Down by the Laituri

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Down By The Laituri
Location(s) Turku, Finland
Years active 1988-present

Down By The Laituri (often shortened to DBTL) is a rock festival organized annually in the city of Turku, Finland since 1988.[1] In the month of July, the festival is organized next to the river Aura in Turku's city center. In Finland, DBTL is the largest and oldest festival to be organized in a city center. In 2005, the festival took place from 27 to 31 July, attracting approximately 70,000 people and included performances from Panasonic (now Pan Sonic) and Jimi Tenor.[2]


  1. ^ "Down by the Laituri 2007 - DBTL 07". Expired events archive. Finnguide. Retrieved 2010-07-02. 
  2. ^ Mattila, Ilkka (19 June 1995). "The Heroes of Another Kind of Techno -- from Turku". Translation. Helsingin Sanomat. Retrieved 2010-07-02. 

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