Nordic Folk Music Jam

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

Last summer we held a well appreciated jam at Nya Duvemåla. We are planning two jam sessions this year. The first will be on June 5, and the second will be on September 25. The leader will be Eric Platt. All are welcome and please bring fellow musicians who play Nordic folk music and supporters. […]

Tjärnblom: Nordic music with a Minnesota twist!

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

Tjärnblom plays Swedish, Finnish and Minnesota-made tunes played on nyckelharpa, mandolin/guitar, cello and harmonium. The repertoire dates mostly to the 19th and 20th centuries, with a few recently composed selections in the mix. Many of the tunes are made for dancing -- waltz, schottische, polska, långdans; others, for processionals, and some just for listening. Often, […]

Midsummer Celebration

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

Clare Colberg, one of this year’s Chisago Lakes Ambassador Candidates, invites the public to join in her passion project at the Karl Oskar House. Join us for a Midsummer celebration on June 26th from 1-3 P.M. Bring a picnic lunch, blankets, chairs, and your whole family. There will be traditional folk dancing, kids activities, (including […]

Susan Karpowicz

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

Susan Karpowicz is back for the second time to share her love of Scandinavian folk fiddle tunes with visitors to the Karl Oskar house. Her great-great grandfather was a well known fiddler in Western Norway, and it was at the encouragement from her Mother that she picked up the fiddle to learn the tunes that […]

Karl Oskar Days – Laulu Aika

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.

Karl Oskar Days – Nya Duvemåla Folkmusiklag

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

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, nyckelharpa, mandolin, guitar, accordion and bass violin. They are also known as the “Karl Oskar House Band.” […]