The eleventh edition of the Riverock Festival has been presented: in Assisi from 1 to 31 July

Back on stage ad AssisI from 1 to 31 Julyafter two years of forced stop, as part of the summer initiatives in the seraphic city, the Riverock Festival. In this eleventh edition, promoted by the Riverock Cultural Association with the patronage and support of the municipality of the city of Assisi, the fair aims to bring some of the best artists from the independent and new Italian scene back to the heart of Umbria. On stage at the Lyrick Summer Arena in Santa Maria degli Angeli, high-level musical suggestions will alternate for all tastes and all ages.

But the festival is not just music, and in 2022 it will start thanks to support from Perugia Foundationalso “SONO = SOUND Music through pictures” project that reflects on the intricate semiotic relationship between sound and image, between music and its visual representation.
The project consists of the exhibition “Who is Simone Cecchetti?”, A retrospective of one of the most prestigious names in European music photography – for which Sky Arte has just dedicated an exclusive monographic documentary – curated by Marco Dionisi Carducci with criticism of Giorgio Vulcano, and in four conversations with interventions from nationally prominent exponents in the visual arts related to the world of music and entertainment: photography, filmmaking, illustration and graphic design. Everything will take place in the historic center, in the prestigious surroundings of the Palazzo Bonacquisti, kindly granted by the Perugia Foundation. The exhibition, with free admission, continues until 31 July. Opening hours: Tuesday to Friday from 15.30 to 19.30, Saturday and Sunday from 10.30 to 13.30 and from 15.30 to 19.30.

The eleventh edition of the Riverock Festival was presented this morning (June 29) at the Palace of the Province of Perugia in the presence of Veronica Cavallucci (Cultural Council of Assisi Municipality), Marco Carbonari (Perugia Foundation), Jacopo Cardinali and Gabriele Fabbrizi (Association Riverock), the artist Simone Cecchetti.

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To do the house honor was Cardinals and Fabbrizi who, after thanking all the organizations that support the festival, illustrated the 2022 billboard, which is a: “true story of music that will also evolve through images” and the project “Sono = Suono”: “flower all ‘eyelet of this year “. Four concerts on stage: “we worry a lot. The latter, Fulminacci, wants free admission because it is meant to be a way of thanking the public, who have supported us for years, increasingly. ”

The Commissioner horses he emphasized happiness by returning: “to find oneself under the stage of the arena – and not only – to experience moments of music and culture together”. A permanent stage that the Municipality has wanted, a symbol of a restart for Assisi. Thanks to the Riverock Association for the realization of the Festival: “The association, which we asked for an extra effort for this year, and which together with other realities has also worked on organizing a joint project,” Assisi on the wire “, which will primarily increase the excellence of the territory, which we will soon present ».

“Like a fund,” he said lawyer Carbonari – We found the project presented by the Riverock Association extremely interesting and complete. We are by your side and we wish you the success you deserve ».

Finally, it was to end the speeches Simone Cecchetti who told of the traveling exhibition stopping in Assisi from 1 July: «Among the news there is also an unpublished documentary that will be shown in a room in Palazzo Bonacquisti for the entire duration of the exhibition».

The concerts

let’s begin on July 8th with the concert with the duo de Psychologistsa very young group with urban rap sounds, very popular with the audience on “Generation Z”, who after the great success of their debut album Millennial Bug, will bring the songs from the new album “Trauma”, out on the 29th tour this summer April .

July 23 it will be the turn of a great return. Following the success of the tour in the theaters, which started right from the Lyrick stage in 2019Manuel Agnelli will pass through Assisi again with his Tour 2022. The live show will see the artist perform a preview with the tracks from his new album “Ama il nuovo tuo come te”, which will be released on September 30 and is expected by the singles “The depth” degli abissi “, awarded with David di Donatello, “Proci” and “Signorina Mani Avanti”. But the great successes from Afterhours will not be lacking in the line-up. Accompanying him on stage: Frankie and DD from Little Pieces Of Marmelade, Giacomo Rossetti from Negrita and Beatrice Antolini, who are currently touring with Vasco Rossi. Opening of Diraq and Perfect Color.

A big event will fill the Arena instead on July 29th, unique in Italy. That same evening, two of the most important protagonists of Italian electronic music take turns on stage. Samuellead singer for Subsonica, with the only Umbrian stop on his “Elettronica Tour” in full band and for the first time in the green heart of Italy, Mace, one of the most active and popular DJs and producers at the moment, jumped to the ears of the general public with “La song nostra”, a generational anthem written in collaboration with Blanco and Salmo. The collective acts as a glue Tangram with its visual shows and scenery Aura Safari, Feel Fly, Max P and Stefano Tucci.

Riverock will end the season with a boom, The 30th of julywith a gift to the public and to the city, made possible thanks to the support of the municipality of Assisi: the Roman singer-songwriter’s free concert Lightning, for the first time ever in Umbria, which will bring live “Aunt Dear Things and other successes”, a new version of his latest album that made him land on the national ratings and brought him to the Sanremo scene. The evening continues well into the night with the aftershow Saturday I’m in Riverock in collaboration with the Urban Live Club of Perugia.

Riverock 2022 is not only the best of Italian music, but also of the indisputable Italian taste. Peroni it will be the official beer in the new edition of the Festival.

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