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

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

TMW 2016 artist prize Telliskivi Creative City Award goes to I Wear* Experiment

Tallinn Music Week’s annual artist award goes to the Estonian electronica trio I Wear* Experiment. The prize, presented for the first time by the festival’s partner Telliskivi Creative City, includes 4000 euros, supporting the winners’ chance to further their potential for international breakthrough. The winner of the award was selected by TMW music industry delegates […] Read more…
19th April 2016

Tallinn Music Week drew nearly 35000 visitors

The city festival Tallinn Music Week (TMW) presented 250 artists from 30 countries to 34 676 music fans. The festival also offered discoveries of the city space, architecture, film, art, food and public talks. More than 1000 delegates participated at the TMW music industry conference and Creativity for Change Forum. The eighth edition of TMW […] Read more…
6th April 2016


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.

TMW Tastes 2017 includes a record number of favourite eateries. In addition to the renowned Nordic cuisine and restaurants with focus on local Estonian produce this time also many exotic cuisines will join the festival.

The festival’s popular hotspot TMW pop-up restaurant will once again open its doors in the Design and Architecture Gallery where Chef de Cuisine Margo Paluoja from a cosy and bohemian café-restaurant Fellin from Viljandi, South Estonia, will offer dishes from best local produce and world flavours.

TMW Tastes 2016 restaurants:
August, Bollywood, Fabrik, Fellin, Gloria, Gotsu, Kaerajaan, Klaus, Kolm Sibulat, Kuldmokk, Leib, Manna La Roosa, MEKK, Mimosa, Monaco, Moon, Noa, NOP, Ribe, Riis, Salt, Tokumaru, Tuljak, Umami, Vegan Restoran V, Von Krahli AED, Wabadus.
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“As the hubbub around ‘New Nordic’ cuisine continues to percolate, food and drink culture in Estonia—an essentially Nordic country that shares rich maritime resources with Scandinavia—has remained largely overlooked. That is, until now.”

– Nils Bernstein, Punch

Good music and good food make a great match. So we hand-picked the town’s best restaurants and cafés that offer special chef’s menus during the festival. Festival-pass owners enjoy discounts. TMW also has its very own pop-up restaurant that features a programme of music-related talks and live-sets.