Irish singer Sinéad O’Connor will play at this year’s Iceland Airwaves music festival in Reykjavík, October 12-16. According to organizers, O’Connor will perform in one concert, which will take place during the weekend October 14-16.
Sinéad O’Connor. Source: Wikipedia.
O’Connor, who gained world fame with her song “Nothing Compares 2 U” in 1990, has often stirred controversy throughout her career with her explicit remarks on religion, women’s rights and politics, visir.is reports.
Approximately 150 musical acts have been scheduled for Iceland Airwaves, among them concerts by Björk and Yoko Ono. Already more tickets have been sold than to last year’s festival. For further information and tickets, go to icelandairwaves.com.
In other music news, English pop and soul musician Paul Young, who had many hits in the 1980s, including “Living for the Love of the Common People” and “Come Back and Stay”, will perform with his band in Harpa, the new concert and conference hall in Reykjavík, on October 4. For further information and tickets, go to harpa.is.
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