Every September Prato is transformed into a rock music city, hosting the rock festival, Settembre Prato è Spettacolo, which has been running since 2015 and is organized by Fonderia Cultart. Previous editions have seen the likes of Interpol, Air, Einsturzende Neubauten, Benjamin Clementine, The Darkness, Blonde Redhead, Verdena, Marlene Kuntz, Afterhours, Litfiba, Brunori Sas, The Zen Circus, Caparezza, Negrita, Carmen Consoli, Elio e le storie tese, and many more top bands performing on a pop-up stage in piazza del Duomo.
Every year rockers come from all over Italy to not only experience the magnificent historical centre setting of the city but to listen to exceptional and exciting musical performances at the festival that brings the best of Italian and international indie rock to Tuscany.
Concerts on the program this year:
August 29 Gazzelle
August 30 Salmo
August 31 Mike Patton with Camerata Strumentale Città di Prato performing the album Mondo Cane
September 1 Flaming Lips and Eels
September 2 Subsonica
September 3 Carl Brave