Trondheim Calling is one of Norway's largest showcase festivals which presents some of the best Norwegian musical talents.
The event consists of a music conference at daytime with 1000 industry delegates and young musicians, and concerts spread on 9 different venues in the evening which also attracts a large local audience. The festival had more than 7000 visitors last time it was held in 2020.
The festival was cancelled both in 2021 and 2022 because of the pandemic, finally Trondheim Calling is back, and the 11th edition will be held 9-11. February 2023.
Trondheim Calling is a non-profit organization with the main purpose of promoting new Norwegian music and strengthening the professional music industry in our region.
The concerts are spread on 9 different venues in downtown Trondheim, all within a one-kilometer range.
More than 750 artists have played at the festival since the beginning, among them we find now established artists such as Highasakite, Dagny, Pom Poko, Spidergawd, Sløtface, Bokassa, Death by Unga Unga, Amanda Tenfjord, Combos, and many, many more.
Trondheim is Norway’s 3rd biggest city with 200.000 residents, and both known for its big University, a good soccer team, many Olympic skiers and a vibrant music community.
Artists announced so far:
Airport: Trondheim Airport (TRD)
The conference hotel is only 500 meters from the main train and bus station.
«Trondheim Calling proves Norway’s music scene is in its best shape ever.» The Line Of Best Fit (Feb 2019)
«While many festivals fixate on hype, Trondheim Calling is about providing a platform for those with the dreams of breaking globally.» Music Festival News (Feb 2019)
«Trondheim Calling is a huge success. A musical hub working genuinely hard for the scene – and proving that Trondheim can be more famous for its music than its troll hunting!» virgin.com