Tonight is the last night of one of the world’s biggest music events .

For the six days bands, local and international have entertained tens of thousands of fans in Rio de Janeiro here in Brazil.

It’s not the first Rock in Rio, there was a previous event on 2001.

A special venue was built, close by the previous; it was almost a ‘city.’


The main stand

Bands and singers from all over the world came to perform.

Los Hermanos, Foo Figthers, Coldplay, Móveis Coloniais de Acaju, Paul McCartney, Radiohead, Incubus, Copacabana Club, Linkin Park and Muse all featured on the opening day.

Avril Lavigne, Paramore, Blink-182, Vanessa da Mata, Justin Bieber, Shakira, Ivete Sangalo, Lady Gaga and Black Eyed Peas on the second.

With Nickelback, Titãs, Bon Jovi, AC/DC, Raimundos, Guns N Roses, U2, Pitty, Tokio Hotel, McFly, Tiago Iorc, Green Day, Jonas Brothers and Miley Cyrus on the third and fourth days.

Gives you an idea of the numbers

Then the last two days 1 & 2 Oct) feathured; Arctic Monkeys, Nando Reis, Bob Dylan, Pearl Jam, The Strokes, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Skank, R.E.M. e The Killers, Rush, Sepultura, Avenged Sevenfold, Metallica, Angra, Iron Maiden, Matanza, Evanescence, Slipknot e Ozzy Osbourne.

So it was a pretty heavy line up.

Opening Night