What’s On in Sweden: October 15th – 21st

What's On in Sweden: October 15th - 21st
Paul Foote; Deeleea/Flickr (File); Mark Olson--Gary Denham/Flickr (File)
What’s on in Sweden: Death by chocolate in Stockholm, a free Free Jazz Fest in Gothenburg and The Magic Numbers come to Malmö. Plus cult comedians in Linköping


Chocolate Festival

Mmmmm. Chocolate…. Three days dedicated to the cocoa bean.

Price: 120 kronor (60 kronor)

Location: Nordiska Museet

Date: 15th – 17th October

Time: See website

More information: Nordiska Museet

Celebrating Mad Men

A chance to dress up as your favourite Madison Avenue ad men, drink Manhattans and smoke like a chimney

Price: Free

Location: The Regent’s

Date: 15th October

Time: 7pm

More information: Celebrating Mad Men

Action Impro

They’re back. Stockholm’s Improco rekindle their popular all English show by popular demand.

Price: 200 kronor

Location: Improvisation & Co

Date: 16th October (Then every other Saturday until 4th December)

Time: 7pm

More information: Action Impro

The Girl In The Yellow Dress

The Market Theatre of Johannesburg presents this powerful drama about love and political opposites.

Price: 70 – 230 kronor

Location: Stadsteater

Date: Until 16th October

Time: See website

More information: Stadsteater

Tigerstyle (UK/IND)

Sikh Glaswegian brothers Raj and Pops have been tipped as the next Bhangra act to break through to the mainstream. A phenomenal live act

Price: 200 kronor

Location: Södra Teater

Date: 16th October

Time: 9.30pm

More information: Södra Teater

Ahmed Ahmed (Axis of Evil – US)

Best known from the trio ‘Axis Of Evil’ and seen on PUNK’D and Tonight With Jay Leno. This is Ahmed’s only Swedish date on his Scandinavian tour

Price: 195 kronor

Location: PURE

Date: 17th October

Time: 8pm

More information: RAW Comedy


Mozart conducted by Nicholas McGegan

The British conductor leads the Gothenburg Symphony orchestra and choir performing Mozart’s Maurerische Trauermusik, Symphony nr 25 and Requiem

Price: 320 kronor (100 kronor)

Location: Göteborgd Symfoniker

Date: 15th October

Time: 6pm

More information: GSO


A one day international festival of free jazz. Featruring US artists Joe McPhee and Chris Corsano as well as many more!

Price: Free

Location: Nefertiti

Date: 15th October

Time: 6pm

More information: Nefertiti

Mark Olson (The Jayhawks, US)

Mark Olson, formerly of the folk legends The Jayhawks plays Woody West

Location: Pusterviksbaren

Date: 21st October

Time: 9pm

More information: Woody West


John Cleese

Master of silly walks promises an evening of mad humour. All money from tickets will go to pay off his ex wife

Price: 995 kronor

Location: Crusellhallen

Date: 15th October

Time: 7.30pm

More information: Arenabolaget

Paul Foot entertains Linköping

The award winning cult British comedian comes to Café M for an evening of all English stand up comedy.

Price: 100 kronor

Location: Café M

Date: 20th October

Time: 7.30pm

More information: LKPG HA HA!


Needtobreathe (US)

South Carolina’s highly acclaimed band offer rock songs with a touch of country, blues and swinging refrains

Price: 120 kronor

Location: Babel

Date: 16th October

Time: 8pm

More information: Babel

The Posies (US)

The Seattle band who during the rise of Grunge set out to become the world’s best pop group

Price: 170 kronor

Location: Inkonst

Date: 17th October

Time: 7pm

More information: Inkonst

The Magic Numbers (UK)

The UK’s friendliest little orchestra tour their third album, Runaway.

Price: 300 kronor

Location: Kulturbolaget

Date: 20th October

Time: 8pm

More information: Kulturbolaget

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