Daily Archives: January 6, 2013

Trettondedag jul

Here we celebrate the Thirteenth Day of Christmas (Epiphany) instead of Twelfth Night, and there is of course a rich and richly documented set of folk traditions. We’d learned about some of these in our class about Jul traditions with Gunnar Ahlbäck, but I didn’t know I would be getting to see a real-live version. […]

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Vinterton in Sundsvall

For the last long-weekend of my Xmas break, I took the train up to Sundsvall to join in a short 3-day music camp for “youth” (and whoever-all else wants to come). Thanks to Amy Parker for the idea, and for introducing me to a veritable flock of friendly folk musician friends. It was quite entertaining […]

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