Based on a collection of short stories by Niilo Aikio, PikkuKulkuri’s new puppet theatre play (‘Niga’s 8 seasons’) will take the audience through the year together with a Sámi boy named Niga.
Matti Johannes Koivu performs solo at the Sello Hall and Kanerva will be performing with her band. Both released new albums last autumn.
Marion Rung and Matti ‘Fredi’ Siitonen both started their careers in the 1960s and have kept their wheels rolling for over 50 years now. The concert at Sello Hall will feature Marion’s and Fredi’s best-known songs.
Tuomo Rannankari’s concert for the whole family features fresh and cheerful children’s songs as well as favourites heard on children’s TV shows.
The musicians of the Clavicula Baroque ensemble, playing period instruments, transport the audience to the salons of London three centuries ago.
Freija is a band whose ‘Hetkun ketkun’ concert will entertain audience members of all ages. Freija’s swinging touch blends traditional folk songs and new tunes into a rousing performance.
Xantone Blacq is one of London’s hottest nu jazz and soul artists. Nowadays Xantone is concentrating on his solo career and touring Europe under his own name.
In the course of over 40 years, Marc Ribot (US) has released 25 albums. The concert at Sello Hall will feature Ribot’s solo material, offering an evening of subtle expression and improvisation.
Ulla Tapaninen’s ‘Lava-ammuntaa VI’ is the sixth independent sequel to the actress’s beloved series of performances. True to her style, Tapaninen tackles everyday phenomena.
Kemi’s pride of melodic metal, Sonata Arctica will be touring Finland’s biggest cities early in the year. The band will be supported by today’s most promising names in melodic metal and hard rock: Arion and Temple Balls.
The charismatic singer-songwriter Elias Gould released his eagerly-awaited debut album ‘LP’ last June. Playing guitar-driven pop and indie rock, Elias has been charming audiences since 2015.
The legends of Finnish rock have come back to stay! Juliet Jonesin Sydän is now releasing new music for the first time since 1996.
Annika Andersson is considered the first genuine female blues rock/punk singer in Finland. She was only 14 when she started her career on the frontline of the band Dead End 5 in the 1970s.
Having left a strong mark on Finnish pop music as a songwriter, Knipi has now released his long-awaited, self-titled debut solo album.
This music performance by Jonna Järnefelt, Jukka Nylund and a string duo ponders the moments at which we need to surpass ourselves. The songs and lyrics tell tales about loss and facing our fears as well as learning new things and abandoning constricting roles.
Bassist Lauri Porra released his fifth solo album with his Flyover Ensemble in November. The performers in the ensemble create a unique musical journey to a place where genre limitations do not stand between the music and the listener.
The torch-bearers of Finnish roots music, Hoedown, are preparing a new album and will tour in February. At Sello Hall, the band will be joined by Tero Vesterinen and organist Jukka Gustavson.
Hoedown turns the spotlight on a great unknown of roots music who passed away a few years ago: J.J. Cale, whose music is a lot better known around the world than his persona.
A film of Astrid Lindgren who became one of the most creative women of our age: a story teller that the whole world would come to know and love. Free admission.
Formed by schoolboys in 1964, Topmost immediately started its quick journey to the top of the Finnish pop scene. The band has now released a new single, ‘Hold Me’, which is also the title of Topmost’s 2020 concert tour.