Iceland Airwaves 2016

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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.

Fufanu performing at Silfurberg hall in Harpa.

Iceland Airwaves in photos: Thursday and Friday

5 Nov 2016 The coolest music festival of the year went off to a fantastic start with highlights that included Björk, The Sonics, Warpaint and Fufanu. Tonight's schedule includes performances by The Digable Planets, Mr.Silla and Sykur.

Steinunn Harðardóttir, aka DJ Flugvél og Geimskip

Iceland Airwaves: Our picks for Thursday night

3 Nov 2016 Iceland Airwaves started with a blast last night and tonight the festivities continue with a wide variety of music to cater to all tastes. For us, tonight is all about rock and roll: The Sonics, Fufanu and JOHNNY ROTTEN.

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.


Hipsterar innan um heimilismenn á Grund

2 Nov 2016 „Við erum búin að halda tónleika á Grund í nokkur ár ásamt séra Pétri [Þorsteinssyni hjá Óháða söfnuðinum]. Ég held að þetta sé fjórða árið og hefur þetta mælst rosalega vel fyrir. Það er yndislegt að koma þangað,“ segir Grímur Atlason, framkvæmdastjóri Iceland Airwaves-tónlistarhátíðarinnar.

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.

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

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

2 Nov 2016 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.

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.

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.

British critics raved about Björk's performance at the Royal Albert Hall last week.

Björk to perform exclusive show at Airwaves

27 Sep 2016 The Iceland Airwaves festival in Reykjavik have just announced that Björk will be performing an exclusive concert at Harpa concert hall on November 5th. Iceland Airwaves ticket holders are eligible for a priority pre-sale of tickets between September 29th and October 2nd.

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.

One of Britain's foremost female artists: PJ Harvey will be performing at Iceland Airwaves.

PJ Harvey and Julia Holter to play Iceland Airwaves music festival

8 Feb 2016 Iceland Airwaves just announced the first artists for the 2016 festival taking place in November. Women are at the forefront in this year's line-up with the biggest names being PJ Harvey and Julia Holter.


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