Susan Karpowicz at the Karl Oskar House

Karl Oskar House Ki Chi Saga Park 29101 Glader Blvd, Lindström, MN

You are welcome to sit and relax or get up and dance to Scandinavian fiddle tunes played by Susan Karpowicz (Lindvall). She will joyfully introduce some Norwegian Folk tunes that came from her great-great grandfather, the famous Vikka- Petter (1822-1884) that were played on the west coast of Norway. She will also add in some […]

Nya Duvemåla Folkmusiklag performing at the Karl Oskar House

Karl Oskar House Ki Chi Saga Park 29101 Glader Blvd, Lindström, MN

Join the Nya Duvemåla Folkmusiklag during Karl Oskar Days at the Karl Oskar House for fun music. Nya Duvemåla Folkmusiklag was formed in 2021 by a group of musicians who love to play music, especially Swedish folk music. They want to share this beautiful music and keep the traditions alive. The group consists of violin, […]

VARSK SPELMAN at the Karl Oskar House on Sunday, July 14th from 2-3pm

Karl Oskar House Ki Chi Saga Park 29101 Glader Blvd, Lindström, MN

Karl Oskar Days will continue with entertainment on Sunday by the Varsk Spelman group. The Spargo family, Antonio on fiddle, Annika on fiddle, Thomas on guitar, and Carolyn on accordion and sometimes fiddle, started performing Swedish folk music together in 1999 while living just out of Luck, WI, after coming home from living in Northern […]

Free

Celebration and Remembering Helen Fosdick

Karl Oskar House Ki Chi Saga Park 29101 Glader Blvd, Lindström, MN

King and Queen of Sweden at the Karl Oskar House’s dedication in 1996 All are invited to attend a “Celebration and Remembering Helen” gathering at the Karl Oskar House on Saturday, July 27th at 1:30pm. Helen Fosdick was a long time resident of “Fridhem” the historic house on South Lindstrom Lake. In the early 1970’s  […]

Free

Twin Cities Hardingfelelag to perform at the Karl Oskar House

Karl Oskar House Ki Chi Saga Park 29101 Glader Blvd, Lindström, MN

Twin Cities Hardingfelelag (Hardanger Fiddle Group) is dedicated to the performance of traditional hardanger fiddle music. The group provides dance music at Scandinavian events around the Twin Cities and in outstate MN. The hardanger fiddle is the national folk instrument of Norway. It is ornately decorated with pen and ink designs called rosing and inlaid […]

Tjärnblom  Nordic Music with a Minnesota Twist!

Karl Oskar House Ki Chi Saga Park 29101 Glader Blvd, Lindström, MN

Plan to join Tjärnblom  Nordic Music with a Minnesota Twist! at the Karl Oskar House.   Tjärnblom, Swedish for “woodland lake flower”, is a Scandinavian-style string band featuring a beautiful blend of Nyckelharpa, Octave Mandolin, Harmonium and Cello.  The group has been playing together since 2015, performs at the American Swedish Institute and throughout the […]

Laula Aika performing at the Karl Oskar House

Karl Oskar House Ki Chi Saga Park 29101 Glader Blvd, Lindström, MN

Laulu Aika, Finnish for “Song Time”, is a group of musicians who share a passion for singing and playing Finnish folk tunes for audiences who enjoy listening or dancing. Their repertoire includes Finnish couples’ dances such as waltzes, polkas, humppa, jenkka, mazurkka, and hambo, as well as lively group dances for all ages to enjoy.

Tom Sullivan at the Karl Oskar House

Karl Oskar House Ki Chi Saga Park 29101 Glader Blvd, Lindström, MN

Tom Sullivan will entertain September 8th from 2-3pm. Tom first played piano accordion for only one year at age 10 (way back in 1961)… then set the accordion aside for 35 years, picking it up only to discover that he never forgot how to play the magic, left hand button side. Since then he has […]

Nordic Folk Music Jam under the Astrakhan apple tree

Karl Oskar House Ki Chi Saga Park 29101 Glader Blvd, Lindström, MN

NORDIC FOLK MUSIC JAM UNDER THE ASTRAKHAN APPLE TREE, Plan to come to the wrap-up of the 2024 musical season. All are welcome and please bring fellow musicians who play Nordic folk music and supporters.