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Kexport is the place to be Saturday: 12-hour music marathon

By Staff

  • Emmsjé Gauti The rapper is one of the best live performers in Icelandic music. Photo/Pjetur Sigurðsson

The great Kex Hostel will be the most fun place in Reykjavík on 18 July when the annual KEXPort music festival kicks off at noon. Twelve bands and solo artists are performing, one act every hour until midnight.

Rock band Agent Fresco and rapper Emmsjé Gauti will close the evening. The rockers are Gauti's regular support band and will join him on stage after finishing their own set. Below you can see two members of Agent Fresco do a great unplugged version of Emmsjé Gauti's song "Kinky" with the rapper.

Admission is free. The festival is held in collaboration with Seattle radio station KEXP-FM

Full lineup and schedule:

12 (pm) Sóley
13 Teitur Magnússon
14 Kælan Mikla
15 Futuregrapher
16 Markús and the Diversion Session
17 Valdimar
18 Rökkurró
19 Muck
20 Gísli Pálmi
21 DJ Yamaho
22 Agent Fresco
23 (11pm) Emmsjé Gauti

Where: Kex Hostel, Skúlagata 28, 101 Reykjavík.

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