Aino Venna

Live Act Singer/Songwriter
Aino Venna - Singer/Songwriter Live Act in Helsinki

Aino Venna Short Info

Folk, chanson and jazz with a tint of Scandinavian gloominess are some of the compounds that bring forth Helsinki based singer Aino Venna. Venna started her musical career as a solo performer in 2010 but soon a band formed around her. Their debut album Marlene was released Autumn 2012 and Venna rose to the peak of the new wave of the Finnish singer and songwriters alongside Mirel Wagner and Yona.

Folk, chanson and jazz with a tint of Scandinavian gloominess are some of the compounds that bring forth Helsinki based singer Aino Venna. Venna started her musical career as a solo performer in 2010 but soon a band formed around her. Their debut album Marlene was released Autumn 2012 and Venna rose to the peak of the new wave of the Finnish singer and songwriters alongside Mirel Wagner and Yona.

The album's first single Suzette was released in summer 2012 and the song that Venna sang in French received a warm welcome from the audience. It was awarded Radio Helsinki's Summer Hit-title and played on National Radio, Radio Suomi top 40 over four months. The album itself received also great response from the critics and the audience, the Finnish music magazine Rumba gave it full five stars and Venna was invited to a very popular talk show hosted by Arto Nyberg. Album was later released also in Germany by Beste!Unterhaltung, in both CD and vinyl.

As for the music, Venna flirts with chanson and old rock'n roll as well as you hear influences of italo pop. The lyrics take from past time, literature and old films. Aino Venna has also been influenced by Paris, which shows not only from her choice of language but also the Parisian charm that she seems to have. Amusez-vous!

Folk, chanson and jazz with a tint of Scandinavian gloominess are some of the compounds that bring forth Helsinki based singer Aino Venna. Venna started her musical career as a solo performer in 2010 but soon a band formed around her. Their debut album Marlene was released Autumn 2012 and Venna rose to the peak of the new wave of the Finnish singer and songwriters alongside Mirel Wagner and Yona.

Folk, chanson and jazz with a tint of Scandinavian gloominess are some of the compounds that bring forth Helsinki based singer Aino Venna. Venna started her musical career as a solo performer in 2010 but soon a band formed around her. Their debut...

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Past Gigs Aino Venna

  • 10 | 2014 Tampere, Finland Lost in music
  • 06 | 2014 Helsinki, Finland Helsinki Pride
  • 12 | 2013 Helsinki Savoy Theatre
  • 08 | 2013 Helsinki Flow festival
  • 07 | 2013 Joensuu Ilosaarirock
  • 07 | 2013 Helsinki Tall Ship Race
  • 05 | 2013 Tallinn, Estonia Tallinn Music Week

Discography Aino Venna

  • 2014 Woman on Horizon Single | Stupido Records
  • 2013 Radio Ma Chérie Single | Stupido Records
  • 2013 Devil take care Single | Stupido Records
  • 2012 Suzette Single | Stupido Records
  • 2012 Marlene Album | Stupido Records
  • 2011 Waltz to Paris Single | Stupido Records

Media

  • Sound 07 Marlene
  • Sound 01 Waltz to Paris
  • Sound RADIO MA CHÉRIE

Origin

  • Helsinki FI

Founded

  • 2011

Members

  • Aino Venna Vocalist, guitar
  • Kaisu Koponen Background vocals, ukulele
  • Joonatan Kotila Electric guitar, slide guitar
  • Erik Michelsen Contrabass
  • Ville "Pulkka" Pystynen Percussion