The Best Concerts in Florence in 2022

The Best Concerts in Florence in 2022

The not-to-miss concerts this year in Florence

One of the things that we missed the most during the pandemic is going dancing and singing at a concert, sharing a special moment with our favorite singers. Now that this is (almost) over, it’s time to review the lyrics of your favorite songs, call your friends and get back to having fun, singing all together! To help you decide who you are going to see on stage, here is a list of the best concerts in Florence this year.

Tiromancino

March 17, 2022
Teatro Verdi

Tiromancino

The Roman band Tiromancino is among the most appreciated band of the Italian musical scene. Since their creation in the 90’s they have always reach a larger audience with their distinguish experimental style. They became successful in 2000 with their album “La descrizione di un attimo”. They have participated twice to the Sanremo Festival; during their whole career they collaborated with a great number of other Italian artists like Elisa, Tizinao Ferro and many others.


Ermal Meta

March 23 and 24, 2022
Tuscany Hall

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Ermal Meta is an Albanian-Italian musician known for his steady dance beats mix with upbeat pop melodies and smooth vocals. His first album entitled “Umano” was released in 2016 and his second album “Vietato Morire” arrived on top of charts in Italy. In 2018 he won the Sanremo Festival by prefomring the song “Non mi avete fatto niente” with Fabrizio Moro. That same year they arrived in fourth position to the Eurovision Song Contest representing Italy.


Maluma

March 19, 2022
Nelson Mandela Forum

Maluma

Maluma is the stage name of the famous Colombian singer from Medellìn. Thanks to his grainy tenor voice, he became extremely popular in Latin America with his album Magia, released in 2012 and then again in the US in 2015 with the album Pretty Boy, Dirty Boy.


Samuele Bersani

April 27, 2022
Tuscany Hall

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Samuele Bersani is considered one of the finest songwriters in Italy. His career started thanks to Lucio Dalla who noticed his talent and for whom Bersani wrote many songs. The artist started his solo career in 1991 with his first album “C’hanno preso tutto” from which the song “Chicco e Spillo” became a major hit. In 1994 he released another album “Freak” that instantly became a huge success. In 2000 the artist went to the Sanremo festival where he performed his song “Replay” and placed fifth.


Fiorella Mannoia

April 30, 2022
Teatro Verdi

Fiorella Mannoia

Fiorella Mannoia is a very famous Italian singer whose career started in the 70’s. On this tour “La versione di Fiorella” she will perform the songs that have marked her career, from the beginnings to the last album “Padroni di Niente”.


Madame

May 10, 2022
Tuscany Hall

Madame

The Italian singer Madame is among the most popular singer of the country of the past two years. Her career started in 2018 with the release of her song “Anna” and collaborations with Italian rap figures like Rkomi and Marracash. In 2020 she continued to release singles: “Baby” and “Sentimi” but her success truly arrived in 2021 with her song “Voce” bringing her to the Sanremo festival that year.


Litfiba

May 16-17, 2022
Tuscany Hall

Litfiba

Litfiba is one of the most important and influential Italian rock band of the 80’s and 90’s. The band managed to build a solid Italian indie scene and they played a major role in promoting rock music in the country. This year, the band will be performing in some of the biggest cities of Italy, including Florence, their hometown.


Joe Satriani

May 24, 2022
Teatro Verdi

Joe Satrianii

Joe Satriani is an American guitarist and songwriter who started his career in music by teaching guitar. His impressive career with 15 Grammy Award nominations, makes him the bestselling instrumental rock guitarist of all time. The artist worked with some of the greatest rock singers of the 80’s and 90’s like Mick Jagger and Deep Purple. He became successful with his album “Surfing with the Alien” released in 1987.


Mahmood

May 24, 2022
Tuscany Hall

Mahomood

The Milanese-Egyptian singer Mahmood is currently one of the most popular artists in Italy. In 2019, Mahmood won the Sanremo Music Festival with the song “Soldi”. He won the Sanremo Music Festival 2022 once again, alongside Blanco with the song “Brividi”, and will represent Italy again in the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Turin.


Gianna Nannini

May 28, 2022
Stadio Artemio Franchi

Gianna Nannini

Groundbreaking Gianna Nannini is Italy’s foremost female rock singer with her golden age in the 80’s. Known primarily for her rock ballads and her signature coarse, sensual voice, she is ready to tour around Italy from March 2022.


Vasco Rossi

June 3, 2022
Ippodromo del Visarno

Vasco Rossi

One of the main rock performers in Italy, and a “once in a lifetime” concert, Vasco Rossi’s performances are full of energy and happiness. His Modena Park 2017 concert is the highest-attended ticketed concert of all time. There will be a total of 11 dates of the VASCO LIVE tour ’22 which will start from Trento and will cross all of Italy.


