Finland’s Steve’n’Seagulls is back in the U.S. touring the West

Finland’s Steve’n’Seagulls has been featured at least a few times here on The Minot Voice. Their performances — at least the Youtube videos — often mix traditional instruments with reinterpretations of classic 1980’s rock like ACDC and Guns n’ Roses. They’re a relevant Minot topic because of our Scandinavian heritage and our constant need to

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Viking, elves, trolls gather in new Manitoba park

Icelandic tradition runs strong on the shores of Lake Winnipeg. Gimli, Manitoba has been celebrating their Icelandic heritage with¬†Islendingadagurinn for more than 85 years, but it’s only more recently that mythical creatures from Icelandic folklore have been given homes in a City park. Viking Park in Gimli has embraced the old stories by creating homes

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Guns N’ Roses Covered by Traditional Finnish Band

Well, traditional Finnish band may be a stretch. But the instruments at least look traditional. The band is Steve ‘N’ Seagulls. The song is “You Could Mine” originally by Guns N’ Roses. And this isn’t the first look at these guys on The Minot Voice. The “November Rain” cover was perhaps more remarkable. And that

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2015 Norsk Hostfest Lineup Announced

The 2015 Norsk Hostfest entertainment has been released. The Septemeber 29th opening act is Abracadabra, an ABBA tribute group, that will be performing with the Minot Symphony Orchestra. Other headline entertainers include: Jeff Foxworthy, Marty Stuart with special guest Connie Smith, Celtic Thunder, Ronnie Milsap, Martina McBride, The Beach Boys and country-rock group, The Band Perry.

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