A place with a well established fame in the history of Oslo live music, Buckleys is located in the heart of the city, on the other side of Karl Joann street from the Parliament building.
It’s a quiet location to enjoy drinks outside on a summer day or evening, since it’s on a side street rather than surrounded by other crowded noisy places. But my main purpose when visiting the place was to attend some acoustic concerts and I must say that Buckleys is a perfect location for such performances.
A small stage in a corner, enough lights for a cozy atmosphere, good sound compared to the size of the pub and most of all tables that are one meter away from the stage, hence the intimacy level of the concert is enhanced. You should check their website for a list of events as you might be in for some sweet surprises.
The place can also be booked if you’re interested in performing yourself. During the summer there are outside concerts every Saturday from 4 PM. Buckleys works in close collaboration with Oslo bluesklubb, thus it offers the chance for young musicians to play their music on the pub’s stage through a program called ‘Rampelys’