Saturday, September 19, 2009

Iceland Airwaves 2009 - 14-18th October


Tickets - get your tickets today before they sell out!

The 11th Iceland Airwaves Music Festival, held 14-18th October is getting closer. Ticket sales started last week, with the Airwaves festival having never experienced such a high demand in such a short time. The festival has sold half of the tickets already, which is a record, so if you haven't purchased your tickets yet, do so now from here - . If you choose to buy packages; including, flights, hotels and ticket to the festival, you can do so through the Airwaves main sponsor Icelandair, see more info here - . There will be limited tickets available this year so get your tickets early as the festival has sold out the past five years. Please note; they do not sell tickets for individual events or dates.

Friends Of Airwaves

In addition to the ticket sales option on the website, you can now purchase a Friends Of Airwaves' discount card, which gives you special deals and discounts at selected bars, restaurants, clothing stores and Iceland Airwaves merchandise over festival dates. The card costs only €25 (4500kr) but if you buy it in a bundle with the ticket you get both for €70 (12500kr). See more info on the website.

Blue Lagoon - Hangover Party

And that's not all because now you can also buy tickets to the legendary Blue lagoon 'hangover party' which takes place at the Blue Lagoon on Saturday 17 October. Tickets price for that is €33 (5900kr) and that includes admission to the Blue Lagoon and a return Bus fare. Finally, for those who want to dress to the occasion, you can also buy the Iceland Airwaves merchandise and some Icelandic music on very shortly. This is what we call one stop shopping.

Line Up...

The line up for this years festival is just getting better and better - a perfect mixture of local and international bands.

Icelandic artists performing include...

FM Belfast:
(*album 'How To Make Friends' coming January 2010)

Ghost Digital



And also from Iceland...

<3 Svanhvít!, Æla, Agent Fresco, Arstidur???, Bárujárn, BB&Blake, Ben Frost, Berndsen, Bloodgroup, Bob Justman, Björt, Bróðir Svartúlfs, Bummer, Captain Fufanu, Caterpillarmen, Cliff Clavin, Coral, Cosmic Call, Cynic Guru, Daníel Bjarnason, Dikta, Dísa, DLX ATX, Dr.Spock, Dynamo Fog, Eberg, Elíza, Fjallabræður, FM Belfast, For a minor Reflection, Foreign Monkeys, Ghostigital, Gone Postal, Gordon Riots, Gus Gus, Hafdis Huld, Hjaltalín, Hoffmann Hraun, Ingi, Jan Mayen, Jeff Who?, Jón Tryggvi, Jónas Sigurdsson & Malbikið Svífur, Jungle Fiction, Kimono, Klink, Króna, Langi Seli og Skuggarnir, Leaves, Lights On The Highway, Ljósvaki, Lydia, Mongoose, Mammút, Me, The Slumbering Napoleon, Mikado, Mikael Lind, Miri, Morðingjarnir, Moses Hightower, Movement, Nolo, Nögl, Noise, Oculus, Ólafur Arnalds, Our Lives, Pascal Pinon, Páll Óskar & Hjaltalín, Pedro Pilatus & Bear Hug, Poetrix, Pontiak Pilatus, Porunn Antónia, Rabbi Bananas, Ramses, Retro Stefson, Retrön, Reykjavík!, Rökkurró, Sammi Bigband, Shogun, Singe for me Sandra, Sometime, Soundspell, Sudden Weather Change, Svavar Knútur, Swords of Chaos, Sykur, Ten Steps Away, Tenderfoot, The Viking Giant Show, Toggi, Tonik, Úlpa, Uni, Útidúr,Vicky, We Made God, Weapons, Who Knew, XXX Rottweiler.

International artists performing include...

Kings Of Convenience

Black Cherry

Kasper Bjørk -

And Also...

22 (NO), Abby (DE) Alaska in Winter (DE), BC (NO), Black Cherry (UK), Bodi Bill (DE), Brasstronaut (CA), Cancer Bats (CA) Casiokids (NO), Choir of young Believers (DK), Christine Owman (SE), Crystal Antlers (US), Culture Reject (CA), Darling Don't Dance (DK), Högni Lisberg (FO), James Yuill (UK), Jessica 6 (US), Jojo De Freq (UK), Juvelen (SE), Kakkmaddafakka (NO), Kanding Ray (DE), Kasper Bjørke (DK), Kidcrash (US), Kings of Convenience (NO), Matthew Collings (UK), Metronomy (UK), Micachu & The Shapes (UK), Moto Boy (SE), Nico Muhly (US), Nina Kinert (SE), Oh Land (DK), Puzzle Muteson (UK), Tim Hecker (CA), The Drums (US), The Field (SE), The Golden Filter (US), The Megaphonic Thrift (NO), The New Wine (NO), The Postelles (US), The Tiny (SE), Thecocknbullkid (UK), Trentemøller (DK), Under Byen (DK), Vinnie Who (DK), Wareika (DE), When Saints Go Machine (DK), Yumiko (IT).

Iceland Airwaves takes place at various venues around Reykjavik, Iceland 14-18 October. It´s promoted and produced by Mr. Destiny and sponsored by Icelandair and City of Reykjavik

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