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Roy Ayers, BadBadNotGood, Joshua Redman And More Announced For Flow Festival’s Bright Balloon 360 Stage

Roy Ayers, BadBadNotGood, Joshua Redman And More Announced For Flow Festival's Bright Balloon 360 Stage

Flow’s famous landmark, Bright Balloon 360° with its circular stage topped by a luminous balloon, will be located in a new area of Suvilahti. The stage will host Joshua Redman, Roy Ayers, BadBadNotGood, Fatoumata Diawara & Hindi Zahra, Ibibio Sound Machine, Janka Nabay & The Bubu Gang, Linnea Olsson and Skott, among others.

Flow Festival’s impressive and intimate Bright Balloon 360° stage will get a new area all of its own. The circular seating area will fit more people than in previous years and getting in and out of the stage area is easier. The whole Flow area is growing this year and moving around the area will be easier. The biggest single change is the relocation of the Bright Balloon 360° stage to its own area and the new audience seating.

American jazz star Joshua Redman br...

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Goldfrapp, Death Grips and The Afghan Whigs Confirmed for Flow Festival 2017

Goldfrapp, Death Grips and The Afghan Whigs Confirmed for Flow Festival 2017
Goldfrapp’s music is a mixture of synthpop, folk, glam rock, ambient, and electronic music. The British duo of Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory are releasing their seventh album, Silver Eye, next week. Since its debut album in 2000, Goldfrapp has fearlessly ignored genre boundaries and taken full advantage of Alison’s bewitching voice.
US-based Death Grips, one of the most interesting experimental hip hop ensembles in the world right now, is performing at Flow Festival in August. The group’s blend of rock, hip hop, dance music and rap with a punk attitude has attracted fans from numerous genres over the years. Critics have been quick to crown Death Grips with the mantle of hip hop’s future and have called it the first truly important band of the twenty-first century.
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Flow Festival Announce Second Wave Of Acts Leading With Frank Ocean and Ryan Adams

Flow Festival Announce Second Wave Of Acts Leading With Frank Ocean and Ryan Adams
Visionary artist Frank Ocean makes his Finnish debut with a live show at Flow Festival in Helsinki. Ocean is the festival’s most requested artist of recent years. Frank Ocean is one of the most celebrated and critically acclaimed artists of his era. The enigmatic artist came back from a four-year musical hiatus last year, when he released the album Endless via livestream on his website and just one day later followed it up with the album Blonde. The critically acclaimed album went to number one in the album charts in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Norway, Denmark, Belgium and New Zealand. The two records follow his breakout albums: Channel Orange and the Nostalgia Ultra mixtape.
Blonde features guest performances by the likes of Beyoncé, Kendrick Lamar, And...
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Morrissey Comes To Flow Festival Helsinki

Morrissey Comes To Flow Festival Helsinki

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British singer Morrissey will perform at Flow Festival on Saturday 13 August. The lyricist with a penchant for songs that do not shy away from controversy chose Flow as the setting for one of his few shows this summer. In addition to a successful solo career, Morrissey is known as the singer for legendary 1980s band The Smiths. His concert will close out the Blue Tent on Saturday. The renewed venue has doubled its crowd capacity from previous years.
Acts previously confirmed to play at Flow Festival include Sia, New Order, FKA twigs, Massive Attack, Iggy Pop, Anohni, The Last Shadow Puppets, Jamie xx, M83, Chvrches, Descendents, Four Tet and Hercules & Love Affair.
Tickets for Flow Festival have been selling at a record pace...
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FKA Twigs Announced For Flow Festival Helsinki

FKA Twigs Announced For Flow Festival Helsinki

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More artists have been confirmed for Flow Festival Helsinki, and leading the announcement is no other than the hypnotic British singer FKA Twigs, who rose to popularity in 2012 on the strength of her blinding debut EP1 and its hit track Breathe. Known for her excellent choreography as well as musicality, FKA Twigs explores the nuances of pop aesthetics in a way that holds both critics and audiences spellbound.
Also announced to play Flow Festival Helsinki is the young electronic producer Mura Masa, who is currently re-defining the electro-landscape with cutting-edge mixtapes and singer-songwriter Laura Mvula is set to bring her adventurous jazz-tinged pop music to the Finnish city. Canadian singer-songwriterSpencer’s Moonface project will be appearing with Siina...
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