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19th Apr 2022

Apply to volunteer at Ilosaarirock now!

We're now accepting applications for volunteers at the 2022 edition of Ilosaarirock Festival! If a sneak peek behind the scenes of one of the biggest and oldest rock festivals in Finland sounds like your jam, apply to be a volunteer at Ilosaarirock here.

We are searching for volunteers for all kinds of tasks, including recycling and cleaning, customer service, changing wristbands and ticket sales and catering. You can read more about the volunteer tasks and the benefits of volunteering at Ilosaarirock here.

We warmly welcome you to volunteer at Ilosaarirock Festival!


22nd Mar 2022

2022 lineup finished!

Over 20 new acts complete the lineup for the 2022 edition of Ilosaarirock Festival! Newly added acts include the Norwegian cult band Ulver, beloved and appraised singer-songwriter J. Karjalainen, one of Finland's biggest bands, Haloo Helsinki! as well as the multitalented artist Vesala.

Among the latest additions to the lineup are also domestic pop acts ABREU, Chisu, Evelina and Kuumaa, fresh hip hop and rap acts Ege Zulu, Etta, Lauri Haav and MELO, talented singer-songwriters Arppa, costee, Knipi and Vesta as well as the rock acts Happoradio, Lasten Hautausmaa, Luukas Oja, Sami Yaffa and Ursus Factory.

Previously announced acts include Oasis superstar Liam Gallagher (UK), highly acclaimed DJ and producer Alan Walker (NO), symphonic metal giant Nightwish, Sweden's hottest rapper A36 (SE), Finland's biggest popstar Antti Tuisku, viral sensation Ashnikko (US), incredibly talented singer-songwriter BEHM, rock newcomer Inhaler (IE), Finland's favourite duo JVG, the comeback-making Tehosekoitin, pop sensation Tones And I (AU), progressive rock band VOLA (DE) as well as Battle Beast, Beast In Black, Blind Channel, Cledos, Ellinoora, Erika Vikman, F, Gasellit, Gettomasa, Hassan Maikal, Huora, ibe, Jesse Markin, Lauri Tähkä, Lähiöbotox, Maustetytöt x Agents, MC KOO, Moon Shot, Mouhous, Olavi Uusivirta, Sexmane, VIIVI and Yeboyah.

The lineup for Ilosaarirock 2022 is now finished and the daily program is out. Get to know the artists and check out all the details here.

All festival ticket types are now available for purchase. You can choose between three-day, two-day and one-day tickets or three-day VIP tickets. Grab your tickets here.

For every Ilosaarirock ticket purchase made in March 2022, we will be donating 1 euro towards The Finnish Red Cross' Disaster Relief Fund which directly helps the people suffering from the war in Ukraine. You can support the victims of the war without purchasing a festival ticket by making a direct donation to the Disaster Relief Fund.


11th Mar 2022

Tickets to the new & improved Ilosaarirock camping site on sale now!

Linnunlahti Camping goes Ilosaarirock! We have teamed up with Holiday Linnunlahti Camping, the campsite located right next to the festival area, to offer a new and improved official camping site to festival-goers.

Ilosaari Camping brings with it better amenities such as several indoor toilets and showers, outdoor summer kitchen and barbecue areas, a morning sauna, parking hall for cars, electric hook-ups for campervans and caravans as well as a private gate straight to the festival area. A top notch campsite less than a meter away from the festival - yes please!

All camping tickets as well as tickets to the campervan and caravan pitches and the car park are now on sale on our website. There's limited availability so we recommend securing your ticket now!


3rd Mar 2022

Daily festival program announced, single-day and two-day tickets now on sale!

The daily festival program of the 2022 edition of Ilosaarirock Festival is out! One-day and two-day festival tickets are also now available for purchase. The rest of the festival programme and the artist schedules will be announced in the upcoming weeks.

All Ilosaarirock Festival ticket types, including three-day, two-day and one-day tickets as well VIP-tickets are now on sale. Check out the daily program here and grab your tickets to Ilosaarirock 2022: www.ilosaarirock.fi/tickets.

For every Ilosaarirock ticket purchase made in March, we will be donating 1 euro towards The Finnish Red Cross' Disaster Relief Fund which directly helps the people suffering from the conflict in Ukraine. You can support the victims of the conflict without purchasing a festival ticket by making a direct donation to the Disaster Relief Fund. The Red Cross provides aid for people's basic needs such as water, food, shelter and healthcare services. It also helps to find missing people.


