Top Choice Live Performance in Tampere


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 diners claim the tables in the front garden; the stage is inside. …
Concert Venue in Tampere


Classical concerts are held in this modern hall. Performances by Tampere Filharmonia (www.tampere.fi/filharmonia) are on Fridays from September to May. In addition to this it puts on regular chamber-music concerts a…
Jazz in Tampere

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 special place on a good night.
Ice Hockey in Tampere

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 Ice Stadium, 2km east of the train station, has matches from …
Live Music in Tampere


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 Finnish names regularly swing by for concerts.
Cinema in Tampere


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