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Situated in an air-raid shelter, this hot and happening club is home to some of the best names in music. Primarily a rock' n' roll club, Caven welcomes bands playing all popular genres of music. Party nights see a lot of enthusiasm and patrons swinging to loud music. Brush shoulders with trendy night-crawlers as you let your hair down! Check website for more details on current and upcoming events.
Located on the premises of the Kampen Bistro, the Kampenjazz is a club that caters exclusively to the jazz enthusiasts and jazz musicians. This little club has the feel of a typical jazz club. The interiors are dim-lit with people lounging and enjoying their drinks listening to bands playing the soft and slow tunes of this increasingly popular genre of music. The club can accommodate about 80 people and you cannot buy the tickets in advance, which means they are only available at the entrance to the show. The club comes equipped with incredible sound systems and a stage that can be expanded if need be, thus making for a great concert experience. Please see the website for further information.
Spending a night out at the Ryes is a pleasant surprise because of its lively ambiance. The traditional American atmosphere and food are absolutely appreciated by the patrons. Once here, you will not want to stop dancing the night away on the 1950's loud music. The weekends only get louder and more packed. The cocktails and drinks selections is extensive and exciting. Visit once, and soon become a regular!
Café Kaos has it all; a pleasant café by day, beer and good vibes in the evening, and then great tunes until the early hours of the morning. The predominant crowd is 20-somethings from the nearby art school, combined with the 30-somethings from the numerous creative businesses in the area. The prices are average and so are the drinks, but the atmosphere is excellent as is the music, especially on Friday and Saturday nights when resident DJs play club classics, soul, hip-hop, old school, jazz and deep funk.
If you hear a really good DJ in a club in Oslo, send a thankful thought to Jazid - unless you are there already. Chances are he or she learned their trade at this club. The music here is quality modern music, with some underground house, Latin, disco, soul, jazz, ska and jungle thrown in as well. Famous and not-so-famous DJs from abroad are flown in at regular intervals, and after the dance floor was moved away, people stopped caring and now they dance everywhere. Minimum age entry is 24.
BLÅ is an independent club in Oslo that offers live, contemporary music, including jazz, every night of the week. Contemporary artists from all over the country and international artists perform here. Resident DJs make guest appearances on the weekends. BLÅ also offers an outdoor café experience on the banks of the Aker river. The club hosts events such as "BLÅ, Molde" at the Molde International Jazz Festival. BLÅ has expanded to become one of the largest clubs of its kind in Scandinavia.
What began as a quest for serving people good food (Blue Bistro) has now evolved into a bubbling music venue called The Crossroad Club. This restaurant cum club is a mixed bag, featuring hearty bistro-like food while also being a happening musical location. From blues, rock, choir, garage rock, pop rock and folk music, The Crossroad Club hosts several local and international bands and artists belting out live music specially for your ears. What better than to chew on halibut cheeks with mashed potatoes, and have talented bands create rocking music right in-front of you. Reservations are always recommended when you visit The Crossroad Club.
The name Turkish Delight may bring back to you a bunch of sweet memories from childhood. But a certain Turkish Delight in the center of Oslo, has been creating waves with a pleasure that only your adult-self will enjoy. An intimate nightclub; Turkish Delight is a venue for perpetual dancers and nightclub-hoppers. Every week, a new DJ graces this nightlife turf and plays out music that you will be forced to moved to. With hip-hop, electronica, disco beats and live music bands – Turkish Delight brings home a great nightlife option for the youth of Oslo.
Revolver is a nightclub at which well known artistes regularly perform. Companies and private individuals can hire the premises for events; music and catering is taken care of by the meticulous staff. Traditional delicious Norwegian food is served along with a wide choice of alcoholic beverages. On Sundays you can have an English meal and listen to soothing music in the lounge around the bar area. Check the website for schedule of events and further details.
The extraordinary Indonesian interior inside this venue is matched by its unusual name. Barongsai is the colorful Lion Dance that has been performed for centuries by Chinese people the world over. While Club Barongsai may not be filled with people wearing lion costumes dancing to the sounds of gongs and fire-crackers, it does attract a lively crowd of young hip-hoppers, who pulsate to 21st-century urban tunes. Originally the club operated illegally from the basement of a skater shop, but eventually they were given a license, so just like the Lion Dance, this club should help to entertain crowds for years to come.
If you are wondering where to spend this weekend night, head to The Villa. This club, with a capacity of 250, is hidden in the basement of Hell's Kitchen bar and pizzeria and acts as the go-to spot for Oslo's most laid-back and music loving young crowd. Techno and electronic music steal the show here. Local DJs know the pulse of the crowd and play their favorite numbers with stunning results. Come and witness this electrifying atmosphere of The Villa as concerts and performances rock the place on Fridays and Saturdays. You won't regret it.
What's could be better than listening to some of the best DJs in Norway while surrounded by plenty of food, alcohol, and beautiful people? Perhaps doing all of that 12 stories above the ground, atop the historic Folkteateret building, with a beautiful panoramic view of the bustling city of Oslo would be an improvement. This is the premise of Stratos. For most of the year it is rented out for weddings or corporate events, but during certain holidays and the summer months it opens up to the public as a nightclub featuring live music, DJs, and an unforgettable view. Call or email for table reservations.