Johanna Lönngren & Rie – Etno-Espa

Eteläesplanadi 1, 00130 Helsinki
Espa Stage

With a repertoire based on Finland Swedish folk music, the members of the ensemble Rie always want to make sure their music is danceable.

With a repertoire based on Finland Swedish folk music, the members of the ensemble Rie always want to make sure their music is danceable.

The group’s repertoire includes both traditional tunes and original compositions by Johanna Lönngren. Rie’s playful arrangements add contemporary tonal structures to ancient melodies, inviting audiences to move their feet and dance.

Johanna Lönngren – violin
Martin Nybacka – guitar
Egon Veevo – kontrabass
Valter Söderbacka – percussion
Viktor Weijola – mandolin

This concert is presented by the SLS/Institute of Finland-Swedish Traditional Music

Etno-Espa is an annual city festival that focuses on modern folk music. The festival presents what Finnish folk music and folk music made in Finland can be today. The festival takes place in Helsinki, on Espa outdoor stage and additional venues from 1st to 10th and 18t of August 2022.

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