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The best live music in Sweden: April -June

Keith Moore · 23 Mar 2009, 18:52

Published: 23 Mar 2009 18:52 GMT+01:00

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Tina Turner

April 19th and 20th (Globen, Stockholm)

Legend Tina Turner performs songs from her glittering career spanning five decades with two shows in Stockholm.

The (International) Noise Conspiracy

April 25th (Debaser, Stockholm)

Respected Swedish rock band, The (International) Noise Conspiracy tours its latest album, Rick Rubin produced “The Cross of My Calling,” starting in Stockholm in April and throughout the rest of Sweden in May.

Simply Red

April 26th (Globen, Stockholm)

Fronted by singer Mick Hucknall, Simply Red released a greatest hits album last year. The British band will play songs from across its 25 year career.

...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead

April 27th (Debaser, Malmo)

May 1st (Debaser, Stockholm)

May 2nd (Popadelica, Jönköping)

Texan rockers, ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead, promote sixth studio album “Century Of Self” with three concerts.



May 3rd (Cirkus, Stockholm)

Darlings of the British indie scene, hip Scottish band Glasvegas play Stockholm for the second time in 2009.

Yeah Yeah Yeahs

May 8th (Debaser, Stockholm)

New York band, Yeah Yeah Yeahs make a hotly anticipated return with third album “It’s Blitz” released in April and subsequent tour, including a show in Stockholm.

Jean Michel Jarre

May 11th (Malmo Arena, Malmo)

May 12th (Scandinavium, Gothenburg)

May 14th (Hovet, Stockholm)

Synthpop pioneer Jean Michel Jarre brings his renowned live show to Sweden as part of the “IN-DOORS” world arena tour.


May 11th (Scandinavium, Gothenburg)

May 13th (Globen, Stockholm)

International superstar, Beyonce makes a stop in Sweden on her world tour promoting latest album “I am...Sasha Fierce.”

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Snow Patrol

May 18th (Cirkus, Stockholm)

Indie band Snow Patrol will be hoping for more commercial success with new album “A Hundred Million Suns.” They play in Stockholm before a summer of festivals and a slot supporting U2.



June 21st (Ullevi Stadium, Gothenburg)

Led by singer Brian Johnson and iconic guitarist Angus Young, veteran rock band AC/DC brings its stadium show to Gothenburg in June.


June 22nd (Lisebergshallen, Gothenburg)

June 24th (Globen, Stockholm)

Influential former Smiths singer, Morrissey plays Sweden as part of a tour promoting latest album “Years Of Refusal.”

Keith Moore (news@thelocal.se)

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