This Week in Copenhagen: French movie, Spanish cuisine and International music

The best events in the capital this week, curated by The Copenhagen Post.


French Film Mondays
September 18, 19:00; Grand Teatret, Mikkel Bryggers Gade 8, CPh K;
In collaboration with Institut Français, Grand Teatret screens a French movie every Monday. The next movie is “Une belle course (Madeleines Paris)”: The 92-year-old Madeleine orders a taxi to take her to the home where she will spend her last days. The taxi driver Charles, who picks up Madeleine, has a good heart but struggles with everything – including the finances.

International Citizen Days
September 22-23; Øksnehallen, Halmtorvet 11, Cph V; free adm;
Taking place in the heart of Copenhagen, International Citizen Days 2023 brings together public authorities, private organisations and local communities for two days of endless inspiration on housing, job and social life through a carefully curated fair together with talks, debates and activities relevant to all newcomers.

50 Cent: The Final Lap Tour
September 23, 19:00; Royal Arena, Hannemanns Allé 18-20, Cph S; 355-855kr;
On The Final Lap Tour, the rap icon will perform a number of fan favourites and chart-topping hits, as well as select tracks from his back catalogue that he hasn’t performed within decades. Known as one of the most talented and greatest musicians of his era, 50 Cent got his big break with his record-setting debut album “Get Rich or Die Tryin’”. Since then, he has sold more than 30 million albums worldwide and won some of the most prestigious awards.


Colab Oscar Bar & Café / LGBTAsylum
September 18-24; Oscar Bar & Café, Regnbuepladsen 9, Cph K; 100kr;
Oscar Bar & Cafe is hosting an event to raise funds for LGBTAsylum, an NGO that works for the rights of LGBT persons in the Danish asylum system: Custumers can buy a Negroni for 100kr and 100% of the proceeds go to LGBTAsylum. 

Stephen Lynch
September 18, 19:30; Bremen Teater, Nyropsgade 39-41, Cph K; 380kr;
Stephen Lynch sees himself as a musician trapped in a comedian’s body, and his humorous Americana-inspired songs about the oddities of everyday life have positioned him as one of the strongest names in musical comedy.

For news of other events coming up in the Copenhagen area, check out the new Copenhagen Post calendar here.

Studenterhuset’s Community Kitchen
September 20, 19:00-20:00; Studenterhuset, Købmagergade 52, Cph K; 30kr;
To start a new semester in the community kitchen, volunteers from Studenterhuset will serve vegetarian and vegan food to students with a student ID.

September 20, 20:00; Ideal Bar, Enghavevej 40, Cph V; 175kr;
Swedish musician Kendra Egerbladh – aka Waterbaby –  has just released her first album. Her musical world is infused with guitar harmonies, heart-melting piano tones, playful synthesizers, and a strong melodic sensibility, all enveloped in Waterbaby’s atmospheric and autotuned universe.

Charley Crockett
September 20, 19:00-22:30; Vega, Enghavevej 40, Cph V; 285kr;
When you hear Charley Crockett’s baritone voice, you’re never in any doubt who’s behind the microphone. The American musician manages to make old songs sound new and new music sound old. He has worked his way into the consciousness of music fans with his distinctive blend of country, blues, soul, cajun, R&B and other elements of American roots music.

New Order
September 21, 20:00; Royal Arena, Hannemanns Allé 18-20, Cph S; 495-785kr;
The British rock and electronic band formed in 1980 is in Copenhagen for one night. Working at a dizzying pace, the group incorporated drum machines and synthesizers in their move from rock to a measured European electronic sound.

Double concert: Select Captain & Nohrland
September 21, 21:00; Drop inn, Kompagnistræde 34, Cph K; 150kr;
Select Captain: Kristian Gaarskjær and Søren Vestergaard are creating their own blend of folk, indie and electro-american and seek to create a unique, organic and ambient sound.
Nohrland is a unique musical group that fuses bluegrass and pop music in a captivating way. 

Skye Wallace
September 22, 19:00; Råhuset, Onkel Dannys Pl. 7, Cph V; 80-199kr;
With a special ability to forge strong melodies that are effectively linked into a fragmented rock universe, Skye Wallace has distinguished herself as an artist who explores the niches and constantly searches for new musical expressions.

Paella & Sangria Night
September 23, 18:00-23:00; Kayak Bar, Børskaj 12, Cph K; 100kr;
For a Spanish-inspired night, Kayak Bar will serve paella, green salads and bread. The open bar will feature their signature house sangria and house wines, draft beers and soft drinks included in the price.

September 24, Geranium, Per Henrik Lings Allé 4, 8. Sal, Cph Ø; 2500kr;
The 100% plant-based restaurant – temporarily opening on special dates in the Inspiration Kitchen at Geranium – returns for a one-day pop-up for charity. The price includes food and paring with wine and juice. 

Steve Wallis
September 24, 19:00-23:00 ; LiteraturHaus, Møllegade 7, Cph N; free adm;
Steve Wallis writes vital, clear-eyed folk songs, driven by his shrewd fingerpicked guitar, and a disarming mix of wry wit, potent honesty and bittersweet sadness. He performs solo, with guitar, harmonicas, and a voice slipping between delicacy and gruff candour, the perfect vehicle to traverse the timeless and ever-potent topics of new loves, lost loves, old homes, and old friends.

Gavin DeGraw
Septenber 24, 20:00-23:00; Vega, Enghavevej 40, Cph V; 460kr;
Over the past two decades, Gavin DeGraw has released seven studio albums, the latest of which, Face The River, which he himself describes as the most important record in his career, was released in 2022.

For news of other events coming up in the Copenhagen area, check out the new Copenhagen Post calendar here.