Postcard from Scotland – The Pop Quiz
Postcard from Scotland this month will begin with the premiere of Postcard……The Pop Quiz. With fantastic prizes, giveaways, fun and games this is one night not to be missed. Starting at 8pm sharp at Södermalm’s Bonden bar.
This month we are also honoured with the presence of James Alexander Graham, lead singer of Glasgow based group The Twilight Sad, for a DJ set. Graham is fresh from a European tour backing post rock legends Mogwai.
Price: Free of charge
Time: Saturday March 28th, 7pm – 1am
Location: Bonden Bar, Bondegatan 1c
More information: Bonden Bar
Nola Rae (UK) – Stockholm mime festival
Nola Rae MBE is one of the UK’s most innovative and important artists. She is educated at the Royal Ballet School and by Marcel Marceau and is in Stockholm to take part in a four day mime festival (Homage to Marcel Marceau II) that comes to a climax this weekend.
Rae’s performance, “Mozart Preposteroso”, is a mix of clowning, mime, dance, puppet show and controlled craziness.
Price: 180 kronor
Time: Friday March 27th, 8pm
Tickets: Nola Rae Tickets
Location: Boulevardteatern, Götgatan 73
More information: Boulevard Teatern
Imagine a mix of Erykah Badu, Buena Vista Social Club, Sade and Billie Holiday. And of a musical style that seamlessly blends together classic French chanson, Cuban, African, disco, Jamaican dub, tango, bossa nova, pop and rich soul.
Soha is undoubtedly destined for be one of the most talked-about artists in 2009.
Price: 240 kronor
Time: Saturday March 28th, 8pm
Tickets: Soha Tickets
Location: Södra Teatern, Mosebacke torg 1-3
More information: Soha Live
The Pre-Raphaelites at National Museum
A rare opportunity to see an extensive survey of the Pre-Raphaelites, a 19th century secretive brotherhood of romantic artists, presents itself at the National Museum.
The brotherhood which was formed in London in 1848 as a revolt against the prevailing art ideals has long since shed its controversial roots and has come to influence popular culture, fashion, advertising and legions of of contemporary artists.
Price: 100 kronor (80 kronor concessions)
Time: Until May 24th, 11am – 5pm/8pm
Tickets: Museum entry only
Location: National Museum, Södra Blasieholmshamnen
More information: Art Exhibitions you musn’t miss
Swedish Jazz Celebration
Swedish Jazz Celebration continues in Gothenburg this weekend. The festival’s definition of jazz is typically broad – anything from traditional jazz to new club music and other improvisational music verging on art music.
Anyone who is anyone in Sweden’s jazz scene will be there over the four day festival at several venues across Gothenburg.
Price: 150/260 kronor per day
Time: Wednesday March 25th – Saturday March 28th
Tickets: Swedish Jazz Celebration Tickets
Location: Trädgår’n, Stenhammarsalen, Nefertiti, Röhsska Museet, Vara Folkhögskola and Vara Konserthus
More information: Swedish Jazz Celebration
Division of Laura Lee
Since their stage debut in 1997 Division of Laura Lee have held their audience in a poisonous spell of violence, energy, darkness and uncompromising lyrics. A case of “once bitten, never shy” for many of their devoted following.
The band present material from their new album “Violence is Timeless” at legendary Gothenburg rock club Sticky Fingers.
Price: 80 kronor
Time: Saturday March 28th, 9pm
Tickets: Sticky Fingers Tickets
Location: Sticky Fingers, Kaserntorget 7
More information: Sticky Fingers
Bob Dylan (US)
Legendary US crooner Bob Dylan completes his three date Sweden tour with a performance at Malmö Arena on Saturday.
One of those select group of artists that needs no introduction wherever in the world he plays.
Price: 435-630 kronor
Time: Saturday March 28th.
Location: Malmö Arena, Hyllie
More Information: Malmö Arena
Jenny Wilsson is a Swedish artist whose curious blend of artistic creativity and style place her head and shoulders above many of her peers.
Wilson’s debut album “Love and Youth” won praise from all corners and an international tour followed.
Her second album “Hardships” is more soul and raw r’n’b but no less promising for that. International mega-success awaits this enigmatic performer.
Jenny Wilson will also perform at Gothenburg’s Nefertiti on April 2nd.
Price: 180 kronor
Time: Wednesday April 1st, 9pm
Tickets: Jenny Wilson Tickets
Location: Babel, Spångatan 38
More Information: Babel