West Fjords music festival starts next week

Photo: Halldór Sveinbjörnsson

Photo: Halldór Sveinbjörnsson Halldór Sveinbjörnsson

As every Easter week since 2004, next week will see the Aldrei fór ég suður rock festival grace the small picturesque West Fjords town of Ísafjörður.

The festival – now one of Iceland’s most popular music festivals – is the brainchild of Icelandic musician Mugison and will see its thirteenth outing on 24-26 March.

Confirmed artists at the event include Emiliana Torrini, Úlfur Úlfur and Glowie.

The festival is held in conjunction with ‘Ski Week’, a winter activity festival with various skiing and cultural events.

You can more information in Iceland Monitor’s event listings here and on the festival’s official website here.

To find out more about the West Fjords region, consult our West Fjords Travel Guide here.

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Photo: Ágúst Atlason

Photo: Ágúst Atlason Ljósmynd/Ágúst Atlason

Photo: aldrei.is

Photo: aldrei.is Ljósmynd/aldrei.is

Photo: Sigurjón J. Sigurðsson

Photo: Sigurjón J. Sigurðsson mbl.is/Sigurjón J. Sigurðsson

Photo: Ernir Eyjólfsson

Photo: Ernir Eyjólfsson Ernir Eyjólfsson

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