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
Mar 11 @ 2:00 pm – Apr 29 @ 3:00 pm
2:00 pm
Enjoy a free guided tour in English every Saturday at 2 pm until May 1.There will be a guided Tour in English through the permanent exhibition, “Making of a Nation” on every Saturday at 2
Guided tour at the National Museum of Iceland
Mar 13 – Mar 31 all-day
12:00 am
*** Roundabout Baltic PLUS Iceland Exhibition opening Design with a sea view. A visual tale of nature and design intersections. Exhibition of contemporary design from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Sweden – and
Nordic House
Mar 25 @ 7:30 pm – Apr 1 @ 7:00 pm
7:30 pm
From 25th- 28th of March, the bands will play at 7:30pm and each evening costs 1500 ISK.. The final evening is 1st of April 5pm and costs 2000 ISK The festival has been the main
Harpa
12:00 am
Opening film on the 30th of March at Bíó Paradís, 6pm. The opening film is Antboy 3 in English. Children are welcome to wear costumes. Free entry to the opening event!   See the program
Bíó Paradís
12:15 pm
Thomas Thwaites gives a lecture on Thursday March 30th at 12:15 in Lecture room A in Þverholt 11. The lecture will be in English and open to the public http://www.thomasthwaites.com/
Icelandic Academy of the Arts
Mar 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
This is how it works: TEAM SIZE: 3-5 people. If you don’t have a team we will help you to find a team for you on sight! Please be there in Icelandic time (which means:
The Dubliner
Mar 30 @ 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
Canadian violinist James Ehnes captivated Icelandic concertgoers when he performed with the Toronto Symphony in Harpa in autumn 2014. This violin virtuoso has received both Grammy and Gramophone awards and been showered with praise by critics worldwide.
Harpa
Mar 30 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
8:00 pm
Icelandic Singer/songwriter Eliza Newman brings her new album Straumhvörf to the capital city for the first time with a whole band. Her fourth album Straumhvörf a mix of feisty indie rock and folky melancholia has
Græna Herbergið
Mar 30 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
8:00 pm
Time for another Quiz in English! Ask it, answer it, fax, drink it, Touch it, bring it, quiz it, watch it. Quizologic. (Apologies to Daft Punk) Things to know: ** Up to 6 per team
Loft Hostel
Mar 30 @ 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
9:00 pm
Story of Two, the high energy acoustic rock duo from Boulder Colorado USA will be performing at Rosenberg in Reykjavík Iceland March 30th!
Café Rósenberg
Mar 31 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 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
6:00 pm
OPENING 6pm 31 March 2017 @ Mengi Guilaume Bijl The Politician = a Transformation – Installation Guilaume Bijl from Antwerpen in Belgium. His installation will be open for two days in Mengi. More info at http://sim.is/.
Mengi
8:00 pm
The War Of The Worlds On March 31st a fantastic ensemble of Icelandic singers, actors and musicians will perform a concert version of Jeff Wayne’s Musical version of The War Of The Worlds in Icelandic.
Harpa
Mar 31 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
8:00 pm
Story of Two from Boulder Colorado in the United States have traveled long and far to share our music and our friendship! Come say hi. We are anxious to meet you all. We are a
Den Danske Kro
10:00 pm
Icelandic band Árstíðir will be playing at Café Rosenberg in Rekjavík this Friday and Saturday. The band will perform new material from their upcoming album, as well as re-visit some of it’s older gems. Admission
Café Rosenberg
11:00 pm
The Icelandic band Valdimar will perform at Bryggjan Brugghús next Friday, 31st of March. The concert starts around midnight and entry is free. Our kitchen is open until 23.00 on Fridays and we have a
Bryggjan Brugghús
Apr 1 @ 11:00 am
11:00 am
The Icelandic opera welcomes children 9-12 years old to join a lively introduction to the opera. We will meet in Harpa at 11.00 and explore the opera backstage with a lot of fun activities. Our
Harpa
5:00 pm
Jóhannesarpassían eftir J.S. Bach er í hugum margra ómissandi þáttur í aðdraganda páskanna. Dómkórinn ásamt kammersveit og einsöngvurum mun flytja þetta magnaða verk í tvígang í Langholtskirkju dagana 1. og 2. apríl næstkomandi. Einsöngvarar verða
Langholtskirkja
Apr 1 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
5:00 pm
The Cathedral Choir with orchestra and soloists will be performing the St. John Passion by J.S. Bach in Langholts church 1st and 2nd April. Among the soloists is the renowned Kristinn Sigmundsson bass in the
Langholtskirkja church
Apr 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
Apr 1 @ 9:00 pm
9:00 pm
Artists: Dadykewl Alvia Islandia kef LAVÍK Auður Egill Ásgeirsson
Húrra
10:00 pm
Icelandic band Árstíðir will be playing at Café Rosenberg in Rekjavík this Friday and Saturday. The band will perform new material from their upcoming album, as well as re-visit some of it’s older gems. Admission
Café Rosenberg
10:00 pm
Icelandic rap at it’s finest: Kött Grá Pje, Heimir Rappari & Hlynur í Skyttunum. Listen here: https://soundcloud.com/kott-gra-pje House opens at 9pm.
