What’s On In Reykjavík

12:00 am
The new trio B’ CHU (Erik DeLuca along with Björn Jónsson and Þorsteinn Gunnar Friðriksson) will perform stripped-down, slow music for guitar, bass, drums, and drones. Members of Kvæðamannafélagið Iðunn led by Bára Grímsdóttir will
Mengi
5:00 pm
“Sigurður Atli Sigurðsson (b. 1988) is unusually attentive to those incidental moments and structures of modern life within which we leave an oblique trace of our presence. […] Their primary colours and geometric appearance may
Kaffi Laugalækur
7:30 pm
PROGRAM Jean Sibelius Rakastava (The Lover) Kaija Saariaho Clarinet Concerto (D’om le vrai sens / Man’s True Sense) Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Symphony no. 6, “Pathétique” CONDUCTOR Anna-Maria Helsing SOLOIST Kari Kriikku
Harpa
Jan 19 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
Turning thirteen – everything changed. We got teenage, we got problems, we got loved, and then we got loved again by someone else. We got to know things about things that you’ll never know, because
Tjarnarbíó
8:00 pm
Tappi Tíkarrass, Björk’s former band, started in 1981. The singers were Björk Guðmundsdóttir and Eyþór Arnalds. The band quit in 1983 but is now turning back!! Current band members are Eyþór Arnalds , Guðmundur Þór Gunnarsson,
Húrra
9:00 pm
Make way as the queen returns! Drag sensation Crystal Lubrikunt is back on January 19th Free entry – starts at 21:00 Support by incredible drag performer Skaði Arrive early – last time it was mad
Loft Hostel
8:00 pm
They were five students with nothing in common, faced with spending a Saturday detention together in their high school library. At 7 a.m., they had nothing to say, but by 4 p.m., they had bared
Bíó Paradís
9:00 pm
A concert with Gyða Valtýsdóttir, cellist and composer. Starts at 9pm. Tickets: 2000 ISK
Mengi
Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
For 1100 years Icelanders have been trying to grow as a nation. As of today there are only around 320.000 Icelanders living. Around 500.000 Icelanders are dead and therefore currently cannot help their nation with
Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
The highly acclaimed Trio Mediaeval together with Arve Henriksen, Hilmar Jensson & Skúli Sverrisson will give a concert on Saturday, January 21st 2017 at 7pm at Hallgrímskirkja. The vocal ensemble Trio Mediaeval was founded in Oslo in
Hallgrímskirkja
Jan 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
11:00 am
Every Sunday, Inga will have drop-in yoga classes from 11-12:10. It suits both beginners and those more experience. Price is 1500, and it all goes to Minningarsjóður Bergs Snæs
Ingu-yoga
8:00 pm
Sundays are live jazz nights at Bryggjan Brugghús, bistro & brewery, by the old harbour in downtown Reykjavík. You can expect some jazz standards, warm spirits and very good beer! ENTRANCE IS FREE
Bryggjan Brugghús
Jan 22 @ 8:15 pm – 8:15 pm
8:15 pm
Presented by two of Icelands finest actors Icelandic Sagas – The Greatest hits is a 75 minute theatrical comedy roller coaster ride through Iceland’s literary heritage. The Icelandic Sagas are the 40 true stories of
Harpa
12:00 am
CALL FOR PARTICIPATION – PANELS, PERFORMANCES, DISCUSSIONS, SCREENINGS, INTERVENTIONS, EXHIBITIONS, WORKSHOPS, INSTALLATIONS The 6th annual Hugarflug conference on artistic research presents “Memory” as a central topic for the 2017 event. We welcome any questions and
Listaháskóli Íslands
8:00 pm
  Olga is proud to announce our first performance ever in the Norðurljós hall in Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavík! It’s also Bjarni’s last concert with us in Iceland, so we decided to make it
Harpa
Jan 23 @ 9:00 pm – 9:00 pm
9:00 pm
Every Monday, Húrra has a jazz evening. Cozy atmosphere and sweet tunes of jazz. The entry is free and everyone is welcome!
