Top Choice Cultural Centre in Trondheim


In an artistically converted former pumping station (look through the glass beneath your feet at the old engines), the Dock House is at once auditorium (on some nights you'll hear experimental jazz or chamber music)…
Top Choice Live Music in Grünerløkka & Vulkan

Kafe Hærverk

A friendly, intimate and rather stylish live venue that also has excellent craft beers and natural wines to drink. There's a summer courtyard for hanging between sets too. Expect electronic or indie acts, as well as…
Top Choice Live Music in Grünerløkka & Vulkan


Blå is all things to everyone, with DJs (it happens to be the city's best spot for hip-hop), live gigs and jazz. On Sundays there is a live big band that's been playing every afternoon for years. Or just come early …
Theatre in City Centre


Norway's showcase theatre, with its lavish hall, was constructed specifically as a venue for the works of Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen, whose works are still performed here. Its historicist style dates from 189…
Live Music in Grünerløkka & Vulkan


Oslo's beloved medium-sized venue, right on the lovely main square. Come to see international acts such as Shabazz Palaces or locals like Lindstrom and Anna of the North.
Live Music in Grünerløkka & Vulkan

Rockefeller Music Hall

One of the city's best concert halls, Rockefeller Music Hall, once a bathhouse, hosts a wide range of artists and events.
Live Music in Bergen


Garage has taken on an almost mythical quality for music lovers across Norway. They do have the odd jazz and acoustic act, but this is a rock-and-metal venue at heart, with well-known Norwegian and international act…
Live Music in City Centre


Mono is the dive bar of your dreams as well as being known for booking the best up-and-coming indie bands. In summer there's a suitably grungy internal courtyard that's perfect for an afternoon beer. Gigs generally …
Live Music in Bergen

USF Vertfet

This huge arts and culture complex in a renovated warehouse space hosts a varied program of contemporary art exhibitions, theatre, dance, gigs and other cultural happenings, and also has an excellent on-site cafe, K…
Live Music in Bergen


Another minor legend of the Norwegian music scene, this basement club has hosted top rock and indie bands since opening its doors in 1968. Hulen means 'cave' and the venue is indeed underground, in a converted bomb …