SCC Concert: The Nordic Fiddlers Bloc
March 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm$10 – $20
The Nordic Fiddlers Bloc is a fiddle trio that masterfully blends the traditions of Norway, Sweden, and the Shetland Islands. Olav Luksengård Mjelva (Norway), Anders Hall (Sweden), and Kevin Henderson (Shetland Islands), have swiftly gained a reputation for their gripping and unique blend of fiddle music since the inception of the Bloc in early 2009. They maintain a firm focus on the traditions of their home, while developing a sound that has been described as “meaningful,””intense,” and “invigorating.” Their clever use of harmony, rhythm, riffs, and bass lines creates a sound that leaves the listener enthralled but at the same time dumbfounded that the sound only comes from three fiddles. Cost is $20; $10 for SCC members. More info at scandicenter.org.
“Seldom before can three fiddlers have sounded so well matched as the Nordic Fiddlers Bloc. And seldom before can three fiddles have sounded so much like four and at times five instruments without using electronic trickery.” – The Herald