Rock in Rio

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Marta Antelo
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Where?Rio de Janeiro When? September 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10 and 11. Genres? Rock and Pop

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Rock in Rio 2022

The festival Rock in Rio is known as the largest festival in the world. There have been editions in different cities such as Madrid or Las Vegas. However, where more editions have been celebrated has been in Lisbon y Rio de Janeiro.


The festival was born in 1985, thanks to Roberto Medina, a Brazilian entrepreneur. The first edition featured artists such as AC/DC, Iron Maiden and Queen.

The last edition of Rock in Rio took place in Rio de Janeiro in 2019.The 2020 and 2021 editions had to be canceled due to the pandemic.

This year it returns Rock in Rio returns this year in the cities of Lisbon y Rio de Janeiro with more enthusiasm than ever. But that's not all, another Rock in Rio has already been confirmed in Santiago, Chile. Santiago de Chile for the year 2023. However, on this occasion we will mention everything related to the festival in Brazil, Rio de Janeiro.

Rock in Rio 2022 Rio de Janeiro Poster

The city of Rio de Janeiroas the main host of the festival, is not left behind. In this city, the festival will last seven days. The headliners for each of the days will be international great international artists.


Similarly, we mention that the festival has several boxes, which are: Palco Mundo, Palco Sunset, New Dance Oder, Espaço Favela, Rock District, Highway Stage and Supernova. Below are some of the artists and bands that will be performing in the Palco Mundo. However, below you will find all the artists and their respective schedules.


World Box

  • Iron Maiden

  • Megan Thee Stallion

  • Post Malone

  • Jason Derulo

  • Justin Bieber

  • Guns n Roses

  • Måneskin

  • Green Day

  • Fall Out Boy

  • Coldplay

  • Dua Lipa

  • Dream Theater

  • Sepultura +Brazilian Symphony Orchestra

  • Marshmello

  • Alok

  • Gojira

  • Demi Lovato

  • The Offspring

  • Migos

  • CPM22

  • Billy Idol

  • Seed Capital

  • IZA

  • Camila Cabello

  • Bastille

  • Djavan

  • Rita Ora

  • Ivete Sangalo

Festival Schedule

Find out what time your favorite artist or band will be performing at this festival. Here is the schedule by day.

