Watch Mammut perform at Iceland Airwaves Music Festival

Mammut perform their song, "Bye Bye," live at Gotubarinn in Akureyri, Iceland, as part of The Current's live broadcasts from the Iceland Airwaves music festival. (Nate Ryan | MPR)

The Current enjoyed a fantastic day of live performances and interviews from the Götubarinn pub in Akureyri, the second city of the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival.

Mark Wheat's guests were 200,000 Naglbítar, Ásgeir, Hildur and the five-person group Mammút. Watch the video above to see Mammút perform their spellbinding a cappella song, "Bye Bye," recorded as it was broadcast live to The Current's listeners.

See the photo gallery below for more from our day at Götubarinn in Akureyri plus highlights from concerts at the Hof Conference and Cultural Center on Thursday night. And be sure to join Mark Wheat on Friday, Nov. 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Central Time for more from the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival.

Iceland Airwaves broadcast schedule


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

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

Resources


Iceland Airwaves - official site

Visit Akureyri

Götubarinn - in Icelandic

Hof Cultural and Conference Center

20 Photos

  • Mammut performing live on The Current from Iceland Airwaves
    Mammut performing live on The Current as part of the live broadcasts from Iceland Airwaves. (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • Hildur talking to Mark Wheat at Iceland Airwaves
    Hildur talking to Mark Wheat on The Current's live broadcast from Iceland Airwaves at Gotubarinn in Akureyri, Iceland. (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • Asgeir performing on The Current, live from Akureyri in Iceland
    Asgeir performing on The Current, live from the Gotubarinn nightclub in Akureyri, Iceland, as part of the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival. (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • Mark Wheat broadcasts live from Iceland
    Mark Wheat broadcasts live from the Gotubarinn nightclub in Akureyri, Iceland, as part of the 2017 Iceland Airwaves music festival. (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • Icelandic band 200,000 Naglbitar live on The Current
    Icelandic band 200,000 Naglbitar live on The Current during the live broadcast from Akureyri, Iceland. (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • The Current's live broadcast from Akureyri, Iceland
    The Gotubarinn nightclub in Akureyri, Iceland, the site of The Current's live broadcasts from the Iceland Airwaves music festival. (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • Iceland - updates from the road
    The Current's Mark Wheat will be broadcasting live from Gotubarinn, a nightclub in Akureyri, Iceland, for the Iceland Airwaves music festival. (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • Iceland - updates from the road
    The Current's Mark Wheat will be broadcasting live from Akureyri, Iceland, for the Iceland Airwaves music festival. (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • The Current's live broadcast from Akureyri, Iceland
    The Current's live broadcast from the Gotubarinn nightclub in Akureyri, Iceland, at the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival. (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • 200,000 Naglbitar perform at Hof in Akureyri
    200,000 Naglbitar perform at Hof in Akureyri as part of the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival. (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • 200,000 Naglbitar perform at Hof in Akureyri
    200,000 Naglbitar perform at Hof in Akureyri as part of the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival. (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • 200,000 Naglbitar perform at Hof in Akureyri
    200,000 Naglbitar perform at Hof in Akureyri as part of the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival. (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • Mammut perform at Hof in Akureyri
    Mammut perform at Hof in Akureyri as part of the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival. (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • Mammut perform at Hof in Akureyri
    Mammut perform at Hof in Akureyri as part of the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival. (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • Mammut perform at Hof in Akureyri
    Mammut perform at Hof in Akureyri as part of the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival. (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • Mammut perform at Hof in Akureyri
    Mammut perform at Hof in Akureyri as part of the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival. (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • Asgeir performs at Hof in Akureyri
    Asgeir performs at Hof in Akureyri as part of the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival. (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • Asgeir performs at Hof in Akureyri
    Asgeir performs at Hof in Akureyri as part of the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival. (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • Asgeir performs at Hof in Akureyri
    Asgeir performs at Hof in Akureyri as part of the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival. (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • Asgeir performs at Hof in Akureyri
    Asgeir performs at Hof in Akureyri as part of the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival. (Nate Ryan | MPR)

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