Event Overview

Event Overview

Músíktilraunir 2017

Músíktilraunir 2017

The Icelandic Music Experiments is a 5 day music festival, aiming to make way for young and uprising musicians, giving them an opportunity to perform on a professional level and getting rewarded with spectacular prices that include recording sessions and musical instruments. Throughout the years, I.M.E. has proven itself to be a milestone for young and upcoming musicians and continues to be the main platform for young artists to reach an audience. Bands like Vök, Samaris and Of Monsters and Men, all had their jumpstart at the I.M.E. This event has had great support from Icelandair, Rás 2 (National Radio Station 2) and FÍH (The Association of Icelandic Musicians) as well as various companies, such as music stores, recording studios etc.

Semi-finals will be held on the 25.-28th of March 2017 at 7:30 pm at Harpa. Tickets cost 1500 ISK.

The Final night is on the 1st. of April 2017 at 5:00 pm at Harpa. Tickets cost 2000 ISK.

or further information, please visit: Músíktilraunir and Facebook

Icelandair is the main sponsors of I.M.E.

Harpa

Sat 1 Apr , 17:00–22:00

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Horse Theatre and Northern Lights

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Enjoy a horse theatre performance at Fákasel and look for Northern Lights on the way back.
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