21 May 2024
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New performance festival to be held at Teater Giljotin

The first edition of Ankoku International Performance Festival will be held at Teater Giljotin in Stockholm on the 16-21 May. Teater Giljotin is collaborating with Emergency Theatre from Bulgaria for the first ever Ankoku International Performance Festival, to promote an artistic language with a strong avant-garde and transgressive nature. “ANKOKU” stands for darkness as a […]

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In Pictures: Dotter at Kulturhuset

Dotter recently did her fourth run at Melodifestivalen, and is now out playing some shows. She made a Stockholm stop at Kulturhuset and we were of course there to see her, along with plenty of her young fans. As the lights were all blues and purples during the first three songs us photographers were afforded […]

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All is full of love with Loreen at Cirkus

After her legendary second win at Eurovision Song Contest in May, Loreen is now on her European tour celebrating the win. She took to the stage in front of the home audience at Stockholm’s sold-out Cirkus and delivered a show filled with such high emotions the front row were in tears by the encores. Loreen […]

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Stockholm Jazz Festival: Bagarmossen Bebop taps into the drumming

If you’re curious about the usual temperature in a wine cellar, it typically falls within the cosy range of 13-15°C. This was absolutely not the case last Saturday when Bagarmossen Bebop fired up the stage at Musikvalvet Baggen. It wasn’t about the candles or the heating, but rather the unconventional drums embodied in the form […]

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Stockholm Jazz Festival: New age jazz by Jasmine Myra

Jasmine Myra is a saxophonist, composer and band leader, based in Leeds. Part of the bustling, creative, cross-genre music scene in the city, she has surrounded herself with some of the best young talent in the north of England. Her original instrumental music has a euphoric and uplifting sound, influenced by artists as diverse as […]

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Spoiler alert: Stockholm Jazz Festival is coming!

Every year, October brings several autumn essentials: overpriced pumpkin spice lattes, Halloween baking, new knitted collections and Stockholm Jazz Festival. While missing some of those could be good for your wallet, the latter one is not to be skipped but invested in! At the end of the day, who needs therapy when there is jazz? […]

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In Pictures: SVEA’s first hometown gig in 3 years

One of our favorite Swedish pop girls SVEA is gearing up to release a full album soon, so she put together a show at Stadsgårdsterminalen to be able to play for Stockholm fans as well as family and friends. SVEA brought some of those friends up on stage with her as well, as you can […]

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Jasmine Kara brings the party to the basement

Your Living City’s long-time favorite Jasmine Kara has a thing about basements… Her first single back in 2010 was a cover of the Etta James classic In the Basement, and it was of course part of her set when she played in a basement venue in Gamla Stan called Källarbyn. Jasmine took the audience by […]

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Fontän ready to gush tunes!

The Swedish duo Fontän was formed in Gothenburg in 2006. Back then Jesper Jarold and Johan Melin released their debut album, ‘Aktionskammarn’.  In 2009 the band released their second, ‘Winterhwila’. Then they took a little break. Their long awaited and self titled album, “Fontän” was ranked one of the top albums of 2017! Since then […]

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Department – from warehouse party to under-the-bridge celebration

The festival which originated in the depts of the “Meatpacking district” as a huge climate positive warehouse party, has now for the second year in a row, taken place under the bridge on the island of Långholmen in Stockholm. The 2022 edition, which took place on June 4th and 5th, was headlined by big names […]

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