Festival Profile: Flow Festival 2018

Name:  Flow Festival 

Where:  Helsinki, Finland 

When:  10-12 August 

Combining music, art, culture, culinary excellence and sustainability Flow Festival has made a name for itself as one of Europe’s most forward-thinking festivals. With an outstanding reputation for presenting some of the globe’s most pioneering artists, Flow Festival takes place in a jaw-dropping industrial space in Helsinki, Europe’s capital of cool.


Kicking off 2018’s lineup with Kendrick Lamar, Flow Festival also sees Patty Smith, St. Vincent, Grizzly Bear, Mura Masa, Bonobo, Sigrid, Brickhampton, Alma, Moodyman and many more set to take the stage in Helsinki. With countless more names yet to be announced, there’s no doubt Flow Festival 2018 will be one o the biggest yet.f

Former Glories:

The festival has seen the likes of Lily Allen, Kraftwerk, The xx, Lana Del Ray, Vampire Weekend, Grace Jones, The Chemical Brothers, LCD Soundsystem, Big Boi, Air, M.I.A., Robyn, Kanye West, Bon Iver, Black Keys, and SIA grace its stages.

Also Look Out For:

Flow Festival is about urban spaces, visual arts, film screenings, talks, design as well as food and drinks. So if what’s on stage doesn’t take your fancy there is plenty more to do around the festival site. In addition to this Flow Festival takes place right in Helsinki’s downtown, meaning there’s no excuse not to get out and explore the amazing city for yourself.

Everything Else:

With a short 14 year history, the metropolitan festival has reached new heights with its music and entertainment programme. Pulling in some of the biggest names across Europe, the weekender promises to be an unforgettable one. Tickets for the three-dayer start at €185 + fees. For more info, tickets and the latest lineup visit the Flow Festival website.

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