The Iceland Airwaves music festival kicked off in Reykjavík on Wednesday. This is the biggest festival so far with 290 concerts by both Icelandic and international acts scheduled during the five festival days.
From Amiina’s concert. Photo by Nanna Árnadóttir.
Visitreykjavik.is recommends Robyn from Sweden, Everything Everything from the UK, Hjaltalín from Iceland, Bombay Bicycle Club from the UK, Hercules and Love Affair from the US and Dikta and Agent Fresco from Iceland.
The website states that even though all festival passes are sold out, some free off-venue concerts are also held in relation with the festival which everyone can attend.
Among the venues offering free concerts is the Mál og menning bookstore on Laugavegur 18 in downtown Reykjavík. Today, the Icelandic bands Of Monsters and Men, Klassart, Save Public and Prinspóló will play.