Jazz under the mountains
annual jazz festival in Skógar will be held for the 14th time on the 8th of
July. The main event will take place in
Fossbúð on the 8th of July at 21:00 where the famed double bass player Tómas R.
Einarsson will, along with his band, play latin jazz from their best-selling
On the same
day, 8th of July, jazz musicians will play in Skógar Café in Skógar Museum from
14:00 - 17:00. In honour of the 100th birthday of
Dizzy Gillespie and Thelonious Monk and their contribution to jazz music, Sigurður
Flosason, Sunna Gunnlaugsdóttir, Leifur Gunnarsson and Scott McLemore will play
some of their most famous works.
Fossbúð is 2.000 ISK but the event in Skógar Café is free of charge.