Entertainment

Top Choice Live Music in Old Reykjavík

Húrra

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.
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

Tjarnarbíó

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

Mengi

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

Gaukurinn

Grungy and glorious, it's a solid stop for live music, comedy, karaoke and open mikes. Happy hour is 7pm to 10pm (beer/wine kr600/750).
Theatre in Laugavegur & Skólavörðustígur

National Theatre

The National Theatre has three separate stages and puts on plays, musicals and operas, from modern Icelandic works to Shakespeare.
Theatre in Reykjavík

Reykjavík City Theatre

Stages plays and musicals, and is home to the Icelandic Dance Company.
Dance in Reykjavík

Icelandic Dance Company

The Icelandic Dance Company is in residence at Reykjavík City Theatre.