Where: Helsinki, Finland
When: 11-13 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.
Roping in the likes of The xx, Lana Del Rey, Aphex Twin, Flume, London Grammar, Frank Ocean, Flume, Ryan Adams, Young Thug, Death Grips and many more, this year is set to be one of the biggest editions of the Finnish festival, with more than 60 acts already confirmed.
The festival has seen the likes of Lily Allen, Kraftwerk, Vampire Weekend, Grace Jones, The Chemical Brothers, LCD Soundsystem, Big Boi, Air, M.I.A., Robyn, The xx, Kanye West, Bon Iver, Black Keys, Kendrick Lamar and SIA grace its stages.
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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.
With a short 13 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.