Húrra
8:00 pm
The Icelandic seasons through icelandic folksongs surrounded by sound-effects by Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson and duets by G. de Machaut. Jóhanna Halldórsdóttir voice Helga A. Jónsdóttir recorders Location: Iðnó Theater by  Reykjavík City hall Every Tuesday
Iðnó
Jan 24 @ 8:30 pm – 9:00 pm
8:30 pm
The 48 Preludes and Fugues of J.S. Bach are regarded as the most influential works which ultimately revolutionized western classical music. Icelandic pianist Ólafur Elíasson plays 6 selected preludes and fugues from The Well-Tempered Clavier
Dómkirkjan
Jan 24 @ 9:00 pm
9:00 pm
Comedians Jonathan Duffy and Hugleikur Dagsson take the stage for yet another LIVE Icetralia podcast taping. ICETRALIA is the only Icelandic/Australian podcast in the universe. Jono and Hulli regret each and every episode because they
Húrra
9:00 pm
A concert with sound and visual artist Þóranna Dögg Björnsdóttir. Starts at 9pm. Tickets: 2000 ISK. More info to follow.
Mengi
Jan 25 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
9:00 pm
Reykjavík’s first burlesque cabaret puts on their second production January 25th, 26th and 27th of January. The show features local divas Miss Mokki, Ungfrú Hringaná, Nadia, Maísól, and the mysterious Vanessa Teague. Special guest is
Græna herbergið
Jan 25 @ 9:00 pm
9:00 pm
A premiere of YRKJUM, a new piece for piano and live electronics by Tom Manoury. Performed by Edda Erlendsdóttir, piano & Tom Manoury. Starts at 9pm. Tickets: 2000 ISK The composition was created within YRKJA,
Mengi
12:00 am
Dark Music Days is an annual festival of contemporary and new music which takes place during the darkest period of the Icelandic winter at the concert hall Harpa in downtown Reykjavík. This year’s festival program
Harpa
Jan 26 – Jan 27 all-day
8:00 pm
To celebrate the official launch of Stone Berlin in Iceland we will host two events that you are not going to wanna miss! Representatives from Stone Berling will give us a presentation of the brewery
Hverfisgata 12
4:00 pm
A sound and visual installation by Halldór Eldjárn at Mengi. From 4pm – 10pm. Free entrance. “Poco Apollo is a generative music installation. It builds upon NASA’s newly released library of pictures from the Apollo
Mengi
Jan 26 @ 6:00 pm
6:00 pm
Food is and has always been deeply related to identity. From how a society’s culture is embedded in food traditions and how a religious practice involves dietary rules, to individual choices in the light of
Listastofan
7:30 pm
PROGRAM Atli Heimir Sveinsson Doloroso Kristín Þóra Haraldsdóttir New work Haukur Tómasson Echo Chamber, viola concerto Daníel Bjarnason Emergence Thomas Adès Polaris CONDUCTOR Daníel Bjarnason SOLOIST Þórunn Ósk Marinósdóttir
Harpa
Jan 26 @ 9:00 pm
9:00 pm
Let us humbly offer a live concert of Sydney’s Gordi – 22-year-old Sophie Payten. Her debut EP, Clever Disguise, gets at it both ways – massive and personal music that doesn’t concede an inch of
KEX Hostel
12:00 am
Dark Music Days is an annual festival of contemporary and new music which takes place during the darkest period of the Icelandic winter at the concert hall Harpa in downtown Reykjavík. This year’s festival program
Harpa
12:00 pm
PROGRAM New works by Finnur Karlsson, Þórunn Gréta Sigurðardóttir and Þráinn Hjálmarsson. CONDUCTOR Daníel Bjarnason
Harpa
Jan 27 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
4:00 pm
A sound installation with Belgian artist Nicolas Kunysz. From 4pm – 10pm. Free entrance. Belgian artist, producer and designer based in Reykjavik since 2009. Co founder of Lady Boy Records and founder of the Lowercase
Mengi
Jan 27 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
4:00 pm
A sound installation with Belgian artist Nicolas Kunysz. From 4pm – 10pm. Free entrance. Belgian artist, producer and designer based in Reykjavik since 2009. Co founder of Lady Boy Records and founder of the Lowercase
Mengi
12:00 am
Dark Music Days is an annual festival of contemporary and new music which takes place during the darkest period of the Icelandic winter at the concert hall Harpa in downtown Reykjavík. This year’s festival program
Harpa
Jan 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
11:00 am
Every Sunday, Inga will have drop-in yoga classes from 11-12:10. It suits both beginners and those more experience. Price is 1500, and it all goes to Minningarsjóður Bergs Snæs
Ingu-yoga
8:00 pm
Sundays are live jazz nights at Bryggjan Brugghús, bistro & brewery, by the old harbour in downtown Reykjavík. You can expect some jazz standards, warm spirits and very good beer! ENTRANCE IS FREE
Bryggjan Brugghús
Jan 29 @ 8:15 pm – 8:15 pm
8:15 pm
Presented by two of Icelands finest actors Icelandic Sagas – The Greatest hits is a 75 minute theatrical comedy roller coaster ride through Iceland’s literary heritage. The Icelandic Sagas are the 40 true stories of
Harpa
Jan 30 @ 9:00 pm – 9:00 pm
9:00 pm
Every Monday, Húrra has a jazz evening. Cozy atmosphere and sweet tunes of jazz. The entry is free and everyone is welcome!
