Organizers of the festival Reykjavík Music Mess, taking place May 24-26 at Volta and Kex Hostel in the capital, announced the full lineup for the festival last week. Meanwhile, more and more acts are being confirmed for Iceland Airwaves, October 30-November 3.
The latest bands to be scheduled to perform at Reykjavík Music Mess are: Boogie Trouble, Tonik, Stafrænn Hákon, Loji and Monotown from Iceland.
Last week, 20 more artists were announced for Iceland Airwaves.
International performers include R&B electro duo AlunaGeorge (UK), industrial electro diva Zola Jesus (US), Robert Forster from the Go-Betweens (AU), Mariam The Believer with her mix of minimal blues, pop and rock with Persian influences (SE), synthesizer laced indie pop trio On An On (US), Synthpop outfit DIANA (CA) and voodoo-pop group Stealing Sheep (UK).
Among Icelandic acts are post punk band Mammút, Pedro Pilatus with garage-tinged house, Muck’s hardcore punk and new punk-rockers Grísalappalísa. Also, the winning band from the Icelandic Music Experiments, Vök, is scheduled to perform.
Go to the festival’s website for tickets and further information.
In other music news, Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds will play at the first ATP Iceland festival in late June.