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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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3 Weeks To Go: Book Your Secret Solstice 2017 Side Event Before It Sells Out

Secret Solstice 2017 - Into the Glacier

With a start date of June 15, 2017, the world famous music festival Secret Solstice in Reykjavík, Iceland is just three weeks away! 174 artists are scheduled to perform the three-day main event (Foo Fighters, The Prodigy, Rick Ross, Chaka Khan, Richard Ashcroft, Anderson .Paak, Úlfur Úlfur, Teitur Magnússon, Emmsjé Gauti, Soffía Björg, Hildur, Lord […]

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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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Festival Preview: Distortion 2017 Playlist, Tickets and Travel Packages

Distortion Festival

The annual music festival Distortion is about to put the spotlight on club music again, with hip-hop, electronic, and techno artists from around the world scheduled to perform at the Copenhagen-based event, which runs May 31-June 4 this year. Attracting more than 100,000 people of all ages last year, Distortion is known as a celebration of Copenhagen […]

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SXSW 2017 – Day Five

Uyarakq x Peand-eL at SXSW 2017

Agnes Obel (DK) It was one-in-one-out at the St. David’s Sanctuary chapel for the Agnes Obel show. The venue’s acoustics are perfect for her spiritual folk music, although seeing her and her band washed in constant red lights felt sacrilegious (at best). Solution: Eyes closed with imagination playing color-corrected visuals. Agnes Obel at St. David's Sanctuary […]

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