Get ready for Iceland Airwaves with Mark Wheat

Mark Wheat prepares for Iceland Airwaves with the help of Iceland's Honorary Consuls General to Minnesota, Dr. Orn Arnar and Katrin Sigurthardottir. (The Current)

In preparation for the Nov. 2 and 3 live broadcasts from Akureyri, Iceland, at the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival, Mark Wheat prepared for his adventure with the help of Iceland's Honorary Consuls General to Minnesota, Dr. Örn Arnar and Katrín Sigurðardóttir. Arnar and Sigurðardóttir provide Mark with language, culinary and music tips as he prepares for this week's broadcasts, captured in the video above.

Iceland Airwaves broadcast schedule


Thursday and Friday, Nov. 2 and 3, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Central Time (-0500 GMT)

Live from the Götubarinn bar in Akureyri, Iceland
All times Central Daylight Time (Minnesota time)

Thursday, Nov. 2
10:30 a.m. 200,000 Naglbítars - interview and performance
11:45 a.m. Ásgeir - interview and performance
1:30 p.m. Mammút

Friday, Nov. 3
10:15 a.m. JFDR - Interview
10:45 a.m. Ösp - Interview and performance
11:45 p.m. Emilíani Torrini and The Colourist

All are free and open to the public.
Schedule subject to change

Watch Mark Wheat's Day One report from Reykjavik

Resources


Iceland Airwaves - official site

Visit Akureyri

Götubarinn - in Icelandic

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