30 years ago, Anne Linnet made an album called Jeg er jo lige her (I’m Right Here.) In 2018 the popular recording has Anne Linnet and her band on tour again, including an appearance at Tønder Festival.
Danish Annika Aakjær has many talents, but it is as a musician and actress she has made her name. Her latest – third – album, Lykkens Gang (Third Time Lucky) from 2016, had the critics reaching for superlatives.
The name means ‘five’ in Scots Gaelic, but now there are four. Four brilliant musicians from Cape Breton play traditional Scottish music in its eastern Canadian seaboard guise, winning prizes for their virtuosity.
From Austin, Texas, singer, songwriter and guitarist David Ramirez is well on his way to a thoroughgoing breakthrough. His fourth album We’re Not Going Anywhere from 2017 has brought him glowing reviews.
Irish’ voice can be silken, can be gravelly and rough, backed up by her rustic, rhythmic guitar style. Her performances are famous throughout North America, and she has won numerous awards and nominations.