Roma Incontra Il Mondo: Villa Ada Festival 2021

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This year’s title is healing music: the festival will run from June 23 to August 18

This summer, in the thickly wooded Villa Ada, Roma Incontra Il Mondo (Rome Meets The World) is on again for its 27th edition, titled “La Musica Che Cura” (Healing Music), for 60 days and two stages. As always, it will be hosting a lineup of both Italian and international artists which will include:

GIANCANE (June 23), Spaghettiland with Margherita Vicario and Nayt (June 24), Arto Lindsay as Carmelo Bene (June 25), Tutte le Poesie Possibili in honor of Renato Nicolini (June 26 – free), GIUDA (June 27), Bella, Gabriella! Mamma Roma e le sue figlie (June 28), Caro Faber Roma Canta De André (June 29), Juggernaut + nero di Marte (June 30 – free), London 69 performing THE BEATLES (July 1), Dub FX feat. Mr Woodnote (July 2), Greg & Fat Bones Big Band (July 4), I Ministri (July 5), Vasco Brondi (July 6), Indaco & Friends Trentennale (July 7 – free), Radiodervish (July 8), Martux_M (July 9), Bombino with Adriano Viterbini (July 10 – free), Best of Claudio Morici (July 12), Nuove Tribù Zulu (July 13, free), Michela Giraud (July 14), Futuro Arcaico Showcase (July 15), Asian Dub Foundation “La Haine” Live Soundtrack (July 16), Leyla Mccalla + Jozef Van Wissem (July 17), Luca Ravenna (July 18), Huun-Huur-Tu (July 19), Grupo Compay Segundo (July 21), Subsonica (July 22)IOSONOUNCANE (July 23), Ron Gallo (July 26), Fatoumata Diawara (July 27), Negrita (July 28), Melancholia (July 29), Sons of Kemet + Alek Hidell (July 30), Rome Psych Nite La Batteria + Soviet Soviet + Big Mountain County (July 31), C’mon Tigre (August 1), Borgata Boredom Reloaded (August 5), Ernia (August 6), Massenzio Ieri Oggi Domani e il Treatro della Città (August 7), Kokoroko + Mondocane (August 8), Modena City Ramblers (August 9), Kodex voicing John Carpenter (August 11), Moltheni (August 12), and other dates to be announced!


Everyday for the span of six summer weeks, from the afternoon and into the night, the green heart of Rome will beat to the rhythm of its many concerts, performances, debates and tastings. Events will stretch across summer camps and workshops, not to mention D’ADA Park, where there is free entrance to live music, exhibitions and readings. The new addition this year is the introduction of numerous theatre shows.


From June 10 till August

Villa Ada

Via di Ponte Salario, 28

Concerts from 9.30pm on the main stage

Access to D’Ada Park from 6pm (free area)

Rome Summer Festivals 2022

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