Iceland Airwaves has announced a brand new streaming festival for November 13-14: Live from Reykjavík. The online event can be streamed worldwide Friday and Saturday night and will feature prominent Icelandic artists including Of Monsters and Men, Ólafur Arnalds, Ásgeir, Daði Freyr, Júníus Meyvant and more!
We also offered 20 lucky winners the chance to tune into this first-of-its-kind festival by entering our giveaway – we’ve posted the winners below, scroll down to see if you’ve won!
Highlighting both internationally established artists as well as artists who are on the rise, Live from Reykjavík will be one of the biggest-ever virtual celebrations of Icelandic talent for the world to see. Festival director, Íselifur Pórhallson said it is a unique moment to have so many artists in Iceland at the same time. The festival aims to seize this opportunity to shine a spotlight on Icelandic talent, as well as support the industry. The line up reflects the creativity, dynamism and diversity in Iceland’s music scene.
Viewers near and far can look forward to an intimate performance by Of Monsters and Men, songs from Ólafur Arnalds’ upcoming album, sax and synth-heavy tracks from pop trio Vök, and more. The performances will take place at Airwaves venues throughout Reykjavík, including Iðnó, Gamla Bío, and Art Museum Reykjavík.
To celebrate this unique moment around the world, the performances will stream from 7:30pm GMT and then across optimized time zones at 7:30pm ET and PT.
Tickets can be purchased through Dice. Ticket options include:
- 2-day pass for both days ($50)
- 1-day pass for Friday or Saturday ($40)
- Standalone shows: Ásgeir, Ólafur Arnalds, Daði Freyr
Looking for a way to prepare for the festival? Check out the Live from Reykjavík playlist and let us know on Twitter which artist you’re most excited to see!