Sonata Arctica will perform at Z! Live Rockfest in 2018

Sonata Arctica has confirmed a show on 15-16.6.2018 at Z! Live Rockfest in Zamora, Spain.

See you there !!

Sonata Arctica to play Rock the Boat

Sonata Arctica will play the last show of this year @ Rock the Boat, between Stockholm, Sweden and Turku, Finland. The show will be on the 9th of November.

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Metalfest confirmed for 2018 !!

Sonata Arctica will perform @ Metalfest, Plzen, Czech republic, 1-3.6.2018

See you there !

Finnish Tour 2018 announced

Sonata Artica announces new tour in Finland for 2018:


Get your tickets @: and

See you at the shows !!

Sonata Arctica confirmed for Leyendas del rock, Spain, 2018

Sonata Arctica will perform at the Leyedas del rock in Villena, Spain. The festival takes place 8-11.8.2018. See you there !!

Sonata Arctica will perform on 70.000 tons of Metal, 2018 !!

We’re happy to announce our return to the 70.000 tons of metal cruise, February 1.-5., 2018 !!
See you all there !!

Sonata Arctica confirms Skogsröjet, 3-5.8.2017 in Rejmyre, Sweden

Sonata Arctica will perform at the Skogsröjet festival in Rejmyre, Sweden on
August the 5th, 2017.

See you there !!

Sonata Arctica to play in Israel for the first time ever !!

Hello our Israeli friends !

Sonata Arctica are happy to announce our first show ever in Tel Aviv, Israel.
We’re really excited about this opportunity to visit Israel as part of our “The Ninth Hour World Tour”. We’ll be performing songs spanning our whole career as well as some new ones from our latest album ‘The Ninth Hour’.

The show will be on Wednesday, (read more)

More Summer Festivals for 2017 confirmed

Sonata Arctica has updated their festival schedule with the following festivals:

2.7.2017 Tuska, Helsinki, Finland
12.8.2017 Runnirock, Iisalmi, Finland
19.8.2017 Rock Heart, Moravsky Krumlov, Czech Republic

Stay tuned for more updates !!

Sonata Arctica confirmed for the Radio Rock Cruise 9.-10.9.2017

Sonata Arctica will perform on the Radio Rock Cruise in September.(9-10.9.2017) Some of the other bands on the boat will be Children of Bodom, Stratovarius and Lost Society. Ticket sales start on Monday the 25th of May at:
See you there !!

Rosario and Buenos Aires shows SOLD OUT !!

We’re happy to announce that the shows in Rosario & Buenos Aires, Argentina, were SOLD OUT. Thank you very much !!

Show in Kalajoki on July 7th, 2017 announced !!

Sonata Arctica will perform a show at Viihdekeskus Merisärkkä, Kalajoki. July 7th, 2017. Support will be King Company. Website:

Herford and Cologne cancelled, Bochum instead !

Unfortunately two of our shows on this European Tour are cancelled. The shows in question are:

30.03.2017 X, Herford, Germany
04.04.2017 Essigfabrik, Cologne, Germany

This is due to the promoter going bankrupt. We’re of course very sorry for this but there’s really nothing we can do about it. There is however some light at the end of the tunnel. So:

There will be a show on 04.04.2017 @ Matrix, Bochum, (read more)

Karjurock & John Smith festival confirmed for 2017 !

Sonata Arctica will play at Karjurock, Uusikaupunki, Finland on 14.7.2017 and on The John Smith Festival, Laukaa, Finland on 22.7.2017, See you at the shows !!

Lankafest confirmed for 2017 !!

Sonata Arctica will perform @ Lankafest, Puolanka, Finland on the 1st of July, 2017. See you there !!

Czad Festival confirmed for 2017 !

Sonata Arctica will perform at the Czad Festival in Straszecin, Poland (23-27.8.2017)
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Kuopio RockCock confirmed for 2017 !!

Sonata Arctica wil perform at the RockCock festival in Kuopio, Finland on the 29th of July, 2017. See you there !!

The new webshop is open for business !!

After a few days of transfer, we have now opened the new official webshop, check it out !!

Ilosaarirock, Joensuu confirmed for 2017 !!

Sonata Arctica will perform @Ilosaarirock, Joensuu, Finland on the 16th of July, 2017. See you there !!

Show in Bogota, Colombia added to the Latin-American Tour !!

A show on May 25th in Bogota, Colombia @ Revolution Bar has been added to the Latin-American Tour 2017 !

The Official webshop is being renewed !!

As some of you may have noticed the official webshop is down at the moment. We will open our renewed webshop next week.

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More shows in Brazil added to the Latin-American Tour 2017

Sonata Arctica added the following shows in Brazil to the Latin-American Tour itinenary:

16.5. Belo Horizonte, Brazil - Gran Finos
17.5. Juiz de Fora, Brazil - Cultural Bar
18.5. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Circo Voador

See you at the shows !

First shows for Latin-American Tour 2017 announced

Sonata Arctica will once again tour in Latin-America in 2017 in May & June, here are the first confirmed shows:

4.5. Rosario, Argentina-Teatro Vorterix
5.5. Buenos Aires, Argentina - Teatro Vorterix
7.5 Santiago, Chile - Teatro Cariola (this show will be filmed !!)
9.5.Porto Alegre, Brazil - Teatro Amrigs
10.5. Curitiba, Brazil - Music Hall
12.5. Recife, Brazil - Clube Internacional do Recife
(read more)

The 9th Hour nominated for Best Metal Album in Finnish Emma-gaala

The latest Sonata Arctica studio album The 9th Hour, has been nominated for an Emma (Finnish Grammy) in the Best Metal Album - Category:

Tornio date added to Finnish Tour 21.1.2017

Sonata Arctica will play at Teatria, Tornio, Finland on the 21st of January, 2017 as part of their Finnish Tour.

Sonata Arctica confimed for Pioneerifestivaali, Kouvola

Sonata Arctica will perform @ Pioneerifestivaali, Kouvola, Finland. 14-15.7.2017.

Sonata Arctica confirmed for Summer Breeze 2017

Sonata Actica will play at the Summer Breeze Festival in Dinkelsbühl, Germany 16-19.8.2017

Show in Lahti added to the Finnish Tour

Sonata Arctica will play @Katu-Klubi, Lahti on the 2nd of February 2017. Check here for

Show in Charlotte, NC cancelled

Due to circumstances that the band could not affect, the show in Charlotte, NC is cancelled. We’re very sorry for any inconvenience.

Announcing The 9th Hour World Tour Europe 2017

Sonata Arctica to return to Europe in early 2017!

Finnish melodic metal giants, SONATA ARCTICA, finished their European tour with Swedish adventure metallers Twilight Force last Saturday with a sold out show at Zeche in Bochum, Germany. On this tour, the Finns presented their latest record titled »The Ninth Hour« (#2 Finland, #7 Sweden (Rock/Metal), #18 Switzerland, #22 Germany, #43 Austria among (read more)