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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 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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Way Out West Festival 2016 Playlist, Tickets and Travel Packages

Way Out West logo

If we’re comparing the many summer music festivals of the world using the simple metric of musical diversity, I daresay that the 2016 edition of Way Out West is far ahead of the pack. This Gothenburg, Sweden festival, happening from August 11th through the 13th has a staggering range of artists arriving to play one of their […]

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Weekend Festival – Finland 2016 Playlist, Tickets and Travel Packages

Weekend Fest Sweden

Last week, we raved about the Weekend Festival going down next month in Sweden…but as you may or may not know, that is only small part of the WF empire. They’ve got events going on all over Europe and beyond this summer, including an event happening on August 5th and 6th in Helsinki, Finland! While […]

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Weekend Festival – Sweden 2016 Playlist, Tickets and Travel Packages

Weekend Fest Sweden

The universal musical languages of the world have become more vast and varied over the past few years thanks to the rise of the Internet but one constant has been the sound of electronic dance music. It’s the connecting tissue that has helped make international superstars of bedroom producers and household names of DJs. The […]

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Festival Preview: Sweden’s Into the Valley Festival 2016, Tickets and Travel Packages

Into The Valley 2016 Logo

Here in the U.S., we have Red Rocks and the Gorge Amphitheatre and a few other beautiful locales that double as amazing concert venues. All of those might (might) be trumped by what the town of Rättvik has to offer. Within the forests outside of the city was a limestone quarry that was going unused, […]

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Trailerpark Festival 2016 Playlist, Tickets and Travel Packages

Trailerpark Festival 2016

The Copenhagen-based Trailerpark Festival is set to give a big event like SXSW a run for its money. Because this three-day event, happening this year from July 28th through the 30th, isn’t just about the music. Surrounding the sounds are amazing art installations and design work being done by some of the visual thinkers from around […]

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