Folk music quartet Kardemimmit will head for their first US tour this September. The group will play at 4 different world and folk music festivals. Before the festival Kardemimmit is set to play two concerts at Telemarkfestivalen in Bø, Norway on August 9 and 10.
Kardemimmit consists of Maija Pokela, Jutta Rahmel, Anna Wegelius and Leeni Wegelius, who are all singers and players of the kantele in its 15 and 38 stringed forms.
The latest album by Kardemimmit, titled Autio huvila, was chosen as the Folk Music Album of the Year 2012 by the Finnish Folk Music Association.
Kardemimmit tour dates
- September 1 ScanFest - Buddlake, New Jersey
- September 7 Nordic Music Festival - Chanhassen, Minnesota
- September 19 Madison World Music Festival - Madison, Wisconsin
- September 21 Globalquerque - Albuquerque, New Mexico