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18th Jul 2022

ILOSAARIROCK 2022 DREW IN A CROWD OF 71 000 PEOPLE

Thank you, thank you, thank you - the 2022 edition of Ilosaarirock Festival has come to an end! The three-day festival gathered a crowd of 71 000 people total, making Ilosaarirock 2022 the highest attended edition of the festival ever!

The 2023 edition of Ilosaarirock will be held from the 14th of July until the 16th of July. Three-day early bird tickets to the festival are already available for purchase exclusively on Tiketti (delivered to Kivra).

SEE YOU NEXT YEAR, LOVES!


16th Jul 2022

Ilosaarirock Saturday Soldout

All Saturday ticket types to the 2022 edition of Ilosaarirock Festival are sold out! There are limited quantities of Sunday's one-day tickets available for purchase. Tickets can be bought at the festival gates and on Lippu.fi and Tiketti websites.


12th Jul 2022

Finnish rock icon Hassisen Kone completes the line-up

The 2022 edition of Ilosaarirock Festival welcomes the last addition to the festival line-up: legendary Finnish rock band Hassisen Kone! Hassisen Kone replaces Liam Gallagher, who had to cancel his show at Ilosaarirock due to health problems.

Hassisen Kone will play on the festival's Main Stage on Friday night, starting at 12.30 (after midnight). In addition to Hassisen Kone, small changes to the festival timetables have been made and Finnish pop star Evelina will play on the Rento stage on Sunday, 17th of July at 7:15pm and the Irish rock band Inhaler will start their set on the Rento stage on Sunday at 10pm.


9th Jul 2022

Liam Gallagher's performance at Ilosaarirock Festival cancelled

Unfortunately, British musician Liam Gallagher has cancelled his upcoming performance at Ilosaarirock Festival due to problems with his voice. Gallagher's doctor has ordered him to rest his vocal chords. Liam Gallagher was due to perform at the 2022 edition of Ilosaarirock Festival on Friday, 15th July.

Ilosaarirock is extremely sorry for the situation. The festival will announce a new artist for the empty slot as soon as possible.


28th Jun 2022

What's new at Ilosaarirock?

Livelier, cozier and every bit as beautiful as it has ever been - that's what our new and improved festival site could be described as! Get familiar with the most essential changes and improvements to the Ilosaarirock festival site, amenities and more, and get ready for the best weekend of the summer!


30th May 2022

Schedule out now!

Schedule for the 2022 edition of Ilosaarirock Festival is out now! Check the set times across all four of our stages here, and start planning the festival weekend of your dreams!


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.