History - Iceland Airwaves

The past is the past.

2018 edition

official venues



Bryggjan Brugghús
Capacity: 200
Accessibility

Good accessibility.



Fríkirkjan
Capacity: 500
Accessibility

Limited accessibility. Steps to main and side entrances.



Gamla Bíó
Capacity: 800
Accessibility

Good accessibility. Balcony on 2nd floor with elevator.



Gaukurinn
Capacity: 350
Accessibility

Limited accessibility. Stairs to 2nd floor.



Hard Rock Cafe Reykjavík
Capacity: 350
Accessibility

Good accessibility.



Harpa (Flói)
Capacity: 1000
Accessibility

Good accessibility.



Hressingarskálinn (Hresso)
Capacity: 200
Accessibility

Good accessibility.



Húrra
Capacity: 350
Accessibility

Limited accessibility. Two steps into venue.



Iðnó
Capacity: 350
Accessibility

Good accessibility.



National Theater of Iceland
Capacity: 505
Accessibility

Dedicated section for wheelchairs.



Reykjavík Art Museum
Capacity: 1000
Accessibility

Good accessibility. Balcony on 2nd floor with elevator.



Silfursalir
Capacity: 500
Accessibility

Good accessibility. Elevator to downstairs.



Skúli Craft Bar (Official IA Clubhouse)
 
Accessibility

Good accessibility.



Sundhöllin (3pm - 7pm Saturday only)
 
Accessibility

Good accessibility.




off-venues



12 Tónar
 
Accessibility

Not accessible, stairs up to entrance.



Canopy
 
Accessibility

Good accessibility.



Cintamani
 
Accessibility

Good accessibility.



Dillon
 
Accessibility

Not accessible.



Grund
 
Accessibility

Good accessibility.



Hilton Reykjavík Nordica
 
Accessibility

Good accessibility.



Hitt Húsið
 
Accessibility

Accessible entrance at rear.



Ísafold Restaurant
 
Accessibility

Good accessibility.



Jörgensen Kitchen & Bar
 
Accessibility

Good accessibility.



Kex Hostel
 
Accessibility

Not accessible.



Landsbankinn
 
Accessibility



Iceland University of the Arts
 
Accessibility

Good accessibility.



Lucky Records
 
Accessibility

Good accessibility.



Nordic House
 
Accessibility

Good accessibility.



Petersen svítan
 
Accessibility

Good accessibility.



Ský
 
Accessibility

Good accessibility.



Slippbarinn
 
Accessibility

Good accessibility.



Stúdentakjallarinn
 
Accessibility

Good accessibility.



Waldorfskólinn Sólstafir
 
Accessibility





Special Events 2018


Ásgeir Presents: Straight to Vinyl

Ásgeir and Axel Flóvent, Júníus Meyvant, JFDR, aYia, Charles Watson, Hilang Child, Bríet and Between Mountains will record sessions cut live to vinyl and given away exclusively to a handful of very lucky Airwaves ticket holders. RSVP essential.



Reykjavik Music Walk

The one hour tour focuses on Iceland’s pop and rock history and the landmark sites that have contributed to its remarkable success abroad. The walk is guided by Arnar Eggert, Iceland’s foremost popular music historian and journalist. Complimentary availability is no longer available.



Pool Party at Sundhöllin

The Iceland Airwaves pool party at Sundhöll. Party in the pool with music from DJ Snorri Ástráðs, Daði Freyr and BRÍET. Wristbands only. RSVP essential.



The 6am experience brings together yoga, breathing, intentions, music, dance, games, joy and meditation. RSVP essential.



Festival opening at Grund

We celebrate the opening of Iceland Airwaves with a special performance by Sóley for the residents at Grund. All welcome.



20th Anniversary Party

Celebrating 20 years of Iceland Airwaves with original bands Carpet, Toy Machine, Dead Sea Apple and more. Wristband for entry.




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