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​Sigrid and Björk's old band lead new additions to Iceland Airwaves 2017 line-up

06 June 2017, 11:50 | Written by The Line of Best Fit

​Future queen of pop Sigrid and Björk's old band Tappi Tíkarrass lead 34 artists added to this year's Iceland Airwaves.

​Art-punk band Tappi Tíkarrass, which in Icelandic means “Cork the Bitch’s Ass" released an EP and album featuring a 17-year-old Björk in 1982.

Also joining the line-up for the November event, which runs in Reykjavík and Akureyri from the 1-5 November, are Michael Kiwanuka, Songhoy Blues, Nilüfer Yanya, Torres, Vagabon and Deep Throat Choir.

The full list of new artists added are: ​Alvia Islandia / Án / Andartak / ANWIYCTi (HK) / Bistro Boy / Bonzai (UK) / Cold / Deep Throat Choir (UK) / GDJYB (HK) / Gordi (AU) / For a Minor Reflection / Futuregrapher / HAM / Mikko Joensuu (FI) / Michael Kiwanuka (UK) / Frank Murder / Octal Industries / Ohm / Oðinn / Ozy -DJ set / Púlsvídd / Röskva / Sigrid (NO) / SiGRÚN / Songhoy Blues (ML) / Subminimal / Tappi Tíkarrass / Thor / Torres (US) / Une Misère / Vagabon (US) / Vector / Yagya / Nilüfer Yanya.

These names join the ​previously announced artists: Arab Strap / Ásgeir / Sturla Atlas / Auður / aYia / Be Charlotte / Between Mountains / Soffía Björg / Billy Bragg / Childhood / Benjamin Clementine / Cyber / Halldór Eldjárn / Exos / Fleet Foxes / Emmsje Gauti / GKR / ГШ/Glintshake / Glowie / Gróa / Gurr / Aldous Harding / Hatari / Hildur / Hórmónar / Hugar / Alexander Jarl / JFDR / Jo Goes Hunting / Gunnar Jónsson Collider / Káryyn / KÁ-AKÁ / Kontinuum / Korter í Flog / Lonely Parade/ Ljósvaki / Ama Lou / Mahalia / Mammút / Kælan Mikla / Milkywhale / Daniel OG / Omotrack / Kelly Lee Owens / Phlegm / Lido Pimienta / Pink Street Boys / RuGl / Shame / Stefflon Don / Sycamore Tree / Tófa / Emiliana Torrini & The Colorist / Xylouris White / Guðrún Ýr.

Tickets are available priced £173 / 21.900 ISK with a range of international packages available.

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