This Week in Prague (April 30-May 6, 2012)
The city's best concerts, parties and other happenings over the next seven days
MONDAY, APRIL 30
Finnish symphonic metal band Nightwish play Tipsport Arena. (Event Listing)
Cinematic Orchestra guitarist Stuart McCallum returns to Palác Akropolis, this time with his own quartet.
TUESDAY, MAY 1
May 1 is Labor Day, a public holiday in the Czech Republic. Closely linked with the Soviet era, the tradition actually dates back to 19th-century Chicago, where a general strike ended in the infamous 1886 Haymarket Riot. Post-1989, May 1 has become a day for rallies and demonstrations.
If fighting the power doesn't take your fancy, experimental Australian post-hardcore band Closure in Moscow top the bill at Chapeau Rouge.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 2
Together with a host of celebrity guests, The Tap Tap, an acclaimed Czech group made up of handicapped musicians, throw a "party on wheels" at Divadlo Archa.
THURSDAY, MAY 3
Slovak electronic folk duo Longital are the special guests at the latest Prague International Bluenight at A Studio Rubín.
FRIDAY, MAY 4
Australian guitar phenomenon Joe Robinson shows off his unique finger-picking technique at Palác Akropolis.
Austrian drum 'n' bass duo Camo & Krooked are the special guests at Roxy's Shadowbox night.
SATURDAY, MAY 5
Topping the bill at the Electronic Beats Festival Prague, The Streets' Mike Skinner plays a DJ set at Divadlo Archa.
Belgian dance/rock/pop group Hooverphonic bring an orchestra to Palác Lucerna's Velký sál (Great Hall).
SUNDAY, MAY 6
Amateur jazz musicians are invited to U Malého Glena for its weekly UMG Jam Session.
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KISS coming to Brno by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV
Rock band known for makeup and pyrotechnics skipping Prague
The 1975 reschedule European tour dates including Prague by Fource - Prague.TV
26. 6. 17 @ Forum Karlin, Prague
Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox coming to Lucerna by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV
The vintage jazz ensemble has a new album of re-envisioned pop hits
Prague won't set closing times for pubs by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV (Foto: fotolia)
District have been asking the city to set a curfew on certain streets
Psychedelic rockers Temples coming to Prague in April by Fource - Prague.TV
9. 4. 17 @ Palac Akropolis, Prague
Prague gambling rooms set to vanish by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV (Foto: wikipedia.org)
Laws are taking a bite out of gambling machines and online betting
Where to Celebrate New Year’s Eve 2016 in Prague by Olena Kagui - Prague.TV
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Lindsey Stirling sold out Forum Karlin and adds second show by Fource - Prague.TV
28. 2. 17 & 1. 3. 17 @ Forum Karlin, Prague
Big concerts coming to Prague & CR in 2017 by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV
Old school rockers and current pop stars are on the list so far
July Talk to play in Chapeau Rouge Prague by Fource - Prague.TV
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