What’s On In Reykjavík

Jan 21 – May 15 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 Concert Hall and Conference Centre
Feb 22 @ 4:00 pm
4:00 pm
HAPPY WEDNESDAY Throughout February our Wednesdays are going to be so much happier than other days because our happy hour will be from 4pm-1am! How awesome is that?! 😀 Live jazz music will flow through
Petersen svítan
Feb 22 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
The band Amiina made music for the silent horror film Fantômas 1913 french film director Louis Feuillade.
Húrra
8:30 pm
MARIS is the solo project of Belgian singer Maris Broeckmeyer. In September of 2016 her debut album “On Gods and other Things” was released on Belgian label RAT Records by Teun Verbruggen. The album was
Gaukurinn
9:00 pm
Grimm Grimm (Japan) live at Loft. Free entry. Concert starts at 21.00. Supported by Ceasetone – a special solo performance. Grimm Grimm – is a Japanese experimental folk/pop London-based singer-songwriter Koichi Yamanoha. Former frontman of
Loft Hostel
9:00 pm
Every Wednesday at 9pm, Þórunn Antonía Magnúsdóttir and DJ Dóra Júlía host a karaoke party at Sæta Svínið gastro pub. Everyone who participates gets a price.
Sæta Svínið
9:00 pm
Una Stefánsdóttir, voice and piano Daníel Helgason, guitar Andri Guðmundsson, bass Sólrún Mjöll Kjartansdóttir,drums Elvar Bragi Kristjónsson, trumpet Soul and jazz singer Una Stef and her band will perform and honour Beyoncé’s music with brand
Harpa Concert Hall
9:00 pm
RRG – Reykjavik Rhythm Groove Lindy hop and blues dancenight in Reykjavík. Beginner or not, everybody is welcome, so come dance with us on this RRG # 300! Dj Plötusnúður með glassúr will provide us
Petersen svítan í Gamla bíó
Feb 23 – Mar 5 all-day
12:00 am
Stockfish is a festival for film lovers which is held by filmmaking professionals in Iceland. The festival builds its foundation on the Reykjavík Film Festival which was founded in 1978. The purpose of the festival
Bíó Paradís
Feb 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
6:30 pm
The New Moon is all about new beginnings. It’s a perfect time to set up new goals and intentions. The new moon has a manifesting power and allows us to “plant the seeds” of our
Healing Moon Meditations with Julia
Feb 23 @ 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
7:30 pm
PROGRAM Antonin Dvořák Slavonic Dances op. 46, no. 1, 2, 7, and 8 Sergei Rachmaninoff Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony no. 4 CONDUCTOR Jun Märkl SOLOIST Stephen Hough
Harpa
Feb 23 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
The band Amiina made music for the silent horror film Fantômas 1913 french film director Louis Feuillade.
Húrra
8:30 pm
The Icelandic Music Experiment winners of 2016 Hórmónar are playing with solo artist Seint at the Annual Icelandic Beer Festival 2017 on February 23rd. Hórmónar have a wide range of influences, but consider themselves first
Kex Hostel
Feb 23 @ 9:00 pm
9:00 pm
Fersteinn consists of Guðmundur Steinn Gunnarsson, Páll Ivan, Lárus H. Grímsson and Bára Sigurjónssson. They play at Mengi on Thursday, February 23rd at 9pm. House opens at 8:30pm. Tickets: 2000 IS Poetic music with all
Mengi
Feb 23 @ 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
Feb 24 @ 4:00 pm
4:00 pm
Last weekend of the month and you’re too broke to go out? Don’t despair, because this Friday the International Committee is hosting a party at Stúdentakjallarinn and there will be some great offers at the
Student Cellar / Stúdentakjallarinn
Feb 24 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
4:30 pm
Beer Yoga for the first time ever in Iceland during The Annual Icelandic Beer Festival 2017. There are only 30 seats available. Sign up with Kexland tour desk at KEX Hostel. Teacher: Sandra Dögg of
Kex Hostel
6:00 pm
PROGRAM Edgard Varèse Density 21.5 John Cage Daughters of the Lonesome Isle Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony no. 4 CONDUCTOR Jun Märkl SOLOISTS Hallfríður Ólafsdóttir and Tinna Þorsteinsdóttir
Harpa
8:00 pm
On February 20th, at 20:00 in celebration of Black History Month Harold Burr, in association with Hannesarholt, will present SOUL’D OUT ! a soul music retrospective. Harold Burr, formerly of the Platters, will sing the
Hannesarholt
8:00 pm
Jaakko EIno Kalevi i : The Finnish solo musician that Pitchfork describes as “ a dashing synth pop troubadour of platonic perfection “ makes his way to ODDSSON for a rare performance. He stunned audiences
Oddsson
8:30 pm
Prins Póló and Sísý Ey are playing live at the 6th Annual Icelandic Beer Festival. It’s more than 2 years since Prins Póló’s chart topping, advert soundtracking, silver-screen accompanying hit of a tune, ‘París Norðursins‘
Kex Hostel
Feb 24 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
9:00 pm
Siggi String Quartet Concert at Mengi on Friday, February 24th at 9pm Tickets: 2000 ISK Program: – Bára Gísladóttir: String Quartet (2017). World Premiere – L. v. Beethoven: “”Heiliger Dankgesang eines Genesenen an die Gottheit,
Mengi
5:00 pm
The Chamber Music Society hosts six concerts in Harpa this season. A wide variety of chamber music will be performed by some of Iceland‘s finest musicians in Harpa‘s excellent Norðurljós recital hall, which has become
Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre
Feb 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
8:30 pm
M Belfast are playing live at the 6th Annual Icelandic Beer Festival. FM Belfast are definitely one of Iceland’s finest live acts and curently their working on their 4th studio album. They almost blew out
Kex Hostel
Feb 25 @ 9:00 pm
9:00 pm
Hadelin / Chris Foster A release concert at Mengi Starts at 9pm. House opens at 8:30pm Tickets: 2000 ISK Chris Foster grew up in the south west of England. A master of his trade, he
Mengi
12:00 am
New music by composer and electric guitarist Hafdís Bjarnadóttir for a mixed band of rock, jazz and contemporary musicians. The band will, amongst others, perform a piece composed out of leftovers and trash from other
Mengi
Feb 26 @ 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 Free for 10-16 yr. olds
Ingu-yoga
5:00 pm
The Chamber Music Society hosts six concerts in Harpa this season (2016-2017). A wide variety of chamber music will be performed by some of Iceland‘s finest musicians in Harpa‘s excellent Norðurljós recital hall, which has
Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre
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
8:00 pm
The Human Voice / Mannsröddin / La Voix Humaine by Francis Poulenc DATES: 9.feb (premiere) 8pm 10.feb                    8pm 12.feb              
Harpa
Feb 26 @ 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
“Bolludagur” is the first in the row of three peculiar holidays that together constitute “Icelandic Carnival.” The name roughly translates to “Cream Puff Day” in English. It falls on Monday six weeks before Easter so
Feb 27 @ 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm
5:00 pm
Heated Vinyasa yoga is ideally practiced in a room heated to approximately 78 to 95 degrees Fahrenheit, depending on the studio. You can expect a flowing class that contains Pranayama, sometimes music and a variety
Yoga Shala
8:00 pm
Vegan burgers,  live music every evening !
