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Mac DeMarco, Shame, Whitney and more announced for Iceland Airwaves Festival


Mac DeMarco, Shame and Whitney are among the first names unveiled for Iceland Airwaves festival.

The annual music festival held in Reykjavík, Iceland in early November, has a strong history of combining both international and Scandinavian artists.

This year, the event will take place on November 6th-9th and will merge the likes of Mac DeMarco and Shame along with Aron Can, Berndsen, Hatari and more.

Here is the first round of acts revealed:


Mac DeMarco (CA) // Whitney (US) // Shame (UK) // Anna of the North (NO) // Boy Azooga (UK) // Georgia (UK) // Alexandra Stréliski (CA) // The Howl & The Hum (UK) // SONS (BE) // Murkage Dave (UK) // Amanda Tenfjord (NO) // Pavvla (ES) // The Garrys (UK)


Aron Can // Auðn // Auður // Berndsen // Between Mountains // Ceasetone // Elín Sif // GDRN // Grísalappalísa // Hatari // Hildur // IamHelgi // Matthildur // Moses Hightower // Une Misère // Vök // Warmland

Will Larnach-Jones, Head of Marketing and Operations at Iceland Airwaves, said: “Iceland Airwaves is all about discovery. 2019 builds on last year’s mission – to return to the ‘heart’ of the festival and shine on the world’s best-emerging talent, local stars and interesting artists – all within the warm, electric atmosphere of downtown Reykjavik,” in a statement.

“Whether you’re a budding gig goer or a seasoned industry professional, Iceland Airwaves is hands down the best long weekend for music lovers there is.”