Picture this: an accordion, Irish pipes, and a nyckelharpa walk into a bar, and guess what? The music that followed was nothing short of amazing. Enter the McNordiques, a trio that masterfully blends the lively traditions of Celtic, French, and Scandinavian music, creating a dynamic and spirited mix that's guaranteed to make your toes tap with joy. Tom Klein's uilleann pipes and cittern, Dan Newton's accordion, and Renee Vaughan's nyckelharpa form an irresistible musical vibe that will enchant and delight you.
The Hejmakers, a musical duo hailing from St. Paul, MN, perform both new and traditional Scandinavian music on nyckelharpa, cittern and pipes. Renee Vaughan and Tom Klein share an affinity for unique instruments and punchy rhythms that carry you away to folkloric lands. Hejmakers sound is authentic and upbeat with just a hint of stoic Nordic angst.
Renee Vaughan and the Skandibears play lively Scandinavian dance tunes including pols, hambo, schottis, sønderhoning, polka, waltz and more. Their unique mix of instruments; nyckelharpa, fiddle, accordion, guitar, cittern and pipes are fun to hear and dance to!