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Don Meyers and Kathi Ploeger *

Don Meyers and Kathi Ploeger are experienced teachers of Scandinavian dance. They have deep experience in learning, teaching, performing and competing in Skandia Folkdance Society in Seattle. They have also taught workshops in Vancouver BC, Portland OR, Salt Lake City UT, and London, England as well as at the Northwest Folklife Festival in Seattle.… LEARN MORE

Hjarta Herring ^ *

Hjarta Herring began with a simple request about 6 years ago when the Nordic Heritage Museum, now the Nordic Museum, put out an S.O.S. in need of a band. Kris, fiddle, gave a couple of us a call, and it grew from there. We're thrilled to continue performing at various events throughout the year, including here at Folklife! Learn more on their  LEARN MORE

Seattle Lilla Spelmanslag *

Nordic folk’s next generation of musicians - all under 18 - play rhythmic, strong, lively music for dance. Now in their 13th season the group has performed all over the Northwest, as well as in Sweden and Denmark. The Seattle Lilla Spelmanslag is actively seeking new members for the 2021-2022 season. Please reach out to them via their website… LEARN MORE

Six Feet Back Band ^ *

The Six Feet Back Band plays tunes from Norway, Denmark and Sweden. The five-piece band began six feet back from the sidewalk in Mukilteo with Nick Ericson on torader and Jared MacFarlane on fiddle, and currently features a flautist, Lyn Jackson on guitar and banjo, and Frank Brown on bass. Check out the band’s YouTube channel by searching Six… LEARN MORE