This week in Copenhagen: May your senses be distorted

This week in Copenhagen: May your senses be distorted

Distortion is back…and the weather forecasts are amazing! (photo:

31 May-4 June; different places; prices vary;
Copenhagen’s biggest street party and electronic music festival is back. For experienced clubbers, the best options are at Distortion Ø on Friday and Saturday in Refshaleøen.

Flady Festival
May 28, 3:00 p.m.; Pumpehuset, Studiestræde 52, Cph K; some concerts free adm; Flady Festival
Flady Festival is a new one-day festival in Copenhagen with a focus on Afropop, British rap and other new music trends. The festival takes place at Pumpehuset and also Byhaven.

Copenhagen Art Week
June 1-10; different locations and prices;
Art Week is an opportunity to explore the vibrant and diverse art scene. More than 40 exhibition venues, including prestigious art museums, art galleries and artist-run project spaces, are participating. Expect exhibitions, performances, concerts, debates, industry activities, art tours and meetings with the artists themselves.

Dame Dearest x Emma Sehested Høeg
May 27, 7:00 p.m.; VEGA, Enghavevej 40, Cph V; DKK 310; Dame Dearest x Emma Sehested Høeg
The evening offers a party on stage with well-known and new songs, with guest performances from friends and acquaintances.

Rooftop music: Sebastian & Claudio
May 20, 19:15-22:00; Amagerfælledvej 108, Cph S; free admin; Rooftop music
Spring has arrived and there is no better way to enjoy it than in this cozy indoor space on the roof! Make yourself comfortable on sofas, grab a drink and enjoy live music by Sebastian & Claudio.

The mission
24 May at 19.00-22.00; VEGA, Enghavevej 40, Cph V; DKK 275; The mission
The Mission are on tour with songs from their impressive back catalogue. The band is widely regarded as one of the frontrunners in new wave and post-punk.

1420 Free English Comedy Open Mic
23 May at 19.00-21.00; Griffenfeldsgade 20, Cph N; free admin;
This installment is an open mic series where comedians can try out new material. An evening of jokes, laughter and craft beer.

Beginner-friendly One-Shot Adventure
26 May 17:00-21:00; Bastard Café, Rådhusstræde 13, Cph K; free admin;
An adventure unfolds over the course of a single evening. In this RPG, participants can play an abandoned scholar or a fearless rat catcher, explore the twists and turns of the fantasy world created by the game master, and shape the story with other players.

Gladys Knight
May 31; 21.00-23.00; The Opera, Holmen, Cph K; DKK 455-2050; Glady’s Night
Treat yourself to R&B tunes from the famous American singer-songwriter Gladys Knight. Don’t miss ‘The Empress of Soul’ sing ‘Midnight Train to Georgia’.

Knit with Para Moda
25 May at 17.00- 18.30; SPACE10, 10 Flæsketorvet, Cph V ; free admin; Knit with Para Moda;
Knitting is at the center of this workshop. Get creative while learning and sharing knitting tricks and tips with others. Meet Benedicte Holmboe, the founder of the knitwear company Para Moda, who will share her experience and teach both amateurs and experts the professional way of knitting and expand it.

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