All posts by Dick Magnusson

Lollapalooza Day 3: Sunday

If Friday and Saturday focused on party, the Sunday felt a little more like the day after. The first email I received in the morning let the ticket holders know that Friday and Saturday-tickets were upgraded to Sunday tickets. That [...]

July 4, 2019 Concert Reviews, Festivals, Recent posts, Slider

Lollapalooza Day 2: Saturday

One of the great aspects of Lollapalooza, at least if you’re a parent, is Kidzapalooza. An area designated for kids, with a stage on its own, a playground, and various activities. As Sweden has rather strict age limits at festivals, [...]

July 3, 2019 Concert Reviews, Festivals, Recent posts, Slider

Lollapalooza Day 1: Friday

Lollapalooza entered the Swedish market with a bang, that´s for sure. The announcement back in May 2018 got significant media coverage and the hype leading into the festival grew by the hour. And why shouldn´t it? One of the major [...]

July 2, 2019 Concert Reviews, Festivals, Recent posts, Slider

Countdown for Lollapalooza Stockholm

A new festival behemoth has set its focus on Sweden. The massive, American festival Lollapalooza with a quite long history, and with sister festivals in Chicago, Paris, Berlin, Buenos Aires, Santiago and Sao Paulo. The promotors are hyping it to [...]

June 26, 2019 Recent posts, Slider, Whats!Up

Park Sounds Festival (Huskvarna, Sweden): Review

The festival landscape in Sweden has been heavily re-drawn over the last decade. Classic festivals like Hultsfred, Arvika, Peace and Love, Emmaboda, and also Bråvalla, have closed down (and some have resurged in new shapes, with mixed results), and the [...]

May 26, 2019 Concert Reviews, Festivals

Hurula: Swedish indie rock with depth

One of the more interesting Swedish acts in recent years is Hurula. With a background in the punk scene, in Masshysteri, Robert Hurula has a rather long history in the Swedish music industry behind him. But when Masshysteri perhaps had [...]

March 12, 2019 Messed!Up Spotlight, Recent posts, Slider