Denver music fans are in for much more than a "taste" of Iceland at The Gothic Theatre this weekend, they can expect an earful. Reykjavik Calling, part of the A Taste of Iceland events in Denver this week, is a free Icelandic music showcase presented by KGNU 88.5 FM & 1390 AM tonight, September 29, 2012. Doors open at 8 p.m.
In addition to performing full sets, during the show, each Iceland artists will be paired with a Denver-based singer songwriter to perform never before heard cross-cultural collaborations. Fans can expect a variety of musical styles from Iceland's best including Lay Low's bluesy honky-tonk inspired vocals to Mugison's epic power-rock performances. Admission to Reykjavik Calling is free and open to the public until capacity is reached. For more Information, visit The Gothic Theatre at www.gothictheatre.com.
Denver's First Annual Reykjavik Calling showcase celebrates music emerging from Denver and Iceland. This event of cross cultural musical exploration features four Denver-area artists paired with four of Iceland's top musicians for night full of new sounds, exciting performances, and never before heard collaborations.
From Iceland: Lay Low, Mugison, Petur Ben and Soley
From Denver: Joe Sampson of Bad Weather California, Julie Davis of Fairchildren, Erin Roberts of Ending People and Patrick Dethlefs
The Gothic Theatre is located at 3263 South Broadway, Englewood, Colo. The show plays tonight, September 29 at 8:00pm.
For a complete schedule of events during A Taste of Iceland in Denver, visit www.icelandnaturally.com, become a fan on Facebook and RSVP to the A Taste of Iceland event at www.facebook.com/icelandnaturally and follow @IcelandNatural on Twitter.
Iceland Naturally is a cooperative marketing organization that promotes the tourism, services, products and culture of Iceland. It represents the true essence of Iceland, its creativity and spectacular natural wonders. The group is comprised of Icelandair, Icelandic Group., Islandsbanki, Reyka Vodka, City of Reykjavik, Icelandic Glacial Water, 66 degrees NORTH, Blue Lagoon, Keflavik International Airport (KEF), Landsvirkjun, Promote Iceland and the Government of Iceland.