Catch Finnish folk and world music live on tour

Many Finnish folk and world music acts are touring in Asia and Europe during the coming weeks. Frigg, Jaakko Laitinen & Väärä raha, Jouhiorkesteri, Pekko Käppi and Sväng will be heading to stages. Read our listing of the coming shows and catch them live on tour.


Still grinning after their UK debut tours earlier this year, the band will play in the UK during November:

November 22 – Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford Upon Avon
November 23 and 24 – Scots Fiddle Fest, Edinburgh

Jaakko Laitinen & Väärä raha

Filled with slavic melancholy and hot Lappish passion, this group will arrive to Germany:

November 7 – Lagari, Berlin
November 8 – Kulturverein Weitblick, Bugewitz
November 9 – St Spiritus, Greifswald


They will take their Jouhikkos (horse haired bowed lyres) on the stages in Japan:

November 22 – Hyogo
November 24 – Mie
November 25 – Hamamatsu

Pekko Käppi

Besides going to Japan with Jouhiorkesteri, Pekko Käppi will also have three shows in the UK:

October 27 – Canon Frome Court, Herefordshire
October 28 – Lee Rosy's Tea, Nottingham
November 1 – Wharf Chambers, Leeds


The group will celebrate its 10th Anniversary by touring in Germany and Liechtenstein in the beginning of the month:

November 6 – Jazz Club, Regensburg
November 7 – Kulturzentrum, Puchheim
November 8 – Theater am Kirchplatz, Schaan
November 9 – FranzK, Reutlingen