Väsen

Friday, September 20, 2013 - 7:00pm
6:30pm
$18.00
$20.00

Seated show

Väsen holding instruments (viola, nyckelharpa, 12-string guitar)

The Cedar proudly welcomes back old friends Olov Johansson (nyckelharpa), Mikael Marin (viola), and Roger Tallroth (12-string guitar), who together make up Nordic folk trio Väsen. In January this year, Väsen released their latest masterwork, MindsetMindset very much reflects where the trio is musically at the moment--more tuned in to each other, more inventive and more skilled than ever before. 

"Väsen is one of the best bands in the world, and once again, they've delivered." Megan Romer, about.com (Väsen - 2013 World Music Torchbearer Award Winner)

Please note: new start time of 7pm, brought forward from previously announced start time of 8pm.

This summer, keep your cool inside the newly air-conditioned Cedar!

Ticket options and info

  • On sale date: noon Fri Jun 7
  • Phone: 612-338-2674 ext 0 between 12 noon and 4pm ($2 fee per ticket)
  • In person: From a Cedar volunteer in the front lobby during events (no fee; cash, check, credit card), Depth of Field (no fee; cash or check only), or Electric Fetus (approximately $2 fee)
  • Online: Ticketweb (typically $2--$3 fee/ticket) (click on red Buy Tickets button at top of this page)
  • The Cedar is an all ages venue
  • Students with ID, seniors over 65, and children under 12 may purchase tickets at a discount at the door.
Väsen holding instruments (viola, nyckelharpa, 12-string guitar)
Olov Johansson and Mikael Marin started playing together as teenagers around 1980. During the early 1980's they would regularly visit Curt and Ivar Tallroth and Eric Sahlström, older musicians who lived nearby in the Uppland region, where they would play and...
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Major Funders

NEA logoThe McKnight FoundationTargetMinnesota State Arts BoardThis activity is funded, in part, by the Minnesota State Arts Board through the arts and cultural heritage fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the Legacy Amendment vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund, and a grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation Minnesota