GIG GUIDE


Rock'n Roll, Rockabilly, Hillbilly, Surf, R&B, Neobilly, Psychobilly Gigs in Finland

March 2017
Mar 2 Down Home Kivi, Tampere Jo' Buddy & Down Home King III feat. Nieminen (Fin)
Mar 3 Dubrovnik, Helsinki

"Lovestruck!" - 25th Anniversary and Record Release Party
20:00 doors open
21:00 School Of Rock (Fin)
22:00 Lone Star Dreamers (Fin) - A Cappella
23:00 The Doo Tones (Fin)
24:00 Lone Star Dreamers & the Rhythm Boppers (Fin)

Mar 3 Eikan Pub, Järvenpää The Rockin' 8-BALLS (Fin)
Mar 3 Bar Mendocino, Helsinki Bulletproof (Fin)
Mar 3 Mulligans, Kouvola Agents & Vesa Haaja (Fin)
Mar 3 Elmun baari, Helsinki The Meantraitors (Rus), The Shrieks (Fin)
Mar 4 Golden Classics Café, Helsinki Corrupted (Fra), Lo-Lites (Fin), Dj Sleazy Tim
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Mar 4 Lavaklubi, Läntinen Teatterikuja 1, Helsinki 78 RPM ERA - Dj's Vesa Yli-Pelkonen, Sampsa Vilhunen & Eric Swamp. Showtime 21 - 02
Mar 4 Tanhuhovi, Lohja Agents & Vesa Haaja (Fin)
Mar 4 Eikan Pub, Järvenpää SaraLee (Fin)
Mar 10 Cactus, Mäkelänkatu 91, Helsinki The Slippers (Fin)
Mar 10 Työski, Hamina Agents & Vesa Haaja (Fin)
Mar 10 Kangasala-talo, Kangasala ELVIS FOREVER 40th Anniversary-konsertti - Aron & Cool Company (Fin)
Mar 11 Bar Aikalisä, Tampere King Drapes (Fin)
Mar 11 Bar Rock Bear, Ilola, Vantaa DFC (Fin), Oo Wee '55 (Fin), Greased Lightning (Fin)
Mar 11 Katu Klubi, Lahti Agents & Vesa Haaja (Fin)
Mar 11 Pub Verstas, Lahti Double 50 Party - Snakebite (Swe), Drivin' Wheels (Fin), Dj Smokey Joe
Mar 11 Sipoon Keisari, Nikkilä
cancelled
The Merciless Rockers (Fin)
Mar 17 Blackpool, Järvenpää Sherwood Tigers (Fin), Johnny & The Dodgers (Fin)
Mar 17 Raahe-sali, Raahe Agents & Vesa Haaja (Fin)
Mar 17 Old Cock, Lappeenranta Jussi Syren And The Groundbreakers (Fin)
Mar 17 Old Town, Porvoo Bulletproof (Fin)
Mar 17 Albertin Kellari, Hämeenlinna Paulina’s Diner (Fin)
Mar 18 Söderkullan kartano, Sipoo Mike Bell & The Belltones (Fin)
Mar 18 Bar Loose, Helsinki BIG SHAKE! DJ's Sampsa Vilhunen & Vesa Yli-Pelkonen playing Rhythm & Blues, Soul, Jump Blues, TT-shakers, Mambos, Popcorn, Surf, Latin sounds... and more - from 45 and 78 rpm records! Down in the basement of Bar Loose, 23 – 04, entrance 5 eur (incl. cloakroom). Every 3rd Saturday monthly, welcome!
Mar 18 Shamrock, Tikkurila, Vantaa Dixi Teds Rock 'N' Roll Club - Generals (Fin), Texas Oil (Fin), Dj Butcher Pete
Mar 18 B25, Ähtäri Agents & Vesa Haaja (Fin)
Mar 18 Muikkukukko, Sulkava

Poor Fellas (Fin)

