Ilokivi Venue club and cafe

Ilokivi is a legendary rock club by night and a spacious Living room with a cafe by day. The Venue hosts a wide range of cultural activities: live music shows, DJ clubs, stand up comedy, burlesque, theatre and films. 

The coat room during the events is 3,00 € per person. Earplugs are available from the bar if you ask nicely.

Jyrock 2023


Jyrock 2023



Dorothy Polonium, Memoira, Vanguardian


Are – Kaiken Teoria -levyjulkkarit



Ilokivi Venue’s living room is open during the orientation weeks Mon-Thurs 28.8.-31.8.2023 and 4.9.-7.9.2023 from 12 to 5 p.m.

After the orientation weeks, the Living room is open Mon-Wed from 1 to 5 p.m.

During the day the multi-purpose cultural Venue functions as a living room for everyone. Come hang out with your friends, study or work on group assignments, play boardgames or just spend your free time between lectures and activities. Chill out on the sunny patio outside. The cafe is open, serving specialty coffees or something stronger. The Venue is the only restaurant on Campus with liquor licences.



National Audiovisual Institute KAVI’s Regional Film Series shows classic and cult films from all around the world, starting from the dawn of film until present day from all genres. All the films are shown on 35 mm film using a Cinemeccanica Victoria 5 film projector.

The KAVI screenings are at the Venue every other Monday at 6 p.m. Doors 5.30 p.m., tickets 6€ from the door. There is no pre-registration for the screenings.

The Jyväskylä Regional Series is produced in association with National Audiovisual Institute, The Student Union of Jyväskylä University JYY, and Film Center of Central Finland. 


The Student Union of University of Jyväskylä aka JYY and Ilokivi Venue organise a variety of movie appros and marathons, such as the yearly Horror appro event in October. More information can be found on the Events page.