Joensuu, Finland 13th to 15th July 2012 Media Facebook Vimeo Majoitus 360° Virtual Festival Liput Environment Volunteering Festival Site


Sigur Rós and Motörhead to Ilosaarirock 2013

17th Dec 2012

The first confirmed artists for Ilosaarirock Festival 2013 are Sigur Rós, Hot Chip, Nightwish, Motörhead, Pää Kii, Karri Koira and Disco Ensemble. Nightwish and Hot Chip will perform on Saturday 13th July, Motörhead and Sigur Rós on Sunday 14th July.

Two-day festival tickets (for Sat-Sun) are now on sale via Tiketti.

More artists confirmed, ticket presale starts 2nd April

29th Mar 2012

New artists have again been added to the line-up of Ilosaarirock Festival 2012! Confirmed acts include Norwegian black metal band Mayhem, Swedish folk pop duo First Aid Kit and Jamaican reggae artist Tanya Stephens.

Music genres covered by the latest Finnish additions include psychedelic black metal (Oranssi Pazuzu) and electronic music from Joensuu (LAS). A complete list of the confirmed bands can be found here.

Pre-sale of tickets for Ilosaarirock Festival and for the festival weekend clubs begins on Monday 2nd April. The price of a two-day festival ticket hasn't changed over the last few years and is still 75 euros, while tickets to Sulo Club cost 20 euros and tickets to Töminä Club cost 10 euros. If you live abroad, you can buy tickets via Tiketti at

Latest Updates

Rento Disco is bigger and better than ever

Rento Disco continues to feature the most skilled DJs in Finland selecting the coolest and most danceable tunes. The dance party that over the last few years has turned the beach into a giant mass of shaking hips and smiling faces, is now bigger, better and the party doesn't stop with the last act on Rento Stage, but goes on and on in the balmy summer night until the festival area closes in wee hours! Read more.