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Cirque du Soleil added to “Rock In Rio USA” line up May 8

April 24, 2015 by  

Cirque du Soleil added to "Rock In Rio USA" line up May 8
Cirque du Soleil
will kick off the U.S. debut of the legendary music festival Rock in Rio USA with a high energy, one-time-only performance on the Main Stage Friday, May 8 at 5:30 p.m. (Photo credit: © Erik Kabik Photography/www.erikkabik.com)

Performers from Cirque du Soleil’s Las Vegas productions will invade the festival’s Main Stage for a multi-sensory, never-before-experienced montage created specifically for Rock in Rio, featuring more than 30 performers including aerialists, acrobats, characters and live music. The 15 minute showcase will be a colorful celebration of art and music as it takes festival goers on a unique journey that only Cirque du Soleil can offer.

“It’s exciting to blend the talents of Cirque du Soleil artists from all of our Las Vegas productions and to be included in this iconic event,” said Sandi Croft, Artistic Director for Cirque du Soleil’s Rock in Rio USA performance. “This unique collaboration will create an unforgettable festival experience for fans.”

Rock in Rio USA: Complete Lineup:

May 8

  • Main Stage: No Doubt, Maná, The Pretty Reckless, Smallpools, Cirque du Soleil
  • Mercedes Benz Evolution Stage: Foster the People, Gary Clark Jr, Bleachers, Saints of Valory
  • Electronic Stage: AN21, Ftampa, Wax Motif, MVTH
  • Rock Street Brazil: Spock Frevo Orquestra, Pepeu Gomes, Leo Gandelman
  • Rock Street USA: DJ Druskee & MC Myron Marten, Academy of Villains, Rock in Rio Dance Crew
  • Rock Street UK: Stones the Beetles, Terra Celta

May 9

  • Main Stage: Metallica, Linkin Park, Rise Against, Hollywood Undead
  • Mercedes Benz Evolution Stage: Deftones, Sepultura (feat. Steve Vai), Coheed and Cambria, Of Mice & Men
  • Electronic Stage: Caked Up, Gaslamp Killer, Felguk, Alok
  • Rock Street Brazil: Spock Frevo Orquestra, Pepeu Gomes, Leo Gandelman
  • Rock Street USA: DJ Druskee & MC Myron Marten, Academy of Villains, Rock in Rio Dance Crew
  • Rock Street UK: Stones the Beetles, Terra Celta

May 15

  • Main Stage: Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Echosmith, Ivete Sangalo
  • Mercedes Benz Evolution Stage: Jessie J, Charli XCX, Tove Lo, James Bay
  • Electronic Stage: Whitney Fierce, Jeniluv, Valida, Heidi Lawden
  • Rock Street Brazil: Simoninha Feat. Toni Garrido, Marcos Valle, BossaCucaNova
  • Rock Street USA: DJ Druskee & MC Myron Marten, Rock in Rio Dance Crew
  • Rock Street UK: Stones the Beetles, Terra Celta

May 16

  • Main Stage: Bruno Mars, Sam Smith, Empire of the Sun, Big Sean
  • Mercedes Benz Evolution Stage: John Legend, Joss Stone, Magic, Mikky Ekko
  • Electronic Stage: Behrouz, Renato Ratier, Uner, Dj Vibe
  • Rock Street Brazil: Simoninha Feat. Toni Garrido, Marcos Valle, BossaCucaNova
  • Rock Street USA: DJ Druskee & MC Myron Marten, Rock in Rio Dance Crew
  • Rock Street UK: Stones the Beetles, Terra Celta

Performances on the Main Stage and Mercedes Benz Evolution Stage will alternate timing, allowing audiences to see every performance on the lineup.

Tickets for the upcoming Rock in Rio USA festival in Las Vegas in May are on sale at rockinrio.com/tickets with general admission weekend passes available for $298, single day general admission passes available for $169 (while supplies last) and single day VIP passes available for $498. VIP tickets for May 9 and May 16 have already sold out. For more information, visit www.RockinRio.com.

Cirque du Soleil has a special ticket offer for Rock in Rio attendees. For more information and ticket prices, visit www.cirquedusoleil.com/rockinrio.

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