23rd Feb 2022

Viral sensation Ashnikko added to the lineup!

American singer and rapper Ashnikko joins the lineup of the best weekend of the summer! The viral superstar's show at Ilosaarirock Festival will be their first in Finland.

The artist who made her breakthrough on the video-sharing platform TikTok and released their much-awaited debut album Demidevil last year, has a passionate global fandom. And for a good reason!

Ashnikko is the perfect 2020s popstar. She is an outspoken cosmopolitan, whose music and style are a collage of everything that is exciting in popular culture. Describing their music as pop-punk-hip-hop-bubblegum-I-don't-know-whatever-the-fuck, Ashnikko plays around with different genres very freely, looks like something out of a fairytale, talks about sex and loves horror and humor. They write catchy empowerment anthems with brash, straight-talking lyrics - without being the least bit preachy.

Along with Ashnikko, the 2022 edition of Ilosaarirock will host Oasis superstar Liam Gallagher (UK), highly acclaimed DJ and producer Alan Walker (NO), the symphonic metal giant Nightwish, pop sensation Tones And I (AU), hot new rapper A36 (SE), rock newcomer Inhaler (IE) and progressive rock band VOLA (DK).

Domestic acts include the incomparable popstar Antti Tuisku, singer-songwriter BEHM, Finland's biggest rap duo JVG, next summer's most anticipated band combo Maustetytöt X Agents, the comeback-making Tehosekoitin as well as Battle Beast, Beast In Black, Blind Channel, Cledos, Ellinoora, Erika Vikman, F, Gasellit, Gettomasa, Hassan Maikal, Huora, ibe, Jesse Markin, Lauri Tähkä, Lähiöbotox, MC KOO, Moon Shot, Mouhous, Olavi Uusivirta, Sexmane, VIIVI and Yeboyah.

More lineup announcements will be made during the spring. Three-day tickets and VIP tickets to the 2022 edition of Ilosaarirock Festival can be purchased here.


26th Jan 2022

Two new acts added to the lineup!

Finnish rappers Gettomasa and MC KOO will take the stage at the 2022 edition of Ilosaarirock Festival in July! More lineup announcements are coming soon.

Gettomasa and MC KOO are the latest addition to Ilosaarirock's festival lineup, which includes Liam Gallagher (UK), Alan Walker (NO), Nightwish, Tones And I (AU), A36 (SE), Inhaler (IE) and VOLA (DK), as well as domestic artists Antti Tuisku, BEHM, JVG, Maustetytöt X Agents, Tehosekoitin, Battle Beast, Beast In Black, Blind Channel, Cledos, Ellinoora, Erika Vikman, F, Gasellit, Hassan Maikal, Huora, ibe, Jesse Markin, Lauri Tähkä, Lähiöbotox, Moon Shot, Mouhous, Olavi Uusivirta, Sexmane, VIIVI and Yeboyah.

Three-day tickets and VIP tickets to the 2022 edition of Ilosaarirock Festival can be purchased here.


9th Dec 2021

First acts announced!

The first line-up announcement for the 2022 edition of Ilosaarirock Festival includes Oasis superstar Liam Gallagher (UK), highly acclaimed DJ and producer Alan Walker (NO), the symphonic metal giant Nightwish and nearly thirty other acts! Three-day tickets as well as VIP tickets to Ilosaarirock 2022 are now available for purchase.

A festival known for its versatile line-ups, Ilosaarirock 2022 will also host Tones and I, the Australian pop sensation known for her megahit Dance Monkey, the electrifying Irish rock newcomer Inhaler, Sweden's hottest fresh rapper A36, the Danish progressive rock band VOLA as well as a string of Finnish superstars from the highly beloved singer-songwriter BEHM and popstar Antti Tuisku.

Other acts include the comeback-making Tehosekoitin, next summer's most anticipated Finnish band combo Maustetytöt X Agents as well as JVG, Battle Beast, Beast In Black, Blind Channel, Cledos, Ellinoora, Erika Vikman, F, Gasellit, Hassan Maikal, Huora, ibe, Jesse Markin, Lauri Tähkä, Lähiöbotox, Moon Shot, Mouhous, Olavi Uusivirta, Sexmane, VIIVI and Yeboyah.

Three-day tickets and VIP tickets to the 2022 edition of Ilosaarirock Festival can be purchased here.