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November in Iceland

November in Iceland
November in Iceland
© Matthew Eisman

November in Iceland! Not the best month to visit you say? The weather‘s getting colder and darker and more depressing? Nothing much is going on? Wrong, maybe a bit right, but then wrong again. Just ask the multitudes of people rushing to the country to experience music as it was meant to be experienced. Yes, it‘s Iceland Airwaves time again and What’s on is dedicated to giving you all the information you need to make Airwaves 2015 the best yet.

Whether you consider the Airwaves a harvest festival of the extraordinary music community of Iceland, a chance to see promising bands before they are cool (we‘re hipster like that), or just a great party, Reykjavík during the Iceland Airwaves is the place to be! Check out the guide to bands you can’t miss by our special Airwaves ambassador, Hjalti.

If you’re not a music fan, don’t worry, there’s still plenty to do, see and experience. At the top of the list are the Northern lights. November is the best time of the year to see these magnificent natural disco lights, so make the most of it.

A word of warning though, this is Iceland in November. It will most likely get cold, whether you’re waiting in line (an integral part of the Iceland Airwaves experience) or waiting for the Northern lights to grace you with their presence. So bring a hat, a scarf and a warm coat, goose bumps should only be brought on by music or natural wonders.

Read the November issue of What’s On!