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FolkPort in English
Folkrock from Norway inspired from the British Isles

Om FolkPort

Norwegian & British inspired roots & folkrock with impact and atmosphere is the trademark of FolkPort. Their varied musical concept covers everything between punchy trad.- and dancetunes and poetic ballads and instrumentals.

With their unique joy in performance, relaxed stage presence and a perfect mix between their own and more traditional music, FolkPort creates a mutual music pub mood. Whether it's on a large festival stage or at a smaller concert venue doesn't matter. It happens every time. You can set your mind at peace with epic ballads or sing along to nasty drinking tunes but you will surely not be able to sit still when FolkPort stir up their punchy dancetunes, jigs & reels.

During the last few years FolkPort have performed at festivals and venues in Norway and Denmark including their sixth Skagen Festival in July 13. At the same time there has been a lot of recording sessions for their albums released in 2010 and 2015. A main event was undoubtedly a warmup gig for Fairport Convention at Rockefeller Music Hall in Oslo.
Go to list of past and forthcoming gigs

FolkPort Latest News:

July 2015: FolkPorts new album, this time with Norwegian lyrics, was released at a gig i Bøkeskogen, Larvik. The album is available as a CD, in iTunes and Apple Music and several other digital services.


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Veien hjem

Let me in

Open Sea

Come Away


FolkPort's musicians have experience from a broad range of musical styles:

Ørjan Arntsen

fiddle / mandolin / vocals

Sølvi Eriksen Kvam

vocals / piano / whistles / accordeon / el. pipes

Bjørn Fyen

vocals / acoustic guitar

Jan Larsen el. guitar

André Banini

drums / percussion

Tore Tambs-Lyche

bass guitar / el.bass / vocals

 

We are happy to respond to your interest.
Send us a mail at: folkport@folkport.com


Booking: by mail to folkport@folkport.com
or Aronsen Booking & Management

 


Links to audio clips can be found at
the soundfiles page

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FolkPort Live - Skagen Festival 2005
FolkPort Live • Skagen Festival • Denmark

 


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