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The Reykjavik Music Walk

The Reykjavik Music Walk

Duration:1.5 hours total
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I'm a music journalist and music scholar in Iceland with 25 years of experience . Two years ago I started The Reykjavik Music Walk, a one hour walk around the city's centre which focuses on the landmark sites that have contributed to the music's remarkable success abroad. E.g. the downtown practice spaces of Bjork and The Sugarcubes, concert halls used by early career Sigur Ros and historically…
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What we’ll do

The tour has a symbolic start, as we start in front of Harpa, the picturesque music and conference hall in Reykjavik's harbour. The walk then makes its way along the harbour front, passing Björk’s old apartment and The Sugarcubes’ old rehearsal space. Walkers are fed anecdotes about the biggest names in Icelandic music, from Of Monsters and Men to Björk and Sigur Rós, during the walk and questions…

What to bring

Warm clothes
Good mood and an open heart

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Where you'll be

Harpa, concert hall Búllan (Practice space of The Sugarcubes) Björks old apartment Duushúsið (famous venue) Hallærisplanið (hangout for the original punks) Fríkirkjan (Sigur Ros played the church at the 2000 Iceland Airwaves festival) Þingholt (Arty neighbourhood, home of many famous Icelandic musicians) Mengi (A very important hub/meeting point for the music scene) 12 Tónar (Iceland’s most famous record store)

Upcoming availability

Fri, Jul 19    From 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM.
$40 per person
10 of 10 spots left

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 2 and up can attend.
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music walk
The Reykjavik Music Walk
17 reviews
$40 per person
17 reviews
$40 per person