What’s On In Reykjavík

May 11 – May 24 all-day
12:00 am
Vertigo is the mutual vision of two French artists rooted in Iceland inspired by the unvarnished influence of its nature and especially the uncommon scale of luminosity. From their both universes emanate eerie artworks full
Listastofan
May 23 @ 6:50 pm – 8:00 pm
6:50 pm
Every Tuesday we dance in the dark for an hour. We come together, dance, enjoy and sweat in the dark. It costs 1000 kr CASH and you can get a 5 time card for 3000
Dansverkstæðið
May 23 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
7:00 pm
Join Canadian folk singer/songwriter Craig Cardiff at ODDSSON in Reykjavík, Iceland for a pop-up concert! Support from Marteinn Sindri. Doors 6:30pm Show 7:00pm Admission is PWYC. https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/craig-cardiff-live-oddsson-tickets-33682072987 VENUE ODDSSON Hringbraut 121 Reykjavík, Iceland
Oddsson
May 23 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
8:00 pm
Bartones, The male choir of Kaffibarinn invite you to a departure concert for their upcoming London adventures. Bartones is made up of regular patrons of the legendary bar Kaffibarinn, Their repertoire consist mostly of Icelandic
Gamla Bíó
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
May 23 @ 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
May 23 @ 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
May 23 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
8:30 pm
Every Tuesday night Goldengang Comedy will showcase the finest comedians Iceland has to offer, in English, at Græna Herbergið (Green Room). Each show is around 1 hour and every week sports a brand new line-up! Hosted
Græna Herbergið
May 24 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
8:00 pm
Two local bands live @ Húrra!
Húrra
May 24 @ 9:00 pm
9:00 pm
Every Wednesday, jazz flows upstairs in The Green Room. Hosted by the young and promising and for everyone who likes to join in and play. Free admission.
Græna Herbergið
May 24 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
9:00 pm
An amazing event every Wednesday starting at 9PM. Hosted by the house band Bexband which starts by playing a one hour set. After that the stage is open for guests to join. You are welcome
Dillon
May 24 @ 10:30 pm – May 25 @ 1:00 am
10:30 pm
Our dear friend Júníus Meyvant from the Westman Islands will grace us with his presence next Wednesday alongside his 8 piece band. He recently returned to Iceland after a very successful sold out European tour
Bryggjan Brugghús
May 25 – May 28 all-day
12:00 am
The Midnight Sun Salsa event will be a four day salsa/bachata/kizomba adventure filled with energetic social dancing on two floors to music mixed by DJ Willy – NL, DJ Dennis Dale (Dennis the Chemist), and DJ
Iðnó
May 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
5:00 pm
Schola Cantorum is an Icelandic chamber choir that was founded around 20 years ago. At this concert in Hallgrimskirkja, they will perform works from their album Meditatio which contains exclusively 20th and 21st century works,
Hallgrímskirkja
May 25 @ 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
May 25 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
8:00 pm
It’s summer and it’s time to embrace it in a song at the third Live Karaoke ever at Kex Hostel featuring all members of the band behind the eyewatering and stunning Elly. This all star
Kex Hostel
May 25 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
The idea for Saga Music was ignited some 25 years ago when musician Valgeir Guðjónsson sailed on Gaia, a marvellous 30 meter Viking longship, from Bergen (Norway) to Kirkwall (on the Orkney Islands). Valgeir is
Gamla Bíó
May 25 @ 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
May 25 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm
8:30 pm
Jono Duffy is one of Iceland’s most sought after entertainers. Since moving here from Australia in 2015 he has quickly made a name for himself as essential viewing for comedy audiences and a sure thing
Tjarnarbíó
May 25 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
9:00 pm
An improv concert with Borgar Magnason, double bass player, Kristjana Stefánsdóttir, singer and Jóel Pálsson, saxophones. A celebration of their mutual birthdays on May 25th.
May 25 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
9:00 pm
Jazz Guitar virtuoso Gunnar Hilmarsson brings his band to Dillon.
