WEBSITE: https://www.vega.dk/ | ADDRESS: Enghavevej 40, 1674 København V | OPENING HOURS: VARIES | EXPECTED PRICE: VARIES | ACCESS VIA PUBLIC TRANSPORT: M3 | EXPECTED DURATION: VARIES | SUITABLE FOR GROUPS: Yes | WEATHER: Not dependent | COVID-19 FRIENDLY: Limited social distancing possibility
What is VEGA?
VEGA is one of Denmark’s largest music venues, which opened its doors in 1996. At VEGA, there is something for everyone, as the music venue offers a wide range of concerts. VEGA is situated in a historical building build in 1956, which first served as a meeting place for the labor movement, designed by architect Vilhelm Lauritzen. Today, VEGA has three concert halls and approximately 250 000 yearly visitors.
With an objective to explore and contribute to the artistic scene in Copenhagen, VEGA offers rhythmic live music of top quality across various genres, such as rap, hip hop and R&B, to rock, pop, and indie music. There is something for everyone, which makes the venue an appealing activity regardless of your personal musical taste. The music at VEGA can be described as contemporary, ground-breaking, and provocative, as well as inviting and inclusive, with a proactive approach towards diversity. Thus, the music venue offers a diverse set of artists in their program, representing a wide spectrum of talents.
An artistic experience
VEGA aims to present a forward-thinking artistic universe, where both artists and the audience are truly inspired by the performances. In addition to the concerts themselves, VEGA takes its visitors on an artistic experience whereby performances, installations, exhibitions, talks, and workshops contribute to the artistic vision of the venue.
With ticket prices ranging between approximately 150-500 DKK, VEGA’s concerts are attractive options for students, or for anyone on a budget, looking for a fun and inspiring leisure activity. Given the outstanding performances and extraordinary experiences delivered by the artists at VEGA, this activity is for anyone that appreciates music and art, combined in the most entertaining and inspiring way.
There is approximately a 1-minute walking distance to VEGA from the metro station Enghave Plads, 10 minutes walking distance from Copenhagen Central Station and Carlsberg S-train station. Thus, public transportation serves as a convenient option to get to the venue.
VEGA does not keep any reserved parking space for its visitors. However, there is a public parking lot with 77 parking spots nearby, and Copenhagen municipality offers street parking around the area. It should be kept in mind, however, that it might be difficult to find a parking spot nearby the venue. Thus, if you are traveling to VEGA by car, make sure to set aside a significant amount of time for parking before the concert starts.
VEGA has no general age limit, but children under 12 are recommended to be accompanied by an adult. Some concerts have a requirement of 18 years of age to attend. No serving of alcohol to people aged under 18.