Tallinn Music Week

27 Mar – 2 Apr 2017

TMW is one of Europe’s leading city festivals with a carefully crafted line-up of various art forms for a curious mind

Chamber Choir Sireen to release a debut album ’Terra Incognita’ with a special performance on 18th September

Estonian Chamber Choir Sireen, who gained international attention after the bold cross-genre collaboration with highly influential UK post punk band The Membranes, releases their first album ’Terra Incognita’ that includes two tracks featuring Estonian electronic music group Algorütmid. The choir is presenting their debut album in Tallinn on Sept 18th. The album contains 19 tracks, […] Read more…
14th September 2016

NOЁP to perform at Finnish FLOW Festival this Saturday

Estonian electro pop act NOЁP, whose latest single Golden has been featured on several Spotify playlists, most notably on Daily Beats, is confirmed as the first ever Estonian live act to perform at Helsinki’s celebrated city culture festival Flow this Saturday 13 August. Golden is a soothing summer track with laid back beats that reel you in with his husky voice. It will surely […] Read more…
10th August 2016

President Toomas Hendrik Ilves will hold a record signing session in TMW summer house at Positivus Festival on Sunday 17 July

The anthology album “Teenage Wasteland – Favourites 1963-1978” compiled by President of Estonia Toomas Hendrik Ilves was released on vinyl in the beginning of July. The vinyl compilation will be available in Tallinn Music Week (TMW) summer house at Positivus Festival in Salacgriva, Latvia from 15th to 17th July. President Ilves will also hold a […] Read more…
14th July 2016

Maria Faust has been awarded with the prestigious Danish culture prize

Denmark-based Estonian saxophone player and composer Maria Faust has been awarded with the prestigious Danish culture prize the Niels Matthiasens Mindelegat on 25th April. The award has been named after Niels Matthiasen, the long-term minister of culture of Denmark who served from 1971 to 1973 and from 1975 to 1980. The award has been previously […] Read more…
28th April 2016
Festival programme

Held each spring in Tallinn, Estonia, TMW is a weeklong celebration of human curiosity, creativity and freedom. It’s where brilliant artists and thinkers from around the world mix with friendly locals.

Entire Tallinn Music Week lasts for a week – from 27th March to 2nd April. Music Festival takes place from Thursday to Saturday, 30th March – 1st April. Find exact dates for individual programmes below. To make the most of the entire city celebration, stay for as long as possible!

For more details, check out the festival subprogrammes in 2016.

Music festival
Thu–Sat, 30th March – 1st April
An international line-up of 200 acts of various music genres. See them live in Tallinn’s best concert venues, clubs and theatres.
City stage
Wed–Sat, 29th March–1st April
Free pop-up concerts and special sets by festival acts in unexpected locations from cafés and galleries to design studios and private homes.
Tue–Sun, 27th March – 2nd April
Cutting-edge contemporary art across Tallinn’s galleries. Presented by the Estonian Contemporary Art Development Centre.
Design market
Sat–Sun, 1st April – 2nd April
A two-day design market in Kultuurikatel. Discover the most exciting Nordic/Baltic design and brands today. Presented by the Estonian Design Centre.
Mon–Sun, 27th March – 2nd April
Free public interviews and discussions on music, science, tech and various art forms. Hosted by Tallinn’s cosiest cafés.
Mon–Sun, 27th March – 2nd April
A handpicked selection of Tallinn’s best restaurants and eateries for foodies, with carefully-crafted chef’s menus and special offers to festival guests.Read more >
Tallinn Craft Beer Weekend
International craft beer festival, introducing the hippest breweries across the globe. Hosted by Põhjala Brewery.
Fri–Sat, 31st April – 1st April
Discussion panels and networking for music industry professionals and game-changers from business, science, technology, civil society and policy-making seeking out how creativity can reshape our society.
Multi goes kulti
Mon–Sun, 27th March – 2nd April
TMW pays special attention to cultural and ethnic diversity. We take festival visitors to the wider world with the help of music, films, talks, food and interesting people.
City space
Fri–Sat, 31st March – 1st April
Spring makes its own statement, so loud and clear that our curious city festival moves outdoors to experience the meeting of fine weather, delicious street food, sounds and architecture of Tallinn.