Flow Festival adds Bobby Womack, Richie Hawtin and more

Also added are the beloved French songwriter Yann Tiersen, New York’s post-punk heroes, Swans, the mastermind of far-reaching Berlin techno, Monolake, and the seminal DJ-producer Hudson Mohawke, amongst others.

Flow will also host African groups Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou from Benin and Tamikrestfrom Mali. The acclaimed Austrian artist Fennesz will perform as a part of The Other Sound concept, that showcases experimental music. More artists on The Other Sound program will be published later in the spring.

Other international additions to the line-up are Korallreven (SWE), Lindstrøm (NOR) and Africa Hitech (UK/AU). New domestic artists are HuoratronBurning Hearts and the unique trio Unela, comprising of saxophonist Jukka Perko, singer-songwriter Yona and producer Samuli Kosminen.

The ninth Flow Festival will be organised in Helsinki’s Suvilahti 8–12, 2012.

With the new announcement, Flow Festival tickets also become available in the UK via See Tickets. Four day festival passes (including the festival weekend + the Opening Concert with Bon Iver on Wednesday August 8) are available for the price of 135 GBP, whereas three day weekend passes sell for 110 GBP.


In the UK:

See Tickets www.seetickets.com
4 Day Festival Pass (WED+FRI-SUN) / £135.00 +bf
3 Day Festival Pass (FRI-SUN) / £110.00 + bf

In Finland + rest of the world:

Tiketti www.tiketti.fi, tel. +358 (0) 600-1-1616
4 days: FRI – SUN + Opening Concert / 160 €
3 days: FRI – SUN / 130 €
2 days: FRI+SAT, SAT+SUN, FRI+SUN / 110 €
1 day: FRI, SAT, SUN / 70 €
Opening Concert WED 8 Aug / 49 €
The Baltic Sea ticket is available for all types by adding 2 € to the sale price.