Theatre in Södermalm

Södra Teatern

Accessible from Mosebacketorg, up the winding streets of old Södermalm, Södra Teatern is the original multi-functional event space, with its assortment of bars, stages, and even a restaurant. Whether you’re relaxing…
Spectator Sport in Södermalm

Zinkensdamms Idrottsplats

Watching a bandy match is great fun. The sport, a precursor to ice hockey but with more players (11 to a side) and less fighting, has grown massively popular since the rise of the Hammarby team in the late ‘90s. The…
Live Music in Södermalm

Mosebacke Etablissement

Eclectic theatre and club nights aside, this historic culture palace hosts a mixed lineup of live music. Tunes span anything from home-grown pop to antipodean rock. The outdoor terrace (featured in the opening scene…
Restaurant in Östermalm


This Stureplan ‘it kid’ draws the young and the beautiful for self-conscious cocktail sessions. Start off the night with French-fusion food in the restaurant, before trying your luck at charming the ca…
Live Music in Uppsala

Katalin & All That Jazz

Katalin, in a former warehouse behind the train station, hosts regular live jazz and blues, with occasional rock and pop bands. There’s a good restaurant too, and in summer the sun-splashed back patio is jammed with…
Jazz in Gamla Stan


Stampen is one of Stockholm’s music-club stalwarts, swinging to live jazz and blues six nights a week (and sometimes on Sunday). The free blues jam from 2pm to 6pm on Saturday, pulls everyone from local noodlers to …
Opera in Norrmalm


The Royal Opera is the place to go for thunderous tenors, sparkling sopranos and classical ballet. It has some bargain tickets in seats with poor views, and occasional lunchtime concerts for less than Skr200 (includ…
Jazz in Norrmalm


Music club Fasching is the pick of Stockholm’s jazz clubs, with live music most nights. DJs take over with either Afrobeat, Latin, neo-soul or R&B on Friday night and retro-soul, disco and rare grooves on Saturd…
Live Music in Malmö


This multifunction cultural hang-out serves up some brilliant club nights, pumping out anything from underground UK grime and garage to hip hop and rhythm and blues. It also stages theatre and dance performances.
Jazz in Norrmalm

Glenn Miller Café

Simply loaded with character, this tiny jazz-and-blues bar draws a faithful, fun-loving crowd. It also serves excellent, affordable French-style classics like mussels with white wine sauce.