Iceland Airwaves music festival came to a close this Saturday after a fantastic four days of local music, hard partying, high-street fashion and sweaty dance floors. For those who missed this staple of Reykjavík’s cultural calendar, check out our Iceland Airwaves Gallery to soak in the festival’s colourful atmosphere.


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Árni Vil serenades his audience with open arms. This year marked the twentieth anniversary of Iceland Airwaves, showing just how far the festival has come since its origins in an airport hangar. (Árni Vil – Guitar/Vocals, Örn Ingi Ágústsson – Guitar, Björn Stefánsson – Drums.) Photo Credit: Haukur Valdimar Pálsson

Agent Fresco playing at Gamla Bíó. Photo Credit: Mummi Lú. Iceland Airwaves Facebook.

The always fascinating Icelandic band, Hatari, playing at Gamla Bíó. Photo Credit: Mummi Lú. Iceland Airwaves Facebook.

Countess Malaise is Iceland’s number 1 horror/rap pioneer. Photo Credit: Rúnar Sigurður Sigurjónsson. Iceland Airwaves Facebook.

The second day of Iceland Airwaves gets underway! Photo Credit: Iceland Airwaves Facebook.

Tierra Whack is a surefire bet for a superstar in the making! Photo Credit: Rúnar Sigurður Sigurjónsson. Iceland Airwaves Facebook.

Alma’s set at the Reykjavík Art Museum was, without a doubt, one of the festival’s highlights. Photo Credit: Florian Trykowski. Iceland Airwaves Facebook.

Superorganism dominated the stage during their set at Iceland Airwaves. Photo Credit: Alexandra Howard. Iceland Airwaves Facebook.