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Akureyri Rock and Metal Festival Begins

The music festival Akureyri Rocks (Akureyri Rokkar), which features rock music and metal, will be held for the third time this weekend. It kicks off in Akureyri, north Iceland’s largest town, tonight and will carry on through Saturday night.

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From Akureyri. Photo by Páll Stefánsson.

The festival’s main venues are Sjallinn and Húsid. Crazy Dude, Crapitation, Haelsaeri and Ugly Alex will play the opening concerts at Húsid from 7:30 pm, as stated on the festival’s Facebook site.

Among other performers are Buxnaskjónar, Thingtak, Gone Postal, Endless Dark, Atrum, Dimma, In Memoriam and Agent Fresco, with whom the festival will conclude in Sjallinn.

Tickets are available at Imperial in the mall Glerártorg, Akureyri, MUNDA on Laugavegur, Reykjavík, and by phone: (+354) 855-3262.

Click here to read about an ongoing food festival in Reykjavík.

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