The Wannadies

The Wannadies - New date 9/4 2022

Sara Kulturhus, Skellefteå

New date 9/4 2022!


“Can´t Kill the Music”.
Rarely has a pop song had such a fitting title as when The Wannadies released their first single in 18 years - in the middle of a pandemic that laid a wet blanket over the music world. Never before has the uplifting, optimistic music of the Skellefteå band been so much needed.

In the hometown of Skellefteå, the band will have the honor of inaugurating not only the new Summertime Music And Life Festival this summer but also Sara Kulturhus. That the hometown means a lot, no one has doubted after hearing the super hit "My Hometown".

The Wannadies broke through in the 90s as one of the leading names in the Swedish indievågen. With songs such as "My Hometown", "You and Me Song", "Shorty" and "Hit", the band reached far beyond the borders of their home country and enjoyed great success in the UK and Japan.

"You and Me Song" has appeared on both the soundtrack to Baz Luhrmann's Romeo +
Juliet who is a long series of commercials and the local anthem "My Hometown" was interpreted by artists from Annika Norlin in Säkt's translation via the child star Oscar Stembridge to the young Skellefteå artist Mika Johansdotter's fresh version.

In 2002, The Wannadies' sixth and to date last album "Before & After" was released. It is also in connection with the new release of the album that the new single has been released. A release that also caused the band to make the decision to merge again
But this is not really a reunion. The Wannadies have always been the same much a family as a band.
For the past 18 years, they have mostly been the former. Now it's a band again.

In 2020, they have prepared in the rehearsal room and felt both old and new material. So who knows, the new single may soon be followed by more from The Wannadies. For when everything comes around; "You can not kill the music, pop the rock, can make a good thing stop".

- It is 32 years since our very first gig; Nicaragua Gala at Norrhammarskolan in Skellefteå -
We felt it was time again ..
/Pär Wiksten The Wannadies

After a special 2020, we start 2021 in a slightly more positive spirit and let go
tickets for The Wannadies concert 11 September at Sara Kulturhus at 00:00 at
New Year's Eve!

We of course follow the authorities' recommendations and restrictions on the pandemic. The safety and health of our visitors and employees is always the highest priority and we do everything we can to make our events as safe a place as possible.

Price information

495 SEK stay

595 SEK seating


Admission: 7.30 pm

Game length: approx. 1.15

Tickets are sold at Skellefteå Turistcenter and , only direct purchases, not reservations.