FRIGG on Tour in the UK

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 19:30 to Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 19:00


Hot fiddles from cool Scandinavia!

Frigg is a folk music group from Finland. A leading act on the Nordic scene, Frigg have dazzled Celtic Connections, The Scots Fiddle Festival, Fiddles On Fire, Cambridge Folk Festival, Orkney Folk Festival & many more. There’s an enthusiastic appreciation of their fiddle-founded Nordgrass sound  -  a mix of Nordic folk and bluegrass. Possibly the most exciting, uplifting, gut-wrenching & hip-twitching band in the Northern Hemisphere. Don’t miss this blizzard of jigs, reels & bluegrass inventions. Scandomusic as good as it gets!

Furthermore, if you'd like to brush up on your own fiddling skills, FRIGG are hosting six Finnish Fiddle Tunes Workshops during their tour! The workshops are for all string players, not just fiddlers! Band members offer a stirring string experience of Scandinavian tunes -  jigs, reels, polkas, schottisches, waltzes - taught by ear but with the offer of scores for future reference. For next generation players, intermediate and established players. Classical, traditional, jazz and folk players all welcome!


Tour dates:
Mon 20 Nov: CAMBRIDGE Junction, 7.30pm, bookings: 01223 511 511
+ Finnish fiddle tunes workshop 5.00-6.00pm
Tues 21 Nov: CARDIFF St David’s Hall, 8pm, bookings: 029 2087 8444
+ Finnish fiddle tunes workshop 5.30-6.30pm
Wed 22 Nov: BURY The Met, 7.30pm, bookings: 0161 761 2216
+ Finnish fiddle tunes workshop 5.00-6.00pm
Thurs 23 Nov: NOTTINGHAM Lakeside, 7.30pm, bookings: 0115 846 7777
+ Finnish fiddle tunes workshop 4.30-5.30pm
Fri 24 Nov: MALVERN Colwall Village Hall, Mill Lane WR13 6EQ, 8pm, bookings: 01684 540366
+ Finnish fiddle tunes workshop 5.30-6.30pm
Sat 25 Nov: BRADFORD ON AVON Wiltshire Music Centre, 7.30pm, bookings: 01225 860100
+ Finnish fiddle tunes workshop 5.00-6.00pm
Sun 26 Nov: HORSHAM The Capitol, 7.00pm, bookings: 01403 750220 (show only)

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