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Ilosaarirock Soundscape: Saturday Bar Queue 2.30 am

Ilosaarirock Festival is an annual rock festival held in Joensuu, Finland. The festival was founded in 1971 and it is the second oldest rock festival in Finland that is still active. It is also one of the oldest rock festivals in Europe.

In 2018 the festival had 65 500 festival goers. The festival lasted for three days and was held 13th - 15th of July. The city of Joensuu has 76 000 inhabitants. These recordings were made to study the change in the city soundscape during a mass event.

This is a soundscape recording of people queueing to a night club at 2.30 am during the second day of the festival.

Sound & photo: Antti Makkonen


134 MB
3 min 52 s
2 (Stereo)
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96 kHz
4608 kb/s
32 bit
78 dB

Recorded on July 15, 2018
Joensuu, FINLAND
Creative Commons License