Erlend Viken Trio

photo Johannes SelvaagNorwegian fiddle and Hardanger fiddle player, Erlend Viken, together with Marius Graff(guitar) and Leo Svensson Sander (cello), has hit upon a highly original form of musical expression which stands out from all others.

The most exciting folk music album of the year! That was the consensus of the media after the Erlend Viken trio debut album “Frie Tøyler” was released in 2014. “This is music which grabs you, irrespective of whether you are a fan of folk music, rock or blues.” – Adresseavisen

“The strength of the compositions and the power of the interplay creates music which heads towards the ingenious” – Bladet Folkemusikk, “here are tunes which could be found on any best-of playlist” – Lira

The trio has toured extensively and, through their energetic performances, has earnt fans across many genres. Guitar and cello interweave with fiddle, giving the listener a raw acoustic experience based upon Norwegian traditional music and heavily influenced by amongst others rock, desert blues and American oldtime music.

  • Erlend Viken (fiddle & Hardanger fiddle)
  • Leo Svensson Sander (cello)
  • Marius Graff (acoustic & electric guitars)