Groupa is coming to the Nordic House and will throw a concert for the very first time in Iceland, make your way to the Nordic House on Saturday June 15th at 8 pm.
Combining innovative instrumentation and an ever-curious sense of improvisation with a deep love for traditional Nordic music, Groupa plays some of the most exciting folk music of our time. Using instruments such as mouth harp, overtone flutes, viola d’amore, bells, stones, wood, and melodeon, they draw fresh colors and explore new musical dimensions. In the sounds of Groupa, you will find a composed picture of the traditions of yesterday, the whims of today, and the possibilities of tomorrow. Over the years the band has collaborated with Ale Möller, Alag M’bye, Lena Willemark, the chamber orchestra Musica Vitae, Ingfrid Breie Nyhus, Guro Kvifte Nesheim amongst others.
The band currently consists of Edén along with Jonas Simonson (flutes, bass clarinet), and Terje Isungset (drums, percussion, mouth harp).
Ever since the start, Groupa has been a very popular live band. The band tours Sweden, Scandinavia and Europe extensively, and has appeared at the following festivals: Roskilde Festival, Musik over Præstö fjord – Denmark, Folk Festival Dranouter and Gooikoorts – Belgium, Jazz & Heritage festival New Orleans, Nordic Roots Festival, Minneapolis – USA, Folk Alliance, Vancouver – Canada, Pontardawe and Wadebridge – UK, Leipzig Tanzhausfest, Rudolstadt Folk Festival and folkBaltica – Germany, Violin and Village Festival in Maramures – Romania, Festival Porta in Riga – Latvia, Kaustinen Folk Festival and Haapavesi Folk Festival – Finland, Falun Folk Music Festival, Stockholm Water festival, Urkult vid Nämforsen, Hultsfredsfestivalen, Korrö-stämman, Linköpings folkmusikfestival – Sweden and many others.
Tickets are 2.000 ISK and availible by the door