With the ancient and breathtaking beauty of Reykjavik as its backdrop, Iceland’s Secret Solstice is perhaps the most unique music festival in the world. Music lovers from all over the globe gather in Iceland to take in the country’s natural beauty and experience 96 hours of never-ending sunlight during the summer solstice. Recently included in The New York Times’ “52 Places To Visit in 2018”, Iceland is already a bucket-list destination for many. Secret Solstice is yet another incredible reason to visit this summer. For its fifth consecutive year, Secret Solstice has assembled an incredible lineup spanning across rock, hip-hop and electronic music.
There is something to please nearly every music lover at Secret Solstice with many artists playing the festival and in Iceland for the first time. Taking place June 21-24, 2018 in the Nordic capital of Reykjavik, Secret Solstice will once again be a standout event of the summer festival season that combines a world-class lineup with all the amazing attractions and experiences that this beautiful destination has to offer.
Two–time GRAMMY winners Slayer, Billboard chart-topper Gucci Mane and world-renowned British genre crossover group Clean Bandit join the ranks of a star-studded phase 1 lineup which included UK grime and hip-hop superstar Stormzy, award-winning American electro-house musician, record producer Steve Aoki, 80s sensation Bonnie Tyler and Canadian maestro DJ and turntablist A-Trak.
More eclectic names like Jet Black Joe, GRAMMY nominees 6lack and Goldink, J Hus, Charlotte de Witte, Skream, Masego, IAMDBB, Högni and Gentleman’s Dub Club will also be bringing their talents to the Icelandic capitol.13 local artists including a number of Icelandic hip-hop and rap acts will be representing their homelands, such as bubblegum trap queen Alvia, Cell7, Elli Grill, Geisha Cartel, Landaboi$, Ragga Hólm, Sprite Zero Klan, Vala CruNk, and Yung Nigo Drippin alongside pop talent Birgir and GDRN, rock group HAM, and semi-acoustic band Vio.
Iceland’s Secret Solstice festival has unveiled its third phase lineup announcement for 2016, which organizers say is the biggest in the festival’s history since launching in 2014. This includes headliners ...READ MORE