Welcome to the 15th annual


A celebration of Scandinavian and Scandinavian/American folk music in northern Minnesota.



Nisswa-Stämman 2014 Performers

Visiting Scandinavian groups:

JÆ' SWEEVERS - Denmark, fiddle, accordion & piano

MAAR trio - Norway, hardanger fiddle, accordion & double bass

ELLINOR & LEONOR - Sweden, fiddle & 5 string cello

Folk Orkestras:

American Swedish Institute Spelmanslag

Twin Cities Hardingfelelag

Twin Cities Nyckelharpalag

Skål Klubben Spelmanslag


Ripple River Fiddlers

Ensembles and Solos:

Saana - Great Finnish vocal and instrumental ensemble 

Ivares Pojkarna
- Ivare's boys do the tradition proud :)

Finn Hall  - historic Finnish American dance hall music

Olle Olsson's Oldtime Orkestra - Olle is still missing

Skålmusik - North woods gammaldans quintet

Multe - Gammaldans old and new!

Footnotes plus Ann - great band from Decorah, Ia.
Paul Dahlin - a Swedish fiddling tradition in Minnesota

Loretta Kelley - Norwegian Hardingfele

Paul Wilson  -  program director and chief bottlewasher

Ross and Bart Sutter - Swedish folk songs, poetry

Valorie Arrowsmith - and Josie Arrowsmith, Children's tent

Rose Arrowsmith-DeCoux - children's tent

Kari Tauring - old norse traditions, children's tent

The Nordic Bees - Scandi tunes with only a hint of nordic angst
Tjärnbloms Quartet - travel the modern “Snoose Boulevard Highway”

Gammal Nyckelharpa 1740 to Now - Wes, Judy and Mary

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