Mar 18 Fun Pub, Pattijoki Doggone Trio (Fin)
Mar 24 Hyvinkää-sali, Hyvinkää Agents & Vesa Haaja (Fin)
Mar 24 Käpygrilli, Helsinki Hi-Five Quintet (Fin)
Mar 25 Juttutupa, Helsinki Ghettobilly-klubi - Million Dollar Tones (Fin), Dj Farmer John
Mar 25 Golden Classics Café, Helsinki Janne 50th Anniversary party -
Housewreckers (Fin), Husky & The Sandmen (Fin), Dayhill Daddy-O's (Fin), Hi-Speed Rockets (Fin), Secret Agents (Fin), DJ
Mar 25 Hämeenlinna 15th Tawastia Stomp - Deltas (UK), Legendary Shack Shakers (USA), Relax Trio (Fin), Rockin' 8-Balls (Fin), Johnny Blue & The Rhythm Drivers (Fin), Dj Kuuma Blondi
Mar 25 Savoy-teatteri, Helsinki Agents & Vesa Haaja (Fin)
Mar 25 Rauhala, Oulu El Supernaut (Fin), The Bullet Biters (Fin)
Mar 25 Raahesali, Raahe ELVIS FOREVER 40th Anniversary-konsertti - Aron & Cool Company (Fin)
Mar 25 Paapan Kapakka, Tampere SaraLee (Fin)
Mar 27-30 Dubrovnik, Helsinki Stompin' Festivaali
Mar 30 Storyville, Helsinki Jump4Joy (Swe)
Mar 31 Dubrovnik, Helsinki Stompin' Festivaali
Mar 31 Bar'n'night Vaakuna, Mikkeli Nekromantix (DK)
Mar 31 Kolme Lyhtyä, Lappeenranta SaraLee (Fin)
Mar 31 Malmitalo, Helsinki Port Arthur Bluegrass Band (Fin)
April 2017
Apr 1 Storyville, Helsinki Jump4Joy (Swe)
Apr 1 Klubi, Tampere Nekromantix (DK)
Apr 1 Nikkilä, Sipoo Johnny & The Dodgers (Fin)
Apr 1-2 Dubrovnik, Helsinki Stompin' Festivaali
Apr 5 Viking Grace, Turku Twist & Twang II rautalankaristeily @ Viking Grace
A.Aallon rytmiorkesteri, Vaiettu Salaisuus, The Spectre, Periferia, The Secrets ja Sonja Tammi, Lenny Clerwall & Friends (Swe), Tanssikoulu Matti ja Sannu 'Blues'
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Apr 6 Vihdin kirjasto, Nummela Jo' Buddy's Triot Riot (Fin)
Apr 7 Fifth Avenue, Hämeenlinna Pep Torres (USA)
Apr 7 Bar Mendocino, Helsinki Bulletproof (Fin)
Apr 8 Juttutupa, Helsinki Ghettobilly-klubi - Mystery Train feat. Kitty Lee (Fin), Dj Farmer John
Apr 8 Sokos Hotel Kaarle, Kokkola American Car Show Evening Party - Pep Torres (USA)
Apr 8 Paapan Kapakka, Tampere Hi-Five Quintet (Fin)
Apr 13 Kylpylähotelli Rauhalahti, Kuopio Johnny & The Dodgers (Fin)
Apr 14 Sheriff Saloon, Launonen Clint Bradley Western Band (UK), The Toreadors (Fin), The BopCats (Fin), The Rebel Hunters (Fin), Dj Pedro (Fin)
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Apr 14 Albertin kellari, Hämeenlinna Jussi Syren And The Groundbreakers (Fin)
Apr 14 Gustavelund, Tuusula Johnny & The Dodgers (Fin)
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Apr 15 Bar Loose, Helsinki BIG SHAKE! DJ's Sampsa Vilhunen & Vesa Yli-Pelkonen playing Rhythm & Blues, Soul, Jump Blues, TT-shakers, Mambos, Popcorn, Surf, Latin sounds... and more - from 45 and 78 rpm records! Down in the basement of Bar Loose, 23 – 04, entrance 5 eur (incl. cloakroom). Every 3rd Saturday monthly, welcome!
Apr 15 Mikkeli Saimaa Blues - Jo' Buddy meets Funky Kingstone (Fin)
Apr 16 Cumulus Resort Aulanko, Hämeenlinna The Brains (Can), Multi Clinex (Fin)
Apr 21 Käpygrilli, Helsinki Bulletproof (Fin)
Apr 22 Lavaklubi, Läntinen Teatterikuja 1, Helsinki 78 RPM ERA - Dj's Vesa Yli-Pelkonen, Sampsa Vilhunen & Anssi Lihtonen. Showtime 21 - 02
Apr 22 Bar Paroni, Läyliäinen Agents & Vesa Haaja (Fin)
Apr 22 Samlingshuset, Kruunupyy Good Old Times - JP and his Boppin Therapys (Fin)
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Apr 26 Forssa Tyyki Blues - Jo' Buddy's Triot Riot (Fin)
Apr 26 M/S Silja Europa, Helsinki Agents & Vesa Haaja (Fin)
Apr 27 Tavastia, Helsinki Sonics (USA), The Fanatic IV (Fin)
Apr 29 Olympiasali, Tampere Hot Rod & Rock Show iltabileet - Wildfire Willie & The Ramblers (Swe), Whistle Bait (Fin), The Goodman's (Fin), Dj Farmer John
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Apr 29 Street Bar 95, Turku Jussi Syren And The Groundbreakers (Fin)
Apr 30 Paapan kapakka, Tampere Paulina’s Diner (Fin)
Apr 30 Colden Classics Café, Helsinki