Bike Cave
Feb 27 @ 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
12:00 am
Sprengidagur is Iceland’s version of Mardi Gras. We celebrate it by eating as much as we can, of, corned (salt-preserved) lamb (sometimes horse) and split pea soup. It’s delicious! This holiday falls on the Tuesday
Feb 28 @ 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
Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
Like to shoot people (nonviolently)…heres your opportunity to learn how and I don’t mean sitting behind your computer games There’s a beginners portraiture workshop happening at Listastofan. First we’ll be having a general discussion about
Listastofan
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
8:00 pm
Hurstwic presents the gala world premiere of our new film THE FINAL BATTLE OF GRETTIR THE STRONG Join us for a screening of our documentary film based on Grettis saga, followed by question and answer
Tjarnarbíó
Feb 28 @ 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
Ash Wednesday is, in most countries, a solemn day. It’s the first day of Lent, and the fast that comes with it, and people give up something they enjoy in order to remember Jesus’s 40
9:00 pm
Every Wednesday at 9pm, Þórunn Antonía Magnúsdóttir and DJ Dóra Júlía host a karaoke party at Sæta Svínið gastro pub. Everyone who participates gets a price.
Sæta Svínið
Mar 1 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
9:00 pm
Ulrike Haage, a composer, pianist, producer for radio plays and a sound artist is one of the most multifaceted artists in Germany today. She composes and directs contemporary works for film and radio, among other
Græna Herbergið
Mar 2 @ 8:00 pm – Mar 4 @ 11:00 pm
8:00 pm
At the seventh annual Reykjavík Folk Festival, folk musicians both young and old will join forces to create a three-day feast of folk music in the wonderful setting of Kex Hostel. Folk music has a
Kex Hostel
Mar 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
Mar 3 @ 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
8:00 pm
The Human Voice / Mannsröddin / La Voix Humaine by Francis Poulenc DATES: 9.feb (premiere) 8pm 10.feb                    8pm 12.feb              
Harpa
10:00 pm
PuNk’s NoT DeAd!! The Headlines is a punk rock band from Malmö, Sweden. They were formed in 2005. Their music is heavily influenced by such bands as The Clash, Rancid and Ramones. Stry Terrarie (Ebba
Gaukurinn
Mar 5 all-day
12:00 am
“I believe in Truntum Runtum and my troll’s in the rocks.” For 17 million years, give or take a century or two, the trolls have had the island all to themselves. They’ve dug canyons, made
Tjarnarbíó
Mar 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 Free for 10-16 yr. olds
Ingu-yoga
5:00 pm
Two popular yet very different sextets inspired by memories are the cornerstones of this concert by the Reykjavik Chamber Orchestra. Mladi or Youth by Janacek for winds and the string sextet Souvenir de Florence by
Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre
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
Mar 6 @ 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm
5:00 pm
Heated Vinyasa yoga is ideally practiced in a room heated to approximately 78 to 95 degrees Fahrenheit, depending on the studio. You can expect a flowing class that contains Pranayama, sometimes music and a variety
Yoga Shala
8:00 pm
Vegan burgers,  live music every evening !
Bike Cave
Mar 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
Mar 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
Mar 7 all-day
12:00 am
Renowned shit shooters 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
Húrra
Mar 7 @ 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
Mar 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
9:00 pm
A concert with Benoît Pioulard (Thomas Meluch) at Mengi on Tuesday, March 7th at 9pm. Tickets: 3000 ISK House opens at 8:30 pm. Since a young age, Thomas Meluch (aka Benoît Pioulard) has been fascinated
Mengi
9:00 pm
Every Wednesday at 9pm, Þórunn Antonía Magnúsdóttir and DJ Dóra Júlía host a karaoke party at Sæta Svínið gastro pub. Everyone who participates gets a price.
Sæta Svínið
7:30 pm
PROGRAM Joseph Haydn Symphony no. 96, “The Miracle” Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Concerto no. 2 Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Concerto no. 3 CONDUCTOR Matthew Halls SOLOIST Paul Lewis
Harpa
Mar 9 @ 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
Mar 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