It’s not summer in Tuscany without a solid dose of music. Among the many concerts on the bulletin each year, one of the must-sees is Firenze Rocks, a festival that brings some of the all-time best international artists and bands to the Renaissance city.
Metal, rock and hard rock fans can enjoy an exceptional lineup of top stars in those genres, who perform at the Visarno Arena in the Cascine Park, while also getting in a trip to Florence.
Generally, Firenze Rocks takes place in mid-June and welcomes thousands and thosuands of fans from all over Italy and around the world. In past editions, numerous artists have performed including Foo Fighters, Iron Maiden, Ozzy Osbourne, Judas Priest, and Avenged Sevenfold. There’s more: Guns' n Roses, The Kills, Wolf Alice, and Frank Carter and The Rattlesnake.
At the Visarno Arena, a hospitality village is set up for the occasion with a special area for medical assistance, a coat check and various stands offering a wide range of foods, with particular emphasis on Tuscan cuisine.
Here's the 2020 programme:
June 10 Vasco
June 11 Green Day, Weezer, Yungblud, Amyl and The Snyffers, Saint Phnx
June 12 Guns n' Roses
June 13 Red Hot Chili Peppers