Events 2020 Taormina&Sicily

Dear friends and guests of Hotel Villa Schuler,

Please note to the precautions taken by the Italian Government regarding the Coronavirus:
all Italian museums and archaeological sites are open again, following measures and rules to be respected in order to ensure a secure visit. This apllies to all regions of Italy.

The famous Ancient Theatre of Taormina due to ongoing works changed its opening hours, at the moment until June 30 it is open: daily from 17.00 h to 22.00 h / July and August daily from 9.00 to 19.45 h / September daily from 9.00 to 19.15 h / October daily from 9.00 to 18.15 h / November daily from 9.00 to 16.45 h.  Every first Sunday of the month: entrance free (please purchase tickets – even for the free entrance day – online: www.aditusculture.com)

The 2020 edition of the famous “Taormina Film Fest” has been cancelled.

We will try to find out for you, which events of this summer will take place, which not. Until now were scheduled the following Events. We will keep you up to date.

Highlights 2020 (most of which regrattably cancelled or postponed to 2021)  

July 18 (21.00 h) Event postponed to next year 2021
Teatro Antico  – Taormina
Simple Minds! The Scottish cult band wanted to come to Taormina on their “40 Years Of Hits World Tour 2020” (due to their 40 years celebration). Now they decided to postpone the whole tour to 2021. Already bought tickets will be considered as vouchers for the 2021 event. The new date at the Antique Theatre of Taormina will be communicated within short. It will be most probably in the same period. Lead singer Jim Kerr has a special connection to Taormina. Many years ago he fell in love with Taormina, bought a hotel here and still frequently visits our little town. We are happy to have him and his band here on stage again, in 2021.
Info and tickets: simpleminds.com and ticketone.it

July 24 (21.00 h)
Teatro Antico  – Taormina Event cancelled 
Alberto Urso the only 22 years old singer from Messina, who won the eighteenth edition of the Italian talent show Amici di Maria De Filippi in May 2019 , in concert.
Info and tickets: ctbox.it

July 25 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico  – Taormina Event cancelled 
Coez the Italian rapper, who was born in Campania but grew up in Rome, in concert on his 2020 Tour. In 2017 Coez released his 4th solo album called “Faccio un casino” and reached No. 2 on the Italian Albums Charts. The title track made it to the Top 10 on the Italian Singles Charts. With another track, “La musica non c’è” he made his first  No. 1 hit in Italy.
Info and tickets:  ticketone.it

July 31, August 1 and August 2 (21.00 h)
Teatro Antico – Taormina Event cancelled 
Ficarra e Picone. The popular Sicilian comedians, both born in Palermo, 2019 celebrated their 25th year of working together. Their new tour is dedicated to this event. The two are very popular all over Italy by their performances on stage, TV and film. The last film they produced together, “Il primo natale” (the first Christmas) was a crazy time travel into the year of the birth of Jesus Christ.
Info and tickets: facebook.com/FicarraePicone/ and ticketone.it

August 3 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico – Taormina
Mika on his “My Name Is Michael Holbrook-Tour”. The English glam pop singer, songwriter and pianist had his breakthrough in 2007 with his song Grace Kelly. His original name is Michael Holbrook Penniman jr. He was born in Beirut and when he was a year old, his family was forced to leave war-torn Lebanon and moved to Paris, France, which he and his family left for London, when he was 9 years old. Mika speaks French, English, Spamish and Italian fluently amd also some Lebanese Arabic. Since 2015 Mika supports the work of the UN Refugee Agency UNHCR. He visited a refugees in Lebanon and made several video messages in support of UNHCR.
Info and tickets: mikasounds.com and ticketone.it

August 8 (21.45 h)
Teatro Antico – Taormina
Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals. The American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and three-time Grammy Award winner and his band in concert. Harper is known for playing an eclectic mix of blues, folk, soul, reggae and rock music, for his guitar-playing skills and his special voice. Harper is also an activist who supports nonprofit organizations that combat poverty and fight for the natural environment.
Info and tickets: benharper.com and ticketone.it

August 29 (21.00 h)
Teatro Antico – Taormina
Daniele Silvestri The Italian pop and blues singer-songwriter and musician in concert.
Info and tickets: danielesilvestri.it and ctbox.it

September 4 and 5 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico – Taormina Event postponed
Il Volo. The three young operatic pop singers, looking back to a 10 year’s career now, have been regular guests to Taormina. They are so popular, that they already nearly sold out the first evening of their stopover in Taormina. Baritone Ginaluca Ginoble and the two tenors Piero Barone and Ignazio Boschetto won the Sanremo Music Festival 2015 and since then they are touring worldwide.
Info and tickets: ilvolomusic.com and ticketone.it

Last update: May 31, 2020