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Reykjavík Music Venue Closing Concerts this Weekend

Reykjavík music venue Faktorý is set to close on Monday to make way for a new hotel. Some of Iceland’s most popular bands will hold concerts this weekend to bid the venue farewell.

retro_stefson_multimedia_zrRetro Stefson. Photo: Zoë Robert/Iceland Review.

Retro Stefson kick off the party at 11 pm on Friday, followed by FM Belfast and Sometime (free entry) on Saturday at 11 pm. GusGus hold Faktorý’s closing concert (sold out) on Sunday night from 10 pm.

The decision to close the venue has been met with widespread protest by residents in Reykjavík.

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