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July Events: Total joy for jazz enthusiasts

Giving Copenhagen a run for its money as always (photo: Jannik Knudsen)
July 7th, 2017 7:00 am| by Sarah B Haider
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Most of the concerts at Valby Summer Jazz are staged at intimate venues with room for only 240 spectators, similar to the famed clubs of New York City.

With a limited number of place available, therefore, this is aimed at pure jazz lovers.



Total The 10-day festival features both local and international musicians, including Italian pianist Fabio Giachino and his trio; Veronica Mortensen and world-renowned Danish bassist Mads Vinding; and various members of the Koppel family.

Prøvehallen primarily attracts a local audience but also draws visitors from the rest of Copenhagen.

This is sheer, unadulterated joy for jazz enthusiasts.

Copenhagen Beach Festival
July 21-23; Amager Strand, Cph S; free adm
Splash on the tanning lotion, but pack your glad-rags as this beach event heads into the evening. This is an event for all you party lovers out there to chill at the beach and enjoy music. The event’s line-up includes some of the best artists and DJs in Copenhagen.

Gilleleje Festival
July 28-29; Gilleleje Hallen; tickets from 265kr; gillelejefestival.dk
One ticket, two days and nine concerts ensure this annual festival will be an event not to be missed. Young local musicians will play alongside the likes of Gnags, Lars Lilholt, Lis Sørensen and Die Herren at the two-day event. (PS)

Valby Summer Jazz


July 7-16; 170kr per concert; cowbellmusic.dk