Live at Koskis Folk Festival


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  • country:Denmark
  • region:Scandinavia
  • style(s):Folk, Polka
  • label:GO' Danish Folk Music
  • type:Band
  • gender:male
  • instrumentation:instrumental
  • artist posted by:Habadekuk

Line up

  • Anders Ringgaard (Trombone)
  • Jakob Holdensen (Trumpet)
  • Kristian Bugge (Violin)
  • Peter Eget (Accordion)
  • Rasmus Brylle (Drums)
  • Rasmus Fribo (Saxophone)
  • Søren Lund (Doublebass)
  • Theis Juul Langlands (Piano)


Powerful horns, toe-tapping fiddle and contagious rhythms characterise Habadekuk one of Denmark's leading folk bands, guaranteed to get you on the dance floor. With a vibrant mix of folk, salsa and big band jazz, the lively nine-man band catapults old folk melodies into the 21st century. Expect everything from wild polkas and jigs to lyrical waltzes and rough n' ready sailor songs in an unforgettable live experience.

Habadekuk was awarded "Album of the Year" at Danish Music Award Folk 2011 for their debut album "Hopsadaddy". Fiddler Kristian Bugge was crowned "Folk Artist of the Year" at the same occasion. The band also won Best Group at NORD '09, the Nordic championships in folk music.

The band has wowed audiences across Europe and Canada. They have appeared at Tnder Festival, Skagen Festival, Strib Vinterfestival, Cambridge Folk festival (UK), WOMAD (UK), Beverley Festival (UK), Mission Folk Festival (CAN), Canmore Folk Festival (CAN), Calgary Folk Festival (CAN), Winnipeg Folk Festival (CAN), Vancouver Folk Festival (CAN), Korroe Festival (SE), Linkoepings Folkmusikfestival (SE), Irish Guinness Festival (CH), NAFCo Fiddle Conference (IRL), Festival des Traversees Tatihou (FR), Gooikoorts (B), Sounds of the North (PL), Haukelister Festival (NO) Koskis Folk and Folklandia (FIN), Rudolstadt (DE) Rainforest World Music Festival (MAL).

The band consists of top musicians known from other groups such as Baltic Crossing, Impuls Trio, Rannok, Kings of Polka, Tip Toe Big Band, Green Fairy, Laura Mo, Svbsk, Jensen & Bugge.

"Habadekuk is a hefty band that deserves attention outside of Denmark's borders." - Lira

"wonderfully exciting, with superb arrangements that often build to a roar " - fROOTS

"Their motto is "We blow you away." Indeed. Highly Recommended" - CDRoots

"The last name and what a name was Habadekuk.
Crickey, what a finale. You can bet the dance floor came alive. It was impossible to sit still."
Jyske Vestkysten on performance at Danish Music Award Folk