September 2nd

World Box

  • Dream Theater / 12:10 AM

  • Sepultura + Orquestra Sinfônica Brasileira / 06:00 PM

  • Gojira / 08:10 PM

  • Iron Maiden / 10:20 PM

Sunset Box

  • Black Pantera + Devotees / 03:30 PM

  • Metal Allegiance / 04:55 PM

  • Living Colour + Steve Vai / 07:05 PM

  • Bullet For My Valentine / 09:15 PM

New Dance Order

  • Renato Ratier Vs Diogo Aciolly 12:30 AM

  • Len Faki 02:00 AM

  • Chang Rodrigues Live 04:00 PM

  • Flo Masse Vs Craig Ouar 05:00 PM

  • Binaryh 06:30 PM

  • Valentina Luz 08:00 PM

  • Victoria Engel 09:30 PM

  • Ananda 11:00 PM

Espaço Favela

  • Revengin / 04:30 PM

  • Affront / 05:55 PM

  • Gangrena Gasosa / 08:05 PM

Supernova Box

  • Crypta 04:30 PM

  • Surra 05:30 PM

  • Ritual Slaughter 06:30 PM

  • Ratos de Porão 07:30 PM

Rock District

  • Sioux 66 03:00 PM

  • Eminence 04:30 PM

  • Noturnall 06: 30 PM

  • Oitão 08:00 PM

September 3rd

World Box

  • Post Malone / 12:10 AM

  • Alok / 06:00 PM

  • Jason Derulo / 08:10 PM

  • Marshmello / 10:20 PM

Sunset Box

  • Papatinho e L7nnon + MC Hariel e MC Carol / 03:30 PM

  • Xamã + Brô MC's / 04:55 PM

  • Criolo + Mayra Andrade / 07:05 PM

  • Racionais MC's / 09: 15 PM

New Dance Order

  • Malifoo /12:30 AM

  • Bhaskar /01:30 AM

  • Chris Lorenzo /03:00 AM

  • Fluxzone /04:00 PM

  • Alamanac / 05:00 PM

  • Victor Lou / 06:00 PM

  • Illusionize / 07:15 PM

  • Kvsh / 07:45 PM

  • Groove Delight /10:15 PM

  • Carola / 11:30 PM

Espaço Favela

  • Azula / 04:30 PM

  • Bin / 05:55 PM

  • PK convida Don Ruan / 08:05 PM

Supernova Box

  • Hiosaki / 04:30 PM

  • Yunk Vino / 05:30 PM

  • MC Poze do Rodo invites Bielzin / 06:30 PM

  • Teto / 07:30 PM

Rock District

  • Rock Street Band / 03:20 PM

  • Evil / 05:00 PM

  • Wilson Sideral - Tropical Blues / 07: 10 PM

September 4th

World Box

  • Justin Bieber / 12:10 AM

  • Iza / 06:00 PM

  • Migos / 08:10 PM

  • Demi Lovato / 10:20 PM

Sunset Box

  • Matuê / 03:30 PM

  • Luísa Sonza with Marina Sena / 04:55 PM

  • Emicida and guests / 07:05 PM

  • Gilberto Gil with family / 09:15 PM

New Dance Order

  • Liu / 01:00 AM

  • Lost Frequencies / 02:30 AM

  • Maz / 04:00 PM

  • Öwnboss / 05:00 PM

  • Gabe / 06:00 PM

  • Cat Dealers / 07:15 PM

  • Dubdogz / 08:45 PM

  • Sickickick / 10:15 PM

  • Samhara / 11:15 PM

Espaço Favela

  • Taylan / 04:30 PM

  • Buchecha / 05:55 PM

  • Funk Orquestra / 08:05 PM

Supernova Box

  • Wc no Beat & Convidados Felp22, Hyperanhas e MC TH / 05:30 PM

  • Lil Whind (Whindersson Nunes) / 07:30 PM

Rock District

  • Fonk's Gang / 03:20 PM

  • Lucy Alves / 05:00 PM

  • Rock Street Band / 07:10 PM

September 8th

World Box

  • Guns N' Roses / 12:10 AM

  • CPM 22 / 06:00 PM

  • Offspring / 08:10 PM

  • Måneskin / 10:20 PM

Sunset Box

  • Duda Beat / 03:30 PM

  • Gloria Groove / 04:55 PM

  • Corinne Bailey Rae / 07:05 PM

  • Jessie J / 09:15 PM

New Dance Order

  • Sarah Stenzel / 12:00 AM

  • Zac / 01 AM

  • Adriatique / 02 AM

  • Nu Azeite Live / 04:00 PM

  • Marta Supernova / 05:00 PM

  • Leo Janeiro Vs Nepal / 06:30 PM

  • Du Serena Vs Junior C / 08:00 PM

  • Gui Boratto / 09:30 PM

  • Ben Böhmer / 10:30 PM

Espaço Favela

  • Izzra / 04:30 PM

  • TH4I invites Lia Clark / 05:55 PM

  • Drenna / 08:55 PM

Supernova Box

  • Cali / 04:30 PM

  • Scatolove / 05:30 PM

  • O Grilo / 06: 30 PM

  • Francisco, the Man / 07:30 PM

Rock District

  • Stormsons / 05:00 PM

  • Rodrigo Santos / 07:10 PM

  • Rock Street Band / 08:30 PM

September 9th

World Box

  • Green Day / 12:10 AM

  • Capital Inicial / 06:00 PM

  • Billy Idol / 08:10 PM

  • Fall Out / Boy / 10:20 PM

Sunset Box

  • Di Ferrero + Vitor Kley / 03:30 PM

  • Jão + guest / 04:55 PM

  • 1985: A homenagem / 07:05 PM

  • Avril Lavigne / 09:15 PM

New Dance Order

  • Paranormal Attack C / 12:00 AM

  • Blazy / 01:30 AM

  • Neelix / 02:30 AM

  • Mecca / 04:00 PM

  • Antdot / 05:30 PM

