We joined the final day of an intimate Pori Jazz event at the beautiful Kirjurinluoto Park. Here are the highlights.
Finland’s Blind Channel qualifies for the grand final of Eurovision song contest 2021 held on Saturday in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Pori Jazz 2021 that was scheduled to take place in July has been canceled for the second year in a row because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Flow Festival will not take place in 2021 because of the continuing global coronavirus pandemic.
“Finlandia Hymn” is a tone poem for orchestra, composed by Jean Sibelius in 1899.
Dance music festival Weekend celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2021.
Pori Jazz festival was canceled this year, but it has already confirmed some big names for 2021.
The government has decided to ban public gatherings and events of over 500 people until July 31.
“We hope for these strikes to have a positive outcome,” the Danish/American hard rock group says in a statement.
American heavy metal group Killswitch Engage took over the sold-out Circus music venue on Monday night.
Toto’s performance at the Pori Jazz Festival was outstanding.
We spent three days at Tuska Open Air Metal Festival in Helsinki.
Tuska Open Air Metal Festival begins on Friday and lasts till Sunday. Here’s what’s changed when arriving at the festival.
One of the Biggest Festivals in Metal and Rock and Roll Begins in Hyvinkää With an Amazing Crowd and Line-up
One of the biggest music events of this summer has begun in the southern city of Hyvinkää.
The Finnish electronic dance music artist Darude was seemingly disappointed.
We interviewed Jasse Jatala, the vocalist Finnish metal band Keoma, and a semifinalist at the Voice of Finland competition.
Legendary Drummer Billy Cobham Plays Solos Like He Was 50 Years Younger – Jazzmeia Horn Casts a Spell With Scat
The first Savoy JazzFest gathered a crowd of nearly 2,200 and gave the audience incredible performances.
The Prodigy Cancels All Shows After Keith Flint’s Death – Here’s What it Was Like at Their Last Gig in Helsinki
Finland Today reporter Morgan Walker attended the Prodigy’s show in Helsinki in November 2015, which turned out to be their last performance in Finland with their original ensemble.
“This is a huge challenge for me in many ways,” Darude said.
Katie Melua gives the most memorable performance at the Pori Jazz festival.
James Blunt draws a massive crowd at the Pori Jazz festival on Friday evening.
Higlight of Pori Jazz Festival Jade Bird to Finland Today: “It’s Always the Punchy Screw You Songs That Are the Best”
Jade Bird, 20, has an incredible voice and has written about 500 songs. Ten of them will be featured on the upcoming album.
The 21st annual Tuska metal festival proves once again why it’s one biggest highlight of the Finnish summer.
Tuska metal festival opened its gates in Helsinki’s Suvilahti district on Friday afternoon.
What is it like to be a classical musician in Finland? Paulina Bouzas aims to find out.
The charity check took the organizers by surprise.
The campaign also spotlights Finland’s position at the center of the global heavy metal community: Finland has more metal bands per capita than any other country.
Aalto’s performance received one of the most grandiose applause of the evening.
The Florida-based heavy metal giant gives the audience more than their money’s worth.
Lordi won the Eurovision Song Contest in 2006. Now, some of the former members have shifted to pop.
William Bell, 78, the soul legend from Memphis US, arrived at the Helsinki Festival on Wednesday evening with a career spanning six decades, but the gig in Finland was his first.
60,000 People Attend Pori Jazz Festival – Chaka Khan and Grace Jones Bring Musical Fireworks To the Stage
Powerful women, artists who have inspired and entertained generations, proved why they still matter.
Badu left the crowd wanting for more.
A Finland Today reporter tours Tuska metal festival for three days to find what’s under the surface.
HIM says adieus but they sound like in their prime.
We also asked Eeka Mäkynen, CEO of the festival, about the reasons for its continuing success.
World Village Festival will gather tens of thousands of people to Kaisaniemi Park in Helsinki during the weekend, May 27-28.
On early misty Friday morning, the statues were clad in masks.
If you would ask me about my favorite bands today, It would be hard to make one single choice.
Saara revealed her plans for the future. She will, for example, perform at the Helsinki Arena on April 15, 2017.
President Sauli Niinistö coined a new nickname “Sisu” for the X Factor UK runner-up, Saara Aalto, who visited Helsinki before the UK finals.
Flow Festival is one of the happiest and soberest festivals in the country.
When 54,000 thousand people gather together in Joensuu in July, it can only mean one thing: Ilosaarirock.
Pori Jazz Festival attracted a crowd of 55,600. Here are the highlights in pictures.
Joss Stone and Lauryn Hill highlighted the Friday evening program at the Pori Jazz Festival.
Ruisrock is the oldest rock festival in the Nordic countries. We spent three days listening to Kelis, Anna Abreu, Patti Smith and many others.
Ozzy Osbourne, 67, performed like he was 30 years younger.
Tuska Open Air Metal Festival gathers a crowd of 28,000.
Hernesaaren Ranta hosted the first Summerburst festival on Saturday.
If there were any guys among the thousands observing the Australian pop-punk group perform on Friday evening at Helsinki Arena, I didn’t see any.
The celebration of multiculturalism in pictures.
The performance of the Belgian singer, Selah Sue, was one of the year’s best so far.
The Estonian president, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, plays a selection of rock classics to a mesmerized crowd at Club Kaiku in Helsinki.
The weekend of funk ends appropriately.
The funkiest festival in Finland kicks off strongly.
Some of the highlights of the year’s programme include performances by The Herbaliser and Brooklyn Funk Essentials.
Many women left the pop diva’s concert at Helsinki Arena with teary eyes from pure nostalgia.
Sabina Ddumba charmed club Tavastia with her smooth soulful voice.
Jethro Tull is one of the legendary groups from the ’70’s still delivering a stunning performance.
The hottest Finnish artists were awarded with Emmas, the most prestigious prize of Finnish music scene, on Friday night.
The experience of hearing Melissa Horn’s voice live for the first time is soothing like fine Malbec and intoxicating like rare whisky.
The hottest names in the Finnish groovy music scene received awards last weekend.
Imagine Dragons take over Helsinki Arena under the eyes of more than 10,000 screaming fans.
The live band did justice to the classic tracks produced by DJ Premier.
Modern Sky was unlike any other festival I have attended in Helsinki, or anywhere in the world for that matter.
Not only is Florence Welch one of the most talented singers to embrace the planet but her stage persona is nothing short of captivating.
Alexi Laiho’s metal spectacle was awesome to listen but hard to watch.
Do you like the sound of an electric guitar? Tomorrow is your lucky night, as Alexi Laiho from Children of Bodom turns the Senate Square into a metal arena of 100 electric guitars on Friday August 14.
Pori Jazz is considered one of the pioneering and legendary festivals in Finland. I joined it to find out why.
Her live performance was mesmerizing.
Public Enemy nailed it!
In Tuska, I felt like I am living the Alice Cooper mantra for his new band members: “You’re gonna see the world. You’re gonna get paid, and you’re gonna get stitches!”