Happening This Weekend: Melodica Festival

Happening This Weekend: Melodica Festival

Published August 26, 2016

This independent festival focuses on homey venues to bring audience and artists closer during their performances and without a set entrance fee. It has been a success at many other places around the world since its start in Australia 2007. The line-up for this weekend includes not only Icelandic artists but also from Germany, France, Australia, Chile, the UK and Austria.

Icelandic line-up: Axel Flóvent, CeaseTone, Myra Rós, Pétur Ben, Markús Bjarnason, Marteinn Sindri, Straight Mystical, Danimal + Bara Heiða, Íkorni, Ingunn Hold, FREYJA, Eggert Nielson + Ari Ingólfsson, Halla Norðfjörð, Kristinn Gunnarsson, Egill Halldórsson, One Bad Day, Hljomsveitin EVA & Margrét Arnardóttir.

Overseas line-up: OAZO (DE), White Note (FR), Johanna Amelie (DE), Bernhard Eder (AT), Trinidad Doherty (CL), Spaceships are Cool (UK), Peter Piek (DE), Dooky (AU), Mijo Biscan (AU).

The festival takes place at KEX Hostel today and tomorrow and at Café Rosenberg on Sunday.

Check out melodicareykjavik.com for more information.

Schermafbeelding 2016-08-26 om 10.53.03


Culture
Music
The Fall and Rise of Dabbi T: From Rap to Drugs and Back Again

The Fall and Rise of Dabbi T: From Rap to Drugs and Back Again

by

By Elías Þórsson Ten years ago, rapper Dabbi T conquered the underground, but as drugs took control of his life,

Culture
Music
Music News: Auto-Tune Thy Drugs

Music News: Auto-Tune Thy Drugs

by

As spring threatened to appear, Icelandic musicians also seemed to come out of hibernation, with a glut of March releases.

Culture
Music
Hermigervill: T-Minus Fifteen Minutes To Burnout

Hermigervill: T-Minus Fifteen Minutes To Burnout

by

“Do you know the song ‘One Note Samba?’ This track is called ‘Brown Note Samba,’” says Sveinbjörn Thorarensen, known professionally

Culture
Music
The Sun Rises On Ísafjörður: Aldrei fór ég suður festival is back and better than ever

The Sun Rises On Ísafjörður: Aldrei fór ég suður festival is back and better than ever

by

Aldrei fór ég suður (“I never went south,” in English) is an annual music festival in Ísafjörður that’s gone from

Culture
Music
Sóley Stafansdóttir’s Top 8 Albums

Sóley Stafansdóttir’s Top 8 Albums

by and

Sóley Stafansdóttir performs music as sóley. She first rose to prominence as a member of Sin Fang, but has since

Culture
Music
Pantsuits And Platforms: The Crazy World Of Icelandic Eurovision

Pantsuits And Platforms: The Crazy World Of Icelandic Eurovision

by

It’s Eurovision time. The time of year when half the population of Europe goes crazy—flag-waving, song-singing, chaos-inducing crazy—and the other

Show Me More!