Top Choice Concert Venue in Aalborg

Musikkens Hus

One of the new additions to the revitalised Aalborg waterfront is Musikkens Hus, a shiny, futuristic-looking concert hall that opened in 2014. Its ambitious design is by the Austrian firm Coop Himmelb(l)au; stop in …
Top Choice Jazz in Strøget & the Latin Quarter

Jazzhus Montmartre

Saxing things up since the late 1950s, this is one of Scandinavia's great jazz venues, with past performers including Dexter Gordon, Ben Webster and Kenny Drew. Today, it continues to host local and international ta…
Top Choice Cinema in Aarhus

Øst for Paradis

Art-house cinema in the northern reaches of the Latin Quarter. Shows films in their original language, with Danish subtitles.
Theatre in Nyhavn & the Royal Quarter


Copenhagen's harbourside playhouse is home to the Royal Danish Theatre and a world-class repertoire of homegrown and foreign plays. Productions range from the classics to provocative contemporary works. Tickets ofte…
Opera in Christianshavn


Designed by the late Henning Larsen, Copenhagen's state-of-the-art opera house has two stages: the Main Stage and the smaller, more experimental Takkeløftet. The repertoire runs the gamut from blockbuster classics t…
Jazz in Strøget & the Latin Quarter


One of Copenhagen's leading jazz joints, Jazzhouse hosts top Danish and visiting talent, with music styles running the gamut from bebop to fusion jazz. On weekdays, concerts usually start at 8pm, on Friday and Satur…
Live Music in Allinge-Sandvig


This summertime institution offers live music six nights a week in peak summer; see the program and buy tickets online, or tickets are generally also available at the door. There's usually a party atmosphere in the …
Ballet in Nyhavn & the Royal Quarter

Det Kongelige Teater

These days, the main focus of the opulent Gamle Scene (Old Stage) is world-class opera and ballet, including productions from the Royal Danish Ballet. The current building, the fourth theatre to occupy the site, was…
Jazz in Strøget & the Latin Quarter

La Fontaine

Cosy and intimate, Copenhagen's jazz-club veteran is a great spot to catch emerging homegrown musicians and the occasional big name. The club even has an open-mic poetry club every first Monday of the month from 8pm…
Live Music in Vesterbro & Frederiksberg

Vega Live

The daddy of Copenhagen's live-music venues, Vega hosts everyone from big-name rock, pop, blues and jazz acts to underground indie, hip-hop and electro up-and-comers. Gigs take place on either the main stage (Store …