Bager started his musical career back in the mid 1980s as a DJ. In 1994, he released a compilation called "Music for Dreams" featuring, among others, Peter Gabriel and Michael Nyman. Kenneth received his breakthrough with the release of his critically acclaimed debut album "Fragments From A Space Cadet" in 2006, for which he received the Danish Statens Kunstfond award. In 2007, Bager was amongst the performers at the annual Roskilde Festival. From 2010 onwards he released his work under the moniker "The Kenneth Bager Experience".