If it’s any time of year that Oslo is crammed with music festivals, it sure is August. Whether you prefer jazz, unplugged or chamber music, Oslo got you covered.
Oslo Jazz Festival
The jazz festival in Oslo has been arranged for 33 years now, a week-long festival with up to 90 concerts in Oslo. This year it’s between the 12th and 18th of August. Spread over 15-18 places in the city centre, you can experience all types of jazz, from international stars to local talents. On Karl Johan, you can experience free concerts. The program can be found on Oslo Jazz Festival’s website.
Oslo Chamber Music Festival
Between the 17th to 26th of August, Oslo Chamber Music Festival takes place across Oslo. It’s for those who already have a passion for chamber music and for those who wish to experience it. More information and the full program can be found on Oslo Chamber Music Festival’s website, and tickets can be found here.
Øya Music Festival
Øya is a festival to count on; it’s one of Oslo’s largest music festivals that takes place in Tøyenparken (in the city district of Tøyen) for four days. Every year international artists and newcomers come to Øya Music Festival. This year artists like Lana Del Ray, Ryan Adams and The Hellacopters are coming. Get your tickets here.