Flow Festival 2014 schedule is out!

The schedule for Flow Festival 2014 has been released. On the site’s Timetable site, you can see the set times for all announced artists and create your very own MyFlow calendar for your personal use or to share with friends! Please note that Flow Festival reserves the right to possible schedule changes.

See the timetable here!

Skrillex (US) and others join the Flow lineup

Skrillex, one of the foremost influencers and revolutionaries of electronic music today, is the latest addition to Flow Festival’s Friday lineup.

Other additions to the program include French act High Wolf, who joins the lineup of The Other Sound, which focuses on experimental music. Another addition, South African St. Lucia, will perform in the MixRadio Music Hall, and the Champagne Bar’s cavalcade of local DJs has been announced in full. On Friday the Champagne Bar features Erkko & Harvest, Käki & Harri Hännikäinen, Paska Sohva DJs, and DJ Lene. On Saturday people will enjoy their bubbly to rhythms provided by Guggenheim DJs, Must Have!, Calvin Girls, New Hi-Fi Soundsystem and Esko Routamaa. On Sunday, the We Love Helsinki DJs takeover the bar for the whole day.

Two changes have been made to the Flow Festival schedule. British saxophonist Evan Parker, part of The Other Sound program, will perform at Flow on Saturday instead of Sunday as scheduled earlier. Norwegian band Kakkmaddafakka scheduled to perform on Sunday was forced to cancel its show at Flow.

Read The Guardian’s review of Skrillex’s performance at Glastonbury in this year’s July here.

To see the Flow Festival 2014 program, click here!

Jessie Ware (UK) joins the line-up

The increasingly popular UK-based singer-songwriter Jessie Ware will perform at Flow Festival on Friday, August 8th. Unfortunately, Charli XCX has canceled her Flow Festival Friday performance.

See the whole Flow Festival program here!

Flow Family Sunday is here

Flow Festival organizes a festive day for kids once again on Sunday August 10th, when 0-10-year-olds are welcome for free with their ticket-carrying parents from 2pm to 5pm.

Kids’ entertainment takes place in the green backyard area, where Hurjat Silmät plays music specifically for children and the circus students of the award-winning Circus Helsinki perform. The daytime show is hosted by Alina, who also hosts the popular Ipanapa radio show on the Helsinki-based Basso radio station.

During the Children’s Sunday baby carriages and strollers can be brought along to the festival area, as well as children’s food and supplies.

See the Flow Festival 2014 program here!

Scandinavian Music Group’s special Flow Festival show and other Finnish artists added

Scandinavian Music Group will play a truly unique show at this year’s Flow Festival. The visuals of the performance are created by Terhi Kokkonen and Joel Melasniemi. The band will play material from their widely acclaimed album “Terminal 2″ released last January. In addition to this, Finnish artists Astrid Swan, Sarah Kivi & Non-Orchestra and Eetu Floor & Ystävät join the line-up.

Check out the Flow Festival 2014 program!

Manic Street Preachers join Flow Festival!

The Welsh heroes of intellectual stadium rock will play on the Flow Festival main stage on Saturday, August 9th. The band’s new album Futurology, released on July 7th, Futurology has already been praised as their most interesting piece of work since the 1998 hit breakthrough album This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours. -läpimurtolevyn.

See Flow Festival 2014 program!

Röyksopp & Robyn (NO/SE) and How To Dress Well (US) added to the line-up

Norwegian duo Röyksopp and Swedish Robyn will visit Flow Festival on their Do It Again 2014 tour. On top of that, the U.S­.-based How To Dress Well join Flow’s expanding and exhilarating roster.

See the Flow Festival 2014 program here!

The Other Sound

Flow Festival’s The Other Sound focuses on experimental music. This year’s lineup includes Hopeajärvi (FI), Monopoly Child Star Searchers (US), Nuslux (FI), Joose Keskitalo (FI), Grateful Däd (FI), Kemialliset Ystävät (FI), MIAUX (BE), J. Tolvi (FI), Antti Tolvi (FI), Nicolas Kivilinna (FI), Maan (BE), Lentoliskot (FI), H K Z (Hauschka, Kosminen, Zeigler) (DE/FI/US), Sound & Fury (FI), Evan Parker (UK), Tomoko Sauvage (JP/FR) and more to come!

