| By Anna Nor Sørensen

Nordic Gig Guide: Chain Wallet, ORKA, ALMA, JFDR + More

As always, the Nordic Gig Guide has got you covered with the full 411 on where you can go to experience the best live Nordic music around the UK this week! Check it out:

Tuesday 21st – Chain Wallet, The Old Blue Last, London – Free

Following the release of their self-titled debut album, Norwegian dream pop band Chain Wallet head to London this week for their first ever UK show! Pop down to The Old Blue Last on Tuesday to catch their nostalgic synth-pop gems live. The best part? It’s free!

Wednesday 22nd – ORKAThe Jazz Cafe, London – Tickets

A lot has happened since ORKA started out on a Faroese farm with instruments made of agricultural tools. The now London-based club gaze duo released their fifth studio album Vað last year and recently won ‘Band of the Year’ at the Faroese Music Awards 2017! This week they’re performing in collaboration with DJ Ben Osborne alongside Radiophonic Workshop, Andrew Weatherall and White Noise at The Jazz Cafe in London. Tickets are still available here!

Thursday 23rd – ALMA, The Jazz Cafe, London – Sold out

The Nordic vibes at The Jazz Cafe continue this Thursday evening when Finnish pop sensation ALMA joins the first AMP Collected show of 2017. AMP Collected is curated by British radio presenter Annie Mac and aims to showcase fresh new musical talents. Ticket holders can look forward to an explosive performance from ALMA!

JFDR
Friday 24th – The NINES Peckham, London – Tickets
Saturday 25th – The Sugar Club, Dublin – Tickets

JFDR is the latest project of Iceland’s Jófríður Ákadóttir, which sees her exploring minimalistic soundscapes consisting of guitar-led melodies and delicate electronica.. Fresh from the release of her debut full-length Brazil, the 22-year-old from Reykjavík heads to London and Dublin this week to perform her new material! Get your tickets now for a truly magical live experience!

More gigs coming up…

March:

Tuesday 28th – Jens Lekman, Whelan’s, Dublin – Tickets

Wednesday 29th – Jens LekmanOval Space, London – Sold out

Wednesday 29th – Satellite Stories, Dingwalls, London – Tickets

Thursday 30th – Ja Ja London x The Great Escape with Soleima, aYia and Ronya, The Lexington, London – Tickets/Membership

Thursday 30th – Jens LekmanBrudenell Social Club, Leeds – Tickets

Friday 31st – Jens LekmanBand on the Wall, Manchester – Tickets

April:

Saturday 1st – Jens Lekman, St Luke’s, Glasgow – Tickets

Saturday 1st – Galantis, O2 Brixton Academy, London – Tickets

Saturday 1st – Francobollo, 2Q Festival 2017, Derby – Tickets

Saturday 1st – Josefin Öhrn + The Liberation, Quarterhouse, Folkestone – Tickets

Tuesday 4th – Urban Cone, Ängie, Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen, London – Tickets

Thursday 6th – Moddi, Bush Hall, London – Tickets

Friday 7th – Urban Cone, Birthdays Dalston, London – Free

Sunday 9th – Lydmor, Urban Bar, London – Tickets

Wednesday 12th – Off Bloom, O2 Ritz, Manchester – Sold out

Thursday 13th – Off Bloom, O2 Shepherd’s Bush, London – Sold out

Wednesday 19th – Alex Vargas, The Deaf Institute, Manchester – Tickets

Thursday 20th – I See Rivers, St. Luke’s Church, London – Tickets

Thursday 20th – Einar Stray Orchestra, Thousand Island, London – Tickets

Thursday 20th – FrancobolloThe Haunt, Brighton – Tickets

Friday 21st – FrancobolloClwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff – Tickets

Friday 21st – Alex Vargas, The Hope & Ruin, Brighton – Tickets

Saturday 22nd – Alex Vargas, Omeara, London – Sold out

Sunday 23rd – FrancobolloElectric Circus, Edinburgh – Tickets

Tuesday 25th – FrancobolloOh Yeah Music Centre, Belfast – Tickets

Wednesday 26th – Francobollo, Academy 2, Dublin – Tickets

Wednesday 26th – Gangly, Omeara, London – Tickets

Wednesday 26th – CHINAH, Birthdays, London – Tickets

Thursday 27th – Thomas Dybdahl, Omeara, London – Tickets

Thursday 27th – Dream Wife, The Dome, London – Tickets

Friday 28th-Sunday 30th – CHINAH, Hit The North 2017, Newcastle Upon Tyne – Tickets

Friday 28th – Sløtface, Stereo, Glasgow – Sold out

Saturday 29th – Sløtface, Queens Social Club, Sheffield – Tickets

Sunday 30th – Sløtface, The Cluny, Newcastle Upon Tyne – Tickets

Saturday 29th – Dream Wife, CHINAH, Francobollo, Off Bloom, Siv JakobsenLive at Leeds, Leeds – Tickets

Saturday 29th – Turbonegro, Desertfest 2017, London – Tickets

Sunday 30th –CHINAHFestevol Gardens 2017, Liverpool – Tickets

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