Dillon
May 25 @ 10:00 pm – May 26 @ 1:00 am
10:00 pm
GlerAkur is a metal band from Reykjavík. Their sound is based on layering four guitarists, one bass and two drummers. GlerAkri’s concerts redefine the expression “wall of sound”. This concert is a fundraiser for the band’s
May 26 – May 28 all-day
12:00 am
DETOX-YOGA RELAXING RETREAT This weekend offers everything needed to cleanse spiritually and physically in the heart of nature. The DETOX-YOGA relaxing retreat is meant for those who want to cleanse and rest. We welcome you
Sacred Seed
May 26 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
2:00 pm
Every Friday in May, Reykjavík Art Museum offers its guests Gallery Talk on the exhibition Calm, showing the works of Louisa Matthíasdóttir. 5. May 2017 – 14:00 12. May 2017 – 14:00 19. May 2017
Kjarvalsstaðir Reykjavík Art Museum
May 26 @ 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
May 26 @ 10:00 pm – May 27 @ 12:00 am
10:00 pm
Contemporary folk music/country pop by a local band.
Dillon
11:00 am
Enjoy a free guided tour in English through the permanent exhibition, “Making of a Nation” on every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday at 11 am. The tour takes approx. 60 min. Your ticket to the National
Free guided tours
May 27 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
1:00 pm
Saturday, the 27th of May, the city culture will be celebrated for the 9th time in Reykjavík on the annual multicultural day. Mayor will launch the festival with a parade at 1 pm that will
Harpa
5:00 pm
Pearls of Icelandic Song invite the audience to get acquainted with classical Icelandic music where the cream of Icelandic songs, folk songs, hymns and national songs are performed. The concerts come in slightly different variations
Harpa
May 27 @ 6:00 pm – Jun 3 @ 6:00 pm
6:00 pm
OPNUNARPARTÝ / OPENING NIGHT 27.05.2017, Kl.18:00-20:00 FaceBook Event > http://bit.ly/2nkYQTT ‘The Fable of Three’ is a set of nine main illustrations in which a story of meeting, exchange and searching takes place. There are three
Listastofan
May 27 @ 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
May 27 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
9:00 pm
A program of contemporary Finnish pieces mixed with songs from the Renaissance: Boësset, Dowland, Supponen, Klemola, Börtz, Talvitie. Performers: Tuuli Lindeberg, soprano & Petri Kumela, guitarist. Concert starts at 9pm. House opens at 8:30 pm.
Mengi
10:00 pm
Mugison is an Icelandic musician known for powerful and sincere performances that come through at every show. Not to be missed!
May 27 @ 10:00 pm – May 28 @ 3:00 am
10:00 pm
Local band Skrattar present a concert and music video release, accompanied by the Icelandic artists Kuldaboli and Alvia. Kórdrengirnir í Skröttum ætla að vera með heljarinnar útgáfuveislu þann 27.Maí. Þeim til trausts og halds verður hinn
Gaukurinn
May 27 @ 10:00 pm – May 28 @ 12:00 am
10:00 pm
Brash and raw, yet eloquent and nostalgic X Heart embodies a DIY ethos that keeps indie music honest. Set to fluid rhythms and danceable beats, their dark, angst ridden pop centres on the fragility and
Dillon
May 28 all-day
12:00 am
Guided tour of Harpa Concert Hall – Every day of the week Experience the magnificent Harpa and visit areas that are not open to general public. The guide will share with you some of Harpa’s secrets,
Harpa
11:00 am
Enjoy a free guided tour in English through the permanent exhibition, “Making of a Nation” on every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday at 11 am. The tour takes approx. 60 min. Your ticket to the National
Free guided tours
May 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Free class. Every Sunday at noon. …since last summer we’ve hosted a free yoga class on Sundays. This is an hour long class taught by yoga instructor & dancer Viktor Már. It is suitable for
Loft Hostel
May 28 @ 5:00 pm
5:00 pm
The show focuses on Hallgerdur Langbrók and her visit to Kaldalón Harpa in search of a haven. She has been roaming between earth and heaven for about 1000 years after being shut out in both
Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre
May 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
7:30 pm
Irish traditional music played by Tiarnán Ó Duinnchinn- Uilleann Pipes; Mhàiri Baird – Flute, Tenor banjo and vocals; Seán Earnest – bouzouki and guitar. See full details, video and audio clips at www.vakafolk.is This is
Kex Hostel
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
May 28 @ 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
5:00 pm
A group exhibition by guest artists that have been staying at the SÍM Residency in Seljavegur and Korpúlfsstaðir in May. The works at the exhibition will represent results of the researches the artists have been
SÍM Gallery
May 29 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
5:00 pm
Workshop with improvisational vocalist Saadet Türköz at Mengi on May, 29th from 5-8pm. Limited seating. Registrate at ingibjorgfrida@gmail.com 3500 ISK – soup and bread included. •••••••••••• Improvisational vocalist Saadet Türköz was born in Istanbul to
8:00 pm
Vegan burgers and live music every evening!
