Friday, July 3, 2015

Provinssirock is one of the biggest rock festivals in Finland. It takes place in the city of Seinäjoki in Southern Ostrobothnia, Western Finland. The 3-day (some years only 2 days) festival, which starts the busy Finnish rock festival season, has been held every June since 1979.

The 2007 festival enjoyed a combined three day total crowd of 55,000. In 2008 Provinssirock was organized on 13-15 June, and was sold out with a combined three day total of 75,000 attendees watching world-famous bands and rock artists such as Foo Fighters, Linkin Park, Nightwish, The Sounds, Billy Talent and Serj Tankian. Provinssirock was also sold out in 2011, when there were over 84,000 attendees. Headliners were System Of A Down, Avenged Sevenfold and Pendulum.

International performers that have previously performed at Provinssirock include:

  • Turbonegro
  • Alice in Chains
  • Within Temptation
  • Tori Amos
  • As I Lay Dying
  • David Bowie
  • Chimaira
  • The Cult
  • The Cure
  • The Pogues
  • De La Soul
  • Dream Theater
  • Faithless
  • Faith No More
  • Garbage
  • Hatebreed
  • HIM
  • Hüsker Dü
  • Kent
  • Lamb Of God
  • Limp Bizkit
  • Lou Reed
  • Manic Street Preachers
  • Marilyn Manson
  • Massive Attack
  • Nine Inch Nails
  • Paramore
  • Placebo
  • Iggy Pop
  • The Prodigy
  • Rage Against the Machine
  • Rammstein
  • The Ramones
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • R.E.M.
  • Scissor Sisters
  • Patti Smith
  • The Stone Roses
  • Suede
  • System of a Down
  • Tool
  • Weezer

References


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External links


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Media related to Provinssirock at Wikimedia Commons

  • Homepage (Finnish)
  • List of musicians and bands at Provinssirock (Finnish)
  • Provinssirock 2012 on Choose Fest


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