Midwinter Folk Music Concert At ASI

Tomorrow is the Midwinter Folk Music Concert at the American Swedish Institute.  It’s free and open to the public, no registration required.   You can listen to the music, or if you choose you are welcome to dance along with the performance.  Sounds like a perfect event for a cool winter day.  It begins at 2pm.  You can read more information about the concert here.

Midwinter Folk Music Concert

ASI’s Spelmanslag fiddling group is joined by Swedish guest artists Jon Holmén and Jonas Holmén from Dalarnas Spelmansförbund for a special Midwinter Folk Music Concert. The ASI Spelmanslag, led by Mary Hegge with about 30 active members, performs at festivals, concerts, and dances throughout the region.  It was founded in 1985 by Paul Dahlin who was inspired by the traditional music his grandfather Ivares Edwin Johnson brought from Rättvik, Sweden.  The group remains an integral part of ASI, keeping the music faithful to its roots and sharing it with the community. Guests are welcome to dance along with the performance.

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