Tonder Festival

Tonder, DK


Vestergade 80, Tonder, DK
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Capacity: 10000

Bio: The history of the largest folk music event in Denmark Tonder Festival (Tønder) goes back to 1974. Since then the festival remained it's intention to provide a platform for both trendsetting, important and legendary folk musicians to meet the Danish (and foreign) audience and local musicians. The Tønder Festival is run 90% by 2000 volunteers (the last 10% being the prof. sound and light crew). The festival consists of 9 very different venues in the small renaissance trading town 7 km north of the German-Danish border. Tønder Festival is known as a very well organized and friendly folk festivals. Also it is known for great quality of music and for being a place where the musicians can relax and so transmit that extra energy on stage to the audience. Last weekend in August is simply a highlight for both volunteers, audience and musicians! Who played the Tønder Festival over the years? Must we mention some over others? Well, among this year's artsist are The Avett Brothers, Sarah Jarosz, Paul Brady, The Dubliners, and La Bottine Souriante. Previously we could mention Pete Seeger, Arlo and Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion, Runrig, Emmylou Harris, Flogging Molly, Sinéad O'Connor, Billy Bragg, Mariza, Steve Earle, Justin Townes Earle, Darrell Scott, Uncle Tupelo, Hot Rize, The Chieftains, Carlos Nunez, Roy Rogers, The Dillards, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Eddi Reader, Roddy Woomble, Eivor, The Saw Doctors, Christy Moore, Taj Mahal and many hundreds more! You can choose between between 30 concerts, each incl. 3 names, over the four festival days. You purchase individual concert tickets, all is indoor, only the two tent venues have standing areas, otherwise you are seated. There is a camping area next to the festival site where you can reserve a square/lot of 42 m2 for your camper or tent. There are also open venues giving space to amateurs and surprise concerts and plenty of opportunity to eat well on the site - from the handheld open face sandwich, to local homemade pastries, Tarte Flambée, curries, fresh smoked fish, old fashioned Danish food to highly prof. gourmet food in restaurants on the site. Also you will find one of the best selections of folk and roots music in the huge music store at the site. Millstream Records presents roughly 2500 diff. titles on CD, vinyl and DVD Also meet top class festival acts playing intimare LIVE in-store shows in Millstream Records. For more info go www.tf.dk - or better come!

Status: Kan du sætte min. 5 plakater op i maj/juni (+evt. flyers) så giver du din festival en STOR hånd! (mail antal til Michael@ tf.dk)

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