Firenze Rocks Festival

June 16-19, 2022
Ippodromo del Visarno

Firenze Rocks Festival

Firenze Rocks, one of the biggest Italian festivals is coming back for another edition. Every year, prestigious artists are invited to perform on the stage of the Visarno Arena in the famous Parco delle Cascine. The 2022 line-up includes: Green Day and Weezer on 16th, Muse and Placebo on 17th, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and ASAP Rocky on 18th and Metallica and Greta Van Fleet on the last day.


Cesare Cremonini

June 22, 2022
Stadio Artemio Franchi

Cesare Cremonini

It is at the end of the 90’s that Cesare Cremonini and his band Lùnapop became extremely popular in Italy  with their only record entitled “…Squérez?”. In 2002 Cesare Cremonini started his solo career and in 2005 released his first success, the album “Maggese”. The artist will be on tour in Italy from June to July.


Achille Lauro

July 20, 2022
Piazza SS Annunziata

Achille Lauro

Achille Lauro is one of the most interesting figures of the current Italian music industry. This year he will represent San Marino in the Eurovision Song Contest. The artist will be on tour in Italy from May to July.


Steve Hackett

July 25, 2022
Piazza SS Annunziata

Steve Hackett

Steve Hackett built his international reputation as a guitarist with the legendary band Genesis together with Peter Gabriel, Tony Banks, Mike Rutherford and Phil Collins. He left the group in 1977 and started his solo career displaying his guitarist talents. During his career he released more than 30 albums and his rock star status was recognize in 2010 when he was inducted into the Rock Hall of Fame.


Decibel Open Air Festival

September 10-11, 2022
Ippodromo del Visarno

Decibel Openair Festival

The Decibel Open Air is a festival of electronic music that happens every year in Florence since 2017. This event is one of the most important European festivals in terms of electronic music. Every year, the crowd comes to listen to the big names of electronic and techno music. In the past editions, the stage of the festival hosted artists like Nina Kraviz, Amelie Lens, Peggy Gou and many others.


Paul Weller

September 12, 2022
Tuscany Hall

Paul Weller

Paul Weller’s career in music started in the 70’s by leading the rock band the Jam, which was very popular in the UK. Through time the artist developed an interest in jazz and house music and left the band at the beginning of the 90’s. His song “Into Tomorrow” released in the 90’s marked the success of his solo career.


Mika

September 21-22, 2022
Teatro Verdi

Mika

Mika’s colorful, vibrant melodies are without a doubt one of the most listened to during the 2000’s.  He became popular thanks to songs like “Grace Kelly” and “Relax, Take It Easy” both released in 2007 on his first album “Life In Cartoon Motion”. His popularity led him to become a judge of the Italian and French TV shows:  X Factor Italia and The Voice France.


Sfera Ebbasta

October 6, 2022
Nelson Mandela Forum

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The Italian rapper Sfera Ebbasta is without a doubt one of the most popular artists of the country. His success started in 2015 with his first album XDVR, initially released on YouTube. His latest album Famoso released in 2021 is another great success and the artist organized a tour throughout Italy, for the occasion.

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Counting Crows

October 6, 2022
Tuscany Hall

Counting Crows

Counting Crows is an American rock band created in the 90’s. They started their career with their album “August and Everything After” released in 1993 and was immediately a huge success with millions of copies sold. With their other productions and especially their live performances, the band has been recognized by the music industry as one of the most successful bands ever.


Negramaro

October 19, 2022
Tuscany Hall

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Born in 1999 the Negramaro band started to become famous in 2004 with their album “000577”. In 2005 the band participated to the Sanremo Festival with their song “Mentre Tutto Scorre” and won a long series of prizes. Since then, their success has not decreased, and they occupied an important role in the Italian music scene.


James Taylor

October 31, 2022
Teatro Verdi

James Taylor

For more than fifty years, the American guitarist James Taylor has been moving his audience with his personal style of guitar-playing. His first success dates back to 1970 with his song “Fire and Rain”. Since the 70’s every album he released was a huge success and sold millions of copies. Since 2000 he has become part of both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame.


The Cure

November 1, 2022
Nelson Mandela Forum

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Fans of The Cure can celebrate: the iconic band of the English dark scene is ready to return to the scene by releasing the new album and embarking on a European tour of 44 dates in 22 different countries.


Salmo

November 17, 2022
Nelson Mandela Forum

Salmo

The career of the Italian rapper Salmo started in 2011 with the release of his first album “The Island Chainsaw Massacre”. His aggressive-electronic music conquered the Italian audience and his other albums: “Midnite” (2013) “Hellvisback” (2016) and “Playlist” (2018) released later are even more successful. Since then, the artist participated to numerous European festivals. He also collaborated with many other Italian singers like Sfera Ebbasta, Coez and Blanco.

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