Articles for Nightlife

Touring Copenhagen’s Jazz Hang-outs

Touring Copenhagen’s Jazz Hang-outs February 16, 2012 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Jazz is as much part of Copenhagen’s landscape as bicycles, open sandwiches and HC Andersen. Jazz musicians’ love affair with Copenhagen began in the ‘50s, when well-known Americans like Dexter Gordon, Ben Webster, Ed Thigpen and Kenny Drew crossed the Atlantic and formed a community around Copenhagen’s...

Irish Pub Crawl in Copenhagen

Irish Pub Crawl in Copenhagen January 29, 2012 | Events, Nightlife | Read More
Copenhagen has a good selection of authentic Irish pubs with an enthusiastic crowd of loyal regulars and the chance to drink a pint of the black stuff, see some sports and even enjoy a full Irish breakfast. And what better way to sample a little from each of Copenhagen’s Irish pubs than to partake...

Girls Night Out in Copenhagen

Girls Night Out in Copenhagen November 16, 2011 | Nightlife | Read More
Eager for some local insight, we asked three local ladies where they would go on a typical night out. The response was clear: Insiders prefer neighborhood places, for cheap drinks and a more entertaining time. Connie Westergaard is head of online services at Wonderful Copenhagen tourist bureau and...

Top 10 Places to Meet Locals in Copenhagen

Top 10 Places to Meet Locals in Copenhagen October 31, 2011 | Nightlife | Read More
You don’t have to go too far to meet locals in Copenhagen, though it may mean leaving obvious tourist attractions like Nyhavn and Tivoli Gardens to other visitors. And although the phrase “meeting the locals” brings to mind stuffy basement bars frequented by bearded old men rambling tall tales,...

Copenhagen’s Liveliest Dance Spots

Copenhagen’s Liveliest Dance Spots September 26, 2011 | Nightlife, What's New | Read More
Copenhagen may have plenty of nightclubs – but where do you go if you want to dance? Whether you’re a lover of mambo or a serious techno freak, this list should point you in the right direction. Salsa clubs The Latino wave moved over Copenhagen in the last decade and opted to stay. For lovers...

Mobile Festival Kicks Off Copenhagen Summer

Mobile Festival Kicks Off Copenhagen Summer May 31, 2011 | Events, Nightlife | Read More
Copenhagen’s biggest street festival, Distortion, has been growing in scale and popularity since its humble beginnings in 1998, and when it opens tomorrow it will be the kick-starting of no less than 155 block parties and many more club nights across the city. One thing has remained constant over the...

Party Boats Set Sail for Denmark’s Summer Festivals

Party Boats Set Sail for Denmark’s Summer Festivals May 27, 2011 | Nightlife, What's New | Read More
Dry land is no longer a prerequisite for a rocking night out. Northern Europe’s latest club trend is the party boat: mobile, floating nightclubs that dock in one particular city for a few months before setting sail to another place. This year sees Spektrum Scandinavia touring the Danish festival circuit. Spektrum...

Old School Club Trend Hits Copenhagen

Old School Club Trend Hits Copenhagen March 29, 2011 | Nightlife, What's New | Read More
The style trends inspired by the hit US TV series ’Mad Men’ – set in a ’60s New York City inhabited by cigar-smoking advertizing execs and their dames – have finally reached the shores of Denmark. Fans of the Emmy award-winning show can now imitate its stars in the city’s smartest...

March a Busy Month for Copenhagen’s International Theater

March a Busy Month for Copenhagen’s International Theater March 15, 2011 | Events, Nightlife | Read More
There’s good news on the billboards for theater lovers visiting Copenhagen over the next month, with not just one but two possibilities for seeing some really new and exciting English-language theater. While Copenhagen has a dynamic and thriving live theater scene, it does tend to leave English...

Liven up a Sunday in Copenhagen

Liven up a Sunday in Copenhagen March 5, 2011 | Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Sunday nights are notoriously quiet in Copenhagen. After the clubs have stayed open until 6am or later the two previous nights, Sundays are a day to stay long in bed, read the papers, enjoy a leisurely brunch and then to retire to the sofa to watch the latest crime drama on Danish television. For those...