Monday, February 28, 2022

Venues in Iceland -#9

Hitt Húsið

A cultural center for youths, this was my favorite Iceland Airwaves off-venue discovery of 2018. Then it was located downtown, around the corner from the Post Office, but it has since moved. The old site was like a warm and friendly living room, its coziness and intimacy brought out the best in the musicians:

This is a place for family:
And a proper chamber for chamber music:
Jóhanna Elísa

A place where the anxieties of performing on a big stage disappears and a school girl from the Westfjords can sing just like a bird:
Ásrós Helga Guðmundsdóttir

By Professor Batty


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