Texas Oil (Fin), Cast Iron Arms (Fin)

May 2017
May 5 Bar Mendocino, Helsinki Bulletproof (Fin)
May 6 Juttutupa, Helsinki Ghettobilly-klubi - Sherwood Tigers (Fin), Dj Farmer John
May 6 Bowling House, Nurmijärvi Chillybilly Beans (Fin), Johnny Blue & The Rhythm Drivers (Fin)
May 6 Validi Karkia Klubi, Pori Jo' Buddy's Triot Riot (Fin), Pietarin Spektaakkeli (Fin)
May 10 Keravasali, Kerava Record Release Party - Sherwood Tigers (Fin)
May 12 Lavaklubi, Läntinen Teatterikuja 1, Helsinki 78 RPM ERA - Dj's Vesa Yli-Pelkonen, Sampsa Vilhunen & Moon Kat. Showtime 21 - 02
May 12 Ace Corner, Lahti Record Release Party - Sherwood Tigers (Fin)
May 13 U2, Pihlajamäki, Helsinki Cliff Edmonds (UK) + Greased Lightning (Fin)
May 13 Liikuntahalli, Virrat Agents & Vesa Haaja (Fin)
May 13 Kamun Kapakka, Kerava Hi-Five Quintet (Fin)
May 13 Kaipolan Paviljonki, Sulkava Kaipola Rokkaa ja Rollaa IV -  Texas Oil (Fin), Relax Trio (Fin), Facefulls (Fin), JJ Lightning's Growl (Fin)
May 13 Vanha Apteekki, Hämeenlinna Johnny Blue & The Rhythm Drivers (Fin)
May 18 Savoy, Helsinki Dave Edmunds (Wales)
May 18 Klubi, Tampere The Jets (UK), The Drivin' Wheels (Fin)
May 19 Ritz, Vaasa Dave Edmunds (Wales)
May 19 Cumulus Resort Aulanko, Aulanko The Jets (UK), The Drivin' Wheels (Fin)
May 19 House of Rock, Kouvola Crazy Cavan & The Rhythm Rockers (Wales)
May 20 Virgin Oil Co., Helsinki Whistle Bait (Fin), Eddie Thunderbird (Fin), Crazy Cavan & The Rhythm Rockers (Wales)
May 20 Bar Loose, Helsinki BIG SHAKE! DJ's Sampsa Vilhunen & Vesa Yli-Pelkonen playing Rhythm & Blues, Soul, Jump Blues, TT-shakers, Mambos, Popcorn, Surf, Latin sounds... and more - from 45 and 78 rpm records! Down in the basement of Bar Loose, 23 – 04, entrance 5 eur (incl. cloakroom). Every 3rd Saturday monthly, welcome!
May 20 Old Cock, Lappeenranta Trick Bag (Fin)
May 24 Kangasalatalo, Kangasala Record Release Party - Sherwood Tigers (Fin)
May 26 Lielahden kirkko, Tampere Jussi Syren And The Groundbreakers (Fin)
May 26 Saarijärvi Kukonhiekka Blues - Jo Buddy's Triot Riot (Fin)
May 27 Seinäjoki Robert Gordon (USA) with Red Hot (Fin) + 3 other bands
May 27 Karrinpuomi, Ypäjä Vesa Haaja Soittajineen (Fin)
May 27 The Rocks Bar & Club, Savonlinna Poor Fellas (Fin)
May 27 Bar AIkalisä, Tampere James Raven's Rocking Playground (Fin)
June 2017
Jun 9 Virranpoika, Leppävirta SaraLee (Fin)
Jun 17 Uusikaarleypyy

Road Rockets Car Meeting - Crazy Cavan 'N' The Rhythm Rockers (Wales)

Jun 22 Kylpylähotelli Yyteri, Pori 99th Rock`n`Roll Jamboree
SaraLee Band (Suomi) 21.00
Sultans Of Jungle (Suomi) 22.00
Detonators (Australia)
Leroi Brothers (USA)
Jun 23 Kylpylähotelli Yyteri, Pori 99th Rock`n`Roll Jamboree
Blue Cats (UK)
Hillbilly Casino (USA)
Zipheads (UK)
Flatbroke Trio (Turku)
Test Pilots (Sweden)
Nevrotix (Sweden),
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Jun 24 Kylpylähotelli Yyteri, Pori 99th Rock`n`Roll Jamboree
Veloninos (UK)
Stargazers (UK)
Beltane Fire (UK)
Milwaukee Wildmen (Itävalta)
Basementones (Suomi)
Tin Cans (Saksa)
The Hi-Boys (Australia)
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July 2017
Jul 1 Riihimäki

