Iceland Airwaves just announced fifty more live acts that will be part of this year’s festival lineup. Among the new names added, there are quite a few highlights. Here is the list, so check it out.
Clock Opera (UK), Active Child (US), The Ghost Of A Saber Tooth Tiger (US), Esmerine (CA), Random Recipe (CA), 22-Pistepirkko (FI), Hauschka (DE), Nedry (UK/JP), Benjamin Francis Leftwich (UK), Rich Aucoin (CA), Mazes (UK), Veronica Falls (UK), MI-GU (JP), We Were Promised Jetpacks (UK), Consortium Musicum (US), Dad Rocks! (DK), Einar Stray (NO), Iiris (EE), Dustin O’Halloran (UK), The Twilight Sad (UK).
Jóhann Jóhannsson, Hjaltalín, Lay Low, HAM, Reykjavík!, Árstíðir, Jónas Sig og Ritvélar Framtíðarinnar, Lára, Prins Póló, Lights on the Highway, Sudden Weather Change, Stafrænn Hákon, Cliff Clavin, PORQUESÍ, Saktmóðigur, Weapons, Epic Rain, Coral, Andvari, Fönksveinar, Angist, Carpe Noctum, Náttfari, Steve Sampling, Subminimal, Tonik, Jón Þór, Gunslinger, Gímaldin og félagar.
Personally, I am thrilled by a some of these latest additions. These names are part of an impressive lineup, which now counts 150+ artists already confirmed.
There are just about 1,000 passes still available for Iceland Airwaves 2011: if you haven’t got one, and you are planning to, it’s time to get it now. Passes are on sale on midi.is. Special offers including airfare and accomodation, are also still available from Icelandair.