Welcome to the 4th annual


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


DRAUPNER, from Hälsingland, Sweden















Nisswa-Stämman Performers Rap Sheet

Nisswastamman "4 " continues to build on a firm tradition of offering quality folk music. We've got close to 100 musicians coming that we know of ..... as of March, 2003

Visiting Swedish groups:

Draupner- exciting young trio from Hälsingland, Sweden

the Odén Family - Christer, Lena and Agnes from Södermanland, Sweden playing slängpolska on fiddles and nyckelharpa

Hjärp Erik - legendary accordion man from Rättvik!

American soloists and small ensembles:

Äkta Spelmän - Swedish fiddling extraordinaire

Karen Torkelson Solgård - Norwegian Hardingfele

Kip Peltoniemi - Finnish accordion playing raconteur

Duane Swanson- old time Accordion

Stanley Berge - fiddler extraordinaire

Paul Wilson and Mary Abendroth - Folksongs

Carol Ann Sersland - singer, springar dancer

Skålmusik - North Woods gammaldans quintet

Bob Gustafson - Swedish horns

Finn Hall - hot Finnish dance ensemble

the Leksand Society - Roy, Kate and crew

the Leik Ladies - Langeleik and Gjuvik Harp

Skandilous - this ain't your gramma's oldtime band....

Folk Orchestras:

American Swedish Institute Spelmanslag

Twin Cities Hardingfelelag

Twin Cities Nyckelharpalag

Skål Klubben

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