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Bar Haven After Play

Bar Haven After Play is the most magnetic club for acoustic music in town. An array of artists with great stories to tell, the cosy living-room-feel of the relaxed evenings, a flaming fireplace, tasty drinks, and a delicious bar menu - all this is waiting just for you. Bask in the day’s afterglow, relax, recover, linger, and above all – enjoy your stay.

Bar Haven After Play is available in Bar Haven every other Thursday between 5-8pm. Free entry.


Performers in spring 2020

January 16 Janus Hanski duo

Bar Haven After Play opens its spring season on Thursday 16th January with the legendary Janus Hanski. The artist who has worked long hours in the field of music and entertainment, is presenting a selection of 50s, 60s and 70s classics, including Sammy Babitzin, Juha Vainio and Seppo Hanski, not to mention his own hit songs.

January 30 Nuori Hector duo

Nuori Hector draws his music from the singer-songwriter tradition, which has its roots in the music of artists such as Townes Van Zandt, John Prine and Willie Nelson. With the help of guitar and singing, the music presents stories of all situations in life, from tragedies to great love.

February 13 Larry Peninsula duo (Valentine’s Day pre-party)

Helsinki-based Larry Peninsula has toured not only in Finland but also in the United States, Sweden and Russia. Peninsula’s début album “Country Music Only” received great reviews both in Finland and the USA.  As a versatile artist, Larry has also collaborated with leading artists, such as the single “Kantriäijät” released with Mikko Alatalo, and has composed the official race track for the 2019 Gold Rinsing Championships.  In Bar Haven, Larry Peninsula performs with talented guitarist Tuomas Metsberg.

February 27 Mika Kuokkanen & Jere Ijäs

Hoedown band’s motor Mika Kuokkanen and Hoedown’s newest member Jere Ijäs made their first duo gig in December 2019 and are continuing their well-begun musical journey into the new decade!

In addition to their own solo careers, these two singer-songwriters have been in many different compositions and toured overseas, especially in the United States. Mika & Jere duo's idea is that they both play their own songs in Finnish and English, including lesser works, and of course a few Hoedown rallies. Strong ambiance, new breezes and musical galore in a great place, welcome!

March 12 Janne Kaunisto duo

Tonight's Bar Haven After Play artist will be Janne Kaunisto. Janne continues the old Finnish tradition by translating old American strings into Finnish. The material presented at the gigs bows to Juice, Jussi Raittinen and the Freukers.

March 26 Sami Saari

A true Finnish pop and soul legend, Saari performs some of his most beloved hits from his career on this intimate club gig. 

April 9 Paula Rautamaa duo (cancelled)

April 23 Heikki Hela duo (cancelled)

See you at Bar Haven!

Bar Haven 

Unioninkatu 17
00130 Helsinki

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