Sonata Arctica Concert History

Sonata Arctica is a Finnish power metal band from the town of Kemi, Finland. Created as a hard rock band named Tricky Beans, they later changed to Tricky Means and finally to Sonata Arctica, when they shifted to power metal.[1] The current line-up consists of singer, keyboardist and songwriter Tony Kakko, guitarist Elias Viljanen, bass guitarist Pasi Kauppinen, keyboardist and keytarist Henrik Klingenberg, and drummer Tommy Portimo. All the musicians of the band's history except Portimo also acted as backing vocalists.

Date Concert Venue Location
Oct 12, 2024
Upcoming
Sonata Arctica / Firewind / Serious Black Tama Poznan, Greater Poland, Poland
Sep 25, 2024
Upcoming
Sonata Arctica Poppodium 013 Tilburg, North Brabant, Netherlands
Sep 24, 2024
Upcoming
Sonata Arctica / Firewind / Serious Black Pandora, TivoliVredenburg Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
Sep 22, 2024
Upcoming
Sonata Arctica Markthalle Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Sep 20, 2024
Upcoming
Sonata Arctica / Firewind / Tungsten / Serious Black Gimle Roskilde, Zealand, Denmark
Sep 17, 2024
Upcoming
Sonata Arctica / Firewind / Tungsten / Serious Black Nojesfabriken Karlstad, Värmland, Sweden
Sep 16, 2024
Upcoming
Sonata Arctica Vulkan Arena Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Jul 31, 2024 –
Aug 03, 2024
Upcoming
Wacken Open Air 2024
Scorpions / Korn / Amon Amarth / Architects / Avantasia / In Extremo / Gene Simmons Band / Opeth / Blind Guardian / Feuerschwanz / KKs Priest / Accept / Behemoth / The Darkness / Alligatoah / Suzi Quatro / Flogging Molley / Testament / Cradle of Filth / Axel Rudi Pell / Spiritbox / Motionless In White / Mr. Big / Beast In Black / Dragonforce / Dokken / Watain / The 69 Eyes / Pain / Baroness / Insomnium / Bury Tomorrow / The Amity Affliction / Oomph! / Red Fang / Knorkator / The Baboon Show / Sonata Arctica / Tankard / Zebrahead / Fiddlers Green / Rage / Sick of It All / Armored Saint / Primal Fear / Raven / Ankor / Blues Pills / Liv Kristine / The Warning / Betontod / Incantation / Jungle Rot / Unleash the archers / Flotsam and Jetsam / Primordial / Trelldom / Butcher Babies / Bokassa / The Black Dahlia Murder / Textures / Emil Bulls / Vio-Lence / Uada / Xandria / Endstille / Skyline / Exumer / Messiah / Hellripper / Brutus / April Art / Mister Misery / Wolf / Future Palace / Vreid / SKELETAL REMAINS / Van Canto / Blackbriar / Soil / Ignea / Beastö Blancö / Nachtblut / As Everything Unfolds / Necrotted / Half Me / Paddy and the Rats / John Coffey / Jesus Piece / EVILE / Portrait / Asenblut / HITTEN / Deimos´Dawn / Dear Mother / SDI / Embryonic Autopsy / Asagraum / Infected Union / Mayhem / Massive Wagons / ROBSE / Whitechapel / Persefone / Planet Of Zeus / Bülent Ceylan (Comedy Act) / Corvus Corax / Die Habenichtse / Einherjer / Equilibrium / Extrabreit / Heidevolk / Koenix / Kupfergold / Skiltron / SVARTSOT / Tri state corner / Vanaheim / Vogelfrey / Alcatrazz / Blaas of Glory / Black Sabbitch / Cherie Currie / Chuan-Tzu / Asrock / Crystal Viper / Gaupa / Girlschool / Hirax / Jaya The Cat / Metaklapa / Misery Oath / Objector / Prey For Nothing / Sebastian Bach / Shredhead / Swartzheim / The Sweet / Thyrfing / Tragedy / Ulrich Roth / Unto Others Show all bands
Wacken Open Air Wacken, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Jun 30, 2024
Upcoming
Tuska Open Air
Beyond The Black / Bring Me The Horizon / Stam1na / Bury Tomorrow / Make Them Suffer / Bad Omens / Tarot / Voyager / Riverside / VOLA / Solence / Zeal & Ardor / Bloodred Hourglass / Sonata Arctica / Opeth / Amorphis / Alestorm / Annisokay
Suvilahti Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland
May 31, 2024 –
Jun 02, 2024
Upcoming
Metalfest Open Air 2024
Eluveitie / Feuerschwanz / Orden Ogan / Visions of Atlantis / April Art / Illumishade / Brothers of Metal / Avatarium / Dimmu Borgir / Nervosa / Sonata Arctica / Dominum / Five Finger Death Punch / Tarja / Ice Nine Kills / Septicflesh / TrollfesT / Iron Allies / Black Sonic Pearls / Bloodred Hourglass Show all bands
Amfiteátr Lochotín Pilsen, Czech Republic
May 11, 2024
Durbuy Rock
KK’s Priest / Heidevolk / Sonata Arctica / The Raven Age / Feuerschwanz / Exhorder / Equilibrium / Suicidal Angels / Insanity Alert / Through The Void
Various Venues Durbuy, Belgium
May 02, 2024 –
May 04, 2024
Karmøygeddon 2024
Ulvhedner / Diabolical / Mork / Triosphere / Shade Empire / Samael / Geoff Tate / Battle Beast / TNT / Slomosa / Aggressive Chill / Countless Skies / Marianas Rest / Horizon Ignited / Gaerea / In Mourning / Vreid / Phil Cambell and the Bastard sons / Any Given Day / Sonata Arctica / Words Of Farewell / Backstreet Girls / Shaarimoth / An Abstract Illusion / In Vain / Tsjuder / H.E.A.T. / Kampfar / Stratovarius / The Halo Effect / Amorphis Show all bands
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Karmøygeddon Metal Festival Kopervik, Norway
Mar 16, 2024
Sonata Arctica
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Peurunka Areena Laukaa, Finland
Nov 11, 2023
Hell's Balls Belgium
Bark / Carnation / Suicidal Angels / Asphyx / Sonata Arctica / Peter Pan Speedrock / Stratovarius / Carcass / Epica
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Xpo Kortrijk, Flanders, Belgium
Nov 04, 2023
Stratovarius / Sonata Arctica / Induction

