REASONS TO VISIT STAVANGER IN AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER If you´re living in Stavanger, dont go anywhere this fall. If you´re not in Stavanger, please come visit. Here´s a few reasons why: Xplosif Hip Hop Festival 26. - 28. August. M.O.P., Masta Ace, Lidoliodo, RA The Rugged Man, Afeeliated + many more RxR festival 2. - 4. September. Brand new festival presenting Ozzy Osburne, Band Of Horses, Kvelertak, Thomas Dybdahl, Oh No Ono, Skambankt, The Prodigy and many more Nordic Music Week 15. - 17. September. «The main goal of NMW is still to stimulate discourse and create a great opportunity for people concerned with multiple aspects of the creation and distribution of great music to meet peers, discuss in depth, be inspired and build relations» NuMusic Festival 8. - 18. September. Steve Reich, Lee Scratch Perry, Grandmaster Flash, Neu, Wildbirds & Peacedrums and many more NuArt Festival September Nuart is an annual international contemporary art festival established in 2001. The program this year features among others Blu (it), Vhils (p), Roa (be), Dolk (no), Evol (de), Dotmaster (uk) And some pictures and travel guide from VG (in Norwegian)
Next week Stavanger is host to Nordic Music Week. Four days of club exchange, seminars, live bands, dj´s & more with visitors from Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway. Tonight at Tribute in Sandnes marks the start of a regional tour leading up to the festival. Sebastian Waldejer, Hovering Orville and Poor Edward are playing. On Friday they visit Bryne and on Saturday Haugesund. If you are in the area this is a singer/songwriter "package deal" well worth checking out!