The Reykjavík Blues Festival

The festival opens with “Blues Day” in the city center on Saturday, April 12, 2014. Good music, classic cars and a lot of blues enthusiists set the tone for the festival which includes live blues in different downtown venues. The highlights include surprise performances downtown city center from 2pm – 5pm and ofcourse the annual induction of the honorary blues personality.

The Reykjavík Blues Festival’s main stage at the Hilton Reykjavík Nordica Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Official afters hours blues club will be at the Hilton Reykjavík Nordica and will be open following the evening main stage concerts. Check the festival website for performer announcments and news.

The Reykjavik Blues Festival brings the best of Icelandic blues to the stage with international headliners performing every year.

Past international performers include:

Lucky Peterson, Tamara Peterson, Guitar Shorty , Michael Burks, John Primer, Super Chikan, Deitra Farr, Billy Branch, Pinetop Perkins, Willie “Big Eyes” Smith, Magic Slim and the Teardrops, Jolly Jumper & Big Moe, Krister Palais, Zora Young og Ronnie Baker Brooks.