In just over two months, one of Denmark’s most exciting festivals will return for its 21st edition. Distortion is a five-day club music festival that takes place across Copenhagen, where the best Danish names in club music mix with leading dance, R&B, pop, and electronic artists from all over the world. Sound like your thing? Then act now to score your Distortion tickets with just a small deposit and a payment plan — click here to get started.

Distortion runs May 29 through June 2 across Copenhagen. Its recently-announced lineup features Danish artists such as Bette, Josephin Bovién, and FLEXLIKEKEV and American dance and hip-hop artists including Channel Tres and Rico Nasty (both of whom will make their Danish live debuts at Distortion).

Distortion by Daniel Liversage
Distortion by Daniel Liversage

Distortion opens with the street parties Nørrebro and Vesterbro (May 29 and 30, respectively), which are named after their neighborhoods. During these parties, countless small stages line the streets, so a simple stroll along the road might just lead you to your new favorite artist. At night, these stages shut down so that you can head to Distortion Club (May 29-31), which takes place in venues and pop-up settings. But none of these events will prepare you for the blissful madness of the weekend, when Distortion Ø (May 31-June 1) transforms a hilly, grass- and tree-lined field along the harbor into an open-air setting for dance music and DJ sets that go all night, from sundown all the way until sunrise.

If a globetrotting lineup full of Danish brilliance set right in the country’s capital sounds like how you want to start your summer, we can help you get there: We’ve partnered with the event travel company Festicket to offer several package combinations. In addition to your ticket, through our partnership with Festicket, you can book a hotel or hostel, buy bus tickets to and from the festival, or snag an on-site camping spot.

As you dream about Distortion, check out our posts on two of the Danish artists playing this year: First Hate and Soleima. As you listen, imagine yourself in a crowd of thousands dancing along to these amazing songs — you might just find yourself doing so in real life a couple of months from now.

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