Nordic Power Metal Titans

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Principal Club Theater (Μύλος) Thessaloníki, Greece
Oct 27, 2023
Stratovarius / Sonata Arctica / Induction
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Z7 Konzertfabrik Pratteln, Basel-Landschaft, Switzerland
Oct 24, 2023
Stratovarius / Sonata Arctica / Induction

Nordic Power Metal Titans Tour 2023

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TivoliVredenburg Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
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Oct 22, 2023
Stratovarius / Sonata Arctica / Induction
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Hellraiser Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
Oct 20, 2023
Stratovarius / Sonata Arctica / Induction
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Gimle Roskilde, Zealand, Denmark
Oct 19, 2023
Stratovarius / Sonata Arctica / Induction

STRATOVARIUS - NORDIC POWER METAL TITANS TOUR

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Slaktkyrkan Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden

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Sweden Rock Festival 2003 on Jun 6, 2003 [802-small]

Sweden Rock Festival 2003
Jun 6 - 8, 2003
 Norje, Blekinge, Sweden
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Sweden Rock Festival 2003 on Jun 6, 2003 [803-small]

Sweden Rock Festival 2003
Jun 6 - 8, 2003
 Norje, Blekinge, Sweden
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Norway Rock Festival 2009 on Jul 9, 2009 [930-small]

Norway Rock Festival 2009
Jul 9 - 12, 2009
 Kvinesdal, Norway
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Norway Rock Festival 2009 on Jul 9, 2009 [931-small]

Norway Rock Festival 2009
Jul 9 - 12, 2009
 Kvinesdal, Norway
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Wacken Open Air 2001 on Aug 2, 2001 [887-small]

Wacken Open Air 2001
Aug 2 - 4, 2001
 Wacken, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
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Wacken Open Air 2001 on Aug 2, 2001 [888-small]

Wacken Open Air 2001
Aug 2 - 4, 2001
 Wacken, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
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Wacken Open Air 2001 on Aug 2, 2001 [889-small]

Wacken Open Air 2001
Aug 2 - 4, 2001
 Wacken, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
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Wacken Open Air 2001 on Aug 2, 2001 [890-small]

Wacken Open Air 2001
Aug 2 - 4, 2001
 Wacken, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
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Sonata Arctica / Epica / Ride the Sky on Nov 12, 2007 [408-small]

Sonata Arctica / Epica / Ride the Sky
Nov 12, 2007
 London, England, United Kingdom
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tags: As I Lay Dying, Wacken, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, Wacken Open Air - Wacken Open Air 2008 on Jul 31, 2008 [345-small]


Wacken Open Air 2008
Jul 31 - Aug 2, 2008
 Wacken, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
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Sonata Arctica / Epica / Ride the Sky on Nov 12, 2007 [762-small]

Sonata Arctica / Epica / Ride the Sky
Nov 12, 2007
 London, England, United Kingdom
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Bang Your Head!!! 2011 on Jul 15, 2011 [545-small]

Bang Your Head!!! 2011
Jul 15 - 16, 2011
 Balingen, Germany
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


How many concerts has Sonata Arctica had?

Sonata Arctica has had 722 concerts.

What genre is Sonata Arctica?

Sonata Arctica is most often considered to be Metal, Progressive Metal, Power Metal, Finnish, Symphonic Metal, Melodic Metal, Neo Classical Metal, Gothic Symphonic Metal, and Finnish Power Metal.

When is the next Sonata Arctica concert?

The next Sonata Arctica concert is on May 31, 2024 at Amfiteátr Lochotín in Pilsen, Czech Republic. The bands performing are: Eluveitie / Feuerschwanz / Orden Ogan / Visions of Atlantis / April Art / Illumishade / Brothers of Metal / Avatarium / Dimmu Borgir / Nervosa / Sonata Arctica / Dominum / Five Finger Death Punch / Tarja / Ice Nine Kills / Septicflesh / TrollfesT / Iron Allies / Black Sonic Pearls / Bloodred Hourglass.

When was the last Sonata Arctica concert?

The last Sonata Arctica concert was on May 11, 2024 at Various Venues in Durbuy, Belgium. The bands that performed were: KK’s Priest / Heidevolk / Sonata Arctica / The Raven Age / Feuerschwanz / Exhorder / Equilibrium / Suicidal Angels / Insanity Alert / Through The Void.

What setlist does Sonata Arctica play live?

The songs that Sonata Arctica performs live vary, but here's the latest setlist that we have from the May 02, 2024 concert at Karmøygeddon Metal Festival in Kopervik, Norway:

  1. First in Line
  2. Dark Empath
  3. I Have a Right
  4. A Monster Only You Can't See
  5. The Wolves Die Young
  6. California
  7. Broken
  8. Angel Defiled
  9. Tallulah
  10. FullMoon
  11. The Cage
  12. Don't Say a Word

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