Welcome to a week of live music, culture and tributes to the Polar Music Prize Laureates!

On Sunday, June 11, the Polar Music Prize and partners launch the Polar Music Week in several venues in the heart of Stockholm. Experience the Polar Music Prize throughout the week at our many concerts and events, all presenting amazing live music and tributes to the Laureates. The Grande Finale will be at Konserthuset Stockholm on June 15 when this year’s Laureates Wayne Shorter and Sting will receive the Polar Music Prize at the prize ceremony, followed by a banquet at Grand Hôtel. 
Welcome to the Polar Music Week!


Polar music week
@ Stockholms Matmarknad (Oktagonen)

In collaboration with Sturehof, every night at 9 pm, free entry.
June 11:
Sofia Ullman – Fields of Gold, and more!
June 12: Lisa Backman (vocals) & Erik Jörlenstam (guitar): a duo from Musikhögskolan Ingesund paying tribute to the Polar Music Prize Laureates through the years.
June 13: Wermland Jazz Quartet from Musikhögskolan Ingesund, a jazz tribute to all Polar Music Prize Laureates.
June 14: Martina and the IngeStingers from Musikhögskolan Ingesund performing their specially created arrangements of the music of Sting and Wayne Shorter.
June 15: IngeSounds Orchestra – Warmlanders in the capital from Musikhögskolan Ingesund, a swinging tribute to our Laureates.

Polar Music Week
@ Obaren

In collaboration with Sturehof, every night at 9.30 pm, DJs 10 pm–2 am, free entry.
June 11:
June 12: Kiki + Naomi Pilgrim DJ set
June 13: Amanda Winberg + Chili Bendt DJ set
June 14: TBA + Clara Gyökeres & Julia Boman DJ set
June 15: Nadia Tehran + Madlen Schneps DJ set

Polar Music Week
@ Kungsträdgården

Presented in collaboration with Stockholms Stad, every day at 5–6.30 pm
June 12, 13 & 14: a tribute to the Laureates by jazz trio Carl Nordling, Mohammed Omer and August Wangendal.

Polar Music Week
@ Haymarket

Presented in collaboration with Haymarket by Scandic, every day
at 5–9.30 pm, free entry.
June 12: American Jazz Bonanza
Erik Söderlind, Robert Erlandsson, Thomas Wingren
June 13: Gipsy Swing Quartet, Swedish/French gypsy swing quartet.
Gustav Lundgren, Juan Mendoza, Aurélien Trigo and Martin Vidlund.
June 14: The Haymarket Swing Trio, in the spirit of the swing era.
Klas Lindquist, Mikael Skoglund, Oscar Johansson Werre
June 15: Thomas Wingren Trio
Martin Sjöstedt, Palle Sollinger and Thomas Wingren.

June 15, 12–4.30 pm
The Klas Lindquist Quartet feat. Erik Söderlind, j
azz/latin standards and originals. Klas Lindquist, Erik Söderlind, Svante Söderqvist and Jesper Kviberg

Polar Talks
@ Kulturhuset Stadsteatern

June 14, 12.30–4 pm: Polar Talks, presented by The Polar Music Prize, is an international series of inspiring talks and lectures on cutting edge topics. Artists, scientists, creatives and opinion makers coalesce around the central theme of ”The Power of Music.”

Polar Music Prize Ceremony
@ Konserthuset Stockholm

June 15, 4.15 pm: live broadcast on TV4 Play from the Polar Music Prize ceremony at Konserthuset Stockholm
June 15, 8 pm: live broadcast on TV4 from the banquet at the Grand Hôtel.