It’s Here: Your Guide to Iceland’s Secret Solstice 2017


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Dubbed the world’s most unique festival, Iceland’s Secret Solstice has released the daily stage schedule for its 72-hour daylight party on June 15-18, 2017.

[Watch] Secret Solstice presents Into The Glacier with Dusky & Thugfucker, hosted by Ministry of Sound:

Iceland’s Secret Solstice, which offers one of the most unique festival experiences in the world due to its never-ending daylight weekend on June 15-18, has announced the full lineups for their bucket-list side party events plus their day-by-day schedule and set times. With dance parties inside of a glacier, a midnight sun boat party, and acoustic performances inside of a lava tunnel, attendees can choose from six incredible add-on parties to an already stellar lineup.  Welcoming the Foo Fighters, The Prodigy, Chaka Khan, and Rick Ross to close out each evening with the midnight sun, festival-goers can now plan their days around dance music takeovers from Circoloco and SCI+TEC and Secret Solstice’s biggest hip hop lineup ever with Big Sean, Anderson .Paak, Pharoahe Monch, Young M.A  and much more.

[Video] Tag Heuer presents Into The Glacier with Anderson .Paak & Blaz Roca – watch now!

Inviting partygoers to enter one of the world’s most extreme party environments ever, Secret Solstice’s Into The Glacier parties will see a lucky 125 guests per party venture under the surface of Europe’s second largest glacier, Langjökull, for a trio of one-of-a-kind events. On Friday, June 16, Red Bull presents Norwegian electro-experimentalist BAYA and his world of hypnotic electronic music. Then on Saturday, June 17, global dance music brand Ministry of Sound hosts the underground sounds of UK DJ duo Dusky with a homecoming performance from Icelandic duo Thugfucker. Closing out the weekend, two-time GRAMMY-nominated rapper, singer-songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, Anderson .Paak, will perform within the frozen walls of Langjökull’s cool “blue ice” for an intimate once-in-a-lifetime performance in addition to his appearance on the main festival grounds with support from Icelandic rapper Blaz Roca.

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Turning up the heat, Secret Solstice presents The Lava Tunnel on Saturday, June 17 and Sunday, June 18. Daring attendees to walk through the 5,000 year old Raufarholshellir cave system into a lava tunnel, lead singer of Icelandic rock band SSSól, Helgi Björnsson, will perform alongside singer-songwriter ÁSA for the first performance inside of a lava tunnel ever for an exclusive audience of only 50 guests. The next evening will see another duo of Icelandic acts featuring multi-talented musician Högni with Snorri Helga.

While already sold out, on Friday, June 16, the Midnight Sun Boat Party will see partygoers dance the bright night away to the beats of Maxxi Soundsystem while cruising in the North Atlantic Ocean.

For those looking to attend Secret Solstice as well as its side party events of your choice in luxury and style, the Package of the Gods offers the ultimate Reykjavik VIP experience. Each package includes two Óðinn Super VIP festival passes with open bar, snacks, concierge service, back/side stage viewing plus premium tickets to the world famous Blue Lagoon, a helicopter transfer to the top of the Langjökull glacier for Secret Solstice presents Into The Glacier, access to all Secret Solstice side parties, private Reykjavik car service all weekend, airport pickup and much more! Click here for all the details.

Festival passes to Secret Solstice’s fourth edition in Reykjavik, Iceland as well as tickets its unique side party events are on sale now while supplies last!


Into The Glacier

Friday June 16 – BAYA presented by Red Bull

Saturday June 17 – Dusky with Thugfucker hosted by Ministry of Sound

Sunday June 18 – Anderson .Paak with Blaz Roca sponsored by Tag Heure

The Lava Tunnel

Saturday June 17 – Helgi Björnsson with ÁSA

Sunday June 18 – Högni with Snorri Helga presented by 66°N

Midnight Sun Boat Party

Friday June 16 – Maxxi Soundsystem (Sold out!)


Iceland’s Secret Solstice 2016 Aftermovie:


Photo credit: Secret Solstice + Into The Glacier | Ross Silcocks Entirety Labs