Iceland Airwaves has come a long way since its first incarnation in 1999. It’s now Iceland’s longest running music festival, and holds a place of international importance.
Celebrating its 20th year, Iceland Airwaves 2018 continues to highlight the world’s best new talent and forward thinking artists.
Four days of non-stop music fills this charming city’s downtown venues, pubs, clubs and studios. Following on from announcing Superorganism, Girl Ray and Soccer Mommy, Iceland Airwaves is proud to reveal its second round of acts for 2018.
Taking place all across Reykjavík from November 7-10th, the festival will feature Fever Ray’s boundary-breaking electronic laser show.
Joining Fever Ray is another endless innovator, Blood Orange, Finnish pop sensation Alma, Norwegian DJ and producer Cashmere Cat, US rockers The Voidz and Irish rapper Rejjie Snow plus more 15 acts from 11 different countries.
From closer to home, the new Icelandic additions include Axel Flovent’s acoustic folk, GKR’s technicolour R&B pop, Jóipé x Króli’s, twisted fresh hip-hop, Vök’s electronic pop, Mammút’s indie rock and Hatari’s seen to be believed techno bondage metal show.
Ever so conveniently situated halfway between North America and Europe, Iceland Airwaves welcomes international music lovers from everywhere to enjoy the following, with many more acts to follow.
Iceland Airwaves runs between November 7th - 10th.
Words: Lauren McDermott
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