Húrra
12:15 pm
Kúnstpása Lunch Time Concerts: January 31: Hallveig Rúnarsdóttir, Sopran & Árni Heimir Ingólfsson, Piano March 21: Ingibjörg Aldís Ólafsdóttir & Hrönn Þráinsdóttir, Piano April 11: Sigríður Ósk Kristjánsdóttir Mezzosopran & Hrönn Þráinsdóttir, Piano
Harpa
8:00 pm
The Icelandic seasons through icelandic folksongs surrounded by sound-effects by Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson and duets by G. de Machaut. Jóhanna Halldórsdóttir voice Helga A. Jónsdóttir recorders Location: Iðnó Theater by  Reykjavík City hall Every Tuesday
Iðnó
Jan 31 @ 8:30 pm – 9:00 pm
8:30 pm
The 48 Preludes and Fugues of J.S. Bach are regarded as the most influential works which ultimately revolutionized western classical music. Icelandic pianist Ólafur Elíasson plays 6 selected preludes and fugues from The Well-Tempered Clavier
Dómkirkjan
12:00 am
After a competition between Icelandic and French women, a selection of short movies orientated toward both cultures will be projected at Háskolabíó. They will be in Icelandic or in French and all with english sub-titles.
Háskólabíó
12:00 am
The Winter Lights Festival is an annual event that stimulates the city life in the midwinter. The Festival celebrates both the winter world and the growing light after a long period of darkness. The program
Reykjavík
7:30 pm
PROGRAM Benjamin Britten Russian Funeral Benjamin Britten Violin Concerto Igor Stravinsky Dumbarton Oaks Igor Stravinsky Symphony in Three Movements CONDUCTOR Matthew Halls SOLOIST Viviane Hagner
Harpa
Feb 2 @ 9:00 pm
9:00 pm
Scottish evening at KEX Hostel with concert at 21:00 the 2nd and the 3rd of February. Traditional food, whisky and music all the evening long to celebrate Burns Night for the 6th year in a
KEX Hostel
12:00 am
Milos Forman’s adaptation of the tribal rock musical Hair stars John Savage as Claude, a quiet young man from the Midwest who becomes friendly with a group of New York hippies on his way to
Bíó Paradís
Feb 3 @ 9:00 pm
9:00 pm
A concert with Stephen Dorocke at Mengi on Friday, February 3rd at 9pm. Tickets: 2000 ISK About the artist: Stephen Dorocke/Risofon, is the ongoing sonic research and exploration utilizingthe “Resophone”, a modified and sometimes prepared
Mengi
Feb 4 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
For 1100 years Icelanders have been trying to grow as a nation. As of today there are only around 320.000 Icelanders living. Around 500.000 Icelanders are dead and therefore currently cannot help their nation with
Feb 4 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
7:00 pm
This is a 5 km fun run or walk through downtown Reykjavík where participants will see the city in new colours. This is not a timed event because this is not a “race”, this is
Reykjavík
Feb 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
11:00 am
Every Sunday, Inga will have drop-in yoga classes from 11-12:10. It suits both beginners and those more experience. Price is 1500, and it all goes to Minningarsjóður Bergs Snæs
Ingu-yoga
8:00 pm
Sundays are live jazz nights at Bryggjan Brugghús, bistro & brewery, by the old harbour in downtown Reykjavík. You can expect some jazz standards, warm spirits and very good beer! ENTRANCE IS FREE
Bryggjan Brugghús
Feb 6 @ 9:00 pm – 9:00 pm
9:00 pm
A night dedicated to visual performances, held at Mengi on the first Monday evening of every month. Performing : Steinunn Gunnlaugsdóttir, Bergrún Anna Hallsteinsdóttir, Mia Van Veen & Guðrún Tara Sveindóttir og Unnar Örn Jónasson
Mengi
Feb 6 @ 9:00 pm – 9:00 pm
9:00 pm
Every Monday, Húrra has a jazz evening. Cozy atmosphere and sweet tunes of jazz. The entry is free and everyone is welcome!
