Fresh Finnish Jazz Added to Flow's Tiivistämö Lineup

posted by Maressa Levy on June 06, 2013

Photo: Timo Lassy Band by Junno Lusa

Helsinki, Finland -- Flow has added an intimate jazz offering to their 2013 lineup, curated by Helsinki-based collective We Jazz and intended to provide an overview of the next generation of Finnish Jazz.

KOK Trio, Trio Urho, and Smith & Zenger will join the We Jazz DJs at Tiivistämö, a cozy restaurant serving sushi and Asian-fusion street food. Each artist will perform three sets on their designated day, starting with the KOK Trio on Friday and ending with Smith & Zenger on Sunday. We Jazz DJs will perform intermittently throughout the weekend.

In addition to the intimate Tiivistämö series, US-based saxophonist Steve Coleman, who is known for his improvisations, will join the Ravi Coltrane Quintet at Flow, and organizers have also added Timo Lassy Band, DalindèoSerenity EnsembleKahden Miehen GalaksiRicky-Tick Big Band & Julkinen Sana to their growing roster. Scroll down for the full lineup.

Flow will take place August 7-11 in historic Suvilahti, the site of a former power plant. Tickets are still available, ranging from €79 ($103) for a single-day pass to €180 ($236) for a four-day pass plus a ticket to the opening concert.

Full Lineup
Wednesday, August 7: The Knife

Friday, August 9: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Kendrick Lamar, Blixa Bargeld, Moderat, Hudson Mohawke, Jupiter & Okwess International, Mykki Blanco, Maya Jane Coles, Karenn, Rubik, Timo Lassy Band, K-X-P, Mina Ja Ville Ahonen, Dalindeo, US Girls, Ghedalia Tazartes, Chicaloyoh, Atom™, Kahden Miehan Galaksi, Pekko Käppi, Juhana Nyrhinen, KOK Trio, Timo Lassy Band, Dalindeo, Kahden Miehen Galaksi

Saturday, August 10: My Bloody Valentine, Beach House, Austra, Azealia Banks, Solange, Ebo Taylor & The Odapajan, Woods, Factory Floor, Parquet Courts, Tensnake, Todd Terje, Nicole Willis & The Should Investigators, Jaakko Eino Kalevi, Karri Koira, Samae Koskisen Korvalääke, Serenity Ensemble, Loost Koos, Black Lizard, Aino Venna, Paa Kii, Lau Nau, Sarah Kivi & Non-Orchestra, Urpf Lanze, Astral Social Club, Circuit Des Yeux, Love Cult, Hot Visions, Panssarijuna, Lau Nau, Trio Urho, Serenity Ensemble

Sunday, August 11: Kraftwerk 3D Show, Bat For Lashes, Grimes, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Ravi Coltrane Quartet, Junip, Of Monsters And Men, Haim, Julia Holter, Jacco gardner, Goat, Aluna George, Disclosure, Reggae Sundays, Black Motor & Verneri Pohjola, Laineen Kasperi Ja Palava Kaupunki, Orphan Fairytale, Julia Holters, Invader Ace, Kumma Heppu & Lopunajan Voidellut, Olimpia Splendid, Terveet Kädet, Veli-Matti O Äijälä, The Kolmas, Smith & Zenger, Ricky-Tick Big Band & Julkinen Sana

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