Ticket Info


Festival ticket holders will receive a special code from their vendor on Thursday 29th September, at 10 am GMT and can purchase tickets until Sunday 2nd October. Please note that each ticket holder can buy a maximum of 4 tickets, and that tickets may sell out before Sunday 2nd October.

The show starts at 5pm. Pick-up for purchased tickets will be at Harpa Music Hall.

Please note that a special ticket is needed for this concert! Wristband-only does not grant access. A limited amount of tickets are available due to venue capacity.

PJ Harvey at Valsheimilið

Sunday 6th of November

We are happy to announce that due to larger capacity, more tickets have been added to our final show (PJ Harvey) on Sunday the 6th of November. A limited amount of tickets are now on sale at www.tix.is!
Please note that as before additional tickets will be available for Iceland Airwaves ticket holders at no additional cost. Tickets will be handed out on Friday 4th of November at noon at Harpa on a first-come-first-served basis. One wristband = One final show ticket.

múm + Kronos at Harpa

Friday 4th of November

Although this is a separately ticketed event, the show is included in the Iceland Airwaves ticket price. Ticket handout at Media Centre in Harpa from Wednesday November 2nd.

Bedroom Community

Ticket handout at Media Centre in Harpa from Wednesday November 2nd.


The Iceland Airwaves Media Center is an indispensable part of the festival. Through the years it has been located at various bars/restaurants in downtown Reykjavík, in walking distance from all the festival venues.

At the Media Center, festival goers can pick up their festival passes, purchase Iceland Airwaves merch, annoy the staff with weird questions and hook up with other festival goers.

Opening hours

Monday Oct 31 – Tuesday Nov 1 12:00-18:00
Wednesday Nov 2 12:00-00:00
Thursday Nov 3 – Saturday Nov 6 12:00-22:00


Harpa – Concert and Conference Hall
Austurbakki 2, 101 Reykjavík


We’re expecting around 9000 eager festival-goers, musicians, press and music industry peeps to our Media Center to pick up their wristbands.  It may get super busy at times but we will do our utmost to keep everything running as smooth as possible!

Bring your tix.is or Icelandair voucher, along with a photo ID, to our Media Center at Harpa, Austurbakki 2. Please note that your photo ID has to match with the name on the voucher/confirmation.You can find our disclaimer here.


Please note the following:

-The Iceland Airwaves Festival Pass (wristband) is valid for all five festival days and grants access to all shows that are part of the festival, subject to venue capacity (except special performances, which cost extra).
-The festival reserves the right to change the line-up of the festival without notice.
-All festival passes are non-refundable.
-In case tickets are purchased and sold with a profit, Iceland Airwaves can cancel the ticket/s without notice and deny the ticket holder access.
-Any promotional use of tickets is prohibited without permission from Iceland Airwaves.
-The minimum age for the festival is 20 years.

For possible changes in the schedule, new additions to the line-up and news on the festival we recommend you sign up to the Iceland Airwaves mailing list, located on our front page.