EST. 1971
Joensuu Finland 17.–19.7.2015



First taste of summer!

First artists for summer 2016 have now been announced. Ilosaarirock Festival will host Danish rock giants Volbeat and the British indie rock comet The 1975. Volbeat, one of the biggest rock groups in Europe, mixes classic rock elements with metal. The band is one of the most requested acts to perform at Ilosaarirock. The 1975's first album debuted at number 1 in the UK Album Charts. The long awaited second album will be released in February.

You can purchase advance tickets at Tiketti and Lippupiste.

See you at Ilosaarirock Festival between 15 and 17 July 2016. Summer is coming, rock on!


Thank you!

Ilosaarirock Festival 2015 is over. We want to thank all of you, our dear festival guests. We had over 52 000 visitors. See you again at the next summer's festival between 15 and 17 July 2016.


Artist schedule and offstage programme out today

Ilosaarirock Festival 2015's artist schedule is now out and can be found here. We are also happy to present our diverse and eccentric offstage programme, consisting of documentary film Indo Dream, heaps of visiting DJs in Rentodisco, a skateboarding competition, a roller derby match, table tennis, SUP boarding and much, much more!

This is so going to be the #summersbestweekend!


Töminä Club opens Ilosaarirock Festival on Friday

Ilosaarirock Festival's tried-and-tested Töminä Club once again brings the finest selection of Finnish rockin' punk noise. Complete list of bands at Töminä can be found here. Ravileirintä and Niittyleirintä camping area customers get free access to Töminä Club!


Volunteering in Ilosaarirock Festival

Volunteering is a fun and fascinating way of participating in Ilosaarirock Festival. Applying for volunteer work is easy: just read info and fill our application form. The permanent crew of Ilosaarirock Festival aim at finding the right tasks for the volunteers during the spring and early summer.


Placebo, Angus & Julia Stone and Ghost to play at Ilosaarirock Festival

Ilosaarirock Festival 2015 welcomes alternative rock legends Placebo (UK), bizarre horror rock band Ghost (SWE) and indie/folk pop duo Angus & Julia Stone (AUS). For a complete list of newly confirmed artists and Saturday's and Sunday's schedules, see the Line-up page. More artists will be added to the line-up during the spring.

One-day Saturday and Sunday tickets for Ilosaarirock Festival 2015 are on sale as from today. Hey, the summer will soon be here!


More than 30 artists announced!

Between 17 and 19 July, the Laulurinne festival site will host reggae legend Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley, British stars Bastille, Charli XCX and Tom Odell, rhythm music men Big K.R.I.T., Beardyman and Beres Hammond and metalheads Sunn O))), Sólstafir, Apocalyptica and Amorphis with their special Tales from the Thousand Lakes set.

Two-day tickets to the festival, Sulo Club tickets and camping site tickets are available now!

Latest updates

Please see our Festival Life pages for articles, photos and videos about Ilosaarirock Festval 2015.

Joensuu Pop Musicians' Association · P.O.Box 240 · FIN-80101 Joensuu · Finland       Ask about Ilosaarirock Festival: if.kcoriraasoli@ofni