM 22 / 9 pm - Hollywood Vampires / 10:30 pm - Queens of the Stone Age / 12 am - System of a Down

September 25, Friday
7 pm - De La Tierra / 9 pm - Mastodon / 10:30 pm - Faith no More / 12 am- Slipknot

September 26, Saturday
7 pm - Lulu Santos / 9 pm - Sheppard / 10:30 pm - Sam Smith / 12 am - Rihanna

September 27, Sunday
7 pm - Cidade Negra / 9 pm - Robyn / 10:30 pm - A-Ha / 12 am - Katy Perry

Sunset Stage Line-up

September 18, Friday
3 pm - Dônica + Arthur Verocai / 4:40 pm - Ira! + Rappin Hood + Tony Tornado / 6 pm - Lenine + Nação Zumbi / 8 pm - Tribute to Cássia Eller

September 19, Saturday
3:15 pm - Noturnall + Michael Kiske / 4:30 pm - Angra + Dee Snider + Doro Pesch / 6 pm - Ministry + Burton C. Bell / 8 pm - Korn

September 20, Sunday
3:15 pm - Alice Caymmi + Eumir Deodato / 4:30 pm - Baby do Brasil + Pepeu Gomes / 6 pm - Magic! / 8 pm - John Legend

September 24, Thursday
3:15 pm - Project 46 + John Wayne / 4:30 pm - Halestorm / 6 pm - Lamb of God / 8 pm - Deftones

September 25, Friday
3:15 pm - Clássicos do Terror / 4:30 pm - Moon Spell + Derrick Green / 6 pm - Nightwish + Tony Kakko / 8 pm - Steve Vai + Camerata Florianópolis

September 26, Saturday
3:15 pm - Brothers of Brazil / 4:30 pm - Erasmo Carlos + Ultraje a Rigor / 6 pm - Angelique Kidjo + Richard Bona / 8 pm - Sérgio Mendes + Carlinhos Brown

September 27, Sunday
3:15 pm - Suricato + Raul Midón / 4:30 pm - Aurea + Boss AC /6 pm - Al Jarreau + Marcos Valle / 8 pm - Show 450 anos

Electronic Line-up

September 18, Friday
10:30 pm - Vivi Seixas / 11:15 pm - Mary Olivetti / 12 am - Barbara Tucker Live P.A / 1:45 am - Kerry Chandler / 2 am - DJ Memê

September 19, Saturday
10:30 pm - Chemical Surf / 11:15 pm - La Liga / 11:55 pm - Tropkillaz / 12:35 am - Headhunterz / 1:35 am - Crookers

September 20, Sunday
10:30 pm - Elekfantz / 11:15 pm - Flow & Zeo Feat Karina Zeviani / 12 am - Gui Boratto / 1 am - Pig and Dan / 2 am - Matador

September 24, Thursday
10:30 pm - 2 Attack (Paula Chalup + Mau Mau) / 11:30 pm - Anderson Noise + Mau Mau + Renato Cohen / 12:30 am - Dave Clarke / 1:45 am - Carl Craig

September 25, Friday
10:30 pm - HNQO / 11:15 pm - Volkoder / 12 am - Marcelo Cic / 1 am - Felguk / 2 am - Alok

September 26, Saturday
10:30 pm - Conti B2B Mandi / 11:30 pm - Leo Janeiro B2B Leozinho / 12:30 am - DJ Vibe B2B Rui Vargas / 1:45 am - Matthias Tanzmann B2B Davide Squillace

September 27, Sunday
10:30 pm - Amanda Chang / 11:15 pm - Diego Miranda (part Rodrigo Shá) / 12 am - Ely Yabu / 1 am - Life is a Loop / 2 am - Vintage Culture

Rock Street Line-up

September 18
3:30 pm - Joyce Cândido / 5:30 pm - Rabo de Lagartixa / 8 pm - João Donato

September 19
3:30 pm - Krow / 5:30 pm - República / 8 pm - Motorocker

September 20
2 pm - João Sabiá / 5:30 pm - Rodrigo Shá / 8 pm - Gabriel Moura

September 24
3:30 pm - Age of Artemis / 5:30 pm - About2Crash / 8 pm - Eminence

September 25
3:30 pm - Wilson Sideral feat Luana Camarah / 5:30 pm - Maurício Baia / 8 pm - Bula

September 26
3:30 pm - George Israel / 5:30 pm - Rodrigo Santas / 8 pm - Autoramas

September 27
3:30 pm - Maria Luiza / 5:30 pm - Marcos Valle / 8 pm - Bossacucanova