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Hatari are a band that describe themselves as a political movement.

A diverse music festival in Reykjavik this weekend- admission free

13 Jul KexPort - a two day music festival organised by downtown Kex Hostel takes place in their backyard on Friday and Saturday featuring some of Iceland's brightest talents. Artists include JFDR, Hatari, Daði Freyr and Elli Grill.

Alex Paterson and Thomas Fehlmann of  The Orb.

Electronic music festival featuring The Orb kicks off in Reykjavik tonight

6 Jul The Extreme Chill Festival begins in Reykjavik today. The headlining act is one of the world's most influential electronic outfits, The Orb, performing at Húrra in Reykjavik on Saturday.

Jamie xx in Iceland.

Music: "Iceland formed such a big part of our record"

28 Jun Iceland Monitor's exclusive interview with Jamie xx of British band The xx. Their upcoming music festival at Skógafoss waterfall in South Iceland, called Night x Day has just been cancelled due to environmental reasons.

There's no need to go hungry at Secret Solstice.

Take a look at some of the food stands at Secret Solstice

15 Jun Secret Solstice kicks off tonight at Laugardalur park in Reykjavik and continues until Sunday night. Here's a look at some of the mouth-watering food stands at the festival, so good that you'll never have to leave the premises!

The xx at Skógarfoss waterfall in Iceland.

Day passes for The xx's Night + Day Iceland music festival now for sale

12 Jun The much anticipated Night and Day festival organised by The xx at Skógarfoss waterfall in South Iceland in July is now offering the option of a day pass to the festival.

Skógafoss is one of Iceland's most beautiful waterfalls.

The xx organise music festival at Icelandic waterfall

11 May British band The xx announced a music festival they're hosting called Night + Day at Skógafoss waterfall in South Iceland recently. It now appears that the district council refused permission for the festival to take place.

From Secret Solstice in 2016.

Chaka Khan joins Prodigy and Foo Fighters at Secret Solstice

1 Mar Secret Solstice have just announced the second phase of the line-up for this June's festival in Reykjavik. Among the highlights are Chaka Khan, Richard Ashcroft and Unknown Mortal Orchestra.

Jófríður Ákadóttir will perform at Iceland Airwaves with her solo project JFDR

Fleet Foxes, Billy Bragg, Mammút, JFDR + more acts announced for Iceland Airwaves 2017

23 Feb Iceland Airwaves have just announced that Fleet Foxes will be playing two shows during this year´s festival. The legendary Billy Bragg will also be performing, as well as a diverse list of local and international names including new Bella Union signees Mammút and JFDR (aka Jófríður from Samaris).

Sónar Reykjavik takes place inside the stunning Harpa concert hall in February.

Sónar Reykjavik announces new artists for 2017 line up

13 Jan Giggs, Blawan b2b Exos, Nadia Rose among new artists added to the Sónar Reykjavik 2017 line-up which already features Fatboy Slim, De La Soul, FM Belfast and Samaris to name a few.

Festival-goers will be able to see Foo Fighters at next summer's Secret Solstice.

Foo Fighters and Prodigy at Iceland Secret Solstice 2017

7 Dec Foo Fig­hters and The Prodigy are among the big names already announced for the 2017 Secret Solstice music festival to be held in Iceland next summer.

FM Belfast

Iceland Airwaves: Saturday night in photos

6 Nov 2016 Last night was another dazzling night of Iceland Airwaves in Reykjavik with highlights such as Digable Planets, Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät and FM Belfast. Tonight the festival comes to a close with a variety of artists headlined by UK star PJ Harvey.

Steinunn Harðardóttir, aka DJ Flugvél og Geimskip

Iceland Airwaves: Our picks for Thursday night

3 Nov 2016 Iceland Airwaves started with a blast last night and tonight the festivities continue with a wide variety of music to cater to all tastes. For us, tonight is all about rock and roll: The Sonics, Fufanu and JOHNNY ROTTEN.

US band The Sonics rose to fame in the mid 1960's and you can catch them at Kex Hostel on Wednesday night.

The Sonics and Digable Planets headline astounding off-venue programme at Kex Hostel

1 Nov 2016 The annual off-venue programme at Kex Hostel prsented in cooperation with KEXP, Iceland Naturally and Iceland Airwaves takes place every night this week with incredible bands playing and ADMISSION FREE!

Suede to perform in Iceland next month

20 Sep 2016 British alternative rock band Suede has announced a new Iceland gig to be held on 22 October – sixteen years after their last Iceland performance.

Full Iceland Airwaves 2016 line-up announced

1 Sep 2016 The announced line-up for this year’s Iceland Airwaves music festival is now complete – some 220 acts have been booked, of which seventy are from abroad.

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