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Of monsters and men.

Iceland Airwaves Attracts about 7,000 Guests

7 Nov 2019 The Iceland Airwaves music festival formally opened yesterday.

A poster for the festival.

New Mini Music Festival: Airwhales

25 Oct 2019 A new mini music festival, Airwhales, is planned for November 7-9 at Hlemmur square, Reykjavík.

From last year's festival.

Iceland Airwaves Coming up November 6-9

24 Oct 2019 The schedule for the official venues of the Iceland Airwaves music festival, planned for November 6-9, has been posted on the festival’s website.

From last year's Secret Solstice festival.

Secret Solstice Opens Tomorrow

20 Jun 2019 Preparations are underway for the Secret Solstice music festival, which opens tomorrow, Friday, in Laugardalur, Reykjavík, and runs through Sunday.

From Secret Solstice in Laugardalur, Reykjavík.

Secret Solstice Will Be Held in June

9 Apr 2019 The music festival Secret Solstice will be held in Reykjavík June 21-23, for the sixth time.

The Secret Solstice festival takes place in June.

Secret Solstice music festival to be smaller next year

23 Nov 2018 The Secret Solstice music festival which takes place annually in Laugardalur, Reykjavik, will be smaller next summer and only take place on the Þróttur sports grounds.

The crowd at Secret Solstice last year.

Secret Solstice Festival kicks off this Thursday

20 Jun 2018 The Secret Solstice Festival starts tomorrow, Thursday and continues until the early hours of Sunday morning, for its fifth edition during 96 hours of continuous sunlight.

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

Iceland Airwaves announce this year's line-up

24 May 2018 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.

Kælan Mikla:  Sólveig Matthildur Kristjánsdóttir, (bottom left)  Laufey Soffía Þórsdóttir (left) and Margrét Rósa Dóru og Harrysdóttir (right).

The Cure's Robert Smith invited Kælan mikla to perform at Meltdown Festival

11 Apr 2018 "We thought this was some sort of scam," says Sólveig Matthildur Kristjánsdóttir, one of the three members of Icelandic darkwave band Kælan mikla. They received an email with a personal letter from Robert Smith, singer, guitarist and songwriter of The Cure asking them whether they could perform at the upcoming Meltdown Festival in London in June.


Slayer and Gucci Mane confirmed for Secret Solstice festival

20 Feb 2018 The Secret Solstice festival, which takes place in June in Laugardalur, Reykjavik, have confirmed heavy metal legends Slayer and rapper Gucci Maine as additions to a line-up that includes Bonnie Tyler.

Sónar Reykjavik last year at Harpa.

More artists announced to the growing line-up of Sónar Reykjavik 2018

13 Dec 2017 Yesterday Sónar Reykjavik announced a host of new artists for its 2018 edition - taking place across four stages at the unique Harpa Concert Hall located by the scenic harbour area in the heart of the Icelandic capital.

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

A diverse music festival in Reykjavik this weekend- admission free

13 Jul 2017 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 2017 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 2017 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 2017 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!




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