25 Jun 2024
Music
Culture Friday Playlist Music

YLC’s Swedish Xmas Playlist

‘Tis the season and we bring you a christmassy Spotify playlist with some pretty excellent Swedish artists who have all put their great voices on some Christmas tunes. We have the wonderful Cookies‘n Beans singing about being stuck in Stockholm over Christmas, and the amazing Elin Ruth putting a new bluesy twist on Christmas with her brand-new original Xmas songs. […]

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Culture Music What's on: Stockholm

In Pictures: Rockbjörnen 2015 Award Show

Aftonbladet’s Rockbjörnen Awards celebrate live music and are voted on by the readers. This year’s award show was brought to Kungsträdgården during the We Are STHLM festival and attracted a large and predominantly young audience. We present some photos by our resident rock photographer Nina Uddin.

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Art Culture Music Theatre What's on: Stockholm

YLC’s Top Picks – Culture Festival and We Are STHLM

This year’s Stockholm Culture Festival puts the spotlight on the UK and offers all forms of culture from music to contemporary circus to dance – all for free. We’ve put together some of our top picks from the programme day-by-day. Tuesday 11th August The opening day’s must-see act is the Tensta Gospel Choir, who are […]

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Culture Music What's on: Stockholm

Experience the Music Outdoors this August

Once again August is promising to be an awesome month when it comes to live music and festivals in Stockholm. We’ve put together our best picks of outdoor events you should not miss this month. Stockholm Music and Arts Music and arts take over Skeppsholmen once again, as the festival celebrates its fourth year at […]

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Linnea Södahl on the life of a song-writer and singer in Stockholm

Meet Linnea Södahl – a song-writer starting to make her mark in the Stockholm music scene, and an artist in her own right. She’s one quarter Swedish, one quarter Finnish, one quarter Danish and one quarter Norwegian – so let’s just call her Nordic, shall we? Oh, and she was born in South Africa, out […]

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Culture Music Theatre What's on: Stockholm

5 Parkteatern Picks for July and August

For over 70 years Parkteatern has allowed Stockholmers and its heaps of summer visitors to enjoy the fine arts in a very Swedish way: always outside and always for free – a contained manifestation of Allemansrätten. Naturally, then, YLC recommends that you take in at least one Parkteatern show before the warm blues and greens of summer shift to the chilly red […]

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Swedish Summer Party – The Friday Playlist

It’s high time to bring out some party tunes for your summer! Here’s our all-Swedish, all-awesome playlist of fresh new music to get your summer party dancing! This Spotify playlist includes the latest from Sweden’s pop princess Zara Larsson as well as the hip hop queen Linda Pira. We’ve also got Alcazar doing a gem […]

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Culture Music What's on: Stockholm

Veronica Maggio brings her magic to Gröna Lund

Veronica Maggio kicked off Gröna Lund’s concert summer in impeccable style and attracted a massive audience to the amusement park. People had turned up at Gröna Lund in big numbers already in good time before the summer’s kick-off show. The most typical audience members may have been girls in their late teens, early twenties, but […]

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YLC’s Picks for Kulturnatt 2015

Kulturnatt 2015 is set to take over Stockholm on April 25th and a wide array of cultural events will be on offer for everyone in the Venice of the North to enjoy. But with over 400 things to do in one night, figuring where to start can be a daunting task for even the most […]

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Halestorm rocks Stockholm

I was a teenage hard rocker (well, who wasn’t in the 80s)… and while my musical tastes have become more varied since those days, I’ve always been a sucker for catchy melodies. That is exactly what makes Halestorm stand out as THE number one hard rock band in my current listening habits. They totally 100% […]

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