Due to the rising attendance numbers, it’s time for a bigger space at Flow Festival, namely the Suvilahti area’s Voimala during the festival.

See the Flow Festival program and artists here!

Visual arts enter Flow Festival

Flow Festival Visual Artist of the Year is Adel Abidin. Also featuring Anssi Kasitonni, Landys Roimola, The National, Ilona Jäntti, Red Bull Music Academy, AV-arkki, Future Shorts and The Finnish Film Contact.

Read more about arts at Flow Festival here!

Words of praise!

The Huffington Post (US) 
“Flow hits it out of the park with its lineups each year”
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Clash Magazine (UK)
“Flow Festival is a fairytale come true.”
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The Guardian (UK)
Flow Festival chosen as one of the 10 Best Small Music Festivals in Europe.
“A festival for all the senses and one that successfully manages to be cool and cosy at the same time.”
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Europe Festival Guide (UK)
Flow Festival #1 Boutique Music Festival in Europe.
“Flow Festival is a spectacular music and arts festival in Helsinki, Finland.”
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Spiegel (DE)

Flow Festival one of the 10 Festivals not to be missed in 2014.
“Das Festival für urbane Kultur. Die Upcycling-Deko und das ökologisch korrekte Gourmet-Essen.”

FKA Twigs cancels Flow Festival show

Unfortunately FKA Twigs (UK) has cancelled her performance at Flow Festival 2014. Flow Festival will announce more artists soon.

New talk sessions to the Flow weekend

Flow Festival, Demos Helsinki, Slush, Music Finland and Frame present: Flow Talks Lunch Sessions. Two afternoon sessions take place at the Flow site on Friday and Saturday before the actual festival program.

Read more on Talk page!

A Wounded Prince »

Dev Hynes, performing at the upcoming Flow Festival as Blood Orange, is one of the most intriguing figures of modern pop. He loves New York yet shuns mainstream – an outsider, whose gentle and erotic touch can be heard on some of the greatest songs of the past few years.

More than a Hint of Bohemian Grumbling »

It came straight out of the blue. It was 2007 and we were sitting in the car with my then girlfriend, arguing about something trivial. With Radio Helsinki playing quietly in the background, a low, hungover baritone voice began to sing.

Daily program and all ticket types now available!

Flow has announced the festival’s daily program with all ticket types going on sale. Also Jenny Wilson (SE) joins the line-up.

See the program and more here!

Flow Festival travel packages

Flow Festival, together with our partner Comm Tour, is offering tailored travel packages to Helsinki during the festival. The deals consist of back-and-forth flights from your preferred city to Helsinki and accommodation in the city.

Read more about the packages and send a package enquiry here.

Volunteering at Flow Festival

Join us to create the best Flow Festival ever! Apply by filling out the application form here.

All volunteers will get free entrance to the festival weekend and meals during working days. We wish to make volunteering at the festival a positive and exciting experience, to ensure this, the tasks will be scheduled so that everyone will also have time to enjoy the festival. We will inform the applicants of the selections by 20st June latest.

In case the festival is sold out, we will secure a selection of tickets for purchase to those who aren’t selected as volunteers.

Tickets on sale now

3-day tickets on sale via Lippupalvelu.

3-day ticket: 159 € including all seller fees

Baltic Sea ticket + 2 € available to all ticket types at Lippupalvelu. If you decide to purchase a Baltic Sea ticket, a supplement of 2€ (or more if you wish) will be added to your ticket price and will be donated in full to WWF Finland.

Get your Spotify Flow on!

The official Flow Festival 2014 Spotify playlist evolves as the year’s line-up expands. Bring some Flow to your everyday life by listening and following us here!

Keeping up the green work

Flow Festival leads the way to create greener events. We want to take the environment and sustainable development into consideration in everything we do, in planning the festival as well as actualizing it, during, and after it. In this way we make sure we are creating an event entirety that is enjoyable for everyone along with being socially responsible. Read more of Flow’s environmental programme here.