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Ásgeir, Arab Strap, Emiliana Torrini and more announced to play Akureyri during Iceland Airwaves

13 February 2017, 18:03 | Written by The Line of Best Fit

Iceland Airwaves is expanding for 2017 with music also taking place in Akureyri for the first time - and the first names set to play the bustling capital of Northern Iceland have been revealed.

They are: Ásgeir (pictured above), GKR, Arab Strap, Emilíana Torrini, Benjamin Clementine, Emmsjé Gauti, Xylouris White and The Colorist

The festival runs from 1-5 November 2017. On 2-3 November, 25 artists from the Reykjavík line-up will play in Akureyri, along with plenty of off-venue bands.

Tickets will be available for the whole four day Reykjavík festival (£123.50/17,900 ISK) or the two day Akureyri festival (£61.50/ 8,900 ISK), or as a combination of the two, attending 2- 3 November at Akureyri then flying to Reykjavík for the 4 - 5 November (£110/ 15,900 ISK).

Earlybird tickets are now on sale. Find out more about the festival at
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