After a two-year hiatus, Oslo hosted the twenty first 12 months of Øya Pageant final weekend. Headliners included Gorillaz, Florence and the Machine, and Nick Cave—making it really feel like a extra laid-back model of say, Coachella or Governor’s Ball. (Why wouldn’t you need to attend a music pageant the place you will have the choice of taking a morning swim within the postcard-worthy fjords?) Nonetheless, the lineup was additionally filled with house group acts like Sondre Lerche, Jenny Hval, and AURORA. The deep bench of expertise additionally prolonged to acts which have but to enterprise stateside, making Øya one of the best place to discover a new favourite. Take a look at our gallery to see snaps of a few of our favourite Norwegian acts.
(All photographs by Laura Studarus)