The first month of 2013 has passed. The snow has thawed and the days are gradually getting longer with the weather becoming more palatable. What better time to get out of the house and take advantage of the many exciting events taking place in the city! Check out my top picks for this short but fun-filled month!
11 – Slash: The great Slash in The Great Hall! No intro needed for one of the world’s best guitarists!
11- O. Children: Performing tracks from their 2012 “Apnea” album, the bewitching Londoners play Prague’s Palác Akropolis.
13- Ky-Mani Marley: Sunshine music from the JA Isle to ease your winter blues! Nothing but irie vibes from the Marley household!
15 – BUMP! (aka LOUD – FUNKY! – NOISES): APost V-Day deep funk/soul/disco/hip-hop/rare groove/r&b night from members of the prolific Loud Noises podcast!
15 – Duchess & The Kittens: In the mood for some soul-blues-klezmer-jazz-tango-rhumba-swing-punk band? Then this is the event for you!
18 – Dinosaur Jr: World-famous and incredibly successful American alternative rock band hit Prague’s Lucerna!
22 – DJ Fresh: English drum & bass, dubstep producer, and DJ spins at Sasazu. An evening of bass from the Breakbeat Kaos head honcho.
26 – Two Door Cinema Club: If you didn’t catch their Rock For People performance, then be sure to check the Northern Irish indie rock band’s forthcoming Lucerna show.
27- Modestep : British electro-dubstep band set off on their tour: MODESTEP Evolution Theory.
28 – Dub Pistols: A welcome return for the dub outfit! London Posse’s Rodney P leads the band through a unique dub experience!
Food & Drink
4-10 Food Carnival – Homemade sausages, pork knuckles, shoulders, brawn, pates, briskets, pancakes, muffins, and more!
14 – Valentine’s Day – Get all your V-Day needs sorted with our dedicated Valentine’s Day microsite!
4-28 Grand Restaurant Festival – Top-rated chefs from Maurer’s Grand Restaurant 2012 offer special menus at various Prague restaurants throughout the month.
1-13: Bohemian Carnevale Praha 2013: A colorful show of traditional carnival festivities!
8-9: Cirque du Soleil (Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour): The king of pop lives on! The mighty Cirque du Soleil pay homage to the King of pop.
15-24 Cirkus Cirkus Festival: Fun at Cirkus Cirkus for all the family!
15-17 Walking With Dinosaurs: Ever wondered what life with Dinosaurs was like? Get up close and personal with our prehistoric buddies!
19-24 – La Película 2013: The 7th edition of the Spanish Film Festival! Comedies, dramas, documentaries, fantasies, horrors & thrillers will occupy Světozor cinema for a week.
Use the comments section to add any event you feel deserves a mention this month!