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Svavar Knutur

Rank #1 IS Reykjavik, IS Singer Songwriter / Alternative Folk / Indie

50% of sales go to the charity Oxfam America.

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Sounds Like: Nick Drake, Kris Kristofferson, Bonnie Prince Billy, Damien Rice, John Denver

Label: Dimma - Independent label

Manager: Adalsteinn Asberg Sigurdsson

Bio: Hailing from the harsh Icelandic western fjords, Icelandic Troubadour Svavar Knútur, summons his inner demons and outer storms to reflect upon the existential crises and frolicking joys of modern day rustic fjord dwelling men.

Channeling the pain and angst of long dark winters and the insomnia ... See Full Bio

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  • Tue

    Oct 14

    New York, NY, US | 9:20pm

    New York, NY, US
    Tue Oct 14 9:20pm


    Svavar Knútur, Icelandic Singer Songwriter, returns to New York to make a fun and meaningful performance at the Rockwood Music Hall on October 14th. Bringing stories, songs and his delightful and decadent charm, Svavar Knútur aims to bring joy and a little bit of serenity to everyone present. Feel free to share my new song, Girl from Vancouver if you like. https://svavarknutur.bandcamp.com/album/girl-from-vancouver-and-while-the-world-burns-single

  • Fri

    Oct 10

    Tacoma, WA, US | 7:00pm
    Scandinavian Cultural Centre
    Tacoma, WA, US
    Fri Oct 10 7:00pm


    Icelandic Singer Songwriter, Svavar Knutur, gives a concert at the Scandinavian Cultural Center at Pacific Lutheran university in Tacoma, WA on friday the 10th of october. Concert starts at 7.30 and the entrance is free. However all voluntary donations to Svavar's travel fund are gratefully received. Svavar will also be bringing some bittersweet albums along. Svavar Knútur is known for his storytelling and weaving of different emotions and ideas into a night of inspiration and life affirming joy, although doused with a healthy dash of Icelandic Melancholy. This event is part of the "taste of iceland" program that is taking place in Seattle this weekend. More info on Svavar Knútur can be found on www.svavarknutur.com and his music can be streamed for free at svavarknutur.bandcamp.com, as well as on Spotify. Hope to see you guys there.

  • Wed

    Oct 8

    Vancouver, CA | 7:00pm

    Vancouver, CA
    Wed Oct 08 7:00pm


    Icelandic Singer songwriter Svavar Knútur is on his way to Vancouver to play for his friends and fans, finally!!! :D With stories, music and a rugged Nordic charm, It's going to be a night to remember. I'll be playing at a the Cafe Deux Soleils, very nicely placed in downtown Vancouver. The concert starts promptly at 8 pm and lasts until just before 11.pm. I urge you guys to come early, so as to be sure of a seat! I'll also be joined by special guests, Leah Williams and Mark Dowding, who will do a couple of numbers before I play :D As I'm flying all the way from Iceland, there'll be a 10$ entrance fee at the door. I hope you guys don't let that stop ya :D I'll also be bringing my albums along, so there should be something for everyone :D See you there on the 8th :D Feel free to share my new song, Girl from Vancouver if you like. https://svavarknutur.bandcamp.com/album/girl-from-vancouver-and-while-the-world-burns-single

  • Sun

    Sep 28

    Kempten, BY, DE | 5:30pm

    Kempten, BY, DE
    Sun Sep 28 5:30pm


    Svavar Knútur plays his first concert in the Künstlerhaus in Kempten! :D Afternoon show, so people can go home and watch Tatort afterwards :D Looking forward to meeting you guys! http://kuenstlerha.us/ Check out Knutur's music at svavarknutur.bandcamp.com and www.svavarknutur.com

  • Sat

    Sep 27

    Mz, RP, DE | 8:00pm
    Sat Sep 27 8:00pm


    Icelandic Singer/songwriter Svavar Knútur plays a concert in the Kulturhaus Schon Schön. His first concert in the beautiful city of Mainz! Svavar will be bringing his guitar, Ukulele, stories, songs and of course CDs, because CDs are awesome! Looking forward to seeing you all there! Love and joy, Svavar Knútur

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    Inspired songwriting and musical execution!! Already back for seconds and loving what I hear!! Drop by my page when you get a chance to say hi, listen to a song, and share th...
  • Morgann' (Artist) Morgann'
    Icelandic soul flies in you music! All the best! Morgann'
  • Aira Winterland (Artist) Aira Winterland
    Hi. Wonderful songs and voices here! Really great! Peace to the world! Aira
  • fabunzel (Fan) fabunzel
    thx for that sound. Thx for that "emotional anorexic" you just saved my day and totally reflect my feelings. Go On. love your style!!!
  • the Truth 242 (Artist) the Truth 242
    Great music! realness and beauty, real honesty. Bless up!
  • Mike Vinson (Artist) Mike Vinson
    "While the World Burns" is sensational. Love the use of the ukulele. Awesome vocals. Absolutely beautiful song. Wishing you much success.
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