Admission is free, but you have to order a ticket beforehand, maximum 2 per person
DMA Roots 2021 will be presented by the music organisation Tempi and Tønder Festival in tandem.
An Award Evening for Folk and Roots Music
Danish Music Awards Roots 2021 will be an evening of live music and the presentation of seven prizes. Treats in store include some of the top artists currently drawing attention on the folk, roots and world music scenes:
Dawda Jobarteh and Kamilla Haugaard, kora, keyboard and vocal – where West African, jazz and folk traditions meet.
DJ Sabs – roots and hybrid, afrobeat, roots reggae, folk and more.
Who Killed Bambi – a high profile Danish string ensemble, with Danish Mia Guldhammer (Mallebrok, Virelai), Finnish Mirja Klippel (a previous DMA prizewinnner) and Turkish/Danish Berrin Bas (Tuhaf).
Baby Did A Bad Thing – a Danish americana / roots band praised by the critics
Fionia Folk Brothers – Danish folk music of the finest carat.
The awards in contention are:
Danish Roots release of the year
Danish Roots track of the year
Danish Roots composer of the year
Danish Roots name of the year
New Danish Roots name of the year
Danish Roots live name of the year
The Tradition Prize
See more about the live performers and the prizes at tempi.nu