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SPOT App Available now!

It has never been easier to be a guest at SPOT, because now is the SPOT companion app available across iOS App Store and Google Play for Android. With the official SPOT app, you can: See the festival time table. The programme is updated automatically as we...

Conceptual music events and lots of new acts

The SPOT program is already stuffed with amazing concerts and once again, we can add new musical concepts and a lot of new acts. A recurring concept at SPOT is the Naked Session, where 4 Danish artists along with pianist Gustaf Ljunggren perform some of...

33 new acts have been added to the overall line-up for SPOT 2018

Aarhus Volume is a start-up culture community in Aarhus who are doing a 3-day programme as part of this year’s SPOT. They deliver 17 acts, mainly from the urban scene, to the SPOT line-up. Three of the acts will be a part of a free event Thursday evening...

Electronic output

Strøm is an electronic music organization with a focus on the Danish music scene: In 2007 Strøm started as an electronic music festival every August in Copenhagen; now it has become an organization that creates electronic events all over Denmark during the year and it...

The Art of Professionally Written Music on Demand

Artists don’t have to write their own songs, they just need to make them feel like their own. As Ricky Martin did with his billion-views hit “Vente Pa’Ca”, which was co-written by ten people at the Danish songwriting camp during SPOT, Aarhus...

Partner programs are ready with 31 diverse and exciting acts

Photo: Altin Gün (NL) Much of the official program for SPOT 2018 has been revealed, but there’s also a lot of dedicated partners who are adding exciting acts to the line-up. First of all there’s Roots&Hybrid – a festival within the festival...

Second Batch of Acts announced for SPOT 2018

The second round of names for this year’s SPOT 2018 has been announced and there are plenty of up-and-coming acts as well as already established Nordic artists that you need to keep an extra eye on. Albert af Ektam (SE), ANYA, BAEST, Frida...

Nordic Women Lead the Pop Industry

Ever since ABBA took to the stage in the seventies, the easily recognisable, female pop vocal has been a trademark of the Nordic sound on the international scene, and to this day, the female Nordic singers still have something special about them. We asked industry influencers, how artists like MØ, Sigrid and Aurora are continuing this tradition and paving the way for the next generation of women.

First Part of Artist Line Up Revealed for SPOT 2018

The names are in, and here at SPOT we’re proud to announce the first batch of artists booked to perform at SPOT 2018. SPOT 2018 is already shaping up to be a jam-packed year of talented musicians and performers. Having seen more than 800...

Denmark Blooms line-up ready for ESNS

This January, Denmark will be featured as a special focus country at ESNS, Europe’s biggest showcase festival. The programme, which goes by the name Denmark Blooms, is arranged by MXD – Music Export Denmark in partnership with SPOT. The full musical line-up is: [video...

Apply for a Showcase at SPOT (closed)

SPOT would like to invite Nordic bands and artists with ambitions and international potential – and also their managers and representatives – to apply to play a showcase at SPOT. You can apply online from the 16th of October at 12 noon until 12 noon on the 28th of...

What the international press said about SPOT 2017

This is what the international press said about SPOT 2017: UK: The Independent: SPOT Festival review: Danish Festival Makes it look so easy Crack Magazine: Taking The temperature of Scandinavian music at SPOT Festival 2017 The Line of Best Fit: SPOT...