News Tagged with “Icelandic Music”

Björk will perform in Háskólabíó cinema.

Björk to perform in Reykjavik to kick off Utopia tour- ticket sales begin today

16 Mar Icelandic artist Björk will begin her Utopia world concert tour on Thursday April 12th. The concert takes place in Háskólabíó cinema.

Katrína Mogensen, singer of Mammút won singer of the year award. On her left, Mammút bassist Ása Dýradóttir.

Glittering Icelandic Music Awards ceremony took place last night

15 Mar Óperusöngvarar, rapparar, söngvarar, söngkonur, tónskáld, lagahöfundar auk fjölda annarra sem tengjast íslensku tónlistarlífi komu saman á Íslensku tónlistarverðlaununum fyrir tónlistarárið 2017 sem veitt voru í Hörpu í kvöld. Kynnir hátíðarinnar var Dóri DNA.


Slayer and Gucci Mane confirmed for Secret Solstice festival

20 Feb 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.

Icelandic musician Snorri Helgason's soulful and haunting melodies can be heard at Hlemmur Square tonight.

Icelandic folk music at Hlemmur Square tonight

7 Feb Acclaimed Icelandic musician Snorri Helgason will be playing his new collection of folk songs based on Icelandic folklore at Hlemmur Square tonight. Admission is free.

Megas, an Icelandic living legend.

Icelandic musical legend Megas to perform on Monday night

15 Dec On Monday night, Iceland's most famous singer/ songwriter Megas will be performing the poetry of Þorvaldur Þorsteinsson who died in 2013 aged only 52. He is accompanied by renowned composer and bass player Skúli Sverrison and a host of other musicians.

Sónar Reykjavik last year at Harpa.

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

13 Dec 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.

Musicians JóiPé og Króli.

Iceland's famous teenage rap stars hit international headlines

9 Dec Magazine 1843, the sister publication of The Economist, has featured an article on the latest rap stars in Iceland, Jói Pe and Króli.

Will there be a statue of Björk in downtown Reykjavik?

Proposal for statue of Björk at Reykjavik's Harpa Concert Hall

8 Dec A proposal was made at the City of Reykjavik's last cultural and tourism board meeting to raise a statue of Icelandic artist Björk at Harpa Conference Centre and Concert Hall .

Hafsteinn Michael Guðmundsson, artist and musician.

Sinister and glorious melodies at Hlemmur Square tonight

6 Dec Hafsteinn Michael is a renowned artist in Iceland and has been performing with legendary experimental band Inferno 5 for a few years. Fewer people know his solo work under the name of Rafsteinn, described as "sinister yet glorious dark wave ditties delivered with the demeanour of a contract killer."

Katrin Jakobsdóttir in the video Listen Baby, a single released by the Bang Gang in 1996.

Prime Minister kills it in a music video made twenty years ago

1 Dec A twenty year old music video has resurfaced today in Icelandic media with Katrín Jakobsdóttir becoming Prime Minister. Jakobsdóttir starred in a music video by Icelandic band Bang Gang playing a femme fatale in shades in 1996.

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.

Who are Madonna + Child? You'll just have to keep guessing.

Songs about death, cats and rabbits

26 Jul 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 Húrra in Reykjavik tonight.

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.

Artist Sigtryggur Berg Sigmarsson has a unique performance in the video.

Iceland's legendary rock band HAM release new video

22 Jun A new video to song Þú lýgur (you lie) by Icelandic rock band HAM was premiered today to coincide with the release of Ham's third studio album. The band are performing at Húrra tonight and tomorrow night.

Frímann Ísleifur Frímannsson and Nicolas Kunysz are Ladyboy records.

Music: Ladyboy records release an AWESOME compilation tape

17 Jun Ladyboy records are an independent Icelandic label that manages to pick the most Icelandic artists to date for its releases. Their new compilation tape is out and if you're interested in the underground Icelandic music scene it's what you need to hear right now.


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USD USD 99.19 EUR EUR 122.30
GBP GBP 139.80 DKK DKK 16.42
NOK NOK 12.76 SEK SEK 11.98
CHF CHF 104.70 JPY JPY 0.95