Jan 09 2011

Solidarity Concert for the Reykjavik Nine

A solidarity concert for the Reykjavík Nine will take place this coming Thursday, January 13th in Nasa, Reykjavik. Some of Iceland’s most known bands and musicians will perform as well as authors and one of the accused will give talks during the concert.  The performers are (in no particular order): múm, Reykjavík!, Sin Fang Bous, Diskóeyjan, KK and Ellen, Parabólurnar, Steini (guitarist and singer of the reggea-band Hjálmar), Prins Póló, Ellen K. and Pétur H., Elín Ey, Arnjótur, Idir and Einar Már Guðmundsson. More acts might be announced in the next days.

The location, Nasa is one of Iceland’s biggest clubs and concerts venues, and is located on Austurvöllur, the square in front of Iceland’s parliament, where most of the biggest protests have taken place last years. The concert starts at 20:30 and entrance fee is 500 ISK.

The court procedure in the case against the Reykjavík Nine takes place on January 18th, 19th and 20th. You can follow the case on the official support website (in English here) and on Twitter. A call for a week of soliarity actions, from January 10th to 16th, was recently published worldwidely and can be read here.

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