Húrra
8:00 pm
The Icelandic seasons through icelandic folksongs surrounded by sound-effects by Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson and duets by G. de Machaut. Jóhanna Halldórsdóttir voice Helga A. Jónsdóttir recorders Location: Iðnó Theater by  Reykjavík City hall Every Tuesday
Iðnó
Feb 7 @ 8:30 pm – 9:00 pm
8:30 pm
The 48 Preludes and Fugues of J.S. Bach are regarded as the most influential works which ultimately revolutionized western classical music. Icelandic pianist Ólafur Elíasson plays 6 selected preludes and fugues from The Well-Tempered Clavier
Dómkirkjan
7:30 pm
Ari Eldjárn is one of the funniest Icelanders ever to stand in front of an audience, and it can be almost impossible to keep a straight face when he is on stage. Now he appears
Harpa
Feb 11 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
For 1100 years Icelanders have been trying to grow as a nation. As of today there are only around 320.000 Icelanders living. Around 500.000 Icelanders are dead and therefore currently cannot help their nation with
Feb 11 @ 8:15 pm – 8:15 pm
8:15 pm
Presented by two of Icelands finest actors Icelandic Sagas – The Greatest hits is a 75 minute theatrical comedy roller coaster ride through Iceland’s literary heritage. The Icelandic Sagas are the 40 true stories of
Harpa
Feb 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
11:00 am
Every Sunday, Inga will have drop-in yoga classes from 11-12:10. It suits both beginners and those more experience. Price is 1500, and it all goes to Minningarsjóður Bergs Snæs
Ingu-yoga
8:00 pm
Sundays are live jazz nights at Bryggjan Brugghús, bistro & brewery, by the old harbour in downtown Reykjavík. You can expect some jazz standards, warm spirits and very good beer! ENTRANCE IS FREE
Bryggjan Brugghús
Feb 13 @ 9:00 pm – 9:00 pm
9:00 pm
Every Monday, Húrra has a jazz evening. Cozy atmosphere and sweet tunes of jazz. The entry is free and everyone is welcome!
Húrra
8:00 pm
The Icelandic seasons through icelandic folksongs surrounded by sound-effects by Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson and duets by G. de Machaut. Jóhanna Halldórsdóttir voice Helga A. Jónsdóttir recorders Location: Iðnó Theater by  Reykjavík City hall Every Tuesday
Iðnó
Feb 14 @ 8:30 pm – 9:00 pm
8:30 pm
The 48 Preludes and Fugues of J.S. Bach are regarded as the most influential works which ultimately revolutionized western classical music. Icelandic pianist Ólafur Elíasson plays 6 selected preludes and fugues from The Well-Tempered Clavier
Dómkirkjan
Feb 16 – Feb 18 all-day
12:00 am
The fifth edition of the Sónar Reykjavik festival takes place the 16th through the 18th of February 2017 throughout four stages at one of Europe’s most unique venues; Harpa Concert Hall. ARTISTS We proudly present
Harpa
2:00 pm
PROGRAM Eric Coates The Three Bears Eivør Pálsdóttir and Helga Arnalds My little sister, the monster CONDUCTOR Bernharður Wilkinson SOLOIST Eivør Pálsdóttir HOST Barbara the Clown CHOIR Graduale Futuri
Harpa
Feb 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
11:00 am
Every Sunday, Inga will have drop-in yoga classes from 11-12:10. It suits both beginners and those more experience. Price is 1500, and it all goes to Minningarsjóður Bergs Snæs
Ingu-yoga
8:00 pm
Sundays are live jazz nights at Bryggjan Brugghús, bistro & brewery, by the old harbour in downtown Reykjavík. You can expect some jazz standards, warm spirits and very good beer! ENTRANCE IS FREE
Bryggjan Brugghús
Feb 20 @ 9:00 pm – 9:00 pm
9:00 pm
Every Monday, Húrra has a jazz evening. Cozy atmosphere and sweet tunes of jazz. The entry is free and everyone is welcome!
Húrra
8:00 pm
The Icelandic seasons through icelandic folksongs surrounded by sound-effects by Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson and duets by G. de Machaut. Jóhanna Halldórsdóttir voice Helga A. Jónsdóttir recorders Location: Iðnó Theater by  Reykjavík City hall Every Tuesday
Iðnó
Feb 21 @ 8:30 pm – 9:00 pm
8:30 pm
The 48 Preludes and Fugues of J.S. Bach are regarded as the most influential works which ultimately revolutionized western classical music. Icelandic pianist Ólafur Elíasson plays 6 selected preludes and fugues from The Well-Tempered Clavier
Dómkirkjan