Massive Attack and Young Fathers join forces to headline Flow Festival Helsinki

UK talent join the likes of Iggy Pop in Finland in August

Massive Attack and Young Fathers will perform together in a headline set at Helsinki’s Flow Festival.

The festival is running between 12-14 August at Suvilahti, Parrukatu, Finland. Bristol trip-hop originators Massive Attack- known for hit such as ‘Unfinished Sympathy’ and ‘Teardrop’ – will play a special show with UK hip hop act Young Fathers, who won the 2014 Mercury Music Prize for their début album ‘Dead).

Other acts that have just just been announced include punk rocker Iggy Pop, The Sleaford Mods, Thundercat and more. The festival is held in a disused power station on the outskirts of town.

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They will be joining a raft of eclectic names already announced, including Alex Turner and Miles Kane’s The Last Shadow Puppets project, as well as New Order, Jamie xx and M83.


The confirmed line up so far reads as follows
Ata Kak
Chvrches
Descendents
Floating Points
Four Tet
Hercules & Love Affair
Holly Herndon
Iggy Pop
Jamie XX
John Talabot
Kamasi Washington
Liima
Lil B
Massive Attack + Young Fathers
M83
New Order
Phuture Live (DJ Pierre + Spanky)
Roman Flügel
Shackleton Presents “Powerplant”
Sia
Sleaford Mods
Stormzy
The Black Madonna
Thee Oh Sees
The Last Shadow Puppets
Thundercat
Wooden Wisdom & DJ Fitz