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Although smaller than the regular concert venues, Buddy never falls short of providing an excellent experience both for the performers as well as the audience. This intimate live music club was opened in 2005 and since then has catered to the varied music sensibilities of the local crowd by hosting rock, country, folk, blues, metal and jazz performances by local and international artists/ bands. In the past, performers like Coverkill, Drømmere & Drankere, Tony Carey and several others have performed to a packed house at Buddy Scene. Make sure you keep an eye on its schedule so that you do not miss out on the concerts of your favorite artists or bands.
A cultural hub in Drammen, Union Scene lies just by the river in the downtown area of the city. If you are visiting Drammen and want to learn about what is the culture or music scene in the city, visiting Union Scene would be recommended, because not just do they present live concerts and performances here, but also art shows and theater performances. See the website or call to know more.
Located across the Nylandsveien and within a walking distance of the Operahuset is the seasonal dining establishment, namely, Sukkerbiten. This lazy bar also doubles up as a music venue and along with tasty local dishes you can enjoy live music concerts featuring popular bands/artists.
This old, working-class inn is more famous than its unremarkable appearance would suggest. This is mainly because it has a longer history than most places in Oslo, and because it has been the favorite watering hole of the youth of Norway's Labor Party. But it is also known as the restaurant that serves the cheapest lutefisk (a traditional dish of cod that is preserved in lye, and has a distinctive taste) in the festive season. The bar is good, even if it is not cheap, and the building dating from 1820 has the cozy air of old pubs. There are also infrequent concerts, most often jazz and gypsy music.
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.
Karl Johans offers you this popular place Yatzi, that specializes in after-work entertainment for its guests. The two-storyed bar offers a dance floor as well to unwind. Offering games, amazing food, as well as cocktails, beers and wines at 49 on Fridays, it is an absolute treat. They also organize and give their space for special events, private parties, functions and celebrations. Their prices are reasonable and the service is attentive and prompt. Check out the website or call ahead for detailed information.
Whether you write it 'Sub.scene', 'Sub Scene' or 'subscene', this place is the place-to-be for raw rock 'n' roll. Local, regional and touring bands perform here regularly. Subscene is a venue that welcomes people of all ages. This age-related leniency means that no alcohol is served, or welcome, at the subscene café. Don't worry though, the fantastic performances and food will you make it worth it.
Rhythm Club located in the heart of the city, is one of Oslo's largest club following a Caribbean theme. The music played here is mainly reggae, African, Jamaican and socawhich blends in urban melodies. Nights that are not livened by live concerts, DJs add the funk to this place. Check the website for further details, as the club opens its doors in the week to host various enthralling events. Your weekend nights at Rhythm Club are sure to get heated up.
One of the trendiest clubs in Oslo, the Source Club is spread over three floors. The upstairs translates into a chic dancing and lounge area, and comes complete with a shiny disco ball and a psychedelic feel. This upstairs section caters mostly to the needs of the trend-setting and higher class section of the society and has three special VIP sections that have their own waitresses and service. The downstairs or basement is the place that sees all the live action in the club. It comes well-equipped with superb lighting, sound system and sound equipment and also has the largest stage area in the club. On a regular basis, some of the best DJs and artists perform here to a very attentive and music-hungry crowd. The Source Club also has a backyard where visitors can catch a breath or a smoke before heading in to dance and party again; or they can just sit outside in this heated area and enjoy a night of lounging around. There is also a bar area for those who aren't into dancing, where you can sip your chosen spirit and enjoy some soothing soul or reggae music. Please see the website for further information.
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.
Oslo being well known for its rock and metal scene, the Rock In club is an ideal spot for all rock fans. At this rather small place which is very scantily lit with loud blaring music in the background you will find locals sipping on their alcohol while tuning into the fabulous music. Live Performances by local bands promise some original music and take the overall entertainment quotient a notch higher. The theme of this club is Gothic with most of the crowd sporting piercings and colored hair.
Stravinsky is a large and popular disco club designed for dancing. It is not too far from the main street and, thus, is easy to find. Beer and most spirits are served. 80s music is the primary focus of the club, but classic pop and more modern music are played occasionally as well. Trendy people who want a bit of conversation and a lot of dancing and mingling will feel at home here. The minimum age of admission is 20, which ensures a more mature atmosphere than many other discos. The admission fees are not prohibitive, so this is a rather popular place to spend at least part of the evening.