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Jaerv: Swedish Folk Quintet Concert

7:30pm Thursday, June 27, (doors open at 7)
Dewey Hall, 91 Main Street, Sheffield, MA 01257
Tickets $20 in advance, $25 day of/at the door, Refreshments available
Returning to Dewey Hall is the popular Swedish folk band Jaerv on their 2019 US tour. The award-winning Swedish band present an extroverted, vigorous and heartfelt folk music with influences from both jazz and pop music. Together, the five members have created a homogeneous, vivid sound which has established Jaerv on the folk music scene as well as in many other forums. Rooted in several different musical traditions, Jaerv offers a varied stage performance where vocal, five-voiced tunes blend in with energetic dances and free improvisations. Jaerv is an internationally well known act and has toured the U.S., Japan, Spain, Scotland, Ireland, Finland and Norway among other countries. Their discography includes Inrikes (2009), Vol 2 (2014) and the brand new and critically acclaimed album Under den linden. 
 
” . . . . An innovative Swedish folk quintet with jazz and pop leanings who flawlessly blend original songs with stellar takes on captivating Scandinavian folk songs, some dating back 700 years. The combined talent, humor and professionalism these impressive men exude is unparalleled. Musicians. Vocalists. Songwriters. See them. Feel them. Experience them. Be moved by them and move with them. Jaerv!”
 
Jeffrey De Hart – Billboard Correspondent, September 2017