The festival Reykjavík Music Mess kicks off at KEX Hostel in the center of the capital with an opening party on May 23 at 8 pm. An art exhibition themed around the participating bands will open at the occasion and Boogie Trouble will play a few songs. Entry is free.
The actual festival, during which 17 bands are scheduled to play in concerts at KEX Hostel and Volta, begins on May 24 and runs through May 26. Of the bands, 14 are Icelandic and the others hail from Australia and Scotland.
The festival is organized by KEX Hostel, Thule, Reyka, City of Reykjavík, Promote Iceland, <i>Reykjavík Grapevine<p>, Clash Magazine and Volta.