From Iceland — Happening This Weekend November 28-30

Happening This Weekend November 28-30

Published November 28, 2014

Happening This Weekend November 28-30
Gabríel Benjamin
Photo by
Rúnar Sigurður Sigurjónsson


Sun Kil Moon
With everything that’s going on today, we don’t blame you for not realising that motherfucking Mark Kozelek is coming to town, and he’s playing a show that you can go to! Don’t just take our word for why you should go, listen to what fellow fan Chris Sea thinks of him.
-Fríkirkja at 20:30, 5,900 ISK

Ylja Album Release Concert
This alternative acoustic folk group has been turning heads as of late, and are celebrating the release of their new album. They combine vocal harmonies with soft acoustic riffs to create a soothing ambient sound, equally at home playing tenderly on your living room stereo, and on stage.
-Harpa at 20:30, 2,900 ISK

Kælan Mikla / Pink Street Boys / Ghostigital
Our Track of the Issue and Post-Set Breakdown stars, the punk-poets of Kælan mikla who just released an EP, LP and cassette in short succession, are teaming up with the garage rock band Pink Street Boys who released the critically acclaimed ‘Trash From The Boys’ a few months back, as well as the elusive electronic duo Ghostigital! Fuckin’ ey, that’s what you call a solid lineup.
-Húrra at 22:00, 1,500 ISK


sóley / Cell7 / Uni Stefson
The Iceland-Palestine Association recently got nineteen Icelandic musicians and bands to come together and raise money for AISHA, (Associal for Women and Child Protection) a Palestinian charity. The likes of  GusGus, FM Belfast, Sóley, Cell 7, Mammút, Prins Póló og Mugison have contributed tracks to compilation ‘Fyrir Gaza,’ (“For Gaza”) and there is an album release party at KEX where sóley, Cell7 and Uni Stefson have a free performance.
-KEX Hostel at 16:00, free admission, donations welcome

The Queen of Versailles
As a part of Lauren Greenfield’s ‘Girl Culture’ exhibit, her documentary ‘The Queen Of Versailles‘ is being screened at the Reykjavík Museum of Photography. The film is a “documentary that follows a billionaire couple as they begin construction on a mansion inspired by Versailles. During the next two years, their empire, fuelled by the real estate bubble and cheap money, falters due to the economic crisis.
-Reykjavík Museum of Photography at 13:30 on Saturday and Sunday

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