This Week in Prague (May 7-13, 2012)
The city's best concerts, parties and other happenings over the next seven days
MONDAY, MAY 7
Heavy rock legends Metallica return to Synot Tip Aréna (Stadion Eden) on the first stop of their 2012 European Black Album Tour. (Event Preview)
American '80s-retro electronica act Com Truise is the special guest at MeetFactory's latest Bohemian Like You night.
New Jersey rockers the Hudson Falcons play a free show at Roxy.
TUESDAY, MAY 8
May 8 is VE Day, a public holiday in the Czech Republic. In Communist-era Czechoslovakia, this holiday marking the end of World War II was originally celebrated on May 9, as it was in the Soviet Union. In 1991, VE Day was brought forward to May 8, the day observed by the Western allies.
Combining Balkan, Latin, African and Jamaican influences, the Orchestre International du Vetex brass collective colonize Palác Akropolis.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 9
Performing their potent blend of world music and electronica, Afro Celt Sound System shake Lucerna Music Bar.
NoD stages the world premiere of Unseen (Nespatřen), choreographer Věra Ondrašíková's and actress/musician Johana Švarcová's new dance project. (Event Listing)
Based in both Berlin and New York City, post-rock outfit Bee and Flower come together at Potrvá.
THURSDAY, MAY 10
Evan Dando fronts reformed alt-rock favorites The Lemonheads at Lucerna Music Bar.
FRIDAY, MAY 11
British trip-hop hero James Lavelle shows off his "audio-visual DJ show" UNKLE Sounds at MeetFactory.
In what's billed as the "dubstep happening of the spring," London producer Benga plays a hotly anticipated DJ set at the Roxy.
Stoner-rock legends Sleep bring their unrelenting riffing to Lucerna Music Bar.
SATURDAY, MAY 12
Electroclash icon Miss Kittin is the special guest at Roxy's Flow night.
Popularly known as the Red Army Choir, Russia's Alexandrov Ensemble (Alexandrovci) perform at Tipsport Arena.
Portuguese pop-fado group OqueStrada mix the old and the new at Palác Akropolis.
SUNDAY, MAY 13
The Národní divadlo (National Theatre) stages an English-titled production of the Antonín Dvořák opera Rusalka.
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Liverpool-based indie band Circa Waves for the first time in Prague by Fource - Prague.TV
22. 4. 17 @ Rock Café, Prague
Guns N' Roses coming to Letňany for July 4 by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV
American rock band announced Not In This Lifetime tour dates
Legendary Thievery Corporation in Roxy by Fource - Prague.TV
25. 2. 17 @ Club Roxy, Prague
Where to Celebrate New Year’s Eve 2016 in Prague by Olena Kagui - Prague.TV
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The Japanese House will play in Chapeau Rouge by Fource - Prague.TV
5. 5. 17 @ Chapeau Rouge, Prague
Kid Ink to perform in Prague by Fource - Prague.TV
26. 3. 17 @ Club Roxy, Prague
Counterfeit will return to Prague by Fource - Prague.TV
2. 4. 17 @ Rock Café, Prague
Deaf Havana will roar in Prague by Fource - Prague.TV
3. 4. 17 @ Rock Café, Prague
John Mayall returning to Archa by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV
Octogenarian blues guitarist is still touring and recording
Brit Awards Winners Bastille to play in Prague this Saturday by Fource - Prague.TV (Foto: Bastille FB)
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