News Oct 17, 2012

KEXP To Broadcast Live from Iceland Airwaves Music Festival

Have you missed your chance to attend the Iceland Airwaves this year? If you can’t make it to the music festival this year, you can still hear many of the performances from the 5-day festival! The Seattle-based radio station KEXP has announced that the station will return to Iceland Airwaves with a live broadcast of 15 performances. The broadcast will air live from KEX Hostel in Reykjavik October 31 through November 2, from 6 a.m. – 2 p.m. Pacific Time. DJs Cheryl Waters and Kevin Cole will host the performance series, which listeners can hear on 90.3 FM in Seattle and online at

The Iceland Airwaves broadcasts is a joint project of KEXP and Iceland Naturally. They’re presented by KEXP in partnership with KEX HostelKimi Records, the City of ReykjavikIcelandairIceland Airwaves66° NorthBlue LagoonIcelandic Glacial Water, and Reyka Vodka.

Check out KEXP’s broadcast schedule below, and be sure to listen on 90.3 FM in Seattle or stream live on


Wednesday, Oct. 31
06:00AM PST/ 13:00 GMT – Soley
08:00AM PST/ 15:00 GMT – Blouse
10:00AM PST/ 17:00 GMT – Tilbury
11:30AM PST/ 18:30 GMT – Mr. Silla
01:30PM PST/ 20:30 GMT – FM Belfast

Thursday, Nov. 1
06:00AM PST/ 13:00 GMT – Olafur Arnalds
08:00AM PST/ 15:00 GMT – Apparat Organ Quartet
10:00AM PST/ 17:00 GMT – Hjalmari
11:30AM PST/ 18:30 GMT – Shabazz Palaces/THEESatisfaction
01:30PM PST/ 20:30 GMT – Exitmusic

Friday, Nov. 2
06:00AM PST/ 13:00 GMT – Ojba Rasta
08:00AM PST/ 15:00 GMT – Ghostigital
10:00AM PST/ 17:00 GMT – Solstafir
11:30AM PST/ 18:30 GMT – Ulfur Ulfur
01:30PM PST/ 20:30 GMT – Sin Fang

To learn more about the live broadcast, click here.