There’s no excuse not to experience amazing live music this week, as the Nordics are offering up everything from folk to punk and spontaneous silliness! Explore your opportunities in the latest Nordic Gig Guide:
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Icelandic-British trio Dream Wife continue their Hello 2017 UK tour with DIY Magazine and this week they’re heading to Newcastle and Manchester. Tickets are still available for both shows, so if you’re keen to experience some energetic pop punk, then grab your tickets now!
Swedish indie-folk favourite José González announced his grand tour with the The String Theory orchestra last year and this week the time has come for London to experience this breathtaking show with one of Sweden’s most acclaimed musicians at the amazing Royal Festival Hall, as a part of the South Bank Centre’s Nordic Matters year-long festival! The show itself is sold out, but our pals at the Nordic Playlist will be live-streaming the entire performance – so tune in!
Experimental post-punk outfit Fufanu are just about to drop their sophomore album Sports and will kick off their UK tour at The Social this week! We’ve seen these energetic Icelanders in action before and can’t do anything but recommend, so grab your tickets now! See all details about their shows in the list below.
Danish electronic maestro Trentemøller released his fourth album Fixion to much acclaim last year, followed by a series of accompanying music videos made by the producer himself. Trentemøller is currently on a massive European and US tour which covers 48 cities in 19 countries(!), and this week sees the beginning (and the end) of the UK leg of the tour!
One of Norway’s most celebrated post-jazz bands, Jaga Jazzist, are heading to London this week for a very special performance as part of Roundhouse’s In The Round series! Expect to hear music from their recent electronica-heavy Starfire, alongside hits from their illustrious back catalogue.
Following the release of their debut album Means, Swedish post-punk rockers FEWS spent most of 2016 developing a burgeoning live reputation, including supporting Pixies on their European tour at the end of last year. The energetic band returns to the UK this year for another round of punk packed live shows, so make sure to grab your tickets!
Finnish musician and composer Jimi Tenor is set to play at Cafe Oto in London this week, following the release of his 10th solo album Saxcentric. If you’re into afro-american music combined with spontaneous silliness and shameless glamour, then tickets are still available!
Arní Arnason is probably best known as the bassist of indie rock band The Vaccines, but the Icelandic musician has recently been allowing himself to take his foot off the pedal and do whatever he wants. Performing as Arni, the resulting musical explorations will be played live at The Shacklewell Arms in London this Saturday!