| By Anna Nor Sørensen

Nordic Gig Guide: Ja Ja Ja Club Night, Jens Lekman, Satellite Stories, Galantis, Lindstrøm + more!

Guess who’s back? It’s the Ja Ja Ja London club night! We’re extremely proud to present some amazing acts at this month’s edition, so read on to find out more – and take a look all the other Nordic gigs happening around the UK this week!

Jens Lekman
Tuesday 28th – Whelan’s, Dublin – Tickets
Wednesday 29th – Oval Space, London – Sold out
Thursday 30th – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds – Tickets
Friday 31st – Band on the Wall, Manchester – Sold out
Saturday 1st – St Luke’s, Glasgow – Tickets

Swedish troubadour and hopeless romantic Jens Lekman returns to the UK this week to play a bunch of gigs in support of his brand new album Life Will See You Now. London and Manchester have sold out, but make sure to grab your tickets for one of the remaining dates to experience an evening packed with stunning live renditions of Lekman’s playful accounts of life, love and all that comes with it!

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

After their impeccable set at the very first edition of Ja Ja Ja – Presented by Hokuo Music Night in Tokyo last year, we can’t do anything but recommend to see Finnish four-piece Satellite Stories live! Londoners have their chance this week as the indie band are heading to Dingwalls in Camden – get your tickets right here!


Photo: Dennis Morton

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

The best time of the month has finally arrived, as Ja Ja Ja return with our London Club Night! , and we’ve got some real treats in store for you this time around!

Teaming up with UK showcase festival The Great Escape for this month’s edition, we’re proud to present Danish pop gem Soleima, abstract electro-pop trio from Iceland aYia, and Finland’s sensational singer-songwriter Ronya!

We’re beyond excited to showcase some of the most promising talent emerging from the Nordics at the moment, so join our massive mid-week party at The Lexington this Thursday evening!  Tickets are £7 for non-members, but only £5 for members. Become a member for free here!

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

The party continues this Saturday evening when Swedish EDM duo Galantis return to London and bring their massive hits to the O2 Brixton Academy! Their last London gig sold out, so make sure to grab your tickets for this one now if you want to hear party bangers like ‘Peanut Butter Jelly’ and ‘Runaway (U & I)’ live!

Saturday 1st – Lindstrøm, XOYO, London – Tickets

Norwegian disco titan Lindstrøm kicks off April with a live DJ set at London’s iconic dance venue XOYO this Saturday! Get a ticket, swipe the dust off your dancing shoes and bring your sweatband for a late night on the dance floor!

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

In anticipation of their upcoming UK tour, Sweden’s Francobollo are set to play at 2Q Festival in Derby this weekend. With an album release on the horizon, chances are the audience will get a sneak peek of some new material from the energetic indie rockers!

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

Much acclaimed psychedelic Swedish band Josefin Öhrn + The Liberation, join This is Psychedelia in Folkestone this weekend! The one-day festival aims to celebrate all things psychedelic, and with help from Josefin Öhrn + The Liberation’s radiant and refreshing take on the genre, we think it will manage to do just that. Get your tickets here!

Jasper Høiby‘s Fellow Creatures
Saturday 1st – Vortex Jazz Club, London – Tickets
Sunday 2nd – Vortex Jazz Club, London – Tickets

The latest project of Danish bassist Jasper Høiby, Jasper Høiby’s Fellow Creatures, takes over London’s Vortex Jazz club for a two-night residency of earthy Nordic grooves, rousing horn anthems and rhythmic face-offs.

More gigs coming up…

April:

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

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

Thursday 6th – Hafdis HuldThe Wave Maiden, Portsmouth – Sold out

Friday 7th – Hafdis HuldWinchester Discovery Centre, Winchester – Tickets

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

Friday 7th – Ida WenøeThe Bank Eye, Suffolk – Tickets

Saturday 8th – Ida WenøeOld Cinema Launderette, Durham – Tickets

Saturday 8th – Hafdis HuldArtrix Centre, Bromsgrove – Tickets

Sunday 9th – Hafdis HuldThe Kitchen Garden Cafe, Birmingham – Tickets

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

Sunday 9th – Ida WenøeThe Eagle Inn, Salford – Tickets

Monday 10th – Ida WenøeOporto, Leeds – Free

Monday 10th – Baby In Vain, The Full Moon, Cardiff – Tickets

Tuesday 11th – Hafdis HuldSneaky Pete’s, Edinburgh – Tickets

Tuesday 11th – Baby In VainRialto Theatre, Brighton – Tickets

Wednesday 12th – Baby In VainThe Bullingdon, Oxford – Tickets

Wednesday 12th – Ida WenøeCanteen, Bristol

Wednesday 12th – Hafdis HuldMadhatters, Inverness – Tickets

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

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

Thursday 13th – Baby In VainNorwich Arts Centre, Norwich – Tickets

Thursday 13th – Ida WenøeB-Bar, Barbican Theatre, Plymouth – Tickets

Thursday 13th – Hafdis HuldThe Arch Inn, Ullapool – Tickets

Friday 14th – Hafdis HuldThe Hug and Pint, Glasgow – Tickets

Friday 14th – Ida Wenøe, The Acorn, Penzance – Tickets

Friday 14th – Baby In VainBroadcast, Glasgow – Tickets

Saturday 15th – Baby In VainSneaky Pete’s, Edinburgh – Sold out

Sunday 16th, – Ida WenøeSmall World Theatre, Cardigan – Tickets

Monday 17th – Ida WenøeThe Big Top, Cardiff – Tickets

Monday 17th – Baby In VainThe Cluny 2, Newcastle Upon Tyne – Tickets

Tuesday 18th – Baby In VainHeadrow House, Leeds – Tickets

Tuesday 18th – Ida WenøeGreen Note, London – Tickets

Wednesday 19th – Baby In VainMoth Club, London – Tickets

Wednesday 19th – Hafdis HuldSt Pancras Old Church, London – Tickets

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

Thursday 20th – Baby In VainEsquires Bedford, Bedford  – 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

Thursday 20th – Måns Zelmerlöw, O2 Academy Islington, London – Tickets

Friday 21st –Baby In VainThe Cookie, Leicester – 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

Saturday 22nd – Hafdis HuldSt Lawrence Church, Northampton

Sunday 23rd – FrancobolloElectric Circus, Edinburgh – Tickets

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

Tuesday 25th – Hafdis HuldBrudenell Social Club, Leeds – Tickets

Tuesday 25th – Broen, Nils Bech, Kamio, London – 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

Thursday 27th – Hafdis HuldThe Cinnamon Club, Altrincham – Tickets

Friday 28th – Hafdis HuldView Two Gallery, Liverpool – 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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