View site in English, Español, or Français
The fair-trade ticketing company.
Sign Me Up!  |  Log In
 
Find An Event Create Your Event Help
 
Sonnich Lydom, Kristian Bugge & Morten Alfred Høirup
Phinney Neighborhood Center Concert Hall (Brick Building down the hill)
Seattle, WA
Share this event:
Get Tickets
There are no active dates for this event.
Come on down for tonight's show! If on-line ticket sales have ended, tickets will still be available at the door - payable by check or cash. ($18 general/$16 member,student, senior/ $8 for youth to age 17.) The house will open at 7:00 PM for the 7:30 concert.


Event

Sonnich Lydom, Kristian Bugge & Morten Alfred Høirup
In coordination with the Skandia Folkdance Society, SFS presents an evening of entertaining and masterfully played Danish dance music. The first set will be a listening set - then we will move chairs to open up the floor for dancing (with some seating preserved).

The trio of Sonnich Lydom (accordion, harmonica), Kristian Bugge (fiddle) & Morten Alfred Høirup (guitars, vocal) performs ancient and contemporary dance tunes and songs from every corner of their Scandinavian home country. From the rural islands of Læsø to metropolitan Copenhagen, including a few of their own compositions: expect everything from wild polkas and jigs to lyrical waltzes, fiery reels and happy hopsas, plus the exotic "Sønderhoning" dance tunes from the famous Island of Fanø, and long forgotten songs from all over the country -  spiced up with humor and stories from their many years on the road.

Sonnich (accordion, harmonica, vocal) is a master of Irish, French--Canadian, and especially Danish traditional tunes. During the last 25 years he's been leading the revival for diatonic accordion and harmonica in the Danish folk music. Sonnich holds a special place in his heart for the music from the Western Island of Fanø, where his family is deeply rooted. He is best know from his work with the ULC trio and later quintet (adding jazz pianist Peter Rosendal and bassist Mads Vinding). ULC recieved the Danish Music Award (Danish "Grammy") in the category "Folk Album of the year" in 2001 and 2004.

Kristian (fiddle) has specialized in the strong Danish traditional music traditions. He is very active on the Danish and Scandinavian folk music scene as well as in the rest of Europe and North America, both as a musician and teacher. His debut CD was awarded "Danish debut of the year" and "Danish Folk Instrumentalist of the year" at the Danish Music Awards Folk 2006 (Danish "Grammy"). At the same occasion in 2012, Kristian recieved the prize as "Danish Folk Artist of the Year!"

Morten Alfred (guitar, vocal) is well known and respected on the Danish and international roots and folk music scene, as an innovative and deeply original guitar player, singer, and composer. Through the years, Morten Alfred has recorded a number of albums with Danish and international bands, and he has received eight Danish Music Awards (Danish "Grammy"), most of them for playing in the Danish duo Haugaard & Høirup. For his engagement in the roots and folk music scene during the years, Morten recieved a Danish Music Award (Danish "Grammy") in the category "Award of Honor" in 2012.

(Earlier in the day, the Skandia will offer the opportunity to take music and dance workshops with the artists. See http://www.skandia-folkdance.org/ for more information.)

The concert/dance is at the Phinney Neighborhood Center Community Hall on Saturday, January 23rd, 7:30 - 10:00 PM
Tickets are $16 general, $14 for SFS, Skandia & PNA members,students, seniors, $8 for youth age 6-17. Day of show tickets at the door are $2 more for adult tickets.

Location

Phinney Neighborhood Center Concert Hall (Brick Building down the hill) (View)
6532 Phinney Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103
United States


Categories

Music > All Ages
Music > Folk
Music > World

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

Contact


Contact us
Email
support@brownpapertickets.com
24/7 Customer Service
1-800-838-3006 US, Canada, Puerto Rico
Resources
Careers
Developers
Help
Ticket Buyers
Track Your Order
Browse Events
Locations
Event Producers
Create an Event
Pricing
Services
Buy Pre-Printed Tickets
The Venue List
Find out about local events
Get daily or weekly email notifications of new and discounted events in your neighborhood.
Sign up for local events
Connect with us
Follow us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
Follow us on Instagram
Watch us on YouTube
Read our blog
Get to know us
Use of this service is subject to the Terms of Usage, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy of Brown Paper Tickets. All rights reserved. © 2000-2019 Mobile EN ES FR