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Catch these international artists on their way to Stanfest! Scandinavian String Alliance (SSA) is a touring project created by two Scandinavian bands who are playing and singing traditional and newly composed music and songs from Denmark, Sweden, and Norway. The project features the Pan-Scandinavian violin trio Fru Skagerrak and the Danish violin and guitar duo Kristian Bugge & Morten Alfred Høirup. The two acts perform individually and also join forces as a part of their show to share old Scandinavian joking songs and beautiful love songs, combined with some great…
After 45 years of touring, Martin Simpson is widely acknowledged as one of the finest acoustic and slide guitar players in the world. His music reflects a wide variety of influences and styles, rooted in Britain, Ireland, America and beyond. His interpretations of traditional songs are masterpieces of storytelling and his live solo shows are intense, eclectic, spellbinding and deeply moving. He has 21 albums of his own and has guested on more than 20 recordings by others.