Next summer, the Weekend Festival will feature gigs by highly regarded international and domestic artists. The festival’s diverse line up offers a rare treats as 26-year-old Texas-based Post Malone and David Guetta, one of the most popular dance music pioneers of all time will take the stage. Post Malone is currently one of Spotify’s most listened to artists globally. His production has more than 70 billion streams. Guetta has sold more than 50 million records during her career, and his songs are streamed more than 3 billion times a year. Guetta danced the festive crowd of the Weekend Festival for the first time in 2012 and will do it again next summer in honor of the 10th anniversary.
“We are making a completely new kind of Weekend Festival,” says Martin Mustonen, Festival Director of the Weekend Festival. “Our artist line up is no longer just representative of electronic music, we want to offer our customers a wide range of performances by the best artists of different genres at the festival. The event area of the Weekend Festival in Kantola will be the largest in Finland and it will enable us to bring top artists to the festival who enjoy international popularity. With the size of the event area, we are coming up with several wonderful stage areas as well as VIP areas that offer a variety of music experiences and large-scale ancillary services for all-round music lovers in a comprehensive and safer way.”
Earlier in the week, the Weekend Festival announced a new venue in the Hämeenlinna Kantola event park and at the same time to expand to three day festival. The 10th anniversary of the festival will be celebrated from 1st to 3rd of July 2022.
Previously, the festival has announced artists to the festival, including Tove Lo, Nina Kraviz, Boy Pablo, JVG, Sanni and Pyhimys. All in all, more than 80 artists will perform during the three-day festival. Pre-sale of Weekend Festival 3-day tickets will start at Ticketmaster for subscribers to the Weekend newsletter on Friday 3rd of December at 9.00.
The price of a three-day advance ticket is € 179. 3 day General Access tickets will go on sale on December 10, 21 at 9:00 AM. Tickets purchased for the 2020 and 2021 festivals will serve as admission tickets for the 2022 festival. The two-day tickets for 2020 and 2021 will give you a three-day bracelet at the 2022 festival.Published 3.12.2021