AK Extreme is a four day festival with events scheduled at Mt. Hlíðarfjall and in downtown Akureyri. For the main event we construct a terrifying Big Jump set up out of fifteen shipping containers from Eimskip, smack dab in the middle of town. This winter, alongside the traditional BURN Jib Session in downtown Akureyri, we are premiering a so-called AK-X Downhill Competition at Mt. Hlíðarfjall. Last year’s edition saw over 7000 spectators turn out to enjoy the sketchy huck-fest that is the Eimskip Big Jump competition in the center of Akureyri.
Downtown Akureyri will see a local venue play host to three consecutive nights of concerts by many of the most acclaimed Icelandic artists in genres ranging from electro, punk and metal, with the occasional DJ playing a set as well.
Performers in AK-X 2014 were: Brain Police · Sólstafir · Highlands · Vök · Logi Pedro · Kött Grá Pje · Úlfur úlfur · Últra Mega Techno Bandið Stefán · Emmsjé Gauti · DJ Egill(TRVP Nights) · Nolem · Dj ThoR · Metal up your Ass! · Endless Dark · Gísli Pálmi