Rihanna and Shakira are slated for the 2011 Rock in Rio Festival, which takes place between September 23 and October 2, 2011. Originating in Brazil, the festival is also held in Lisbon and Madrid. In Rio, the 2011 festival takes place at the Cidade do Rock [The City of Rock] located at Salvador Allende (in front of Riocentro) in Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Rihanna is slated to perform with Elton John, Katie Perry, and Claudia Leitte on September 23. Shakira and Lenny Kravitz will perform on September 30 on the “Palco Mundo” stage with local star Ivete Sangalo, Brazilian rock band Jota Quest, and Rio Marcelo D2.
Other international artists performing throughout the week include Cold Play, Elton John, Metallica, Motörhead, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Slipnot, Snow Patrol, and numerous exceptional Brazilian performers.
For full article (in Spanish), see http://espectaculos.eluniversal.com/2011/03/16/shakira-y-kravitz-estrellas-de-rock-in-rio-2011.shtml
For full schedule, see http://www.rockinrio.com.br/