The final lineup for the Iceland Airwaves music festival, held in Reykjavík from October 30 to November 3, was announced this week. The latest artists on the festival’s program include Fucked Up, Jagwar Ma, Ásgeir and Money.
Ásgeir, or Ásgeir Trausti, as he’s known in Iceland. Photo: Páll Stefánsson/Iceland Review.
Among other Icelandic performers who have already announced their appearance at the festival are Emilíana Torrini, FM Belfast, Ólöf Arnalds, Retro Stefson, Amiina, Moses Hightower and Apparat Organ Quartet.
A novelty this year is the participation of the Iceland Symphony Orchestra, performing with Ólafur Arnalds in Harpa concert and conference center on October 31.
The headliner at this year’s Iceland Airwaves is the legendary German electropop band Kraftwerk, closing the festival with concerts in Harpa on November 3 and 4—the second concert was added due to high demand.
Below is the full list of the new acts.
Fucked Up (CA), Jagwar Ma (AU), Ásgeir, Nite Jewel (US), Money (UK), Sykur, Caveman (US), Mikhael Paskalev (NO), Sísý Ey, Gluteus Maximus, Daníel Bjarnason, Pétur ben, Shiny Darkly (DK), Caterpillarmen, Eivör Pálsdóttir (FO), Kira Kira, Samúel Jón Samúelsson Big Band, Electric Eye (NO), Lára Rúnars, Elín Ey, Nadia Sirota (US), Trust the Lies, Terrordisco, Marius Ziska (FO), Svartidauði, Amaba Dama, Strigaskór Nr 42, Benny Crespo’s Gang, Bárujárn, Byrta (FO), Halleluwah, Loji, Ramses, Cell7, Quadruplos, Subminimal, Thizone, DJ AnDre, Skurken, Jara, Gang Related, Stroff, Vigri, Ragga Gröndal, Árni², Bob Justman, Bellstop, Kaleo, The Mansisters (IS/DK), Dísa, Oculus, Housekell, Úlfur Eldjárn, Fears (IS/UK), FKNHNDSM, Mono Town, Æla, dj. flugvél og geimskip, Hellvar, Jan Mayen, Grúska Babúska, Love & Fog, My Bubba, Myrra Rós, Skelkur í bringu, The Wicked Strangers, Lockerbie, Kippi Kaninus and Skepna!