  • Aly & Fila / 07:00 PM

  • Rica Amaral / 09: 30 -PM

  • Vegas / 10:30 PM

Espaço Favela

  • Marvvila / 04: 30 PM

  • Choice / 05:55 PM

  • MD Chefe e Domlaike / 08:05 PM

Supernova Box

  • Number Teddie / 04:30 PM

  • Sebastianismos / 05:30 PM

  • Castello Branco / 06:30 PM

  • Supercombo / 07:30 PM

Rock District

  • The Lokomotiv / 03:20 PM

  • Deia Cassali / 05:00 PM

  • Fernando Badauí / 07:10 PM

  • Rock Street Band / 08:30 PM

September 10th

World Box

  • Coldplay / 12:10 AM

  • Djavan / 06:00 PM

  • Bastille 08: 10 -PM

  • Camila Cabello 10: 10 PM

Sunset Box

  • Bala Desejo + guest / 03:30 PM

  • Gilsons + guest / 04:55 PM

  • Maria Rita + guest / 07:05 PM

  • CeeLo Green / 09:15 PM

New Dance Order

  • Jetlag / 01:00 AM

  • Kaskade / 02:30 AM

  • Alexiz Bcx / 04:00 PM

  • Bruno Be Vs Fancy Inc / 05:00 PM

  • Chemical Surf / 06:30 PM

  • The Fish House / 08:00 PM

  • Makj / 09: 30 PM

  • Gabriel Boni / 10: 30 PM

  • Curol / 11:45 PM

Espaço Favela

  • The Pavuna / 04:30 PM

  • Orochi / 05:55 PM

  • Ferrugem / 08: 05 PM

Supernova Box

  • Macacko / 04:30 PM

  • João Napoli invites Ananda / 05:30 PM

  • Daparte / 06:30 PM

  • Jovem Dionísio 07:30 PM

Rock District

Thiago Fragoso / 05:00 PM

Rock Street Band 08:30 PM

All Stars Rock Band with Dinho Ouro Preto, João Barone, PJ e Liminha, Andreas Kisser

September 11th

World Box

  • Dua Lipa / 12:10 AM

  • Ivete Sangalo / 06:00 PM

  • Rita Ora / 08:10 PM

  • Megan Thee Stallion / 10:20 PM

Sunset Box

  • Liniker + Luedji Luna / 03:30 PM

  • Power! Elza Vive, a show in tribute to Elza Soares / 04:55 PM

  • Macy Gray / 07:05 PM

  • Ludmilla / 09:15 PM

New Dance Order

  • Eli Iwasa / 12:00 AM

  • Anna / 02:00 AM

  • Mary Olivetti / 04:00 PM

  • Aline Rocha / 06:00 PM

  • Anabel Englund / 07:30 PM

  • Ella De Vuono / 09:00 PM

  • Blond:Ish / 10:30 PM

Espaço Favela

  • Ella Fernandes / 04:00 PM

  • Azzy / 05:55 PM

  • Lexa / 08:05 PM

Supernova Box

  • Muse Maya / 04:30 PM

  • Mariah Nala / 05:30 PM

  • Bianca / 06:30 PM

  • Priscilla Alcântara / 07:30 PM

Rock District

  • Di Ferreiro / 05:00 PM

  • Flausino e Sideral cantam Cazuza: 07:00 PM

  • Rock Street Band: 08:00 PM

Where will Rock in Rio 2022 be held?

For this year's edition of the Rock in Rio festival, it will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In the following section we leave you more details.

Rock in Rio 2022 Rio de Janeiro: Barra Olympic Park

The sports complex Barra Olympic Park is the venue chosen to host this year's festival. The venue was started to be built in 2012 and hosted the Olympic Games held in the city in 2016.

It is very extensiveIt is very large, making it the ideal choice to host a festival of this size. The complex has direct access to the Jacarepaguá Lagoon. It is located west of the city center.

Hotels near Rio de Janeiro

How to get to Rock in Rio 2022

If you don't live in the host city, you will have to go to to the host city. As it is a capital city, it is easy to get there. Here are a few options.

Getting to Rock in Rio in Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro is an accessible city if you are traveling from abroad, since it is the capital of Brazil. Some of the ways to get to the festival site are:

  • PlaneThe city has an international airport, with connections to a large number of countries.

  • StreetcarOnce you are in Rio de Janeiro, you can take the streetcar to the festival site.

  • BusTo get to the festival site, one of the best options is to use the bus, as there is a bus stop just a few meters away.

In this same sense, here are some of the routes and lines that have stops near the venue:

Bus: 41, 50, 51, 51A, 51A, 53A.

Rock in Rio tickets, Rio de Janeiro

The ticket for a single day at Rock in Rio costs 69 €. A weekend pass is 112 €. However, they are all sold out.

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