The Nordics are bringing some extra special music to the UK this coming week – in fact, the rest of February is packed full of spectacular concerts that you won’t want to miss, including the return of our very own Ja Ja Ja London club night!
The amazing AURORA will play two concerts in the UK this week! The young Norwegian has taken the world by storm with her mesmerising songs and her unbelievably lively stage presence, and just this weekend was awarded the ‘Best Newcomer’ award at the Norwegian version of the BRIT Awards! TO the lucky ones that managed to get tickets to her sold out shows in London and Manchester: enjoy!
Although a native of the US, John Grant has made Iceland his home over the past four years, recording and creating his recently released records in Reykjavík. The singer-songwriter’s solo career has taken him far and wide, and his audiences still lust for his lush melodies and unique voice. He will be playing nine shows around the UK throughout February including Coventry, Cambridge, Southampton, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Gateshead, Sheffield and Oxford, and will be bringing Icelandic treasure Sóley with him as his support act.
Dagny’s 2015 single ‘Backbeat’ revealed a new edgy sound for the Norwegian songstress, and this energetic style of music seems to have caught everyone’s attention! The London show should therefore be a treat for every music lover, so make sure you head out to catch her live…
Norwegian lyricist Ivan Ave has created the LP Helping Hands along with LA beat maker MNDSGN. The LP is set to be released this month, so this show is sure to be interesting as these two names are billed as two of the most exciting talents in hip-hop at the moment…
Danish indie label Crunchy Frog are hosting their 11th Crunchy Club with Dirty Water Records in London. The labels will be showcasing three bands, and two of them hail from the Nordics – Danish band Power Solo and Danish/Swedish artist The Tremolo Beer Gut will both be rocking the stage at The Victoria this Thursday, and entry is free so there’s no excuse to not head along!
Finnish DJ and producer Yotto is playing London as a part of a DJ showcase hosted by the British deep house label Anjunadeep. Yotto made a name for himself through remixes, before being discovered and reviewed by magazines as “a man of many sounds” and “an experimental house talent”. If house music is your thing, this is the event for you!
Norwegian duo Philco Fiction are visiting London to show off their eclectic rhythms and inspiring instrumentation. Over the past 6 years, they have been touring the world and now, with fresh music to unveil, their energetic live shows are sure to be worth checking out!