Ilosaarirock 2023


24th Jan 2023

The Prodigy, Years & Years, VV and more than 30 other acts announced!

Among the first acts announced for the 2023 edition of Ilosaarirock Festival are genre-defining electronic dance music icon The Prodigy (UK), modern pop music pioneer Years & Years (UK), the most successful and internationally cherished Finnish rockstar Ville Valo aka VV, Finnish rock band Apulanta and beloved Finnish artist and extraordinaire Vesala.

Ilosaarirock’s international acts also include sensational young popstar Benson Boone (US), French synthwave giant Carpenter Brut (FR), Britain’s most exciting, emerging pop-rock talent Dylan (UK), the punk-rock group known for their raucous and energetic live shows, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes (UK), as well as soulful singer-songwriter Jacob Banks (UK).

Other Ilosaarirock Festival acts include Finland’s biggest rap star Gettomasa, fan-favorite metal group Stam1na, electro-pop’s supergroup Ruusut, indiepop phenomenon pehmoaino as well as Aliisa Syrjä, Anna Puu, Antti Autio, Arppa, BESS, Costi, Gasellit, Eevil Stöö & Stepa, Ismo Alanko, Kissa, Knipi, Malla, Maustetytöt, Michael Monroe, Mouhous, Nelli Matula, Olavi Uusivirta, Pihlaja, Ramses II, Scandinavian Music Group, Sexmane, Stoned Statues, Turisti and Yona.

More lineup announcements will be made during the spring. Ilosaarirock’s 2023 festival lineup consists of more than 60 artists and bands.

Three-day tickets and three-day VIP tickets are available for purchase here. Other ticket types, including two-day and one-day VIP tickets will be available for purchase at a later date.

12th Dec 2022

Three-day tickets and three-day VIP tickets on sale until the 31st of December

Our highly anticipated and sought after "pig in a poke" ("Sika säkissä" in Finnish) tickets aka budget friendly three-day tickets (169 €) and three-day VIP tickets (279 €) are now available for purchase - get yours while you can!

The prices of the three-day tickets and VIP tickets will go up on the 1st of January, 2023, with the three-day ticket costing 189 euros and the three-day VIP ticket costing 299 euros. We recommend you get your tickets now rather than later - there are limited quantities of the affordable "pig in a poke" tickets available!

Tickets to the 2023 edition of Ilosaarirock Festival can be purchased on our website or through Tiketti and's web stores and outlets.

First lineup announcements are coming at the beginning of 2023, stay tuned!

5th Dec 2022

5000 euro donation to local charities!

Ilosaarirock and Joensuu Pop Musician's Association, the event organizer behind the festival, together with local restaurant Kerubi and its owner Joensuun Töminä Oy have made a joint donation of 5000 euros to local charities. The donation sum will be split between six different operatives and associations.

Ilosaarirock and Joensuu Pop Musician's Association's donation of 2500 euros will be directed to Joensuun Setlementti, Pohjois-Karjalan Seta and Pohjois-Karjalan Yhden Vanhemman Perheet ry. Kerubi and Joensuun Töminä's half of the donation sum will be directed to Mieli ry, Hope ry Joensuu and Pohjois-Karjalan Syöpälapset Sykkyrä ry.

This joint donation will help advance the work towards better mental and physical health in our communities as well as help build a safer, more equal, and financially and socially more stable and just society and world.

You can read more about the operatives and associations from their respective web sites listed

Joensuun Setlementti
Pohjois-Karjalan Seta ry
Pohjois-Karjalan Yhden Vanhemman Perheet ry
Mieli ry
Hope ry Joensuu
Pohjois-Karjalan Syöpälapset Sykkyrä ry