Provinssi launches an Ambassador program

Become an official Provinssi Ambassador! As a Provinssi Ambassador you can sell festival tickets via new ticketing site and earn points to claim rewards and exclusive experiences. You can manage the ticket sales via your own personal account. The more you sell the more rewards you can achieve. Your friends will also benefit small rewards. For more info go to Provinssi´s ticketing site. 


Provinssi's line up added with 40 domestic artists

In addition to already released festival program, Provinssi's domestic line up is now added with 40 new artists.

Along with established Finnish superstars hip hop -duo JVG and more traditional rock acts Maija Vilkkumaa, Olavi Uusivirta, Pariisin Kevät, Scandinavian Music Group and Von Hertzen Brothers the billing also includes names from grime to punk, metal to folk and everything in between.

Ruusut can be defined as a new indie supergroup. The line up include Ringa Manner (The Hearing, Pintandwefall), Alpo Nummelin (Cityman, Zebra and Snake), Samuli Kukkola (Solano) and Miikka Koivisto (Disco Ensemble, Hisser, Normal Life). The electro pop band will release their debut album later in 2018.

Reino Nordin is one of the most popular pop singers in Finland at the moment. His smash hit “Antaudun” won Emma prize (Finnish Grammy) for the most streamed song of 2017 with more than 11 million streams and counting.

Power metal bands Sonata Arctica and Ensiferum represent the heavier side of Finnish music scene. Both bands have also gained strong international fanbase around the globe. Heavy metal group Stam1na will re-release their album  “Raja” in order to celebrate the masterpiece's 10th anniversary. Young and hungry rock bands Blind Channel and Santa Cruz are on their way to big breakthrough.

Finnish grime duo Töölön Ketterä, r´n´b artist Stig Dogg and pop star Nelli Matula bring urban beats to Seinäjoki. Rappers Eevil Stöö x Kube joined forces with their “Pomo Sapiens” -EP at the end of last year. PastoriPike is known for his amazing live energy. Pikku G is one of the pioneers of Finnish hip hop scene, and he made  along awaited comeback last year.

Iconic Finnish singer-songwriters Yari and Tuomari Nurmio performed already at the very first edition of Provinssi in 197, and both masters will perform at Amphitheatre Stage. Litku Klemetti, Kynnet, Circle and Joose Keskitalo are among the biggest indie names in Finland.

Occult rock group Jess and the Ancient Ones and psychedelic solo artist Mara Balls bring the power of electric guitar to Provinssi line-up. Kraut-influenced space rock band K-X-P will release new album later this spring. Indie/punk trio Have You Ever Seen The Jane Fonda Aerobic VHS? is known for their hypnoctic lo-fi sound.

Pop stars Vilma Alina, Juulia and Aleksanteri Hakaniemi are ready for their Provinssi debut shows. Karina, Pimeys and M are the most interesting voices of new rock generation.

Blues guitarist Erja Lyytinen, The Comedians formed by the most popular Finnish stand up artists, folk music group Pirulainen and punk bands MMSP and High School Dropouts are also included in the festival billing.

Many more artists still to be announced during Spring!



Hip hop supergroup Run The Jewels (USA) make their long-awaited Provinssi debut in June. The USA-based duo, formed by El-P ja Killer Mike, have become one of the biggest names in hip hop scene after releasing three albums and sold out arena shows around the world.
Scotland’s finest rock group Biffy Clyro (UK) make their welcomed return to Seinäjoki after highly praised show in 2016. The trio is currently working on two new albums and a movie project. One of Sweden’s most beloved bands The Sounds (SWE) have established their status as a great live act with their with their sing-along rock anthems and high energy shows.
Swedish extreme metal group Meshuggah (SWE) represent the darker and heavier side of Provinssi. After releasing their latest album last fall, American PVRIS (USA) are making their way to Provinssi after years of waiting. The USA-basend trio combines post-hardcore with alternative rock sound and have toured the stadiums alongside with bands like Muse and 30 Seconds to Mars.
Alternative rock bands Basement (UK) and The Hunna (UK), and the indie talent Superorganism (UK) are representing the new British invasion. International line up also includes Danish rap artist Noah Carter who has been compared to Drake and grime artists from Skepta to Stormzy.
Disco Ensemble play their farewell show in Provinssi before calling it quits later this year.
Provinssi bill also includes some of the biggest names from Finnish urban music scene. Organic hip hop trio Atomirotta will release their third album later this spring. Pop singer Evelina has risen to fame with more than 50 million Spotify streams, and rapper Gettomasa made his breakthroug with his debut album “Chosen One” in 2016 and have also released new material earlier this year.
Finnish metal band Mokoma play two sets in Provinssi. The first one is an acoustic show at Amphitheatre Stage on Thursday, and the band will amplify their heavy sound on Friday. Singer-actor Samuli Edelmann & Orkestra Suora Lähetys is also added to Amphitheare stage’s line up.
Provinssi musical opens the Amphitheatre Stage program on all three festival days. The musical was selected as one of the Finnish Cultural Foundation’s main projects this year. Musical is starred by actors Maria Lund, Kimmo Blom, Irina Vartia and Ville Orttenvuori to name a few. 
Over 50 new artists and other festival news to follow!

Provinssi´s daily program now published - all ticket categories now on sale!

Provinssi begins it´s 40 year celebration on Seinäjoki, Törnävänsaari on June 28th with Danish rock giant Volbeat and French Montana, who is one of the hottest names of hiphop scene at the moment. Thursday´s billing also includes British metalcore band Asking Alexandria with their debut festival show in Finland and Finnish singer Lauri Tähkä who is returning back to his roots in Seinäjoki after years of waiting.

Fridays program includes punk icons The Offspring, platinum-selling domestic popstar Jenni Vartiainen along with Finnish rapper Pyhimys.

Saturday´s highlights includes a super group Prophets of Rage, the biggest Finnish popstar Antti Tuisku with his only show of the summer, Swedish metal group Arch Enemy and highly praised singer-songwriter Vesta, who just was awarded by music magazine Soundi as a newcomer of the year 2017.

The festival line-up will have many additions within near future.

All the ticket categories are now on sale. The one and two day early bird -tickets are available starting 79€ (normal prize 89€) until December 6th. Three day early bird -tickets starting 129€ (normal prize 149€) are on sale until the end of 2017. You can also purchase children´s (7-12 yr) tickets for 39€ for Saturday 30th June. Please find all the ticket information and accommondation packages at provinssi.fi/tickets

PROVINSSI 28.-30.6.2018:

Volbeat (DK) / Prophets of Rage (USA) / The Offspring (USA) / Antti Tuisku / French Montana (USA) / Arch Enemy (SWE) / Asking Alexandria (UK) / Jenni Vartiainen / Lauri Tähkä / Pyhimys / Vesta

+many of additions to follow.