Hard Rock Café
Apr 2 @ 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
A concert, dedicated to nature, where the audience will be led by the performers into nature as composers from both the east and west experience it. The journey takes us where the wind blows, flowers
Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre
5:00 pm
Jóhannesarpassían eftir J.S. Bach er í hugum margra ómissandi þáttur í aðdraganda páskanna. Dómkórinn ásamt kammersveit og einsöngvurum mun flytja þetta magnaða verk í tvígang í Langholtskirkju dagana 1. og 2. apríl næstkomandi. Einsöngvarar verða
Langholtskirkja
Apr 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
5:00 pm
The Cathedral Choir with orchestra and soloists will be performing the St. John Passion by J.S. Bach in Langholts church 1st and 2nd April. Among the soloists is Kristinn Sigmundsson bass in the role of
Langholtskirkja church
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
Vegan burgers and live music every evening!
Bike Cave
Apr 3 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
8:00 pm
The Gospel Choir of Árbær and Bústaðakirkja Church will have a spring concert Monday April 3rd at 8pm. There will be various songs, along with songs from the Sister Act movies. Guest singers will be Anna
Bústaðakirkja
Apr 3 @ 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
Apr 3 @ 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
Pianist Anna Gréta performs with her father, saxophonist Sigurður Flosason who is a major figure on the Icelandic jazz scene. They will focus on compositions by women. Freyjujazz is a weekly lunch hour concert series
The National Gallery of Iceland
Apr 4 @ 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
7:30 pm
Meet the author Kjell Westö at the Nordic House Tuesday 4 April at 7.30 p.m. The moderator is the Icelandic author Einar Kárason. The interview will be held in Swedish/Scandinavian. Free entrance. During the break
The Nordic House
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
Apr 4 @ 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
Apr 4 @ 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
9:00 pm
Another fortnight, another LIVE Icetralia podcast. Professional unprofessionals Jonathan Duffy and Hugleikur Dagsson take the stage and say awful/wonderful things into microphones. Icetralia is the only Icelandic/Australian podcast in the universe. Jono and Hulli regret
Húrra
12:00 am
The first international long form improv festival in Iceland April 5-9, 2017. East meets West on a geothermal ice cube! Shows, workshops, sight seeing, jams, hot tubs, parties, Geysers and northern lights if we’re lucky!  The Reykjavík
Þjóðleikhúskjallarinn
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?! 😀 Casilero Del Diablo will be on
Petersen svítan
8:00 pm
Students from Iceland Arts Academy perform music, visual performances and more. Starts at 8pm. Free entrance.
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
9:00 pm
Weekly Blues Jam Session w/ Beggi Smári & Bexband
Dillon
9:00 pm
A concert with Borgar Magnason. New compositions for double bass and electronics from an upcoming album. Tickets: 2500 ISK Borgar Magnason is an Icelandic double bass player and composer. His musical interests range from improvised
Mengi
Apr 6 @ 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
9:00 pm
Laufey Jensdóttir, violinist, performs music from 18th & 21st century. Music by Pisendel, Bach, Schnelzer and Sigrún Jónsdóttir. Program – Johann Georg Pisendel: Sonata in a-minor for solo violin: Largo & Allegro – Johann Sebastian
Mengi
9:00 pm
The legendary punk band Sham 69 (UK) will have a concert in Iceland on the 7th of April. The Icelandic punk bands Fræbbblarnir, Q4U and Leiksvið Fáránleikans will join them. Price  2500 kr by the
Gaukurinn
Apr 8 – Apr 13 all-day
12:00 am
In keeping with tradition, there will be three evening concerts at the Reykjavík Hilton Nordica during the week before Easter, on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The official after-hours Blues Club will be at the Hilton
Hilton Reykjavík Nordica
9:00 pm
Hadelin / Chris Foster A release concert at Mengi Starts at 9pm. House opens at 8:30pm Tickets: 2000 ISK “One of the very finest albums of English song by anybody in recent years.” fRoots on
Mengi
11:30 pm
FALK og PLUTÓ kynnir Ectotherm Showcase á Paloma Courtesy (DK) Mama Snake (DK) Ewok Ozy 1500 ISK on  tix.is 2000 ISK by door   On Saturday April 8th, the FALK record label and the PLUTÓ
Paloma Bar
Apr 9 @ 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 Welcome Home series presents home concerts with young musicians. It reaches out to those who have recently finished their studies abroad, inviting them to introduce themselves and their accomplishments to the audience at home,
Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre
Apr 9 @ 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
8:00 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
Apr 9 @ 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
Vegan burgers and live music every evening!
Bike Cave
Apr 10 @ 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
Apr 11 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
12:15 pm
Violinist Greta Salome has played with the symphony orchestra, performed on a Disney boat, competed twice in Eurovision Song Contest and here she presents her trio with Gunnar Hilmarsson on guitar and Leifur Gunnarsson on
The National Gallery of Iceland
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
Apr 11 @ 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
Apr 11 @ 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
Apr 11 @ 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
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?! 😀 Casilero Del Diablo will be on
Petersen svítan