Tom & Kristi Sullivan at the Karl Oskar House

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

Kristi started playing the nyckelharpa in 2013 after she retired from teaching. She studied nyckelharpa with Becky Weis and has attended camps in Sweden and US many times. Tom dabbles on the accordion, guitar, ukulele, vocal, and Irish bodhran. He performs solo, in small ensembles and with the Irish ensemble An Luan. Both are members […]

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, […]

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.