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Free Concerts and Culture Events in Reykjavík

KEXmas will be celebrated throughout December, a series of free concerts and cultural events hosted by KEX Hostel and the in-house restaurant Sæmundur í sparifötunum in collaboration with Kimi Records ant the Mál og menning bookstore.


Ólafur Arnalds. Courtesy of IMX.

The program kicked off on December 4 when Pollapönk performed songs from their latest album, Aðeins meira Pollapönk, and Eva María Jónsdóttir and Óskar Jónasson read from their new book Dans vil ég heyra, a press release states.

Other performers include musicians Lay Low, Snorri Helgason and Sóley, and authors Hallgrímur Helgason, Hugleikur Dagsson and Óttar Norðfjörð. Go to for further information.

Also in December, free events will take place at the Nordic House every day at 12:34 pm.

Meanwhile, Ólafur Arnalds will play at the hostel on Vesturgata 17 in Reykjavík tonight at 8 pm as part of the concert series Live in the Lobby. Admission is free.

The music web and the band Mammút will hold a free party and concert at Hressingarskálinn (Hressó) tomorrow at 10 pm, Morgunblaðið reports.

In other music news, Mugison has decided to hold another free concert in Harpa on December 22, at 7:30 pm, due to significant demand. Free tickets will be available as of 12 pm today on

Click here to read more about Mugison’s free concert and here to read about the Nordic House’s Christmas Calendar.


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