Patti Smith concert - information

Thursday 5 October 2023

📍Piazzale della Casa Rossa, Gorizia
🕠 Doors open: 17.30, pre-group performance: 18.00

➡️ Admission is free, without tickets.


On Thursday 5 October, the square in front of the Casa Rossa – a former border crossing between Gorizia and Nova Gorica that will soon be redeveloped – will host the highly anticipated concert of rock music icon Patti Smith. To warm up the audience, before the arrival of the American rock star, two bands selected from 70 applications received will play: Overlaps, an altpop/rock band from Pordenone (IT) and Imset, a Slovenian rock band from Domžale (SI).


The event – free and open to all – is promoted by GECT GO, in collaboration with the Municipality of Gorizia and Zenit Srl, as part of the preparations for GO! 2025. The gates will open at 5.30 p.m., with the concerts starting at 6 p.m. More information:


➡️  The gates are scheduled to open at 5.30 p.m., with the concerts starting at 6 p.m.


➡️ Admission is guaranteed until the venue’s maximum capacity of 10,000 is reached.


➡️ There is no reservation or admission fee.


➡️ Refreshments will be available in the concert area.


Here is some information on what NOT to bring into the concert area.


➡️ Drinks and other prohibited substances: beverages in cans, glass bottles, metal flasks or plastic bottles larger than 0.5 litres (only bottles no larger than 0.5 litres without a cap are allowed); alcoholic beverages; spray cans (mosquito repellent, deodorant, sunscreen, etc.); narcotics.


➡️ It is not possible to enter with any animals (any kind or size), nor with bicycles, skateboards, skates and overboards. Suitcases, trolleys, bags and backpacks are only permitted if they have a capacity of less than 10 litres.


➡️ With the exception of authorised persons, the following may not be brought in: audio/video recording equipment; professional and semi-professional cameras; video cameras, gopros, ipads and tablets; selfie sticks and tripods; umbrellas and poles; musical instruments, stadium trumpets; pens and lase pointers; drones.


For more information on road closures, parking and public transport, visit the EGTC GO website.