The 19-year-old NLE Choppa, rising from Memphis, is one of the hottest names at the moment and will now arrive at the Weekend Festival on Friday, July 1st. The rap artist, who has become popular at the age of 16, has also made a platinum single “Shotta Flow” and his debut album “Top Shotta” also hit the Top 10 list.
The star, who struggled with the harshest conditions in Memphis, combines street hip-hop in his lyrics, but also texts that offer deeper and new perspectives. NLE Choppa has amassed more than 5 billion worldwide streams, a place on the 2020 XXL Freshman list and a nomination for Best New Artist at the 2020 BET Hip-Hop Awards.
On Friday 1.7. producer-DJ Astrix will be seen on the festival stage. The Israeli-born Astrix is known for the psytrance hits “Deep Jungle Walk”, “Adhana” and “Pranava”. In a career spanning more than 15 years, Astrix has played more than 1,000 concerts around the world. He continues to bring his musical message and his hypnotic series of explosions in the summer in Hämeenlinna.
Eli Brown, from Bristol, will be bringing to the Weekend Festival on Sunday, July 3rd his unique vision of the world of electronic music. Eli Brown has been sowing energy in the club world since 2016 with his hits “Believe”, “Moving” with Calvin Harris’s alias, Love Regenerator and “XTC” with Solardo.
Weekend Festival, which celebrates its tenth anniversary, combines international and domestic top names from different genres in a variety of ways.
In addition to the main performers Post Malone, David Guetta, DJ Snake and Stormzy, there will be performances from Tove Lo, AJ Tracey, Lil Tjay, Meduza, Tchami, Rezz, Flo Milli, Tion Wayne, Sam Tompkins, Peach Tree Rascals, Elley Duhé, Boy Pablo , Jay1, Pi’erre Bourne and Zhu.
Top Finnish artists such as JVG, Blind Channel, Gasellit, Gettomasa, SANNI and Pyhimys will also been seen on stage at Weekend Festival.
The artist table will hold the top names in dance, rap and pop music with more than 80 artists.
All ticket types are available from Ticketmaster, Lippu.fi and Tiketti.Published 20.5.2022