14.05.2010 23:06

Quincy, MA, May 13, 2010 – The 12th annual Iceland Airwaves Music Festival will rock Reykjavik, Iceland, October 13 -17, 2010. Now is your chance to see why David Fricke from Rolling Stone calls this "the hippest long weekend on the annual music-festival calendar." This year’s line up includes Iceland’s most promising acts sharing the stage with bands like Think About Life from Canada, Joy Formidable from The U.K., Junip from Sweden and Oh No Ono from The from Denmark.

Iceland has always been recognized as a hotbed for unique and creative musical talent and the homeland to such legendary performers as Bjork and Sigur Ros. Mid-way between the U.S. and Europe, Reykjavik is the perfect setting for the world to meet for this grooving weekend of music and celebrations.

The festivities will culminate with concerts, parties and special events that will envelop music fans from around the globe. You are invited to join the party with the hottest acts in the industry, including up-and-coming musicians from Iceland and around the world.

Icelandair, Iceland’s leading carrier is offering a special “early bird” package price for those in-the-know that cannot miss this weekend long party. Book by June 15, 2010 and the Iceland Airwaves Music package is only $569* per person, based on double occupancy. This festival has been known to sell out quickly in the past, so make sure to book your package as soon as possible, grab a friend and get ready to rock.

On the way to the show, travel in stereo with Icelandair’s personal entertainment center’s that will feature a selection of Icelandic bands and Airwaves performers to get you in the mood on your way to Iceland. You can even learn some Icelandic, “would you like to dance?”

Icelandair, offers service to Iceland from Boston, New York-JFK, Seattle, and seasonal service from Minneapolis - St. Paul, Orlando Sanford, Halifax and Toronto. Connections through Icelandair’s hub at Keflavik International Airport are available to over 20 destinations in Scandinavia, the U.K. and Continental Europe. Only Icelandair allows passengers to stopover in Iceland at no additional airfare.

For more information on Iceland Airwaves including updates of the bands that will perform, visit www.icelandairwaves.com

Additional information about Icelandair fares and packages to Iceland and beyond is available at www.icelandair.com or by calling (877) I-FLY-ICE.