Iceland Airwaves kicks off today - and our picks for this evening.

Kælan mikla performing at last year's Iceland Airwaves festival.

Kælan mikla performing at last year's Iceland Airwaves festival. Iceland Monitor/ Styrmir Kári

It's Iceland Airwaves times again! The fabulous festival, dubbed the coolest music festival on earth, starts today, Wednesday and takes place in all kinds of venues in the city centre with a jam-packed on and off-venue programme. 

View the entire schedule for Iceland Airwaves Wednesday night HERE for wristband holders, and HERE for the off-venue schedule.  You can also download a nifty Iceland Airwaves APP. 

Iceland Monitor's picks for Wednesday night: 

On venue: 

Kött Grá Pje, 8 PM at Harpa, Silfurberg hall.  Iceland's coolest cat - rapper poet Atli Sigþórsson.

Hatari, 8.50 PM at IÐNÓ   Demonical dark punk. 

Pink Street Boys, 11 PM at Gaukurinn.  The loudest band in the universe, scary and charming all rolled into one. 

Kælan Mikla at 23.30 at IÐNÓ. Icelandic princesses of dark wave punk poetry. 

GlerAkur at midnight at Gaukurinn. A new Icelandic supergroup performing a wall of sound akin to God Speed. 

Off venue: 

The Sonics (US), Kex Hostel at 8 PM. Legendary veterans of 60's garage rock. 

Kælan mikla.

Kælan mikla. Iceland Monitor/ Styrmir Kári

Kött Grá Pje.

Kött Grá Pje. Iceland Monitor/ Eggert Jóhannesson



The Pink Street Boys.

The Pink Street Boys. Iceland Monitor/ Eggert Jóhannesson


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