It now appears that the reason for the cancelation of Björk’s concerts scheduled for the rest of the year, including two shows at Iceland Airwaves festival, is that the renowned singer overexerted herself in the making of her latest CD, Vulnicura.
Iceland Airwaves announced today the first batch of artists to perform at this year’s festival, November 4-8.
Around 5,000 foreign music fans have made the trip to Reykjavík for this year’s Iceland Airwaves music festival, which runs through Sunday. A total of 9,000 tickets were sold to this year’s festival.
Organizers of the Iceland Airwaves music festival released the off-venue program yesterday. With 675 performances at 52 locations, it’s the biggest off-venue program to date. Airwaves will start in Iceland’s capital on November 5. The first off-venue concerts take place on November 3.
Tickets to the 2014 Iceland Airwaves music festival, which will be held for the 16th time in Reykjavík this year, from November 5 to 9, have now sold out, as announced in a press release yesterday.