Welcome to the world of humppa

pic: Timo Isoaho

pic: Timo Isoaho

This is the official homepage of Eläkeläiset. Here you can find latest news and olds of us.

May update

Hi! See us 360 degrees from our last Helsinki gig!

More to be come here later. And Apple do not support the format so Safari browser or iOS devices do not rock.

Juha Kiviharjun is releasing an experimentary documentary Humppasin kerran Moskovassa about us and him on his YouTube channel. The teaser is here:

Badges for free


Just to say this natural thing out loud we are giving 300 badges out for free. Most of them are gone on our gigs but there is still some left and if you order just whatever from our web shop you will get one random colour for free as long as the stock lasts.

Summer gigs–only in Finland this year:

2016, they year of humppa monkeys


This year we do not tour abroad but in Finland we have these gigs and more will be announced later.

  • 26.2.2016 SF, Joensuu, Kerubi
  • 27.2.2016 SF, Seinäjoki, Rymikorjaamo
  • 8.4.2016 SF, Heinola, Tukkijätkä
  • 9.4.2016 SF, Kouvola, House of Rock
  • 22.4.2016 SF, Naantali, Kaivohuone
  • 23.4.2016 SF, Helsinki, Nosturi – with Mjölk, and the great humppa merchandise SALE!
  • 23.7.2016 SF, Hämeenlinna, Wanaja festival
  • 12.8.2016 SF, TBA
  • 13.8.2016 SF, Somero, Esakallio
Web shop starting
Jokisen Valinta is up again and mailing all time but 1.-10.3. when Pekka has something else to do somewhere.

December update

All gigs played this year. Thank you all. We love you too.


Great humppa lottery! Unbelievable prizes! 


Make a tweet with tag #elakelaisetband or make a good reply to our Facebook status about this lottery  before 18.12. 12AM and you can win a lifetime ban and Access No Areas pass to all Eläkeläiset concerts ever.

If you order stuff from our web shop before the deadline you can win too. The prizes are:
-1st prize: A ban to all Eläkeläiset gigs for whole last year 2015 with Access No Areas pass
-2nd and 3rd prize: A ban for 6 months to Eläkeläiset gigs played in last year with Access No Areas pass
+ 12 pcs of special monthly bans to Eläkeläiset gigs already played in 2015.
To participate to the lottery please make a note to your order: I want to participate the lottery

So get you free no entry and save money, buy stuff, reply the FB status this or twit wise nonsense with #elakelaisetband

Web shop ad
Jokisen Valinta will serve you until new year before winter break.


Calendar files you find here

November = no gigs

Download your calendar pics from here

Webshop ads

Our shop mails stuff almost every day and there will be some x-mas specials available too.