Festival Fling this week has us looking forward to Folkspot at the Tønder Festival 2015 27 – 30 August . A fantastic showcase of emerging talents of Denmark. Next week I can look forward to hearing this years showcase of :-Northern Assembly / Ida Wenoe & The Silver Cords / Maja & David / Erland Viken Trio / Lukkif / Jansberg / M.C. Hansen / Phonix :-
1. Ingers (Ditte Fromseier Hockings Lyrics:Ingen)
2 Noget om livet selv/Flot Gevir (DitteFromseier Hockings/Sigurd Hockings
Lyrics: Halfdan Rasmussen)
3. Thea og Johans ( Sigurd Hockings Lyrics: Ingen)
4. Vandmand (Sigurd Hockings Lyrics: Ingen)
5. Godfader vil ja Priza (Elna Schöne Lyrics: Elna Schöne)
6. Efter Lukketid/Myggen (Ditte Fromseier Hockings Lyrics: Ingen)
Ditte Formsier Mortensen and Siguard Hockings are two very busy and much sought after artists in Denmark. Have already been very busy this year at home and in March in touring Australia (along with Himmerland!) and of course the world renowned Port Fairy Music Festival.
1.Rasmus Storm – polonoise (trad. Arr Theis Langelands)
2 Dwight Lamb vals (trad. Arr. Ringgaard/Bugge)
3 Gefion (trad. arr. Habadekuk)
4 Jysk på Næsen – Viggo Post (trad. Arr. Anders Ringgaard)
5 Polkason (Trad. Arr. Anders Ringgaard)
Had a very busy year! Since last festival Have been awareded Album of the Year and The Traditional Award for the Year in Folk Denmark as well as a tour In Normandy and gigging extensively in Denmark , this year been at Glastonbury , at the Shetland Folk Festival !
1 Walking Tuene/ Old Man Basco
2 March of the Frogs (Parfitt –Murray)
3 Bat Shit Polka (Parfitt –Murray)
4 Tue for Fiona (Parfitt –Murray)
5 Hog Eye Man (Trad./Parfitt –Murray)
6 Hathaways Cavalier (Parfitt –Murray-Tophøj)
Have also been very busy since last festival – from playing the The Hagges in October to giging throughout Denmark and Germand in their February tour and local festivals. They are heading to UK in October ! As well as giging they were also being nominated at the Danish Music Awards for the CD ’The Remarkable Return Of Old Man Basco’
Jensen & Bugge
1 Den Toppede Hone /Bast- kontra/Wienerkvadrille
2 Menuet Fra Tiufkaer Mark
3 Ingelas Vals (Morten Alfred)
4 Æ’ Rømeser
5 Made Up Tue!
6 Rumlekvadrille/ Molbodrengesh Hapsa
Mette Jensen & Kirstian Bugge are established duo winning also winners of the Tradition-award- at The Danish Music Award Folk in 2012. the also have other musicicians guesting with them. They have yet again a very busy year and will be on tour in the USA in October and have released a new cd with Lamb, Jensen & Bugge on 22nd August 2015.
Looking forward to catching up with this years FolkSpot and of course the Tønder Festival 2015
Liz Clark – firstname.lastname@example.org