Spring – and love – is in the air

The Cph Dox Film-festival is starting on Wednesday, with a hold truck load of documentary films, and with a lot of performances. There are some bands docs with bands like. PJ Harvey, Suede, Leonard Cohen, New Order. Liveconcerts includes Animal Collective, TV on the Radio, Fribytterdrømme.

Sports

Now its time to do something different! Like going to Floor-wars and see the best Breakdancers in Europe. This is the final after contests in 8 different country’s. There will be preliminary rounds in the afternoon before the final kicks off in the evening. Its at Vega

Live Music

Tuesday 19th
If you have nothing to do today, go to Underwerket in Valby. Where King Witch is playing Old School Metal. They take you to the good days where Black Sabbath was a new band. So this is your Tuesday Metal Doss.

Wednesday 20th
ADHD from Iceland is just the opposite. Its very calm and relaxing music, that you can swim away two in your own thought. Accompanied by Danish Abekejser, who are mixing electronics and electric Guitar in a very atmospheric sound. This could be a very good evening at Loppen..

Thursday 21st
Loppen has two Post Punk bands on a visit. From New Jersey its Screaming Females, who only has one female, and she sings, and then Feels from L.A. has three Females. Both bands have more than ten years on there back so they are experienced.

Friday 22nd
Two of the members from the Canadian Band Animal Collective are making a performance for Cph Dox film-festival at the Aveny T Theatre. Its live music for the Film Tangerine Reef by Coral Morphologic about the bleaching of the coral reefs.

Alt godt fra Havet is a Metal / Punk Club in Ungeren, Dortheavej. This evening they have five acts. Not all of it very very good, but its upcoming bands, that should be given a chance: FUNK THE SYSTEM (Funk) // LUCID GRAVE (DOOOOOOM) // CAGE BATTLE (Punk Rock) // QUITTERS (Sludge/punk). Don´t forget Cash.

Farveblind is heavy electronic beats with strong Rap Vocals. Its new and upcoming on the alternative Electronic / Rap scene. They been doing both Roskilde and Spot festival, so if you want to be on the new beat, this is a must. Stengade has them.

Debra Damo Dining Orchestra is a local band, who has taken up the task of performing Ethiopian 5 note scale music. The music is mixed up with Psych, Afro Beat, and Free Jazz. But they are very good, and recommended from here. Its at Karens Minde in Sydhavnen

Be ready for “Louder”, “Faster”, When Cancer Bats From Canada are coming to Hotel Cecil with there Hardcore Punk / Sludge. They are bringing with them a Nepalese !!! Metal band: Underside. It will be a very good evening at Hotel Cecil.

TRYPICAL CUMBIA has guested Operaen’s stage numerous times, each time with a blast of a performance. Their take on Latin American music is guaranteed to make your legs dance! Trypical Cumbia’s sound is powerful, tight and fast with a juicy leading saxophone and rich percussion. Cash Only.

Saturday 23rd
The Swedish quartet Kolonien returns to Denmark with their bright and hopeful take on contemporary folk music.  Its essential to have some knowledge of the Swedish tongue, to get a good experience. its at Alicecph, and a good start for your Saturday.

Get tropical with Nyege Nyege from Dar Es Salaam in Tanzania. Its a Rhythm and Electronic set, that will make your feet move and sweat pouring out. Its called Singeli and has elements from House, Gabber and Happy Hardcore. Lille Vega has it.

Lovers of Reggae / Dancehall should head out for Operaen at Christiania, With a thing called Dutty Wine. There are both live performances and DJ´s . Bring cash and your favourite Grass.

Raahuset at Onkel Dannys Plads at Vesterbro, has an evening with Techno and electronic Music. Råstof is making Raw Grooves with foreign and Local DJ´s , so be sure to wear something you can dance in.

In Mayhem, they are having another Metal Party: Extremely Rotten Death Metal Vol 1. There are five bands on the poster, and its a good idea to remember cash and earplugs.

Sunday 24th
From Kingston Jamaica we have Kabaka Pyramid, who off course are bringing you Reggae spoken word. He will fit well into the Cannabis Culture of Christiania, when he is playing at Loppen.

Monday 25th
Postmodern Jukebox will take you back to the Swing Music of the 1920´s. In the last years Electro Swing has taken over the Dance Floors, so should dress up, and find your best shoes, and show your skills for Tap dancing. Its at Vega, and pretty pricier .

Tuesday 26th
Its not often we get visitors from Burkina Faso in West Africa. Baba Commandant & The Mandingo Band are a contemporary group playing at Alicecph. Its a Mix of Saharan Desert Blues, with more southern High Life. The band played marvellous concerts at Global and Roskilde Festival a few years back,

Then there is something completely different at Hotel Cecil with Mexican Indie Post Punk Le Bucherette. They have been on the road with Yeah Yeah Years. Another band you can mention is early P.J. Harvey, when listening to Le Bucherette. Supported by The Brotherhood of Sonic Love.

Photo: Melody Fields at Lygtens Kro

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