Smör och bröd gör kinden röd,” which clearly meant that there’s a lot more to Sweden than reindeer meatballs, clog dancing and ABBA. The Stockholm, CA tour showcases a fairly eclectic lineup of Swedish artists currently making major dents on pop stages worldwide, along with a few up-and-comers promising good things on the horizon. The mainly electronic dance–oriented action will be highlighted by performances from electro-pop heroes Little Dragon, Icona Pop and Veronica Maggio; also Rebecca and Fiona, Elliphant, Mapei, Otto Knows, Aronchupa, Nause and Salvatore Ganacci. There will be two stages (set up in the Shrine’s Expo Hall and outdoor area), food vendors, booze and parking structures nearby — but, of course, take the bus or ride your bike if possible. Note the early 1 p.m. start time.
As our little old Swedish grannies used to say, “