Iceland Airwaves Music Festival, 2 – 5 November 2022

Iceland Airwaves

2 – 5 November 2022

About Iceland Airwaves

Iceland Airwaves proclaims to be the most extraordinary music festival on earth.

It’s a multi-genre music festival that’s cool both in the literal and the metaphorical sense.

It’s a five-day party showcasing new acts from Iceland and across the world.

Various venues across Reykjavik city centre host the musical acts at the festival.

The organisers expect around 9000 festival attendees, including artists and people from the music industry and press.

You must be at least 20 years of age to attend, and a photo ID is required.

Lineup at Iceland Airwaves

Held in venues across the country’s capital Reykjavik.

Some of the artists from the 2021 Lineup:

ADHD – Andavald – Andy Svarthol – Any Other – Aragrúi – Ásta – Balming Tiger – Benni Hemm Hemm – Black Pumas – Bríet – BSÍ – Cell7 – CHLOBOCOP – Crack Cloud – Daði Freyr – Daughters of Reykjavík – dj. flugvél og geimskip – Dry Cleaning – Faux Real – GDRN – GRÓA – gugusar – Halldór Eldjárn – Hipsumhaps – ISÁK – Júníus Meyvant – K.óla – Karina – kef LAVÍK – Kiriyama Family – KLEIN – Krummi – Logi Pedro – Lynks – MAMMÚT – Máni Orrason – Marie Davidson & L’Œil Nu – Metronomy – MSEA – Mugison – Myrkvi – omotrack – Oyama – Pale Moon – Porridge Radio – S.hel – Salóme Katrín – Sara Parkman – sideproject – Sigrún Stella – sin fang – Sinmara – Skoffín – Sólveig Matthildur – Squid – supersport! – Svala – Tami T – THUMPER – Ultraflex … and more !

For the full lineup and latest updates, check their website;

How to get to Iceland Airwaves

Icelandair is the founding sponsor of Iceland Airwaves and is flying from several countries.

If you stay in Reykjavik, the festival venues are within walking distance.

Just make sure you pack sturdy shoes and warm clothing!

Both nights and days can be frosty in Reykjavik in November.

Hotel Tips

Reykjavik has more apartments than hotels.


If you are looking for central accommodation, Rey Apartments is a top pick.

Read the reviews and find one that suits you best among all accommodations that Reykjavik has to offer.

More about Iceland and things to do

Iceland is an island in the North Atlantic Ocean between Europe and North America, with influences from both sides of the Atlantic.

The hip and happening capital city, Reykjavik, is the world’s northernmost capital city.

Visit a museum or two, take the lift to the top of Hallgrimskirkja to take in the views over Reykjavik and beyond, or head to the shopping malls Kringlan and Smaralind, just a short drive from the city centre.

Wander the shopping streets in the old city centre, and try some Icelandic delicacies in the many city restaurants.

Wellness, shopping, nature, adventure, and culture, Iceland has it all.

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