credit: Guðmundur Kristinn Jónsson

Arny Margret

Iceland sensation Arny Margret encompasses folk, indie, and introspective style characterized by a heartfelt and personal approach. She uses rich, intimate instrumentation to delve further into themes of self-reflection and existentialism.

Arny Margret has been making waves not only in her Icelandic hometown, but across Europe and the US, touring extensively, supporting Leif Vollebekk, Passenger, Blake Mills, Ásegir and more, as well as playing the likes of SXSW, The Great Escape, Newport Folk Festival, ESNS, Reykjavik Calling, Iceland Airwaves.

She was nominated for Newcomer of the Year at the Icelandic Music Awards 2022 and won Best New Act at the Iceland Airwaves Plus Awards. In 2023 she was nominated for Song, Album and Video of the Year at the Icelandic Music Awards, winning Song of the Year. She was also nominated for Newcomer of the Year at the Icelandic People’s Choice Awards. In 2024, she was nominated at the MME Awards for Public Choice. She’s performed a live KEXP session and so far been championed by the likes of Rolling Stone, NME, The Line Of Best Fit, The Independent, Clash Magazine and many more.

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Events featuring Arny Margret

Mar 12, 2024
7:30pm — 8:10pm
Presented by
High Road Touring
Mar 13, 2024
10:00pm — 10:40pm
Mar 15, 2024
8:15pm — 8:55pm
About
From:
Ísafjörður, Iceland
Subgenre:
Alternative