For all jazz lovers and people who enjoy cozy outdoor experiences! Enjoy a 1 hour 15 min. live jazz experience onboard the canal boats in Copenhagen. Various artists perform througout the summer and they will entertain with jazz, swing, dixie, ragtime, gospel and blues in an enchanting mix of rhythms from slave songs to bebop.
Live jazz in the canals
Every Thursday and Sunday all summer long you can listen to one of the talented jazz bands play live on board the canal boats. The boat sails through the harbor and canals of Copenhagen, while you, from the comfort of your seat, can enjoy both the music and the city, and be seduced by summer in Copenhagen.
From June 24 - July 10 there is Jazz Festival in Copenhagen. In this period we have extra departures! Read more about Copenhagen Jazz Festival on ther website.
Afternoon cruises from Ved Stranden
All tours depart from Ved Stranden at 17.00 and sails for ca. 75 minuts. All departures are in open boat, so keep an eye on the weather and bring varm, waterproof or summer-light clothes. It is possible to purchase different beverages for the tour at the bar on the pier.
Meet the Jazzbands
Every year different jazzbands play on board the boats. Learn more about the bands here.
Ever since Scandinavian Rhythm Boys was established in 2005 the band has transformed Copenhagen’s harbour to Mississippi with charming rhythms from the South. Doc Houlinds New Orleans All Stars delivers good time jazz as if you were in on of New Orleans small cafés and dancing halls. Henning Munk & Plumperne offers a solid and happy swing with a French touch á la Sidney Bechet.
Again this year, Basement Jazz Band delivers happy dixieland music. Johan Byllings Seaside Stompers will deliver a floating and swinging jazzfest with roots in the streets and clubs in New Orleans.
This year you can also meet Leonardo Pedersens Zebrass who delivers raw, swinging New Orleans funk. A band with energy and humor!
Margarita & Mr. Mike 4tet has an exciting repetoire with swing, evergreens and good time music. A charming and dynamic experience
Join this tour and enjoy the fresh air while listening to some wonderful music.