visit the BID members section

News

Fantastic Finnish Fiddles!...

Frigg went down a storm at The Apex on their last visit to The Apex. They’re back on 29 March, and with five successful albums, a folk music ‘Album of the Year’ nomination and ‘Top of the World’ features in Songlines magazine, Frigg have firmly established themselves as the leading act on the Nordic scene.

Featuring the premier talents of a young generation of folk musicians, Frigg has developed their own blend of Nordic folk and American bluegrass; an energetic, heart-bursting blizzard of jigs, reels and traditional tunes.

Named after the Norse goddess of love and fertility, the innovative young combo features the virtuosic talents of three members of the famed Jarvela family from the central Finland village of the same name - siblings Alina and Esko Jarvela and their cousin Antti are the family’s fourth generation of famous fiddlers.

“This Helsinki septet manages to sound like a polka band, a rock group, or a Riverdance ensemble, while remaining purely acoustic and firmly string-powered.” - Alex Monaghan, Folkworld.

Drawing first and foremost on the folk music heritage of their homeland, their fjord and forest-imbued Nordic tunes are peppered with innovative infusions of world music styles, from Celtic to Balkan and Americana, making for a truly distinctive, irrepressible and life-affirming sound.

The band will also hold a Finnish Fiddle Tunes Workshop for all string players at 5pm the same day; Scandinavian tunes - jigs, reels, polkas, schottisches and waltzes - will be taught by ear, but with scores available for future reference.

Frigg will be at The Apex on Wednesday 29 March at 7.30pm. Tickets are £16, ring the Box Office on 01284 758000, or visit www.theapex.co.uk for more information, or to book your tickets.

Details

Telephone 01284 758000

Email Click here to email

Website click here to visit

Address 1 Charter Square, Bury St Edmunds
IP33 3FD

Opening Hours Box office opening times: Mon-Sat 10.00-17.00 Sun Closed

Map

Looking for something to eat or drink?

Here's 'Our' pick of the best cafe's, restaurants and bars...

Scandinavia Coffee House

A delightful coffee house and local restaurant located in the historic town centre

Bay Tree

A friendly family-run restaurant offering something for every taste

Giraffe

All-day restaurant, legendary breakfasts, lunch deals and a fantastic dinner menu, wines, cocktails, smoothies and coffee

Pizza Express

Inspired by a love of real Italian pizza, Pizza Express has been pioneering delicious handmade pizza since 1965

View all >>

Our Bury St Edmunds tweets ...

Follow us on twitter >>

Monday Madness! (Take away only)

Enjoy two traditional curries plus rice for only £10 on take-away only. Delivery charges and terms and conditions apply

read more >>
 

Cocktail Happy Hour

Enjoy 2 for 1 on selected cocktails every day between 5pm and 9pm. Terms and conditions apply.

read more >>
 

50% off

50% off for new clients. Book online using 'Rush50' Terms and conditions can be found here: www.rush.co.uk/offers/

read more >>

2nd Floor, 2 Woolhall Street, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1LA

admin@ourburystedmunds.com   01284 766258