FLOW IS BACK WITH GORILLAZ, NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS AND OTHER OUTSTANDING ARTISTS!
In what will be three years since its last show, Flow Festival returns to Helsinki on the 12th – 14th of August 2022 – bringing together an eclectic and rich programme of world-renowned musical icons, some of the biggest modern artists of this age, exciting new international talent and emerging Finnish creatives.
Summoning some of the most influential artists on the planet, Gorillaz will head to Flow Festival Helsinki in 2022 – with the Damon Albarn/Jamie Hewlett global phenomenon bringing their incredible live show to Helsinki for what will be one of the biggest productions that Flow Festival has ever seen. Another legendary treat for Flow’s audience will be Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds and their magically melancholic world as the band returns to the stages after four years.
In addition, the festival lineup features awarded British soul artist Michael Kiwanuka – one of the most critically revered artists of the past decade, Norwegian pop sensation Sigrid known for hits such as Don’t Kill My Vibe, German electronic music producer and pioneer DJ Koze and Fred again.., the first solo project of the famous British producer Fred Gibson.
Hip hop fans will be charmed by the dynamic rapper, social influencer and feminist from New York Princess Nokia and Little Simz who brings the sound of her universally adored recent LP ‘Sometimes I Might Be Introvert’ to the fore for a performance not to be missed. Also joining the festival will be one of the most exciting and upcoming British-Gambian rap artists Pa Salieu taking the international rap world by storm.
Alternative rock and punk fans can finally see the feminist punk band Bikini Kill credited with instigating the Riot Grrrl movement in the early ’90s and Australian King Gizzard & Lizard Wizard. This cult band mixes psychedelic rock, pop and even metal music. On top of this, the Irish post-punk phenomenon, Fontaines D.C., will be performing in Flow next summer.
Confirmed local artists are a unique melodic trap-music artist william, new-wave rap-artist Sexmane, an iconic Finnish entertainer and singer Erika Vikman, indie and alternative hip-hop star Jesse Markin, a topical rap artist and a social influencer Yeboyah and new rising rap-star Hassan Maikal. Also, the most famous Finnish jazz artists are playing on the stage with the Linda Fredriksson Juniper band.
The Flow experience is about the international carefully curated programme, outstanding art installations, top quality food and the magical festival area. More artists and the day programme will be announced at the beginning of 2022!
Thanks to everyone who have kept your Flow Festival ticket during the pandemic, we are very grateful and happy to see you in 2022. You don’t have to do anything but keep the ticket safe. In case you still don’t have one, get yours now!