Thursday, 10 March 2011
Friday 1 April Norway, Sweden & Scotland Concert 7.30pm
The Pleasance Theatre, 60 The Pleasance, Edinburgh EH8 9TJ £10/8
Norwegian Folk Musician of the Year 2010, fiddler and singer Sigrid Moldestad and band performs her own material, as well as translations of Burns’ songs – mixing the music of the fjords with folk-blues-rock. Fribo (‘Open House’), made up of fellow Norwegian singer Anne Sofie Linge Valdal, Scottish fiddler Hannah Read, Edinburgh guitarist Ewan MacPherson and Swedish percussionist Magnus Lundmark, has toured the UK, North America, and Europe. “...zestful, vibrant, multi-national North Sea sound” Womad The evening includes a Halling dance performance from Eurovision 2009 winning dancer, Anders Aasberg.
Tickets for all Edinburgh & Glasgow events available through the Ceilidh Culture Box Office, Usher Hall, Lothian Road, Edinburgh: www.ceilidhculture.co.uk/www.usherhall.co.uk or tel: 0131 228 1155 or on the door. (NB: a small booking fee applies to web & phone bookings but not to those made in person).
Edinburgh Weekend ticket £32/£25: the 2 Edinburgh evening concerts and up to three Edinburgh workshops - save up to £12! (Please specify which workshops at the time of booking).
Glasgow Day Ticket £20/£15: the 3 workshops & ceilidh — save up to £9! NB: Weekend/Day Tickets only available from the Ceilidh Culture Box Office over the phone or in person or on the door. Concessions: Over 60s, student, unemployed, disabled, Young Scot + TMSA members.
Read the article on Sigrid Moldestad in The Herald:.