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What's On in Sweden: October 22nd - 21st

The Local · 21 Oct 2010, 09:49

Published: 21 Oct 2010 09:49 GMT+02:00

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If Stockholm Open

New balls please. Watch the quarters, semis and final matches this weekend

Price: see website

Location: Kungliga Tennishallen

Date: 16th - 24th October

More information: Stockholm Open

Spectrum (UK)

The latest incarnation of Pete 'Sonic Boom' Kember from Spacemen 3. Support from Tokyo instrumentalists Nisennemondai

Price: 150 kronor

Location: Hornstull Strand

Date: 22nd October

Time: 7pm

More information: Hornstull Strand

The Raghu Dixit Project (IND)

Indie music from India. The sub continent's best selling non-Bollywood act

Price: 230 kronor

Location: Södra Teatern

Date: 22nd October

Time: 9.30pm

More information: Södra Teatern

Mr. Paul Foot entertains Stockholm

The weird and wonderful cult British comedian entertains in Skanstull.

Price: 100 kronor

Location: Kafé Klavér

Date: 23rd and 24th October

Time: Saturday 7.30pm, Sunday 4pm

More information: Paul Foot entertains...

Tremor (ARG)

The Buenos Aires Trio bring latin American rhythms mixed with digital sounds

Price: 60 kronor

Location: Södra Teatern

Date: 23rd October

Time: 9pm

More information: Södra Teatern


Chocolate Festival

It's Gothenburg's turn to celebrate the cocoa bean. This year's theme is 'The Garden of Eden'. Would you Adam and Eve it?

Price: 100 kronor (one day), 200 kronor (three days)

Location: Göteborgs Stadsmuseum

Date: 22nd - 24th October

Time: from 10am

More information: Göteborgs Choklad & Delikatesskalas

ZZ Top (US)

The bearded maestros are back! Is this what they call skägg, drugs and Rock n' Roll? Support from The Doobie Brothers

Price: 565 kronor

Location: Scandinavium

Date: 22nd October

Time: 7.30pm

More information: Scandinavium

Michael Landau Group (US)

The Los Angeles guitar virtuoso, who is often compared with Hendrix, plays Nefertiti

Price: 220 kronor

Location: Nefertiti

Date: 23rd October

Time: 7pm

More information: Nefertiti

Larry Carlton Trio (US)

18 times Grammy nominated and a winner 3 times. Larry Carlton is an all time great.

Price: 350 kronor

Location: Sticky Fingers

Date: 27th October

Time: 8pm

More information: Sticky Fingers


The Divine Comedy

Probably one of his generation's best songwriters, Neil Hannon and The Divine Comedy come to Skåne

Price: 250 kronor

Location: Kulturbolaget

Date: 22nd October

Time: 8pm

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More information: Kulturbolaget

Talib Kweli (US)

King of Brooklyn's underground Hip Hop scene plays Inkonst

Price: 320 kronor

Location: Inkonst

Date: 23rd October

Time: 10pm

More information: Inkonst

John Cleese

The man from The Ministry of Silly Walks continues his tour of Sweden to pay off his ex-wife

Price: 1025 kronor

Location: Malmö Konserthus

Date: 23rd October

Time: 7.30pm

More information: MSO

Gyptian (JAM)

The hottest name in Jamaican Dancehall comes to Babel for an unforgettable night.

Price: 300 kronor

Location: Babel

Date: 26th October

Time: 9pm

More information: Babel

Do you know of any upcoming events our readers might like to attend? Drop us a line at whatson@thelocal.se

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