Purga-Tori

”Balnea, vina, John Smith Rock Festival corrumpunt corpora nostra. Sed vitam faciunt balnea vina John Smith Rock Festival!”

”Kylpylät, viinit ja JSRF turmelevat terveytemme, mutta elämästä elämisen arvoisen tekevät kylpylät, viinit ja John Smith Rock Festival!”

OPEN:
THU 5 PM-02 AM
FRI 12 PM-02 AM
SAT 12 PM-02 AM

You can find all these at the Purga-tori:

MERCH

You can get all the band as well as JSRF’s amazing merch. If you have bought our special hoodie beforehand, you can get it from here with your name.

MEET & GREET

Meet & Greet is located next to the merchandise. There you can see your favourite band and get autographs as a memory from John Smith Rock Festival! There will be more information on the bands and the timetable near the event.

INFO

Are you lost? Our info tent is located right after the entrance in the Purga-tori area. You’ll get service during the whole festival, and from the same place, you’ll get the area map, ear plugs, raincoats and the solution for your problems. So grab a map and find your way easily to the bar.

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RADIO ROCK

If you’re planning on wearing clothes this summer, they certainly need to be 100% Rock! You’ll find Radio Rock’s merch from the tent with the most handsome, most beautiful, and most sensitive clothing vendors. (Oh and there might be some other things to recognize the tent as well.)

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UNDERGROUND

Underground will again bring style to the festival people. Experienced and professional piercers will decorate your skin, and from their stand, you’ll also be able to buy the coolest clothes and accessories in Finland!

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LOUNGE

Do you feel like sitting down? We’ve got the solution for that as well. In our Lounge tent, you can find soft seats to sit on and a chance to charge your phone. You can also do some record shopping with Inverse Records’ distro or read some magazines and chill out.

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ICE GIANT– PURE TASTE

Ice Giant’s ice cream treats you with lovely taste in the middle of a hot (or not so hot) summer day. It’s four different flavours are great for replacing a drink since there’s 4,7% – 5,4% alcohol, depending on the flavour. Ice Giant ice cream is made of Finnish ingredients and the product has been developed for years to suit everyone’s taste.

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MASSAGE

Are you feeling the moshing in your neck already? The rockest treatment of the festival is offered to you by Senilix Os et Musculus. There’s going to be non-stop neck and shoulder massages on every day of the festival. For 10€ you’ll get 15 minutes of heavenly relaxation from the festival hustle. The massage is available on Thu 17-21, Fri 12-15 and 16-19, Sat 12-15 and 16-19.

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TENT SAUNA

Would you like to relax in a sauna before night? There’ll be a tent sauna in the festival area, with space for 8-10 people at once. If you want to wash in another way than diving into the lake, you’ll find a heater for water in the sauna as well. You can rent a towel from Bistro Nemo in the hotel, the fee is 3€ / towel. There’s a beach near the sauna, which will be open on Thursday at 17-21, on Friday at 12-21 and on Saturday at 12-21.

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SEAPLANE

CANCELLED! Peurunka looks amazing from up above! If you want to see also the festival people from a bit different angle, hop in. The plane will be Cessna 185, and it has space for 1-5 passengers per flight. 70€ / person, the minimum amount of persons for a flight is 3 persons. The flight will be approximately 15 min. The plane will be around on Friday and Saturday (schedule coming soon).

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DRIED BUDDY

“The dry meat guy” makes dry meat from a selection of Finnish meat, there’ll be cow, chicken and pork neck. Yummy! Smoked fat.

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SKY BAR

John Smith Rock Festival’s very own “stairway to heaven”, also known as Sky bar will lift you and your friend up to amazing views hovering over the festival area. The ticket is only 12€ / person, and it includes 15 minutes in the air and a drink of your choice (beer, long drink or cider). Max. 2 persons at a time. Open: Thu 5pm-10pm, Fri 4pm-10pm, Sat 2pm-10pm

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MANALANPAJA (Blacksmith)

What a great chance to get a peek to the past. There’ll be traditional forging and forged products to see. There might be some JSRF products as well. “When you work, you work properly or not at all. For love to iron!”

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BAR

Thirsty yet? No worries, there’ll be cold refreshments available right when the Purga-tori area opens. Enjoy your drink for example in the lounge and just relax.

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BEER YOGA

A great German invention, beer yoga, is coming to Laukaa this year. You can join the fun in the Purga-tori area on Friday and on Saturday. What could be better than taking care of your mind, body and soul at the same time in great company? This’s the true remover of the festival hangover, and you don’t need anything else than a cold drink with you, skills don’t matter at all. Schedule: Fri 1PM and 3PM, Sat 1pm and 3pm (yoga takes about 45 minutes).

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FESTIVAL ACCESSORIES

You can find all the essential festival accessories like hats, sunglasses, leis and much more.

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VONDONNA

The lucky wheel of the erotic booth, you always win!

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GLIMMERING DEEP DESIGN

Glimmering Deep Design sells handmade jewellery, costume accessories and cards. They are a couple from Jyväskylä and have passion for handicrafts. On their products, you can see steampunk, goth and the 50’s decade.

OUTSIDE OF THE PURGA-TORI (WHEN ALL GATES ARE OPEN):

 

ROCK BARBER

In the earlier years, the Rock Barber has amazingly grown in popularity, so they will be here again this year! You can get a haircut, a beard trim or a quick hairdo, and the good news is, you won’t miss any of the bands because you can see straight to the stage from the trailer.

 

SOFT ICE CREAM, LIQUORICE AND HOT BEVERAGES

From the ice cream stall, you’ll get ice creams and sweets. The stall also offers hot beverages, sodas, raincoats and more.

 

R-KIOSK

You can buy cigarettes, sodas, raincoats, earplugs, mosquito repellent, coffee, buns and all that you could need during the festival. Small salty snacks are available. We also have withdrawal opportunity for cash, if you buy something that costs at least 5 €.