Scandinavian Songs with Ross Sutter and Art Bjorngjeld
October 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Rock County Community Library
Ross Sutter is best known as a singer of Scandinavian, Scottish, and Irish songs. He accompanies himself on guitar, while his friend Art Bjorngjeld plays the accordion. This show will feature a wide variety of musical selections and a bit of history of Scandinavian music halls that were prevalent around the Midwest in the late 19th and early 20th century. The program will include serious and humorous songs sung in Swedish, Norwegian, and English. There will be Scandinavian dance tunes played on accordion, guitar, dulcimer, banjo, fiddle, and jaw harp. Ross will include various jokes and humorous stories that relate to Scandinavian heritage. This program is free to the public and funded with money from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.