Nils Økland Band’s debut USA tour will begin at Brooklyn’s National Sawdust
Nils Økland Band is gearing up to make their USA tour debut with an appearance at the Big Ears Festival in Knoxville, and warm-up shows in Brooklyn and Chicago. Økland is supporting his 2015 LP out on ECM records titled Kjolvatn, a careful and emotive release that showcases its bandleaders’ ear for subtle sounds. As the label puts it:
Nils Økland is an innovative violinist and Hardanger fiddle master who is creatively expanding the range of the traditional music of his homeland, Norway. He describes his music as a “hybrid between the poetry of folk music and the energy of punk.”
Tickets for the National Sawdust show are available here.
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