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E.g., 09/01/2015

Blonde Redhead

Indie rock veterans Blonde Redhead need no introduction. Formed in NYC in 1993 by vocalist/guitarist Kazu Makino, guitarist Amedeo Pace and drummer Simone Pace, their iconic sound remains relevant 22 years later. They continue to tour internationally, playing shows and festivals the world over;...

Josh Blue Stand-Up Comedy Night at Háskólabíó

Renowned stand-up comic Josh Blue will be performing at Háskólabíó Cinema this coming September 4, a Friday. Blue emerged victorious from the NBC reality show Last Comic Standing in 2006, at which point his career took off. He has appeared on the Ellen Show, with Ellen DeGeneres, on Live with Regis...

Yoga Moves with VIBES and a View

Now, for the third time, one of the open spaces of Harpa will be used to throw one hell of a yoga-dance- and meditation party with live music. This year's event will be led by Tómas Oddur Eiríksson yoga instructor and creator of Yoga Moves in Harpa's secret attic, Háaloft. The space is on the...

Októberfest

​On the weekend of September 10-12, the University of Iceland's Student Council will once again host their Októberfest celebrations. Tents and venues will be located on the University quad in Vatnsmýrin, as in previous years. Over a dozen bands and musicians have signed on to play, and expectations...

Jessie J Concert in Laugardalshöll

This coming September 15, award-winning English R&B pop-star Jessie J will take the stage in Laugardalshöll. The concert is part of her ongoing Sweet Talker Tour, which began in January. The singer has won several major music awards over the course of her career, including a Brit Award and a...

Frank Sinatra Centennial Concert

The Reykjavík Big Band and guests will celebrate jazz legend Frank Sinatra's 100th birthday this coming September 23rd with a concert at Harpa Music Hall. In addition to featuring Sinatra's greatest hits, no doubt including Strangers in the Night , It Was a Very Good Year , and That's Life , the...

Reykjavík Guitarama

This October 3, 2015, Reykjavik Guitarama will see its premiere in Iceland after successful runs in Canada, Norway and Denver. Several of the world’s greatest guitar players will join host Björn Thoroddsen on stage and show audiences all the tricks the guitar has to offer. This year Bjorn welcomes...

Tribal Funk on Tour: Indigenous Inuit Band Comes to Iceland

16th, 17th, 18th October at Gamla Bíó, Reykjavík, Iceland. Shows start at 8.30pm. Delve into the culture, traditions, and the arts of indigenous life in the Arctic Circle with Pamyua , a flourishing Inuit band known for their funky music. Bringing Inuit music to the world, Pamyua use indigenous...

Iceland Airwaves 2015

The critically acclaimed Iceland Airways Music Festival is coming up this November for the 16th time and it should not disappoint. Iceland Airwaves is in Inception mode, and crazy excited to be announcing the finale to this years event with a 'festival within a festival. Sunday 8th November will...

Sónar Reykjavík 2016

Very limited, specially priced 3-day passes for Sónar Reykjavík 2016 have now been released for 12.990 ISK / 87€ Full price 3-Days Pass will be 18.990 ISK / 127€ These tickets are limited, so get them while you can. Sónar Reykjavík 2016 takes place February 18, 19 & the 20th, on five different...

Iceland Writers Retreat

The third Iceland Writers Retreat will take place in Reykjavík, April 13-17, 2016, and registration opens on July 20, 2015. Spaces are limited.

Reykjavík International Literary Festival

The 2015 Reykjavík International Literary Festival will be held September 9-12. Participating international authors include authors Dave Eggers (U.S.), Stine Pilgaard (Denmark), Teju Cole (Nigeria/U.S.) and Ana Maria Shua (Argentina).