Väsen 25 år I år ser vi bland annat Väsen som firar 25 år med en unik konsert med flera inbjudna gäster, som André Ferrari, JPP (Finland), Lena Willemark, Norrbotten Big Band, LinnéDansarna, Trio X med flera. För att gå på Väsens konsert behöver du köpa biljett där både Oktoberstämman och Väsen ingår. Konsert 19.00-21.00. Oktoberstämman börjar kl. 13.00
‘Extraordinarily accomplished… an astonishing performance’ ~ Herald Scotland Väsen are Sweden’s outstanding roots music ambassadors. Audiences are knocked out by the awe-inspiring playing that makes them ‘must-haves’ at international festivals. The trio is Olov Johansson (nyckelharpa), Roger Tallroth (guitar), and Mikael Marin (viola). For over twenty years they have put Swedish music on the map with their exceptional musicianship and their musical empathy. Reviewers scour dictionaries for new superlatives to describe their performances. This is the act that other musicians drop everything to go and hear. They are in constant demand around the world (a huge attraction in America, they’ve even had a street named after them in Bloomington, Indiana!) – but we don’t see them often enough in the UK. Olov and Roger played as the Väsen Duo to a full house at Ropetackle in May 2013 when those lucky enough to be there were astounded. This time we have the complete trio. This truly is a rare opportunity to see one of the world’s most inventive and exciting folk bands up close.
1989 was the year when the recordcompany DRONE was founded to release music that was to become Väsen on the first album 1990. An almost accidental starting-point of a fifteen year long still ongoing journey. Twelve albums later and with an international reputation, Väsen as pioneers and ea...See Full Bio
Celebrating 20 Years with a new CD! Release in June!
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