Ruisrock 2023 was an iconic celebration full of light, love, and phenomenal performances

Ruisrock 2023 was celebrated in Ruissalo, Turku on 7 – 9 July 2023. Sold out for the fifth consecutive year, the festival attracted a total of 105 000 visitors during the weekend.

With a record-breaking number of 122 artists and their spectacular performances, the festival weekend was full of emotional moments; fabulous comebacks, dreamy farewells and numerous surprise feats. Among the highlights of the festival were unforgettable performances from headliners Machine Gun Kelly, Zara Larsson, Skrillex and Lil Nas X, as well as Antti Tuisku’s spectacular career finale.

”It was such a pleasure to celebrate the 52nd Ruisrock in such a magical way. Ruisrock exists to make the world a happier and a more joyful place and we hope that our mission has been successful. This year our festival was the most beautiful it has ever been, and for this I want to thank our wonderful audience, artists, partners and the whole festival team”, says promoter Mikko Niemelä. ”Plans for next year are already in motion and news are coming soon.”