Riutanharju Rock'n'Roll Festival #1 - The Desperados (USA) + 3 bands

Jul 1 Montta, Muhos The Bullet Biters (Fin)
Jul 4 Bus Burger, Asikkala, Lahti Jussi Syren And The Groundbreakers (Fin)
Jul 7-8 Tommolan lava, Mäntyharju

Korpirock
Friday
Melrose (Fin),
Francine (Fin),
Marjo Leinonen Car Keys feat Jukka Orma (Fin),
Rockabilly Rockets (Fin)

Saturday
Lapinlahden Linnut Revisited feat Veljekset Kinnunen (Fin)
Jo' Buddy meets Funky Kingstone (Fin)
Johnny B.D & The Gasoline Guys (Fin)
The Surfing Spacemen (Fin)
SaraLee (Fin)
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Jul 8 Dubrovnik, Helsinki

Greasy Rockabilly Bash - 2 bands & Dj

Jul 8 Ruuhijärvi

14th Ruuhijärvi Rockabilly Festival
Monkey & The Baboons (Pol), Toreadors (Fin), B. Cupp Combo (Fin), 1 band, Dj

Jul 8 Gathaus Matinliisa, Kullaa

Kullaa Rock 'n' Roll Rumble - Mr. Bang & his Gang (Fin), Limiteds (Fin), Fresh Fish Special (Fin), Mighty Four (Fin), JP & His Boppin' Therapys (Fin), Midnight Shift Trio (Fin), Bad Family (Fin)

Jul 8 Kohina-baari, Mäntsälä 20th Flight Rockers (Fin)
Jul 8 Ace Corner, Lahti Poor Fellas (Fin)
Jul 14-15 TBA

Matchbox (UK)

Jul 15 Kisaranta, Kangasala

Racecoast Rockin Fest #6
Country Side Of Harmonica Sam (Swe),
Spo-Dee-O-Dee (Ger),
The Real Gone Tones (Pol),
Red Jackson Rhythm & Blues Band (UK)
Dj's Mac & Moon Kat
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Jul 15 Säkylä

Eenokki Cruise & Rock [info]

Jul 15 Pistons KK, Rehtiläntie 12, Minkiö Pistons Rumble - Thee Gravemen (Swe), Flesh Roxon (Fin), Texas Oil (Fin), Dj's Farmer John & John Wayne
Jul 18 Siilinjärvi Siili Folk - Brandy Rockers (Fin)
Jul 22 Veturitori, Pieksämäki

Big Wheels Rock'n Roll Party
The Ramblin' Bandits (Den)
SaraLee Band (Fin)
Chattanooga Hogs (Fin)
Dj Mr. Brown
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Jul 22 Strömforsin Ruukki, Loviisa

Roots'n Boots Juurimusiikkifestivaali
South River Allstars
Creek Road Eleven
Sherwood Tigers
Hilland Playboys
The Ronski Gang
The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band (USA)
Saluunassa Pauli Halme & Antti Vuorenmaa
Pajakahvilan Iltabileissä The Lo-Lites
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Jul 22 Vehkajärvi Johnny & The Dodgers (Fin)
August 2017
Aug 4-6 Vanhankylän kartano, Järvenpää

Rockabilly Rocks!
The Blue Cats (UK)
Paul Ansell's Number Nine (UK)
Matchbox (UK)
Truly Lover Trio (USA)
Nate Gibson (USA)
The Diamond Hands (Rus)
Ed Cavin & the Blue Kings (Swe)
Whistle Bait (Fin)
20th Flight Rockers (Fin)
Hal Peters and His Trio (Fin)
Rockin' 8-BALLS (Fin)
Million Dollar Tones (Fin)
Vesa Snygg ja Satelliittiorkesteri (Fin)
Dj Farmer John
MC Kekka

Aug 25-27 Kumpeli Spa, Heinola

Just For Kicks!
The BopCats (FIN), Greyhound (FIN) The Bull's Eye (FIN) The Toreadors (FIN), The Whistle Bait (FIN), Phil Haley and His Comments (UK), Johnny Red (UK) and Memphis (FIN), Greased Lightning (FIN) + a lot more to be announced ! ! !

Aug 25 Bomba, Nurmes Johnny & The Dodgers (Fin)
October 2017
Oct 5-7 Storyville, Helsinki Jump4Joy (Swe)
December 2017
Dec 8 Café Zoceria, Espoo The Rockanites (Fin)
     

International Gigs

2017
     
Mar 11 Northampton, UK The Bullet Biters (Fin), Skidmarkz (Fin)
Sep 16-17 Bourges, France The Barnshakers (Fin)
Sep 22-24 Sturbridge, Massachusetts, USA New England Shake-Up - The Barnshakers (Fin) + many other bands
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Looking for Blues gigs? Go to Blues-Finland.com
Looking for Rautalanka gigs? Go to Rautalanka.org

Last revised: helmikuuta 26, 2017