Iceland Secret Solstice has announced its 2018 event on June 21-24th in Reykjavik, Iceland. The festival’s lineup includes Stormzy, who has collaborated with Linkin Park, Steve Aoki, who has performed at Ultra Festival Japan, Bonnie Tyler, and Death From Above, who has released Outrage! Is Now.
Phase one of the lineup includes Stormzy, Bonnie Tyler, Death From Above, Steve Aoki, Jet Black Joe, 6lack, Goldlink, J hus, iamddb, CW, Skream, Masego, Atrak, hogni, Agent Fesco, Ali Love, Artwork, Asa, Bensol, Between Mountains, Casio Fatso, Charlotte De Witte, Dillalude, Dream Wife, Droog, Earthgang, Egyptian Lover, Fox Train Safari, GKR, Goldlink, Gruska Babuska, Hildur, Holmar, Hormonar, J.I.D, JFDR, John Acquaviva, Johnny and The Rest, Joipe Og Kroli, Klose One, Krbear, Maher Daniel, Matt Tolfrey, Masego, Nitin, Petre Inspirescu, Pink Street Boys, Rhadoo, Raresh, Retro Mutants, Ryan Crosson, Rythmatik, Shaun Reeves, Sylvia, Ulfur Ulfur, Une Misere, Vok, Waff, and We Made God. The lineup is still a work in progress with more artists being announced along with headliners. The festival flyer is shown below.
Tickets range from €127 to €374. The camping pass is €68, but that does not include access to the festival. More accommodation details are to be announced. Tickets can be purchased on the festival’s website.
UPDATE (3/3): Phase two of the festival has been announced. Added to the list have been 13 local artists including a number of Icelandic hip hop and rap artists. The following artists are added to the festival’s lineup: Slayer, Gucci Mane, Alvia, Birgir, Cell 7, Elli Grill, GDRN, Geisha Cartel, HAM, Landaboi$, Ragga Hólm, Sprite Zero Klan, Vala CruNk, Vio, and Yung Nigo Drippin. In addition to the second phase, it has been stated that it will be Slayer, Gucci Mane, and Clean Bandit who are all playing in Iceland for the first time.
UPDATE (3/27): Secret Solstice has announced a third round of addition. This time artists like George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic and Kollektiv Turmstrasse have been announced.
(Photo Credit: Marisa Rose Ficara)