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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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
18. 3. 17 @ Chapeau Rouge, Prague
The 1980s live at Cafe 80's Prague by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV
A downtown eatery cooks until 4 am and plays New Wave classics
Liverpool-based indie band Circa Waves for the first time in Prague by Fource - Prague.TV
22. 4. 17 @ Rock Café, Prague
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