Ásgeir, Emiliana Torrini & The Colorist, Benjamin Clementine + MORE For Iceland Airwaves 17
February 1st, 2017 | News
It’s time to get your planning hat on! Iceland Airwaves is has announced it’s first round of acts!
The first names for the 2017 edition of the festival, include Ásgeir, Emiliana Torrini & The Colorist and Benjamin Clementine!
The Reykjavík festival expands onto a second site in Akureyri for the first time, taking place 1st – 5th November 2017
Renowned for showcasing the best of Icelandic talent alongside the biggest and most interesting new international names in music, The festival is welcoming the following to Reykjavík from the 1st – 5th November 2017:
Kelly Lee Owens
Emiliana Torrini & The Colorist
Early bird tickets are now on sale!
Ásgeir is set to play an exclusive show at Eldborg, Harpa at this year’s festival, rounding off what is set to be an even bigger year for the Icelandic sensation. Tickets for the Eldborg show will be allocated on a first come, first served basis from the venue on the day of the show, date tba. Listen to ‘Unbound’, the first single from upcoming second album ‘Afterglow’ (out 5th May on One Little Indian) here.
Iceland Airwaves now in Akureyri as well as Reykjavík
In an exciting new development, Reykjavík’s longest running and finest music festival is going to be happening across two cities this year. Iceland Airwaves is expanding to Akureyri in Northern Iceland for the first time, giving international and local music lovers the opportunity to enjoy the festival in three ways: you can buy a ticket for the whole four day Reykjavík festival (£123.50/17,900 ISK) or the two day Akureyri festival (£61.50/ 8,900 ISK), or even do a combination of the two, attending 2nd – 3rd November at Akureyri then flying to Reykjavík for the 4th – 5th November (£110/ 15,900 ISK).
As for just the Akureyri festival across the 2nd – 3rd November, 25 artists from the Reykjavík line-up will be performing in this bustling capital of the North, complete with plenty of Off Venue bands too. So why not try a different version of Iceland Airwaves this year and combine with a trip to Akureyri’s stunning answer to the blue lagoon, spectacular highlands and waterfalls? And Àsgeir will be playing in both locations too.