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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The Beach Boys to play Prague's Congress Center by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV
The California rock band is back after half a century but with just one original member
The Pigeon Detectives will investigate in Prague by Fource - Prague.TV
24. 3. 17 @ Chapeau Rouge, Prague
Alter Bridge to play Prague in June by Andres Bermudez - Prague.TV
The band is supporting their latest album The Last Hero
O.R.k. to play Lucerna Music Bar by Andres Bermudez - Prague.TV (Foto: O.R.k. FB)
King Crimson meets Porcupine Tree in a prog-rock supergroup
Metronome to feature Sting, Kasabian by Andres Bermudez - Prague.TV
The new summer outdoor festival in Prague has announced some headliners
Nick Cave coming back to Prague by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV
The singer and songwriter wrote a song about the city but he is unlikely to perform it
Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds to play Karlín by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV
The two members of the Dave Matthews Band promise an intimate acoustic show
Jason Mraz returns to Prague by Fource - Prague.TV
This time with a very special intimate solo performance @ Forum Karlin on March 20
Agnes Obel and her world of melancholy returning to Prague by Fource - Prague.TV
26. 5. 17 @ Palác Akropolis, Prague
British singer-songwriter Fink is coming to Prague and Brno by Fource - Prague.TV
17. 10. 17 @ Fleda, Brno and 18. 10. 17 @ Roxy, Prague
Take a guided tour to Sapa, Prague’s “Little Vietnam”
Feel the rhythm and party to the biggest hits of the 80’s!
27 taps with excellent craft beers and ciders in the center...
Prague Airport Transport: Private, Shuttle & Limo-service!
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