News Tagged with “Iceland Airwaves”

Ásgeir Trausti with the bottle, getting ready to board the helicopter.

Ásgeir drops "Album in a Bottle" in the ocean off Iceland

3 Nov A unique copy of a vinyl record by Icelandic songwriter and musician Ásgeir is now floating somewhere in the North Atlantic Iceland off the coast of Iceland.

Jófríður Ákadóttir will perform at Iceland Airwaves with her solo project JFDR

Fleet Foxes, Billy Bragg, Mammút, JFDR + more acts announced for Iceland Airwaves 2017

23 Feb Iceland Airwaves have just announced that Fleet Foxes will be playing two shows during this year´s festival. The legendary Billy Bragg will also be performing, as well as a diverse list of local and international names including new Bella Union signees Mammút and JFDR (aka Jófríður from Samaris).

View on Iceland: Airwaves, Boom and Stagnation

19 Nov 2016 Once you finished browsing Iceland Monitor’s wide selection of news, events and features, you might like to have a look at some other Iceland-related material from around the world that we shall be collecting for you weekly.

PJ Harvey dressed in black and wearing feathers on her head brandishing a saxofone at the Vodafone hall in Reykjavik last night.

PJ Harvey's stunning closing act at Iceland Airwaves

7 Nov 2016 Iceland Airwaves came to a close last night with a performance by UK star of protest rock, Polly Jean Harvey, PJ Harvey, at the Vodafone sports arena in Reykjavik.

FM Belfast

Iceland Airwaves: Saturday night in photos

6 Nov 2016 Last night was another dazzling night of Iceland Airwaves in Reykjavik with highlights such as Digable Planets, Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät and FM Belfast. Tonight the festival comes to a close with a variety of artists headlined by UK star PJ Harvey.

Johnny Lydon, otherwise known as Johnny Rotten.

Johnny Rotten opens the Reykjavik Punk Museum

6 Nov 2016 One of the world's most famous punks, John Lydon, or Johnny Rotten of UK punk outfit The Sex Pistols was invited by Iceland Airwaves to open the Iceland Punk Museum, situated in the former public toilets in Bankastræti.

Óttarr Proppé is not your conventional MP.

Party Leader of Bright Future performs at Iceland Airwaves tonight

3 Nov 2016 Leader of the Bright Future political party in Iceland, Óttarr Proppé, is also a respected musician in Iceland and is a member of legendary metal band HAM as well as punk rock band Dr.Spock, who are performing at Iceland Airwaves tonight.

More colourful Wall Poetry for Reykjavik

2 Nov 2016 This year, the Iceland Airwaves music festival collaborated with Urban Nation Berlin for the second year running in getting a number of artists to do murals on several city walls. The project, called Wall Poetry aims to connect creative minds all over the world with one another.

Björk will be performing at Harpa at Iceland Airwaves next weekend.

Metaphysical healing- Interview with Björk

1 Nov 2016 Björk has been particularly busy recently. She's been making a virtual reality version of her latest album Vulnicura, she's writing new songs for a new album and she's also directing an exhibition dedicated to the digital aspects of her work. Oh yes, and she's also performing twice at the Iceland Airwaves music festival.

US band The Sonics rose to fame in the mid 1960's and you can catch them at Kex Hostel on Wednesday night.

The Sonics and Digable Planets headline astounding off-venue programme at Kex Hostel

1 Nov 2016 The annual off-venue programme at Kex Hostel prsented in cooperation with KEXP, Iceland Naturally and Iceland Airwaves takes place every night this week with incredible bands playing and ADMISSION FREE!

Johnny Rotten (centre) with the Sex Pistols in 1977.

Johnny Rotten opens the Icelandic Museum of Punk

20 Oct 2016 UK songwriter and musician John Lydon otherwise known as Johnny Rotten from the Sex Pistols will be opening a new museum, The Icelandic Museum of Punk at the upcoming Iceland Airwaves Festival.

Suede to perform in Iceland next month

20 Sep 2016 British alternative rock band Suede has announced a new Iceland gig to be held on 22 October – sixteen years after their last Iceland performance.

Full Iceland Airwaves 2016 line-up announced

1 Sep 2016 The announced line-up for this year’s Iceland Airwaves music festival is now complete – some 220 acts have been booked, of which seventy are from abroad.

Iceland Airwaves announces more exciting 2016 acts

8 Jun 2016 Are you counting the days to Iceland Airwaves 2016? Then you’ll be excited to hear about the festival’s latest announcement on this year’s line-up.

Iceland Airwaves - Day four

Iceland Airwaves - Day four

8 Nov 2015 Saturday night at Iceland Airwaves offered highlights such as Beach House and Gus Gus and was accented by a host of female musicians including Kælan mikla, Reykjavikurdætur, Grúska babúska and Flo Morrisey.

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