If a major cultural event is being staged, it'll likely be at the local concert hall, KalmarSalen, Skeppsbrogatan 49 (tel. 0480/42-10-00). Otherwise, most of the nighttime activity centers on Krogers, Larmtorget 7 (tel. 0480/265-50), which is merely a bar and does not offer live entertainment.
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