Top Choice Live Music in Old Reykjavík


Dark and raw, this large bar opens up its back room to create a concert venue, with live music or DJs most nights, and is one of the best places in town to close out the evening. There's a range of beers on tap and …
Top Choice Cinema in Laugavegur & Skólavörðustígur

Bíó Paradís

This totally cool cinema, decked out in movie posters and vintage officeware, screens specially curated Icelandic films with English subtitles. It's a chance to see movies that you may not find elsewhere.
Top Choice Live Music in Akureyri

Græni Hatturinn

Tucked down a lane beside Blaá Kannan, this intimate venue is the best place in town to see live music – and one of the best in the country. If you get the chance, buy a ticket to anything going.
Live Performance in Hveragerði & Around

Icelandic Horse Park Fákasel

Performances at Fákasel combine people, horses and multimedia lights and music. Quick daytime shows start at kr1800, more elaborate 45-minute evening shows with a backstage visit cost kr4800, and there's an occasion…
Music in Akureyri


Modern Hof is a cultural centre designed for music and other performing arts. Along with conference and exhibition facilities and a good daytime restaurant (1862 Nordic Bistro), it's also home to Akureyri's tourist …
Live Music in Seyðisfjörður

Blue Church Summer Concerts

On Wednesday evenings from late June to mid-August, the Bláa Kirkjan is the setting for a popular series of jazz, classical- and folk-music concerts; see the website for the program. If you’re leaving on the Thursda…
Stadium in Reykjavík

Laugardalsvöllur National Stadium

Iceland’s football (soccer) passion is huge. Cup and international matches are played at this national stadium in Laugardalur. See the sports sections of Reykjavík’s newspapers or Football Association of Iceland, an…
Cinema in Old Harbour

Cinema at Old Harbour Village No 2

A tiny theatre perches in the top of one of the rehabbed Old Harbour warehouses. Nature films include volcanoes (Eyjafjallajökull, Westmann Islands), the creation of Iceland, and the Northern Lights, and are mostly …
Theatre in Old Reykjavík


Drama, stand-up comedy, improv and dance all get a showing at this long-standing, independent performing-arts theatre. Over summer most shows are performed in English. The lovely theatre cafe is open during the day,…
Live Performance in Laugavegur & Skólavörðustígur


This new entry on the gallery and performance art scene may be small, but it offers an innovative program of music and performing arts.