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Festival Season is upon us. You can count yr lucky peacepipe BS will be invading a few Norwegian Festivals this summer. And a Spanish one too. Norwegian Wood, Øya Festival and more. Check out our quick list of good stuff heading for us. Sun, beer, beautiful people & good music – Norway in summer is truly the best place to be.

Mini Øya, Tøyen park, Oslo
June 9-10
(Slowly become one of my favorite Norwegian festivals!) Emil Nikolaisen with his Velvet Underground for kids, Jaga Jazzist, Honningbarna, Team Me, Razika

Photo by Anders Bergersen

Norwegian Wood, Frogner Park, Oslo
June 14-17
Tom Petty, Bryan Ferry, Oslo Ess, Gaslight Anthem.

Hove Festival, Arendal, Tromøya
June 26-29
Snoop Dogg, The Shins, Rise Against, M83, The XX, Active Child, White Denim, M. Ward, Maribel, Nekromantheon, Todd Terje

Kongsberg Jazz Festival, Kongsberg
July 4-7
Tiniariwien + Dee Dee Bridgewater, Atomic, Joe McPhee / Evan Parker Duo, Getachew Mekuria & The Ex & Guests + Flaming Lips, Arve Henriksen / Audun Kleive / Helge Nordbakken, Elephant9 med Reine Fiske

Slottsfjell, Tønsberg
July 19-21
New Order, 120 Days, Cancer Bats, Envy, Gallows, Graveyard, Red Fang, Tortoise, Suicidal Tendencies

Malakoff, Nordfjord – 10 year anniversary
July 20-21
Turbonegro, Seigmen, Dumdum Boys, Meshuggah, Gallows, The Jayhawks, Rival Sons, Deathcrush, Rumble in Rhodos, Mikhael Paskalev

Øya Festival, Oslo’s Medieval Park
August 7-11
Bjork, The Stone Roses, The Black Keys, Bon Iver, Refused, Karpe Diem, Entombed, Feist, The Afghan Whigs, Baroness, Beglomeg, Bob Mould performing Copper Blue, Die A Legend, The Good, The Bad and the Zugly, Hedvig Møllestad Trio, Håkon Kornstad Tenor Battle, Mazzy Star, Reptile Youth, Susanna, Susanne Sundfør, Thurston Moore, The War on Drugs, The Congos + Lee “Scratch” Perry + Max Romeo

PStereo, Trondheim
August 17-18
Mew, Spiritualized, Granddaddy, Raga Rockers, Jonas Alaska, Kylesa, Stein Torleif Bjella, Mikhael Paskalev



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