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West Fjords Music Festival Coming Up

The Rauðasandur Festival, held at the farm Melanes by the red-sand beach Rauðisandur, a popular travel destination in the southern West Fjords, will take place July 4-7. The festival is a celebration of pop, country, blues, reggae and folk music.

prinspoloPrins Póló are among performers at the Rauðasandur Festival.

Orgelbróðir, Prins Póló, Borko, Ylja, Snorri Helgason, Boogie Trouble, Nolo, Samaris, Amaba Dama, Mr. Silla and Ryan MacGrath from Canada are among performers.

Other events include walks, a sandcastle competition, yoga and meditation on the beach. For further information, go to raudasandurfestival.is.

As for other festivals this upcoming weekend, the annual Irish Days will take place for the tenth time in Akranes, West Iceland, July 4-6.

The festival’s highlight is Lopapeysan, a series of concerts by the local harbor. Performers include Bubbi Morthens, Helgi Björnsson, Matti Matt, Jón Jónsson and Páll Óskar. For tickets, go to midi.is.


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