Welcome to the weekend! Hear bluegrass or blues-rock, celebrate carnival, see a children's play or movie with live orchestra. And it's Super Bowl time!
1. Hear acclaimed banjo player Béla Fleck
What: Bluegrass and more
Where: Philharmonie, 1 Pl. de l'Europe, 1499 Kirchberg
When: Friday, 9 February at 7.30pm - info & tickets
Award-winning banjo virtuoso Béla Fleck pays homage to his musical roots in his concert titled "My Bluegrass Heart". Get ready for five mandolin and fiddle players joining the star on stage (who are all incredible in their own right), flirting with rock, classical and jazz while staying true to their bluegrass roots. Check out this incredible performance below!
2. Join carnival pub crawl
Join the pub crawl tour and meet other international people. Put on a costume, mask or carnival makeup and head down to Shamrock PUB, where the pub crawl will kick off with a guide as of 8pm, taking you from one bar to the next and ending in a club. Tickets include different offers at each bar and free entry when you arrive at the last club before midnight.
3. See German children's play
What: An unusual friendship
Where: Trifolion, 2 Prte St Willibrord, 6486 Echternach
When: Thursday, 8 February at 8pm - info & tickets
Sometimes Moses, who lives in Paris, steals canned goods from Monsieur Ibrahim's corner shop, believing he doesn't notice. But Monsieur Ibrahim, who just seems like "the Arab on the corner" to local residents, sees much more than others. He knows many secrets - including those that bring happiness and smiles.
4. Watch Super Bowl LVIII
What: American football final
Where: Various sports bars
When: Monday morning at 12.30am
It's Super Bowl night! The match between the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers kicks off at 12.30am on Monday morning, with USHER's halftime performance at 2am. Various bars around Luxembourg, including Schrainerei, Crossfire, Siegfried and The Game are showing the game live with American snacks and large pitchers on offer.
5. See The Oyster Princess with live orchestra
What: Old German comedy
Where: Ciné Utopia, 16 Av. de la Faiencerie, 1510 Limpertsberg
When: Friday, 9 February at 7pm - info & tickets
The 1919 silent German drama The Oyster Princess (Die Austernprinzesssin) tells the tale of spoiled Ossi Quaker, daughter to millionaire Mr. Quaker and heiress to his oyster fortune. But she wants more, namely a husband who is a real, live prince. This grotesque comedy is accompanied by live music from the Chamber Orchestra of Luxembourg, making for a very memorable cinema experience.
6. Attend Kid Colling Cartel's album release party
Where: Rockhal, 5 Av. du Rock'n'Roll, 4083 Esch-Belval
When: Friday, 9 February at 8pm - info & tickets
The Kid Colling Cartel is back with a new alternative blues rock album, "Living on the Wild Side". Following gigs in Luxembourg, Europe and Colombia, the group, led by frontman and band founder Kid Colling, is back in the Grand Duchy, presenting their eclectic mix of blues, rock, soul and rhythm at this album release party. Kid says he's influenced by the likes of BB King, Stevie Ray Vaughan, The Black Keys and Joe Bonamassa, twisting them together into his own unique creations.
7. Have a shop at the Stater Maart
What: Everything you may need
Where: Place Guillaume II
When: Saturday, 10 February between 7.30am-2pm - more info here
With the rush of the week nearly behind us, it may be time to get your groceries together for a family meal on Sunday or get-together with friends. Why not pop down to the central market and discover all the local and regional suppliers and their stands?
Located in the heart of the city, the “Stater Maart” is a twice-weekly market on Place Guillaume II offering regional and seasonal products, labeled organic products, flowers and plants, fruit and vegetables, fish, meat, bakery and pastries, roast chickens, pastas, cheeses, and all kinds of other artisanal products.
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