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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 at the famous Frogner neighborhood, La Belle Sole is one place that will offer you everything you need for a perfect night out. Established since the 1960's, it lives up to its reputation of some of the best DJ's, ideal ambiance and music that will make sure you dance the night away. The food is always appreciated here. With a warm staff and happy music, this place is a definite must-visit! Check out the website for detailed information.
Are you confused about the place to go to for your weekend and holiday season party? Supa is your answer to your confusion! This jazzy nightclub has the likes of DJ Soulshock in the stands to get you swirling on the tunes. The spacious dance floor lets you step up with a bunch of pals and the disco lights make sure that your moves look smart enough to impress. The Club has regular live music nights when the club tends to get specially crowded. So, put on your dancing shoes and get ready for a dance party!
Right at the heart of Oslo, the Living-Room bustles with club-hoppers on weekends. The club plays mostly techno and house with occasional bursts of hard rock and metal. Very popular are the theme nights at the Living-Room and the DJ performances, that send the crowds in a dizzy. With a fine decor, a warm ambiance and vibrant crowds, Living-Room is just the ideal weekend clubbing destination. Call for more information.
Without surprise, Tempest is one of the rowdiest places in the city. Low on wine, high on beer. If you want a calm, safe evening with in music, then stay away. But if you think that people are at their most charming when they are very drunk, and you mainly want to dance to chart hits, you may have come to the right place. The place serves international food and rather cheap beer. Rumor has it that this is not the best place to look for a nachspiel. But for a no-holds-barred party it can be good. A lot of the clientele is from outside the city.
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.
If you wish to experience the nightlife of the city, Seeds is the place you should explore. The energy at this nightclub knows no bound, especially when a popular band is gracing the stage. The club is always bustling, and the clientele ranges from enthusiastic tourists to friendly locals. Their DJs are talented and they know to keep the crowd grooving till wee hours of the night. Check their website for upcoming events.
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.
Last Train on Karl Johan Street has a long tradition of housing musicians, especially those with a predilection for rock. It has been the starting-point for countless Norwegian chart-raiders and flops, and is still important for those who want to be seen with the right people. If you feel like taking a break from the ultra-trendy and fashionable parts of Oslo, Last Train is a useful hideout. The beer is inexpensive and staff and patrons alike are generally nice and welcoming. Even the bouncers have a nice reputation.
Betong is located in the basement of Chateau Neuf, a five-floor building owned by the students at Oslo University. The building itself is worth a tour, with all its hidden bars and concert areas (where Betong offers larger concerts and gigs). These give you the freedom to move around in the building and get a taste of everything that's going on. Betong, meaning concrete in Norwegian, is exactly what you get. Dark concrete walls, sparse lighting and a bit of that, after-the-bomb feel. They often stage high-quality DJs and bands, including some unknown, up-and-coming-ones.
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.