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 NORTHERN LIGHT – FOLK FROM THE NORTH OF EUROPE

The four musicians of Northern Light come from different folk traditions and venture an exciting connection: Powerful songs from Ireland and Scotland, paired with selected melodies from Sweden and Norway. With Northern Light, it soon becomes apparent how strongly these genres interact. Fast Polskas take the band to Scandinavia, rousing songs of Irish heroines tell tales from days gone by - and the next moment the band fuses the different folk traditions into something completely new.

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THE SHIPYARD APPRENTICE - HOME ALONE

Our new video is here! At a concert weekend in the south we climbed the Badenweiler Castle to record "The Shipyard Apprentice" (Archie Fisher) with Franzi's Tune "Home Alone". Have fun!

 

NORTHERN LIGHT AT THE CONCERT HALL KURHAUS BADENWEILER

After a video shoot at the nearby castle we played a matinee in the Kurhaus Badenweiler. The great acoustics of the concert hall were a real pleasure....

Photos by Gregor Eisenhuth.

 
 

SOLD OUT DESPITE TROPICAL TEMPERATURES ...

... in the glass house Herten with Cara & Northern Light. At the end of July 200 listeners defied the indoor temperatures of around 30 degrees and stayed until the grand finale of the evening.

THE NEW NORTHERN LIGHT TRAILER IS HERE!

In our trailer we talk about the idea behind Northern Light and much more!


NORTHERN LIGHT AT THE 48TH EUROFOLK FESTIVAL INGELHEIM 2019

In June we finished the 48th Eurofolk-Festival in Ingelheim. There were lots of good vibes and a well-deserved cool down for the dancing audience!

NORTHERN LIGHT ON 26.7.2019, DOUBLE BILL WITH CARA

Glashaus Herten, Start: 20:30 pm

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THE NEW NORTHERN LIGHT EP HAS ARRIVED!

Since 9.2.2019 our new CD "Off it goes" is available - here you can easily order it online. A little preview?

PRESS RELEASES

An article about our first concert of the year in the synagogue Ahrweiler. Our conclusion: An intimate evening with a fantastic audience!

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DAILY GROWING

A song about a 24-year-old bride and her 12-year-old groom.


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Hi, we're Northern Light!

The sound of Northern Light is created by the interaction of the voices with the three different melody instruments and rests on the foundation of the accordion bass and the bouzouki. With their sophisticated arrangements, the musicians put this variety of sounds in a virtuoso light.

The band has a lot planned for the 2020 season - including a longer tour abroad, numerous concerts in Germany and recordings for the second album.

Franzi MUller

Lead Vocals, Accordion

Franziska is a studied accordionist and singer. She has been playing Scandinavian music since childhood and has performed at concerts all over Europe.

 
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Steffen Gabriel

Vocals, Flute, Whistles, Pipes

Steffen is a woodwind instrument maker. He plays Irish Folk on the wooden transverse flute and the bagpipes - this passion has taken him from Germany through Europe, the USA and as far as Australia.

 
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Michael Poelchau

Fiddle, Vocals

Michael grew up in a musical family in Dallas, Texas. He played the fiddle both in classical music and on rock stages, but found his musical home in folk music.

 
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Tobias Kurig

Bouzouki

With his large, open Bouzouki, Tobias has long been on the road on German and international Irish folk stages. His virtuoso, powerful accompaniment creates an unique foundation.

 
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