Bike Cave
May 29 @ 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
9:00 pm
Open mic standup comedy in ENGLISH every Monday by Goldengang Comedy! Yes, every Monday, at 21.00! Free entry.
Gaukurinn
May 30 @ 6:50 pm – 8:00 pm
6:50 pm
Every Tuesday we dance in the dark for an hour. We come together, dance, enjoy and sweat in the dark. It costs 1000 kr CASH and you can get a 5 time card for 3000
Dansverkstæðið
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
May 30 @ 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
May 30 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
8:30 pm
Every Tuesday night Goldengang Comedy will showcase the finest comedians Iceland has to offer, in English, at Græna Herbergið (Green Room). Each show is around 1 hour and every week sports a brand new line-up! Hosted
Græna Herbergið
May 31 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
The idea for Saga Music was ignited some 25 years ago when musician Valgeir Guðjónsson sailed on Gaia, a marvellous 30 meter Viking longship, from Bergen (Norway) to Kirkwall (on the Orkney Islands). Valgeir is
Gamla Bíó
May 31 @ 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
May 31 @ 9:00 pm
9:00 pm
Every Wednesday, jazz flows upstairs in The Green Room. Hosted by the young and promising and for everyone who likes to join in and play. Free admission.
Græna Herbergið
May 31 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
9:00 pm
An amazing event every Wednesday starting at 9PM. Hosted by the house band Bexband which starts by playing a one hour set. After that the stage is open for guests to join. You are welcome
Dillon
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am
9:00 am
Migos is the hottest band in the world, and has grabbed the attention of Rolling Stone, SPIN, Pitchfork, and Drake, who has remixed their music. There will be two opening acts at the concert, one
Laugardalshöll
Jun 1 @ 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
Jun 1 @ 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
Jun 1 @ 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm
9:00 pm
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Húrra
Jun 1 @ 9:00 pm
9:00 pm
Every other Thursday, Boston Bar will have a “Plug and Play” evening. These evenings are held to introduce new Icelandic music and artists. Entry is FREE of charge. ★ Plug & Play #1 ★  (Feb 9th)
Boston
10:00 pm
“The Kabarett is an ensemble of different artists with one thing in common: they’re hilariously funny, and they’re sexy at the same time. (…) The correct word would be burlesque. This is intellectual theatre where
Rósenberg Reykjavík
Jun 2 @ 9:00 am
9:00 am
Migos is the hottest band in the world, and has grabbed the attention of Rolling Stone, SPIN, Pitchfork, and Drake, who has remixed their music. There will be two opening acts at the concert, one
Laugardalshöll
Jun 2 @ 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
Jun 2 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm
8:30 pm
Jono Duffy is one of Iceland’s most sought after entertainers. Since moving here from Australia in 2015 he has quickly made a name for himself as essential viewing for comedy audiences and a sure thing
Tjarnarbíó
11:00 am
Enjoy a free guided tour in English through the permanent exhibition, “Making of a Nation” on every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday at 11 am. The tour takes approx. 60 min. Your ticket to the National
Free guided tours
5:00 pm
Pearls of Icelandic Song invite the audience to get acquainted with classical Icelandic music where the cream of Icelandic songs, folk songs, hymns and national songs are performed. The concerts come in slightly different variations
Harpa
Jun 3 @ 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
12:00 am
Guided tour of Harpa Concert Hall – Every day of the week Experience the magnificent Harpa and visit areas that are not open to general public. The guide will share with you some of Harpa’s secrets,
Harpa