Väsen, one of the finest contemporary Swedish folk music acts, is touring the western United States this month. The group has just released a new CD titled “Mindset” (NorthSide). It is the band’s 10th studio album.
The lineup includes Mikael Marin on viola, Olov Johansson on nyckelharpa, kontrabasharpa, and ktavnyckelharpa; and Roger Tallroth on guitars.
Their next US tour is being planned for late September in the Midwest.
Current US tour dates:
April 19, South Broadway Cultural Center, Albuquerque, NM
April 20, The Solar Center, Taos, NM
April 21, First Presbyterian Church, Corvallis, OR
April 23, Crescent Elk Auditorium, Crescent City, CA
April 24, Arcata Playhouse, Arcata, CA
April 25, Havurah Shir Hadash Sanctuary, Ashland, OR
April 26, Freight & Salvage, Berkeley, CA
April 27, St John’s Episcopal Church, Aptos, CA
April 28, The Music Center, Los Angeles, CA
April 29, Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, Whittier College, Whittier, CA