About the venue
VEGA is a regional venue, owned and operated by the foundation Koncertvirksomhedens Fond, which has been created with the sole purpose of presenting concerts. Parts of the foundations service is based on municipal and state grants.
In 2009 over 150,000 people visited VEGA and the venue has been named as the best concert arena in Europe by the international music magazine Live. With two separate concert halls VEGA presents a broad program of music, covering many different styles. The great hall, Store VEGA, has capacity for 1.500 guests, while the smaller hall, Lille VEGA, has space for 500 people.
Furthermore, you find VEGA Lounge and Ideal Bar at street level, that are both there to create the perfect setting for a night out in Copenhagen's music and nightlife. VEGA has a total of 12 bars servicing the audience and musicians. VEGA's central location in Copenhagen and the close proximity to southern Sweden, make VEGA the obvious choice when indoor concerts by international artists are being be planned.
Annually around 250 concerts and events are held at VEGA, reflecting VEGA's objective to find the right balance between new talent and more established names in rock, pop, soul, hip hop, electronic and world music as well as presenting the audience with various club concepts. VEGA's own production of concerts and events each year is represented by approx. 150 concerts, clubbing events, showcases and special events.
VEGA has opened the doors to most of Scandinavia's leading artists as well as several international stars like Prince, David Bowie, Björk, Suede, Kylie Minogue, Norah Jones, Moby, Foo Fighters, Blur and many others. Furthermore VEGA have had club parties with international star dj’s such as Fatboy Slim, Girl Talk, Erol Alkan, DJ Shadow and others. VEGA's technical equipment, where particularly the sound system is of high quality, guarantee a perfect experience.