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Rock In Rio 2017: The Best Moments from the First Weekend

Rock In Rio 2017: The Best Moments from the First Weekend

Rock in Rio 2017

Rock in Rio 2017

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


After what seems like months of eager anticipation, Rock In Rio finally got underway last Friday.

As the more pop-focused of the festival's two weekends, the last few days saw the likes of Maroon 5, Shawn Mendes, Fergie, Alicia Keys and Justin Timberlake take to the stages of the Cidade do Rock. 

Sadly there was no Lady Gaga, following her hospitalisation last week, but the weekend was pretty special nonetheless...


Gisele Bündchen gave an impassioned speech…


…before performing with Ivete Sangalo

 


Maroon 5 headlined (twice)

 

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JT met some excitable fans up close
 

 

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A daily drone show lit up the Rio skies
 

 

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Alicia Keys led a beautiful singalong… 

 

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…and Shawn Mendes did his best to top it

 

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Chic & Nile Rodgers brought the good times… 

 

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…and dedicated them to Lady Gaga

 


Before the famous fireworks brought things to a close for the festival's fantastic first weekend

 

 

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Rock In Rio's second weekend takes place from 21-24 September. Tickets & packages are still available here, or you can watch the live stream on our guide.

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