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Saturday, May 26

7:00pm PDT

Seattle Lilla Spelmanslag
Next Generation Nordic Folk


Seattle Lilla Spelmanslag

Young fiddlers in the Seattle Lilla Spelmanslag perform all over the Northwest, and have toured in Scandinavia in 2013 and 2017. We focus on performing great Nordic dance music, musicianship, ensemble, and technical skill on the fiddle. We learn all of our music by ear, including... Read More →

Saturday May 26, 2018 7:00pm - 7:45pm PDT
Armory Court Stage 305 Harrison

8:00pm PDT

Seattle Spelmanslag
Music for Scandinavian Folkdancing


Seattle Spelmanslag

We are an open group who play music for Scandinavian Folkdancing. We rehearse Sunday nights at the Swedish Club. We play for dances, pancake breakfasts and retirement homes. Anyone is welcome to join who plays an acoustic instrument.

Saturday May 26, 2018 8:00pm - 8:45pm PDT
Armory Court Stage 305 Harrison

9:00pm PDT

Smilin' Scandinavians
Polkas and Fun Dances


Smilin' Scandinavians

The Smilin' Scandinavians began at Seattle's Cornish College of the Arts in 1995. Since that time they have risen through the ranks of polka music to become one of the country's top polka bands. In 2017 they were featured performers at the Southwest Polka Party in Las Vegas and their... Read More →

Saturday May 26, 2018 9:00pm - 9:45pm PDT
Armory Court Stage 305 Harrison

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