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Iceland Airwaves off-venue events kick off all over town!

By Staff

  • Iceland Airwaves' off-venue events began yesterday. Photo/Valli

The Iceland Airwaves music festival officially begins tomorrow, Wednesday (November 5). Those who missed out on tickets to the festival can enjoy countless off-venue events taking place all over town this week —every bar, coffee house, and shop become concert venues during the five days of Iceland Airwaves.

Here are a few interesting off-venue events taking place this week.

Wednesday:

Kex Hostel at Skúlagata 28.
14:00 Kiasmos
16:00 Sóley
18:00 Uni Stefson
19:30 Oyama
21:30 Mugison

Frystiklefinn/The Freezer Hostel in the village of Rif, Snæfellsnes peninsula

21:00 Orchestra of Spheres (NZ)

Thursday:

Hlemmur Square at Laugavegur 105
16:00 Wago
17:00 Lily of the valley
18:00 Kiss the Coyote
19:00 Úlfur Úlfur

Slippbarinn in Hotel Marina at Mýrargata 2
12:00 Geislar
17:00 Low Roar (IS/US)
17:45 Kiriyama Family
18:30 AmabAdamA
19:15 Valdimar

Friday:

Experience a live broadcast and sessions presented by some of the best radio DJs from the Nordic region and the UK in the pop-up bar Nordic Playlist Radio Bar at Laugavegur 91.
12:15 Francine Gorman (UK)
13:00 Matthías Már Matthíasson
14:00 Þuríður Blær
15:00 Jaakko Eino Kalevi (FI)
15:30 Orri Freyr Rúnarsson
16:30 Jonas Verwijnen (FI)
17:30 Shell Zenner (UK)
18:30 Kasper Björke (DK)

Kaffibarinn at Bergstaðastræti 1
16:15 Puzzle Muteson (UK)
17:00 James McVinnie (UK)
17:45 Thus Owls (CA)
18:30 Liam Byrne (UK)

Saturday:

Ion Luxury Adventure Hotel in Nesjavellir. The hotel provides a free pickup from Harpa Concert Hall at 14:45 and 16:30 and from Ion Hotel 17:30, 20:00 and 23:30. Perfect opportunity for those who wish to experience the country side.
14:15 Harpa Þorvaldsdóttir
15:00 Man in between (ES)
16:45 Árný Árnadóttir
17:30 Koddafar
18:15 Beebee and the bluebirds
19:15 Védís Hervör

SKY Lounge & Bar in CenterHotel Arnarhvoll at Ingólfsstræti 1
17:15 Milkhouse
18:00 Greta Svabo Bech (FO)
18:45 Ezra Furman (US)
19:30 Moving Houses (DE)

Sunday:  

Mengi at Óðinsgata 2
17:00 EMBASSYLIGHTS (CA)

Tjarnarbarinn in Tjarnarbíó theatre at Tjarnargata 12
18:00 Súpergrúppan Naflakusk
18:45 Hlökk
19:30 Karmelaði

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