Seven-day rock fest begins in Rio de Janeiro

The Rock in Rio music festival kicks off its sixth edition today in Rio de Janeiro.

Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro.

Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro. Image by Leonardo Shinagawa / CC BY 2.0

Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, the event will feature over 150 musical acts on five stages in the Cidade do Rock (City of Rock), located in Rio's Barra da Tijuca neighborhood. In addition to a wide array of musical acts, festival goers can enjoy shops, bars, restaurants, rides, a zip line -  and love birds can flock to Capela da Cidade do Rock (City of Rock Chapel), a new addition to this year's event, where marriage ceremonies will take place during the festival. Read more: riotimesonline.com    

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