By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – While the fifth edition of the Lollapalooza Brasil music festival will take place in São Paulo in the Autódromo de Interlagos on Saturday, March 12th and Sunday, March 13th, seven of the festival’s main lineup attractions will make their way to Rio de Janeiro to perform live in three venues beginning March 13th.

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Grammy-winning American band, Alabama Shakes will perform live at Circo Voador on Tuesday, March 15th, press image.

The shows include The Joy Formidable and Of Monsters and Men at Circo Voador on March 13th; Florence +the Machine and Mumford & Sons at Metropolitan on March 14th; Alabama Shakes at Circo Voador on March 15th; and Twenty One Pilots and Walk The Moon at Sacadura 154 on March 16th.

First, Icelandic, English-language indie folk band Of Monsters and Men will perform at Rio’s Circo Voador in Lapa on Sunday, March 13th with the Welsh alternative rock band, The Joy Formidable performing to open the night.

Who: Of Monsters and Men and The Joy Formidable
When: Sunday, March 13th, 8PM
Where: Circo Voador, Arcos s/n -Lapa
Entrance: R$120 – R$320

Next, English indie rock band Florence + the Machine will return to Rio to perform at the Metropolitan in Barra da Tijuca with the British rock band Mumford & Sons playing to open the night. Florence + the Machine were last in Rio as part of the lineup of the 2013 Rock in Rio festival.

Who: Florence + the Machine and Mumford & Sons
When: Monday, March 14th, 9PM.
Where: Metropolitan, av. Ayrton Senna, 3.000 -Barra da Tijuca
Entrance: R$125 – R$550

On Tuesday, March 15th, the recent Grammy-winning American blues rock band Alabama Shakes will return to Rio to perform once again at Circo Voador in Lapa. The group was last in the city at part of the 2013 Lollapalooza Side Shows lineup.

Who: Alabama Shakes
When: Tuesday, March 15th, 10PM.
Where: Circo Voador, Arcos s/n – Lapa
Entrance: R$120 – R$320

Finally, American duo Twenty One Pilots will perform at Sacadura 154 in Saúde on Thursday, March 16th with American new wave band Walk the Moon playing to open the night.

Who: Twenty One Pilots and Walk the Moon
When: Thursday, March 16th, 9PM
Where: Sacadura 154, Rua Sacadura Cabral, 154 – Saúde
Entrance: R$125 – R$250

For more information about the main 2016 Lollapalooza Brasil festival in São Paulo, see the official website.


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