Nisswa-stämman Scandinavian Folk Music Festival

Nisswa-stämman Scandinavian Folk Music Festival, June 9 & 10, 2017, features 150 folk musicians performing on 3 stages, day-long dancing opportunities on two dance floors, dance instruction, a cultural children's activity tent, and great Scandinavian food...all under the shade of the majestic Norway pines of the Nisswa Pioneer Village in Nisswa, Minnesota. We are going into the 18th year of the festival, and yet another special line up of award winning musicians from Scandinavia is headlining. They include: Maja Kjær Jacobsen - master fiddler from Southern Denmark, Vindonia, Sweden -  trio playing and singing traditional nordic music w/Vocals, Harp and Violin; Kvamme, Sønderskov & Øiamo, Norway - three talented accordion players making great listenable and danceable music together; Lustspel, Sweden -  a student spelmanslag, or fiddlers group from Lund University in Malmö, Sweden; Vidar Skrede & Gandy Gosa, Norway/USA - Hardingfele & Guitar/Bouzouki. USA groups and individuals appearing include the American Swedish Institute Spelmanslag, the Twin Cities Nyckelharpalag, the Twin Cities Hardingfelelag, Hutenanny, Tjärnblom, he Stoney Brook Fiddlers, Ole Olssons Oldtime Orkestra, Skål Klubben Spelmanslag, Ivares Pojkarna, Skålmusik, Finn Hall Band, Loretta Kelley, Ross Sutter and many, many others!
For more information contact Paul Wilson, 218 764 2994   nisswastamman@gmail.com     http://www.nisswastamman.org/

Here is the basic Nisswa-stämman 2017 schedule:

Friday June 9 -

10 am - 3 pm - Scandinavian music and dancing workshops, Nisswa area, open to public. There is a fee involved. Email Janet Hill for information at: janethillnew@gmail.com   or call her at 218 259 4090

7 pm - Gala Opening Sampler concert, Lutheran Church of the Cross, Nisswa, $15 adults, $5 children 12 and under. All tickets available only at the door. Tickets go on sale at 5:30 pm.

9:30 pm - 1 am - old time dance featuring several festival bands. Nisswa American Legion Club, Nisswa, Mn.

Saturday June 10 -

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nisswa-stämman Festival (Nisswa Pioneer Village) $15 adults / $5 children 6 - 15 / children under 6 free. All tickets available only at the gate.

4:30 p.m. - 6:00 pm - Smörgåsbord $18  (Nisswa American Legion, Nisswa) - Tickets available on Friday night and Saturday at the events.

7:00 pm  - 1 am - Old time dance featuring even more bands than Friday night. Nisswa American Legion Club, Nisswa, Mn.

For more information visit the web page at http://www.nisswastamman.org/ , or contact Paul Wilson, 218 764 2994  nisswastamman@gmail.com



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