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An American Goes to Bergenfest – A Multimedia Retrospective

View of Bergen, Norway from the mountains above the city
American Shelby Dennis recently traveled to Norway and attended the music festival Bergenfest for the first time. (Read her pre-trip interview.) She shared her trip via the Nordic Spotlight Instagram account, which we published as posts here on NordicSpotlight.com. This is her recap of her experience abroad. Day one of Bergenfest began like a dream come true! The rain held off hesitantly and [...]
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Bergenfest 2017 – Day 2: John Olav Nilsen & Nordsjøen, Aurora

Aurora at Bergenfest 2017

Our American reader Shelby Dennis is visiting Norway and the music festival Bergenfest for the first time! (Read her pre-trip interview to find out what all she plans to do.) She’s graciously sharing her trip via the Nordic Spotlight Instagram account, and we’re compiling her posts over the next few days here on NordicSpotlight.com for everyone enjoy […]

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Bergenfest 2017 – Day 1: Tove Lo, Store P, Zara Larsson, Gabrielle, Karpe Diem

View of Bergen from plane

Our American reader Shelby Dennis is visiting Norway and the music festival Bergenfest for the first time! (Read her pre-trip interview to find out what all she plans to do.) She’s graciously sharing her trip via the Nordic Spotlight Instagram account, and we’re compiling her posts over the next few days here on NordicSpotlight.com for everyone enjoy […]

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An American Goes to Bergenfest – Interview with Shelby Dennis

Shelby Dennis is travelling abroad to attend Bergenfest in Norway

We’re beyond thrilled to announce that Shelby Dennis, from Maryland, will be going on her first trip abroad to attend the music festival Bergenfest in Norway and will be representing Nordic Spotlight at the festival! She’ll share her experience via our social media channels, so be sure to connect with us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter so […]

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Nordic Spotlight Monthly – Summer Festival Preview #3

Alan Walker

Our final summer festival preview episode bounces you all around the Nordic nations, from the Krökbacken Festival in Leksand, Sweden to the Flow Festival in Helsinki, Finland to Oslo, Norway where Øya Festival is set to kick off. Dig into these tunes and get inspired to start planning your adventure to visit Scandinavia this summer […]

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Kygo’s Cloud Nine Festival 2016 Album Playlist, Tickets and Travel Packages

Cloud Nine Festival 2016

In January of this year, Norwegian EDM superstar Kygo announced that he would hold the first-ever Cloud Nine Festival on his native soil on August 20th. Here’s what we’ve learned since then: it will be held at Bergenhus Fortress in Bergen, and Kygo will be the headlining act. That’s it. There have, to date, been […]

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Pstereo Festival 2016 Playlist, Tickets and Travel Packages

Pstereo 2016 Logo

Our regular readers will remember that we spent some time last year absorbing the sights and sound of Pstereo Festival, the Norwegian music event that brings thousands of people to Marinen on the banks of the Nidelva River each August. It remains to be seen if we’ll be heading that way next month but…boy do we […]

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Nordic Spotlight Monthly – Summer Festival Preview #1

Velvet Volume

For the next few episodes of our podcast Nordic Spotlight Monthly, we’re going be highlighting the summer music festivals happening throughout the Nordic nations, as well as playing some tunes by the many artists playing these events. For this first installment, we take a look at: Sideways Festival (June 17 – 18) Bergenfest (June 15 […]

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Bergenfest 2016 Playlist, Tickets and Travel Packages

Bergenfest 2016

As compared with other music festivals around the world, the lineup for Bergenfest 2016 looks relatively modest. And when you consider that they’re spreading out the 49 artists over the course of four days (June 15 – 19), it seems even more so. That’s the beauty of this annual music event in Bergen, Norway, though: […]

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Sweden Rock, Copenhell, and More: 2016 Metal Fests To Watch For

Tuska Open Air

Summer is on its way, friends, and that means music festival season will kick into full gear. And believe you me, if we had it our way, we would spend the entirety of the warm months of the year bouncing around Europe and beyond to hit up as many heavy rock festivals as possible. Alas, […]

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