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Espan Lava

Pohjoisesplanadi 19, Helsinki, Finland
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Free music for all tastes

This 135 years old open air band stand at the end of Esplanade Park and in front of Kappeli... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
Heli P
Helsinki, Finland
A place in the Esplanade in Helsinki

Here you can during summertime listen to all kind of music from Old Traditional jazz to the... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2016
Nina K
Helsinki, Finland
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31 May 2017
“Free music for all tastes”
3 Apr 2016
“A place in the Esplanade in Helsinki”
Pohjoisesplanadi 19, Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed 31 May 2017

This 135 years old open air band stand at the end of Esplanade Park and in front of Kappeli restaurant is a summer time free music venue. Today the Sibelius High Scool of Music was performing heavy rock nonstop and through out the summer all...More

Thank Heli P
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Here you can during summertime listen to all kind of music from Old Traditional jazz to the Salvation Army Band. Opposite there you'll find one of the oldest restaurants in Helsinki. You can have a fairly good meal inside or sit outside and enjoy seeing...More

Thank Nina K
Reviewed 22 November 2015

To my luck there was nothing happening when I visited it, although it is a well known place for open air concerts. Just a matter of luck. However, it is not far at all from the market square and therefore once a concert takes place,...More

Thank TheGlacierist
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Espan Lava is good place at a sunny day enjoying music performances. Oposite of it you can have local beer at the terrace.

Thank Jannema
Reviewed 6 October 2015

In addition, it gives one an excuse to have a walk along the park and to have some beer or wine in Kaapelli, one of my favourite places in Helsinki!

Thank mishmishapricot
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Most enjoyable during the summer months , when there often is some free conserts or other performing art pieces thaking place on the stage.

Thank Kaj L
Reviewed 16 April 2015

Have some band's in summer,near harbor in park Espa. There is lot of bar's and good restauraunt near also. There is also food marketplace near.

Thank jarno1973
Reviewed 26 March 2015

This area is nice to go for a walk. Espan Lava is closed this time of the year but you can find nice places in that area. Market square and Kauppahalli, restaurants, cafes etc. "Espan puisto" is the Finnish name of that area.

Thank Eero N
Reviewed 30 November 2014

I went to a wonderful Trio Rouvat concert at Espan Lava- Espan Lava usually hosts local musicians in their stage for the enjoyment of all who are passing by. Perfect location with access to Kappeli Restaurant and the famous Market Square.

1  Thank Sorangel L
Reviewed 23 July 2014

Perfect location right next to Main Market Square(Kauppatori). Little stage in the park, where you can enjoy live music during summer time. Best place to watch is Restaurant Kappeli's terrace which is just in front of the stage. Or you can sit in the park...More

Thank Halkidis
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