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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

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

Nationaltheatret

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

Parkteatret

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 City Centre

Mono

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 Grünerløkka & Vulkan

Revolver

Dark and (ever so slightly) dirty rock-and-roll bar with an attached band room. A great place to see a local or interesting international act or just to hang at the front bar with a musician-heavy crowd.
Opera in Opera House & Bjørvika

Oslo Opera House

Apart from being one of Norway's most impressive examples of contemporary architecture, Oslo Opera House is also the venue for world-class opera and ballet performances.
Cinema in City Centre

Saga Kino

The six-screen Saga Kino cinema shows first-run movies, including Hollywood fare, in their original language; the entrance is on Olav V's gate.
Live Music in Sofienberg, Grønland & Tøyen

Gloria Flames

Gloria Flames is a popular rock bar with frequent gigs (including some big-name performers), and a roof-terrace bar during daylight hours.