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Live Nation buys Finnish hip hop festival

By | Published on Monday 18 February 2019

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Last week being, well, a week with days in it, Live Nation bought it self yet another festival. This time a leading hip hop bash in Finland called Blockfest.

Confirming the deal, Blockfest boss Kalle Kallonen said: “This deal cements Blockfest’s position in the festival calendar and will ensure that the festival attracts the hottest international acts going forward. We have a great team who are excited to work more closely with Live Nation Finland to deliver the best possible live experience for our audience”.

Speaking for Live Nation in the country, Zachris Sundell added: “We have always had a great relationship with Blockfest and are looking forward to putting our resources into bringing more of the world’s leading hip hop, R&B and grime artists to the festival. Blockfest is one of the most innovative festivals in Finland and we are THRILLED to be a part of its future”.