CPH Events | July 2022



TOUR DE FRANCE: Grand Départ Copenhague  

1 July



One of the world's best cycling countries welcomes the world's greatest cycling race, 1 - 3 July 2022.

In Copenhagen, the world's best cycling city, the Tour de France starts further north than it has ever done before. Every year, many Danes travel to France to experience the race first-hand from the roadsides of France. When the Tour de France is suddenly hurtling through the streets of their own capital in 2022, it is easy to imagine the huge turnouts and red-and-white celebrations.


Tour de France 2022 starts off with a 13-kilometre individual time trial. The world's best riders take on the streets of Copenhagen in a race for the yellow jersey. The flat route through the Danish capital and world's best cycling city has no sharp turns, letting the riders gain full speed. For TT specialists dreaming of a stage win and a yellow jersey, aerodynamics is key through the entire stage. The GC favourites will work hard to reduce the time loss.


The Copenhagen individual time trial will be breath-taking action. The route is short and fast. 13 kilometres through broad streets and only a few sharp turns.

Along the route, the riders pass iconic landmarks such as The Little Mermaid and Amalienborg, home of the royal family, which cycling fans will remember from the 2011 UCI Road World Championships. In addition, the riders will pass the busiest cycling-lane in the world, Dronning Louises Bro, which 40,000 cyclists cross every day.


In the official Fanpark at Kgs. Nytorv you can experience everything from the team presentation and 1st stage on the big screen, musical elements, French specialties, chill zone, find merchandise in the official store and much more.






3 July | Royal Arena


British pop star Harry Styles is coming to the Royal Arena with his love tour "Love On Tour" on July 3, 2022. Harry Styles has established himself as one of the biggest and most influential artists we have right now. His self-titled solo debut album became one of the world's ten best-selling albums during the year and during the first week it had the biggest sales that a male artist has ever had. His second album, "Fine Line", topped the Billboard 200 when it was released, making it Harry's second album listed as number one in the United States. The album made list history and was the biggest sales week for a male British solo artist since Nielsen Music began recording electronic sales data in 1991. Since starting his solo career, he has won prestigious awards, including two BRIT Awards, a Grammy, an Ivor Novello Award, an American Music Award and several other awards worldwide. He was also the first man to be portrayed on the cover of Vogue.




Ólafur Arnalds


4 July | DR Koncerthuset


The award-winning composer and producer Ólafur Arnalds fills the Concert Hall with supernatural harmonies that connect classical and electronic music. The Icelandic multi-instrumentalist and his musicians have worked on a spellbinding live version of the monumental work ‘some kind of peace', which as the only date in Scandinavia can be experienced in the DR Concert Hall during the Copenhagen Jazz Festival.

Ólafur's performances have captivated listeners all over the world. He is known for his enchanting and intense concerts that open space for cohesion and make room for intimacy and vulnerability in the musical experience. With the new album, he invites the audience on a journey in his most personal and candid work to date - written during the pandemic and performed live for the first time ever in 2022.




Copenhagen Jazz Festival


24 June to 10 July


When the Copenhagen Jazz Festival rolls across the city, Copenhagen is transformed. Music plays everywhere: in squares and in the city parks, in the jazz clubs and new interim stages, in theaters and museums and - not least - in the city's largest and most beautiful concert halls. During the festival's 10 days, more than 1,000 concerts will be presented on more than 100 stages around the city. Together, these concerts are visited by over 250,000 happy audiences. Thus, the festival shows that jazz continues to thrive in the historic jazz city.




Pearl Jam


5 July | Royal Arena


October 22, 2015, officially marked 25 years on the live stage for Pearl Jam. 10 studio albums, hundreds of unique live performances, and official live concert bootleg releases later, the band continues to be critically acclaimed and commercially successful - with more than 85 million albums sold worldwide and an introduction to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2017.

Pearl Jam embarks on a European tour with 13 dates in June / July, including at the Royal Arena on July 5, 2022.




Queen + Adam Lambert


17 and 18 July | Royal Arena


Since Adam Lambert first shared the stage with Queen for the 2009 American Idol finale, his dynamic appearances have revived the band and delighted fans around the world. From their first full show together in June 2012, they thrilled in front of half a million spectators in the Ukrainian capital Kiev. Since then, May and Taylor's musical fireworks have been matched by Lambert's vocal superiority and stage cover, creating an explosive combination. Over 200 gigs later, the partnership has remained a commercial and critically acclaimed triumph playing for full houses in every corner of the globe.

The all-new "Rhapsody" show, already hailed as "a marvel of technical advances," plays 16 shows through eight countries from late May to early July, with the Royal Arena and Copenhagen designated as the final destination. The extravagance then arrives in England and Europe in late spring. Queens original band members Brian May and Roger Taylor reunite with front man for a long time Adam Lambert on lead vocals.




Brad Paisley


20 July | Royal Arena


Global superstar Brad Paisley arrives at the Royal Arena on July 20 for his 'WORLD TOUR 2022'. The show will be Paisley's second concert in the world's most beautiful arena since October 2019.

Brad Paisley has left his mark on country music history as one of the genre's most talented and acclaimed male solo artists. Over the past 21 years, his songwriting and unsurpassed showmanship have won him numerous awards, including three GRAMMYs, two American Music Awards, 14 Country Music Association Awards, including Entertainer of the Year, and 15 Academy of Country Music Awards, among many others.

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