Must-see entertainment in Tampere

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    Top Choice

    Comics and musicians regularly take to the stage at this much-loved venue, which attracts arty, hip and fun-loving locals of every age. Drinkers and…

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    Classical concerts are held in this modern hall. Performances by Tampere Filharmonia ( are on Fridays from September to May. In…

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    Paapan Kapakka

    A bit of a Tampere institution, this offers live jazz, blues or swing every evening. The crowd is mostly 30-plus and really gets into it; this can be a…

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    Tampere Ice Stadium

    Tampere's two ice-hockey teams – Ilves and Tappara – are among Finland's best; the city is generally regarded as the Finnish home of the sport. Hakametsä…

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    This cavernous place, near the train station, is Tampere’s main indoor live-music venue; there are usually several bands playing every week, and big…

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    In the Kehräsaari complex, this cinema shows original-version art-house films daily.