SPOT Festival
Vester Allé 15
8000 Aarhus C

Tlf: +45 8612 8444


Venue Capacity
With everything from 50 to 3,000 guests, the different venues of the festival have a large variation in capacity. SPOT can therefore not guarantee access to all 8,000 guests at every concert. If you want to make sure to get access to a specific concert, we recommend to show up early at the venue.

Children are obviously very welcome at the SPOT Festival – but only when accompanied by at least one grown-up. On the other hand, they get in for free as long as they are under twelve years of age.

Take good care of the youngest members of the festival audience. Thousands of people, loud music and general festival conduct can be quite overwhelming for a young child. If you see children who have been separated from their parents, take them by the hand and escort them to the festival info area in Scandinavian Congress Center (the festival accreditation). Then we shall look after them while we find their parents.

To parents who plan to bring their children along for the festival: Great, but please remember to write your phone numbers on your children’s arms. If you and your children are separated from each other, the phone numbers will make it a lot easier to reunite you. In the festival area we have plenty of markers that we will gladly lend you for that purpose.


Apply for showcase
Until the 28th November 2017 at 12 noon Danish and Nordic bands, artists, producers, etc., can apply to play at next year’s SPOT via SPOT’s application system.

All the applications received will be evaluated by the SPOT secretariat and an external music jury, and the applicants selected by the jury will be offered a showcase at the 2018 festival May 9th to 13th.


Policy on alcohol and hard drugs
SPOT Festival does not sell alcohol for persons under 18 years of age. There is no exception to this rule, and it applies to all groups: audience, musicians, and volunteers. If you end up having consumed more than you can handle, look up the festival first-aiders to get help.

We do not tolerate the consumption of hard drugs just like we do not accept any drug dealing in the festival area. People who are caught doing or dealing drugs will be escorted away from the festival area, and we will confiscate their festival wristbands.

Accidents and lost property
During the entire festival the Civil Home Guard’s personnel will be available to offer first-aid assistance to festival guests, musicians, etc. If you happen to be injured or see someone in need of help, please ask for assistance in the nearest bar, or ask one of the many volunteers, or ask the staff at one of the festival stages. They will help you get in touch with the Civil Home Guard’s personnel.

Crowd Surfing
Stagediving, crowd surfing, moshing and similar activities are things that many people do not feel like being part of. It is dangerous and people do get hurt. Therefore such activities are strictly forbidden at all stages. If the guards see festival guests perform these activities, they will cut these guests’ festival wristbands and show them out of the festival area.



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