Survival Guide

The Airwaves 2013 Visitor Survival Guide

How to make the most of Reykjavík during the five-day festival —Words by R.X. Beckett While some may think of Iceland Airwaves as a festival of locals and devotee tourists, we know that the city welcomes hundreds of first-ti...
 
 
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Iceland Airwaves Insider: Sigtryggur Baldursson

Sigtryggur Baldursson is a legendary drummer in the Reykjavík music scene. An original member of The Sugarcubes, he is now the Icelandic Music Export ambassador, representing the interests of Icelandic music to overseas indust...
 
 
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Iceland Airwaves Insider: Aubrey Kerr

You can’t be much more of an Airwaves Insider than Aubrey Kerr – one of three interns who are helping the festival happen. Here’s Aubrey’s report from Airwaves HQ. I packed the night before I moved from ...
 

 
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Iceland Airwaves Insider: Megan Horan

Airwaves Insider is a series of interviews with the movers & shakers of the Reykjavík scene. We’ll chat with concert promoters, musicians, music industry folks and the like and get their advice and tips for the festi...
 
 
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Hello! Welcome! Airwaves Is Coming!

So, it’s that special time of year. As Reykjavík’s (non existant) summer departs, the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival is just around the corner once again. It’s a time when the city comes alive, with thousand...
 

 
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International stars flock to Iceland for Airwaves

With bands travelling from all over the world to play at Iceland Airwaves, we thought it would be fun to break down exactly where the performers are from (all correct at the time of writing, and subject to lineup changes). With...