What’s On in Sweden: May 21st – 27th

What’s on in Sweden: Flight Of The Conchords in Stockholm, a half marathon in Gothenburg and The Black Rebel Motorcycle Club play Malmö.


Annie Liebovitz

This week sees the opening of Fotografiska Museet, Stockholm’s new museum of photography, housed in the Old Customs House previously intended for the Abba Museum. The museum is opening in style with a retrospective of one of the world’s most influential photographers – Annie Liebovitz: A Photgrapher’s Life 1990 – 2005.

Price: see website

Location: Fotografiska Museet

Date: From 21st May

More information: Fotografiska Museet

Little Barrie (UK) at Bangers n’ Mash

Stockholm’s anglophile club night Bangers n’ Mash hosts a DJ set by Little Barrie, guitarist with, among others, Primal Scream, Morrissey, St Etienne and Paul Weller

Price: Free

Location: Marie Laveau

Date: 21st May

Time: 10pm

More information: Marie Laveau

Black Lips, King Khan and The Almighty Defenders

An almighty collaboration between two of the world’s craziest live acts

Price: 125 kronor/145 kronor

Location: Hornstull Strand

Date: 22nd May

Time: 8pm

More information: Hornstull Strand


Jeff Tweedy and the band make a welcome appearance in Stockholm. Grammy Award winning Alternative Country.

Price: from 390 kronor

Location: Cirkus

Date: 23rd May

Time: 7.30pm

More information: Eventim

Flight of the Conchords

The brilliantly funny Kiwi duo with support from Arj Barker

Location: Cirkus

Date: 25th May

Time: 7.30pm

More information: Eventim


No Hawaii

If you like your metal heavy No Hawaii’s album launch is not to be missed

Price: 80 kronor

Location: Musikens Hus

Date: 21st May

Time: 8pm

More information: Musikens Hus

Gothenburg Half Marathon

Over 58,000 runners and 200,000 spectators fill the streets of Gothenburg. Live music all along the way.

Location: Gothenburg

Date: 22nd May

Time: See website

More information: Göteborgsvarvet

Woven Hand (US)

Folk hymns and Indierockcountry, fronted by enigmatic frontman David Eugene Edwards

Location: Woody West, Storan

Date: 25th May

Time: 7pm

More information: Woody West


Scout Niblett (UK)

Outdoor gig with singer/songwriter Scout Niblett whose latest album was produced by none other than Steve Albini

Price: 90 kronor (Free until 10pm)

Location: Debaser

Date: 21st May

Time: 11.30pm

More information: Debaser

Jumble Sale For Kids

Buy and sell old toys, clothes or teddies at Folkets Park

Location: Folkets Park

Date: 22nd May

Time: 9am

More information: Folkets Park


With guest Stephen Lawrie from The Telescopes, one of the biggest shoegazer bands from the legendary Creation Records.

Price: Free

Location: Retro

Date: 22nd May

Time: 10pm

More information: Decades

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

Raw energy, passion and pulsating songs burst onto the stage at Kulturbolaget

Price: 280 kronor

Location: Kulturbolaget

Date: 27th May

Time: 9pm

More information: Kulturbolaget

Women Of The World

Female dances from all over the Muslim world performed by acclaimed dance group Missing Voices

Price: 70 kronor

Location: Inkonst

Date: 27th May

Time: 8pm

More information: Inkonst

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