Hydrogen Festival 2016

Concerts and entertainment in the summer in Piazzola sul Brenta!

From 25 June 2016 to 19 July 2016


Again this year, by popular demand, Piazzola sul Brenta opens its doors to the Hydrogen Festival, the famous music festival that boasts the presence of great artists of the national and international music scene. The most anticipated concerts of the summer 2016 are waiting you in the beautiful Villa Contarini!

From 25 June to 19 July in the beautiful setting of the Camerini Amphitheatre, the Hydrogen Festival in Piazzola sul Brenta will boast concerts and entertainment for all tastes! Already confirmed for the Hydrogen 2016 Festival2016 in Piazzola sul Brenta: Queen + Adam Lambert, Lacuna Coil, Paolo Conte, Max Pezzali, Prog Rock Festival Close to the Moon, Lionel Richie (concert in Italy), Earth Wind & Rife, Mika (concert in Italy), Neil Young + Promise of the Real, Joe Bonamassa, Elton John Italy (concerts) and His Band Wonderful Crazy Night Tour, Skunk Anansie (also at the Hydrogen festival) and (Hydrogen Festival) Simply Red. A month of great live music is waiting for you!

Launched in June 2009, the Padova Hydrogen Festival in Piazzola sul Brenta has rapidly become an internationally renowned event, which each year attracts thousands of spectators in the enchanting surroundings of the Camerini Amphitheatre. Situated in front of Villa Contarini, a splendid example of 17th-century Venetian villa, the square has hosted over the years, major Italian and foreign artists such as, Laura Pausini, Robert Plant, Jovanotti, Massive Attack and also Elisa and James Blunt, just to name a few. In 2016 the festival has changed its name to Postepay Sound Festival ... but the magic of the location and the successful format will not change!

Hydrogen Festival- 2016 lineup:

  • Queen + Adam Lambert - on Saturday 25 June 2016

For the programme of Hydrogen Festival 2016 a historic opening with the newly formed Queen + Adam Lambert... One of the most influential bands of the last decades is back in Italy after the extraordinary sold out recorded in Milan last February: the Queen concert in Italy in Piazzola sul Brenta will be the only date in Italy this summer in 2016!

  • Lacuna Coil - on Friday 1 July 2016

Considered one of the alternative and most appreciated Italian metal bands in the world, Lacuna Coil land at the Hydrogen in Padua! The historical formation led by Cristina Scabies has participated in the festival with Ozzy Osbourne, System of a Down, Linkin Park and DragonForce!

  • Paolo Conte - on Saturday 2 July 2016

The Hydrogen music festival near Venice Italy also dedicates an evening to the poet of the Italian music. Fresh from the success of the last tour, which saw him involved in a long list of live music in the most important Italian theatres, Paolo Conte will be the first Italian artist to tread the stage of the Hydrogen Festival in Piazzola sul Brenta in 2016!

  • Max Pezzali - on Tuesday 5 July 2016

After the success of the autumn tour and recently awarded the Onstage Music Awards for the more than 500 concerts in his career, Max Pezzali at the Hydrogen Festival in Piazzola sul Brenta - Postepay Sound Festival will bring the best of his repertoire!

  • Prog Rock Festival Close to the Moon - on Friday 8 and on Saturday 9 July 2016

Two original evenings at the Hydrogen music Festival in Piazzola 2016. Concerts (Alan Parsons, Procol Harum, Caravam, Adrian Belew), with side events and meetings for the 1st edition of a gathering of progressive music! A new meeting, both for its music and its very conception, aimed at telling a musical story that, like the moon, has well defined steps and touches the souls of many generations.

  • Lionel Richie concerts in Italy, Earth Wind & Fire - on Monday 11 July 2016

The great Lionel Richie (concerts in Italy) in Piazzola sul Brenta will perform one of his three Italian dates of the summer, accompanied by Earth Wind & Fire! An explosive mix of soul, funk and disco music ready to ignite the stage at the Hydrogen Festival in Piazzola sul Brenta 2016.

  • Mika - on Tuesday 12 July 2016

After the extraordinary success of the concerts last year, Mika is ready to start again with a series of live summer concerts. In the concert in Piazzola sul Brenta Mika will enchant the audience with his classic songs and his undeniable charm!

  • Neil Young + Promise of the Real - on Wednesday 13 July 2016

Accompanied by Promise of The Real, Neil Young will be at the Amphitheatre Camerini of the Hydrogen Festival for one of his four dates scheduled in Italy. Immortal hits like 'Alabama', 'After The Gold Rush', 'Human Highway', 'My My, Hey Hey' and 'Harvest Moon' could eventually be replicated in his Hydrogen Festival 2016 lineup!

  • Joe Bonamassa - on Thursday 14 July 2016

Piazzola sul Brenta boasts the only Italian date of Joe Bonamassa, a concert that pays tribute to some of the best British blues rock guitarists such as Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page.

  • Elton John and His Band Wonderful Crazy Night Tour - on Saturday 16 July 2016

Acclaimed return of Elton John Italy concerts at the Piazzola sul Brenta Festival! Classics and legendary hits of an artist who has sold over 250 million records worldwide. At the Hydrogen of Padua (Festival), Elton John and His Band will give you a show of great emotions.

  • Skunk Anansie - on Sunday 17 July 2016

The rock band led by the great Skin will create a olcanic show! Skunk Anansie in Piazzola sul Brenta for a leg of their extraordinary summer tour!

  • Hydrogen Festival Simply Red - on Tuesday 19 July 2016

Closing in style at the Piazzola sul Brenta festival with Simply Red: the HydrogenFestival 2016 lineup wraps up the summer concerts with an evening among the most anticipated of the entire event! After a long pause, (Hydrogen Festival) Simply Red will return to play their biggest hits after the success of their latest album 'Big Love'.


Queen + Adam Lambert, Lacuna Coil, Paolo Conte, Max Pezzali, Festival Close to the Moon, Lionel Richie Earth Wind & Fire, Mika (concerts in Italy), Neil Young + Promise of the Real, Joe Bonamassa, Elton John (in Italy concerts) and His Band, Skunk Anansie and Simply Red await you at Villa Contarini, Piazzola sul Brenta. Exceptional concerts in a unique location for 13 evenings of good live music and fun at the Hydrogen Festival in Italy 2016!

By Insidecom Editorial Staff