The Chemical Brothers are going to Reykjavik.

Concerts: The Chemical Brothers to perform in Iceland

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British electronic duo The Chemical Brothers will be performing at Laugardalshöll stadium in Reykjavik on October 20th.

Hákon Aðalsteinsson, left, and Anton Newcombe, right, on tour with The Brian Jonestown Massacre.

Music: Icelander joins The Brian Jonestown Massacre

13 Jun Icelandic musician Hákon Aðalsteinsson has joined legendary rock band The Brian Jonestown Massacre led by frontman Anton Newcombe.

Faraoese singer Eivör will return to the Iceland Airwaves festival this year.

Iceland Airwaves announce this year's line-up

24 May Following on from announcing Fever Ray, Blood Orange and Alma, Iceland Airwaves have revealed the third round of acts for 2018. More than 50 acts from 15 countries join what’s already a massive line-up for the festival's 20th Anniversary edition.

The GNR concert will be the largest concert ever to have taken place in Iceland.

Guns N' Roses to perform in Reykjavik in July

24 Apr Guns N' Roses will be performing a giant concert at Laugardalsvöllur football stadium on July 24th this summer. This will be the largest concert ever to be held in Iceland.

Jóhann Helgason.

Icelander sues for rights to Josh Groban song

4 Apr A beloved Icelandic songwriter and musician Jóhann Helgason has filed a lawsuit against one of Josh Groban's songwriters. He believes that his song Söknuður is almost identical to Groban's 2003 hit You Raise me Up.

The two women behind the project never reveal their faces or their identities.

Songs about death, cats and rabbits

19 Dec Newcomer electronic band Madonna + Child is veiled in mystery. The two women behind the project never reveal their faces or their identities. They perform at Hlemmur Square hotel in Reykjavik tonight.

Rósenberg had been a music venue since 2004 but is now going to be turned into an Irish pub.

Two popular music venues in Reykjavik close down

9 Nov Rósenberg, located in Klapparstígur in central Reykjavik and Græna herbergið in Lækjargata, also in the city centre have recently closed down. The City of Reykjavik might look into giving support to music venues in the city to prevent them from closing down.

Ásgeir Trausti with the bottle, getting ready to board the helicopter.

Ásgeir drops "Album in a Bottle" in the ocean off Iceland

3 Nov A unique copy of a vinyl record by Icelandic songwriter and musician Ásgeir is now floating somewhere in the North Atlantic Iceland off the coast of Iceland.

The motorbike in Hvalfjörður tunnel.

Elliott Moss video shot in Iceland tunnel

19 Oct A motorcycle scene was shot last night in Hvalfjörður tunnel in West Iceland for a new video by US musician Elliot Moss.

Lana's "Hot new love interest" whom Egilsson plays in the new music video to "White Mustang."

Lana's Icelandic hearthrob makes waves as new video is released

14 Sep Eðvarð Egilsson has shot to fame playing the musician boyfriend of Lana Del Rey in her new video to sultry song White Mustang.

Eðvarð Egilsson is an Icelandic musician.

Icelander stars in Lana Del Rey's new video

11 Sep Musician Eðvarð Egilsson plays the leading role in a new music video by Lana Del Rey.

Dance with the Dead at Húrra tonight

24 Aug Dance With The Dead is a band consisted of two very close friends, Justin Pointer and Tony Kim, from California, USA. The band is known for their love to 70's and 80's sci-fi horror music, which is reflected in their tracks.

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.

Icelandic singer/songwriter Ásgeir

Watch Icelandic musician Ásgeir’s 24h live recording session

5 Jul Icelandic singer/songwriter Ásgeir is right now in a studio where he will be recording as many 7“ vinyl records as he possibly can in 24 hours. The recording session is being broadcast live on Youtube.

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.

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Exchange rates

USD USD 107.69 EUR EUR 125.10
GBP GBP 142.73 DKK DKK 16.79
NOK NOK 13.25 SEK SEK 12.21
CHF CHF 108.21 JPY JPY 0.97
ISK price of selected currencies, according to the official exchange rate of the Central Bank of Iceland. Updated daily.