Prepare to immerse yourself in music’s soulful rhythms at Fasching, Stockholm. Fasching, often dubbed the ‘Temple of Jazz and World Music,’ has a legacy of hosting groundbreaking performances and pushing musical genre boundaries. This season, Stockholm’s music enthusiasts can anticipate a captivating lineup of jazz, funk, and Scandinavian soul. Here’s a glimpse at what’s in store:
Celebrate the legendary Brazilian jazz-fusion-samba trio Azymuth’s 50th anniversary (see top photo). With their extensive influence on Brazilian music, this band has performed alongside iconic names like Milton Nascimento and Jorge Ben.
José James Sings Badu (4/11)
José James, the jazz artist for the hip-hop generation, brings his unique blend of jazz, soul, funk, and R&B. Get ready for a soul-warming evening as he pays tribute to neo-soul icon Erykah Badu.
Liv Warfield (11/11)
Liv Warfield, known for her powerful soul reminiscent of Tina Turner, Sade, and James Brown, is back with her latest album. She was a part of Prince’s New Power Generation and continues to capture audiences.
Madison McFerrin (13/11)
Madison McFerrin, daughter of Bobby McFerrin, offers genre-blending a cappella, electronic pop, jazz, and soul.
Experience the beauty of Stevie Wonder’s music as the Stevie! Orchestra dedicates an evening to the Grammy-winning double album “Songs in the Key of Life.”
Ole Børud (2-3/2)
Scandinavians can groove to soul, funk, and West Coast vibes with Norwegian Ole Børud and his band.
Upstairs Soulparty (17/2)
The Upstairs band promises a fantastic party atmosphere with classic soul and disco hits from the 60s and 70s.
Dive into the musical universe of Norwegian indie/soul star Beharie, known for his Spellmann-prize-winning talent.
Ida Nielsen (2-3/3)
Ida Nielsen, with her roots in Prince’s bands, offers a blend of old-school funk, hip-hop, and reggae with a strong focus on bass.
The versatile Bernhoft, hailing from Oslo, returns with his distinct sound and a new album, promising a timeless musical experience.
So get your soul-skates on and don’t miss out on these unforgettable musical nights.