Lana Del Rey, The xx, London Grammar, Aphex Twin for Flow Festival 2017

Next summer grows even more exciting

One of Europe’s most acclaimed festivals has announced a stellar line-up for 2017, with Lana Del Rey, The xx, London Grammar and Aphex Twin all among the first names confirmed for Flow Festival.

Also on the bill for the event in Finland’s capital of Helsinki are Flume, Vince Staples, Angel Olsen, Jenny Hval, Maceo Plex, Jon Hopkins (DJ Set), and Bicep, plus Finnish acts Alma, MC Taakiborsta, Femme En Fourrure, and Kauriinmetsastajat – with many more to be announced between now and the summer.

Check out the Flow Festival announcement video below

The wait is over! We are excited to… – Flow Festival Helsinki | Facebook

The wait is over! We are excited to reveal the first acts for Flow Festival 2017! Lana Del Rey, The xx, Aphex Twin, Flume, London Grammar, Vince Staples, Angel Olsen, Jenny Hval, Maceo Plex, Jon Hopkins, FEEL MY BICEP, ALMA, MC Taakibörsta, Femme En Fourrure and Kauriinmetsästäjät will perform in Suvilahti, Helsinki next August!

The bill marks another huge date for The xx, whose plans for 2017 continue to grow as their long-awaited third album ‘I See You’ is released on 13 January. The seldom-seen Aphex Twin also looks set for a busy summer, having gone from rarely playing live to also appearing at Field Day 2017 among others.

Fans have been patiently awaiting the return of London Grammar, who have been in the studio working on the follow-up to 2013’s acclaimed ‘If You Wait’. Their appearance at Flow points to other European tour dates and hopefully the release their second album.

Meanwhile, Lana Del Rey has been rumoured to be dropping new material for some months now.

Flow Festival 2017 takes place from Friday 11-Sunday 13 August at Suvilahti power plant in Helsinki, Finland.