Artists 2021

Here you will find information about the artists who come to this year's festival. Ticket sales have started!

Arne Kjelsrud Mathisen

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Arne Kjelsrud Mathisen has worked professionally as a musician, producer and composer for over 15 years with an international impact. He is associated with the bands I Was A King, Rural Tapes, Heroes & Zeros and The No Ones, ...

Bergen Mandolin Band

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The liveliest music by the Bergen Mandolin Band comes to play cheerful songs such as "In the Flames of Hell", "Finished with Hans" and "Around and around the bar for us" The band of author Gaute M. Sortland and fiddle player Olav ...

Birger Mistereggen

Birger Mistereggen
"The musician, the master of ceremonies, the interpreter, the craftsman, the communicator, the whistleblower. The drum - in time and out of step!" Birger Mistereggen is a Norwegian musician (drums, mouth harp, percussion), known from several genres, ensembles and releases. specializing in ...

Flottorp & Solberg

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Johanne Flottorp and Åsmund Solberg first knew each other as bitter enemies through their affiliation with rival football teams in Aust-Agder. But in 2007, the two ended up as classmates at the county's only music high school and quickly found out ...

Crochet Steel String

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Despite the pandemic and concert break in 2020, Stålstrengene has used its time well. The band delivered an entire commissioned work for the Children's Festival at Senja consisting of 10 brand new, self-written songs made for children, people who have children ...

Jakop Janssønn

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Jakop Janssønn is a drummer, percussionist and composer from Tromsø. He is one of the most in-demand musicians in Norway, and contributes to a number of different bands on both the Norwegian and Sami music scene. He has recently ...

Johanne Flottorp

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"It Sounds Enchanting Regardless" (DN) Johanne Flottorp from Åmli gave the solo album, Johanne Flottorp, in the autumn of 2018, with tunes from her home region and the surrounding area. Her playing style is energetic and powerful. She works with the raw and sharp in ...

Kathrine Schiøtt

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Katrine Schiøtt is from Vestnes in Møre og Romsdal, and lives in Oslo. She has a classical education at the Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo, where she studied with Aage Kvalbein and Geir Tore Larsen. In addition to classic ...

Lars Jakob Rudjord

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Pianist and composer living in Farsund. He has released three critically acclaimed albums: Clockwork (2013), Indiepiano (2016) and Let Tomorrow Be Better (2020). He has written several commissioned works, including for the North Sea Festival in Farsund, the Nordic Contemporary Poetry Festival and ...

Sigrid Moldestad band

Sigrid Moldestad Band
Sigrid Moldestad released her sixth solo album on 19 February "Tonen i meg" In this album she takes us into a musical landscape with darker undercurrents than before. Hardingfela is still strongly present on several songs, ...

Storm Weather Shanty Choir

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Shanties are work songs that were used at sea, and in the Storm Weather Shanty Choir interpretation, the shanties are performed in a rock´n roll costume where the audience gets involved and sings with full throat - that is, about rocka all-singing! With...

Ulf- Arne Johannessen

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Ulf-Arne Johannessen is a well-known and dear guest and dancer for the North Sea Festival and will of course be part of the Farsund Folk Festival. Ulf - Arne comes from Ål in Hallingdal, an area in Norway known for its ...

Vegar Vårdal

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Vegar Vårdal plays hard fiddle and fiddle, and is an energetic performer with few inhibitions. He is also a dancer and educator. Vegar has been part of the festival since the beginning as a musician, dancer, course leader, festival musician and leader of ...