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Music and stages in Aarhus

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Theater, opera and dance make the many stages in Aarhus come alive and the music is a chapter in itself. Latin rhythms, seductive tango or pure rock - it's always possible to dance the night away at one of the many music venues in Aarhus.

The Concert Hall, Aarhus

The Concert Hall

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Aarhus Teatre

Aarhus Theatre

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Aarhus is renowned as a vibrant city of music, and its trademark is the wide range of music available; Grand concerts at The Concert Hall (Musikhuset Aarhus) where you can sit in a comfortable seat and completely emerge yourself in the music; Rock concerts at the Train or VoxHall music venues with lots of action on the dance floor; Jazz sessions at the cosy and friendly pubs; Seductive Latin American rhythms which make it hard not to want to get up and dance; Atmospheric church concerts; or perhaps a mellow guitar concert at one of Aarhus’s many cosy cafés over a comfortable chat at the tables.

Music spontaneously

Here are a couple of tips for those who would prefer to drop in at events in Aarhus without having to order tickets in advance.

In the Concert Hall café there are frequent admission-free events, including concerts featuring the Aarhus Symphony Orchestra or choral concerts. Sit down at one of the tables and enjoy the music and the wonderful surroundings.

Skolegade street is a great place to go for a night on the town. This street is located in the area behind the Aarhus Å river. There are many restaurants in this area serving food at very reasonable prices and many cosy music venues. There is always a good chance of encountering a live concert featuring a wide range of music genres from blues to soul and from pop to rock. Fatter Eskil is just one good place where you can drop in for some live music.

Stand-up comedy, salsa, a mellow guitar concert, poem recitations, lectures – there is a bit of everything for all tastes when you climb the stairs to the “Gyngen” cultural venue, which is situated in a back-garden in the Mejlgade street.  

At many of the cafés there are frequently concerts, such at the Globen Flakket by the river.

Music venues in Aarhus

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The Concert Hall Aarhus
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The Concert Hall Aarhus

The Concert Hall (Musikhuset Aarhus) is the largest Concert Hall in Scandinavia and is home to the Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus, the Aarhus Symphony Orchestra and the Danish National Opera.

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Train
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Train

Train is one of Denmark's biggest and leading nightclubs. At the venue you can also enjoy the excellent atmosphere at the lounge bar Kupé which is recognised as one of the country's leading nightclubs...

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Hermans in Tivoli Friheden
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Hermans in Tivoli Friheden

You are now able to hold unique meetings and conferences in scenic and historic settings in the cultural house Hermans. The location in the amusement park Tivoli Friheden makes the venue a perfect can...

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Ceres Park & Arena
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Ceres Park & Arena

Ceres Park & Arena offer rooms and halls for a wide range of purposes and activities. These come in many different sizes – ranging from the charming Small Hall with original architecture from 1920 to ...

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Aarhus Congress Center
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Aarhus Congress Center

Aarhus Congress Center is the largest hotel and conference centre in Denmark and situated in the heart of Aarhus - with the Concert Hall (Musikhuset Aarhus) as its "next-door" neighbour. The centre is...

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VoxHall

At VoxHall you can enjoy rock concerts and music venues with lots of action on the dance floor; jazz sessions at the cosy and friendly pubs.

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Teatres in Aarhus

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Aarhus Theatre
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Aarhus Theatre

The Aarhus Theatre is a historic theater in the heart of Aarhus. With 4 stages and a total of 1,200 seats it is one of the most popular cultural attractions in Aarhus. 

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Teatret Gruppe 38
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Teatret Gruppe 38

Teatret Gruppe 38 is the intimate theatre stage on the harbor front of Aarhus Ø. With a beautiful view of the water on Aarhus Ø, the award-winning Teatret Gruppe 38 presents performing arts and pop-up...

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The Svalegangen Theatre
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The Svalegangen Theatre

The Svalegangen Theatre is only 5 minutes from the Aarhus Central Station. Here you can enjoy theatre of the highest quality; performances which are entertaining and thought-provoking.

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Teater Katapult
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Teater Katapult

Teater Katapult is known for their sometimes controversial but always relevant, contemporary plays. The mission is to get the audience to turn off the autopilot and relate to what is going on on stage...

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Hermans in Tivoli Friheden
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Hermans in Tivoli Friheden

You are now able to hold unique meetings and conferences in scenic and historic settings in the cultural house Hermans. The location in the amusement park Tivoli Friheden makes the venue a perfect can...

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Bora Bora
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Bora Bora

Bora Bora presents, produces and co-produces national and international performances, organizes festivals, conducts artistic experiments and initiates residencies and workshops.

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Åbne Scene
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Åbne Scene

At Godsbanen in Aarhus you can find Åbne Scene (≈Open Stage). The stage is open to all projects in need of a stage/space to perform. Åbne Scene has all necessary technical equipment and professional s...

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Theater Refleksion

Theater Refleksion is a curios and ambitious puppet and animation theater, which creates intimate and relevant stories for both children and adults. You will be faced with essential and grounded theme...

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Nightlife in Aarhus

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Concert near Musikhuset Aarhus

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