The Venue

Tjarnarbio is a loving home to the independent performance art scene in Iceland. The venue is also proud to be able to offer a wide range of possibilities for concerts, conferences and various other events.

Tjarnarbarinn – Café & Bar

Center of Arts and Creativity

Tjarnarbarinn café serves all sorts of liquid refreshments, hot and cold.

Everyday we serve our own soup of the day with freshly baked sourdough bread.
We also make our own delicious hummus and tuna salad. In addition we offer quality coffee and pastries that go perfectly together.

Opening Hours

The café is open every day from 11:00 – 17:00

The bar opens an hour before advertised events start and is open during and after events until closing time at 23:00.


Tjarnarbíó is an excellent venue for conferences, banquets, lectures, and concerts as well as theatre in general.
The Venue's Equipment


On-Stage Projector Screen 6.5m x 3.7m 16:9 Ratio

Hitachi CP-X 10000 7500 ANSI Lumens


For office type purposes:

Panasonic PT AE4000 1600 lumens

Toshiba TDP-T90A



 Grand MA2 OnPC Command Wing and Fader Wing

144 Identical Dimmer Channels


30 x ETC ColorSource Par Deep Blue


2 x ETC Revolution

30 x PAR CP64 1000w

8 x ETC S4 Zoom 15/30 750w

16 x ETC S4 Zoom 25/50 750w

4 x Prelude Fresnel 2Kw


1 x Look Solutions Unique 2.1 Hazer

1 x Martin ZR35 Fog



Allen & Heath dLive C2500 surface

dLive CDM36 MixRack

3 x DX168 Stage Box



2 x Meyer Sound CQ

2 x Meyer Sound UPJ-1

Meyer Sound 750-P Sub



2 x Meyer Sound UPJ-1

4 x Yamaha DSR112 monitor



5 x Audix OM7
6 x Audix i5
2 x Audix ADX-51 cardoid condenser
2 x Audix D2
1 x Audix D4
1 x Audix D6

2 x Mipro Cordless Mic ACT-707HM Sender

3 x Mipro ACT-7T Sender W/Headworn / Lavalier Mic


2 x Stereo DI Box Klark Teknik DN200
3 x Mono DI Box Klark Teknik DN100

1 x Straight Mic Stand
8 x Boom Mic Stand
5 x Low Mic Stand

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